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August 2017 Archives

Investigating a personal injury claim after a truck accident

The sights, smells and sounds that accompany an accident involving an 18-wheeler are not something you will soon forget. Nevertheless, sensory memories are more than likely the least of your concerns at the moment. The size and weight of the truck that slammed into your smaller, passenger vehicle may have caused you significant injuries, and you may consider filing a personal injury claim in a Florida civil court.

Florida's intersections are hot spots for motor vehicle accidents

Anyone who has ever seen or been involved in a crash at an intersection may pause for a brief second even if the light is green. This is because the intersections of Florida's roadways are hot spots for motor vehicle accidents. Whether someone turns in front of another vehicle or runs a red light, the results can include severe or deadly injuries to unsuspecting motorists.

Trucking toward compensation after a semitrailer accident

In the moment that it takes for a large commercial truck or semitrailer to collide with your vehicle, your life could change drastically. You may be left with serious pain, injuries and exorbitant medical bills. The impact of a truck accident can be detrimental, but what happened to you may not be your fault.

Your arthritis could be grounds for a disability benefits claim

You may know that individuals who are unable to work due to a medical condition could be qualified to receive disability benefits, but you may not realize that this could apply to people with arthritis as well. Arthritis is a relatively common medical condition, and yet it is quite common for people with serious cases to find that they are unable to work due to pain and limitations.

Many motor vehicle accidents involve multiple vehicles

Figuring out the order in which events occurred in some crashes could take Florida investigators a while. Sometimes, the vehicle that began the crash is not among the vehicles remaining at the scene. In those motor vehicle accidents, police may have to locate the vehicle and driver who may ultimately be responsible.

Workers' compensation benefits available even in freak accidents

Most Florida residents are aware of the dangers associated with their chosen professions. Even so, most people are often completely unprepared for what may only be characterized as freak accidents. Fortunately, workers' compensation benefits are available for workers injured in these types of accidents.

Not all motor vehicle accidents happen in cars, trucks or SUVs

Vespas, ATVs and golf carts also qualify when it comes to wrecks. People suffer serious injuries and even die in motor vehicle accidents involving these modes of transportation as well. Recently, a ride on a golf cart ended in the death of a woman and the arrest of a man in central Florida.

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