Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicle responsibly and in accordance with the law. They owe a ‘care of duty’ to respect the rules of the road. If they don’t follow the rules and obey the law, then they’re negligent. Negligence leads to accidents, which can lead to legal issues. If you have been [...]
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in the St. Petersburg area, regardless of how severe the incident was, you likely have suffered in some way. Whether that’s facing expensive medical bills and injuries, missing work, or suffering emotionally, you deserve the proper compensation to offset the costs the incident has caused [...]
When you have been in an accident and need the assistance of a legal professional, you need to hire an attorney at a personal injury law firm to help you. However, you do not want to simply hire the first name you come across after a quick search. You need to put a bit of [...]
Legally, bicyclists have the right to share the roads in St. Petersburg with motor vehicles. The unfortunate truth, however, is that cars and trucks have weight, size, and velocity on their side. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, approximately 800 bicyclists are killed each year on our country's roads, with an estimated 48,000 injuries. [...]
Bicycle accidents occur frequently in St. Petersburg. Last summer, the Tampa Tribune announced that Florida’s bike death rate is the highest in the nation. If you ride a bicycle it is important to understand that you are vulnerable on the road. Do not rely on car drivers for your safety and know what to do in case something happens.