Category : Car Accidents

Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

Frank Fernandez
In the United States, motor vehicle accidents kill over 32,000 people and injure over 2 million others every year. These gruesome statistics do not paint a complete picture of the devastating consequences of motor vehicle accidents. The following blog post reviews the data associated with motor vehicle accidents, the legal action you can take to protect yourself after a collision, and how an experienced car accident lawyer can help you fight for your rights after...
Car Accidents

​Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Frank Fernandez
Car accidents are terrifying. When you sustain injuries in an accident, you feel fear, worry, and pain; this trauma interferes with daily life after the crash. In addition to physical trauma, you may suddenly face monetary losses that upend your finances. Although you may need ongoing medical care, you may not know who should pay for that care or how you will make ends meet. Depending on the severity of your injuries and the level...
Car Accidents

Can a Car Accident Claim Be Reopened?

Frank Fernandez
If you sustained severe injuries in an accident due to the wrongful actions of another, you likely want to obtain fair compensation for the harm and losses you endured. Unfortunately, for many victims going through this ordeal, this does not always happen, especially when they settle their claim without waiting until they reach maximum medical improvement or verifying that the settlement offer was fair to them As a result, many individuals wonder whether they can...
Car Accidents

​Causes of Tampa Area Car Accidents

Frank Fernandez
While Tampa drivers hope to never be in a car accident, the odds are that you will be involved in one at some point in your life. Nearly 400,000 car accidents took place in Florida last year alone. Even if you are a good driver, the reality is that there are plenty of events outside of your control that could cause you to be involved in a car accident, such as poor weather conditions or...
Car Accidents

Tampa Rear-End Collision Injuries

Britt Reiersgord
Rear-End Collision Claims in Tampa Rear-end vehicle collisions often lead to substantial injuries, particularly in the case of severe property damage. Many of those injuries can result in a long road to recovery and a considerable challenge as you struggle to regain the strength and mobility you may have lost after your accident. In some cases, rear-end collision injuries can have long-lasting or even permanent implications. During a rear-end collision, the force involved in the...
Car Accidents

Tampa Reckless Driving

Frank Fernandez
What is Reckless Driving? The law considers reckless driving different from negligence. The liable party could face jail time and other consequences, especially if someone sustained injuries. Tampa connects to highways, and the city contains multiple tourist locations. Aggressive driving is likely to occur. If you are a victim of reckless behavior, you may file a claim. The losses can cost you a lot of money, and compensation minimizes the struggle. The lawsuit process can...

What to Do After a Tampa Car Accident

Britt Reiersgord
The immediate aftermath of any roadway accident is chaotic. Too often, car accident victims take action following a car accident which puts them in jeopardy of having their insurance claims denied or the settlement from the insurer reduced. Here are some things you should know about what to do following a car accident in Tampa. What to Do After a Tampa Car Accident The last thing you want to do is wind up suffering an...

Can a Tampa Car Accident Lawyer Help Me After a Rear-End Collision?

Britt Reiersgord
One of the most stressful situations that can develop when driving on the Tampa roadways is the possibility of another motorist hitting your car from behind. These accidents are not only hard to prevent, but many times motorists do not even have enough time to brace themselves for an impact. As a result, these types of accidents can often leave victims of this crash dealing with catastrophic injuries and debilitating consequences that can forever change...

Tampa Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

Britt Reiersgord
Mark Twain is credited with saying, “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.” The fact of the matter is, when speaking of motor vehicle accidents in the Tampa Bay area, the numbers are high, and the statistics are eye-opening. The facts and figures statisticians use to produce their scientifically accurate stats can come from quantitative evidence from various data collection sets. Statistics are more than generalizations, and you can draw mathematical conclusions from accurate...

Taking Legal Action After Drunk Driving Accidents in Tampa

Britt Reiersgord
Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol is not only illegal but can also lead to severe traffic accidents. Even the smallest amount of alcohol can impair a person’s ability to safely operate their vehicle, putting everyone else on the road at risk for accident and injury. Severe drunk driving accidents cause debilitating and life-threatening injuries, often forcing victims to spend weeks in the hospital, undergo surgery, and take time away from work....