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Accident Attorney: What Is Driver Negligence and Care of Duty?

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 [...]

Your Guide to Getting the Most in a Car Accident Lawsuit

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 [...]

Dos and Don’ts of Hiring a Personal Injury Law Firm

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 [...]

Personal Injury Attorney Tips for Pedestrian Accidents

Unfortunately, accidents happen every day. Whether it is multiple cars that collide or a biker that fails to brake and hits a pedestrian, Tampa Bay Florida is not immune to pedestrian accidents. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, the number of pedestrians killed in traffic increased eleven percent in 2016 to almost 6,000. Another nearly 80,000 [...]

Hit by a Vehicle? Get the Help of a Tampa Hit and Run Attorney

Florida roads present drivers with unexpected and dangerous situations, some of which may necessitate a hit and run attorney. In the Tampa Bay area alone, there were more than 11,000 hit and run crashes in 2016. It is essential to know what to do to protect yourself if you end up in such a situation. [...]

Protect Yourself with the Help of a Pedestrian Injury Attorney

According to Florida Department of Transportation, Pinellas County was in the top ten Florida counties reporting the highest number of pedestrian fatalities and injuries from 2007 to 2011. This statistic resembles a trend, demonstrating something St. Petersburg residents already know to be true: it’s a dangerous area for pedestrians. Careless drivers — whether vacationers from [...]

You Need a Bicycle Accident Attorney on Your Side

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. [...]

6 Ways a Pedestrian Accident Attorney Can Help

If you or a family member in St. Petersburg has been injured by a motor vehicle, you need to consult with a pedestrian accident attorney. Too many individuals shy away from filing charges because they feel guilty for thinking about a lawsuit. If you are unsure about whether or not your case qualifies, consult with [...]

5 Ways a Pedestrian Injury Attorney Can Help

The St. Petersburg area offers innumerable transportation options that allow you to enjoy the mild climate and sunny skies. You might choose to partake in the city’s bike share program, ride your hybrid into town, or walk to work. While there are organizations dedicated to improved education and outreach for drivers and pedestrians alike, that [...]

3 Reasons You Need a Hit and Run Attorney

Most people do not consider hiring a hit and run attorney until it is too late. Nothing ruins a day like an automobile accident, and it only compounds the frustration when the driver takes off, leaving you with several thousand dollars in bodywork and medical bills. Alternatively, maybe you are a cyclist in St. Petersburg [...]