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two drivers inspecting the damage after a car accident and exchanging information

Under Florida law, drivers are legally obligated to exchange certain information with other drivers, bicyclists, or pedestrians in the aftermath of a collision. Motorists should know what details they must provide and should collect during driver exchange of information in Florida.  Necessary Information You Must Exchange After Car Accidents in Florida The driver information exchange …

a mother putting her son in a car seat before a trip

Florida car seat laws ensure that young children ride in safety seats appropriate for their age, height, and weight and will offer appropriate protection in an accident. Infants and toddlers should ride in a child safety seat connected to the vehicle’s LATCH system. Once a child outgrows a car seat, they should transition to sitting …

an injured woman after a car accident

Pain and suffering is any significant physical discomfort or mental distress that you experience after a car crash or another type of accident. In addition to seeking compensation for car repairs, medical bills, and lost wages, you can seek compensation for the pain and suffering you endured after an auto accident. It’s important to note, …

medical billing statement after a car crash

An auto wreck in Florida is scary – and costly. If you’ve been hurt in a crash, you may have questions about who pays medical bills after a car accident in Florida. Your first resource is likely your own car insurance policy, although additional sources may also be available. How Are Medical Bills Paid After …

one of the interstate of Florida

Anyone who’s spent much time on the road in Florida knows how crowded and dangerous driving in the Sunshine State can be, particularly on highways. Now we know the numbers back that up, as a recent study shows how dangerous highway driving in Florida is – and that one particular interstate is the deadliest in …

a pedestrian crossing the street is hit by a car

Escambia County is a lovely part of Florida with an unfortunately high rate of pedestrian accidents and injuries. This overview of pedestrian accident statistics in Escambia County may help you better understand how common they are. Pedestrian Accident Statistics in Escambia County According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), in …

Warning triangle in front of the scene of a pedestrian accident on the road

Pedestrians everywhere are vulnerable to injuries in traffic accidents, but is Florida the most dangerous state for pedestrians? Studies have shown that Florida is consistently among the top three deadliest states when it comes to pedestrian accidents. Here is what you need to know about pedestrian accidents in Florida. Pedestrian Accident Statistics Pedestrian accidents and …

What happens if you hit a pedestrian who wasn't on a crosswalk

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable people on the road, and motorists have a responsibility to be aware of them. However, the idea that “pedestrians always have the right of way” is not entirely accurate. Pedestrians must abide by traffic laws, such as crossing at crosswalks. In some instances, failure to do so can make them …

motorcycle rider in Pensacola, Florida

Are you a native Floridian thinking about getting into motorcycling? A longtime biker who’s new to the Sunshine State? Either way, you might wonder if you need motorcycle insurance in Florida. As you may already know, the state follows a complicated no-fault insurance regime with certain carveouts for motorcycles. Let’s explore these rules and answer …

woman with PTSD - fear of driving after an accident

Car accidents often leave victims with painful physical injuries that require costly medical treatment. However, some of the most consequential effects of a crash are psychological. For many drivers involved in accidents, the trauma of a traffic collision can lead to a debilitating fear of driving. The best way to overcome this fear is to …