Car Accidents

What to do After a Car Accident

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday July 20, 2018

 Traffic accidents are traumatic experiences. Knowing how best to protect yourself and your loved ones after one has occurred can be difficult and confusing. We have prepared this short list of tips for after a car accident. Number one: Check for injuries. Seek medical assistance. First, make sure that everyone is okay and contact

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The Fourth of July: America’s Most Deadly and Dangerous Holiday

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday July 5, 2018

It is not all hot dogs, cold drinks and dazzling fireworks to celebrate America’s independence. While the fun and festivities are what we all look forward to, regrettably the Fourth of July has consistently ranked as the single deadliest American holiday, according to research and reports from multiple sources, for years. What makes the Fourth

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Ask Tom: Do you need to hire a car accident lawyer?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday March 29, 2018

Car Accident Lawyer

If you or someone you know has been in a car accident and suffered an injury, you may be wondering whether you should contact a lawyer to protect your rights. As the issues involved can be complicated and the damage associated with the accident can be severe, it is important to contact an attorney as

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You can be impaired without being legally drunk

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday December 21, 2016

You might already know that you would be considered legally drunk if your blood alcohol content reached .08 or higher. What you might not know is that you can still be impaired, and probably should not be driving, even before your BAC reaches the legal limit. Like other Florida residents, you might think that as

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Did distracted driving play a role in your accident?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Monday November 28, 2016

The number of car accidents caused by distracted driving has increased significantly in recent years, and the statistics are troubling. Distraction is now one of the leading safety threats on the road, and experts believe that a distracted driver is just as dangerous as a drunk driver. If you were hurt in an accident that

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What is pure comparative fault in Florida?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday March 19, 2015

When people are hurt in an accident, they might decide not to pursue compensation because they aren’t sure how the part they played in the accident might affect their case. Florida is a state that uses the concept of pure comparative fault as the basis of determining fault. Some of our Florida readers might like

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Car accident claims: Settlements are serious business

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday February 27, 2015

Last week, we discussed the story of a fiery crash that happened on the Florida Turnpike. If you remember, a driver who was allegedly drunk was the cause of that accident. As sad as it is, that wasn’t an isolated event. Each year, there are thousands of drunk driving arrests in our state. Some of

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Drunk driver allegedly causes fiery crash on Florida Turnpike

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday February 20, 2015

Drunk drivers on the roadways are incredibly dangerous for other drivers on the roads. A recent accident on the Florida Turnpike shows just how dangerous drunk drivers can make a seemingly normal commute. The accident occurred at around 7:30 in the morning when a woman who is said to have a blood-alcohol concentration of .11

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How does a brain injury from a car accident affect the family?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday January 16, 2015

We have often discussed accidents that involve head injuries. We often focus on how the head injury affects the victim; however, the victim isn’t the only person who is affected by the head injury. Other members of the victim’s family might also be affected. Our readers in Florida might be interested in learning about how

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Can a car accident lead to post-traumatic stress disorder?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday January 16, 2015

Getting into a car accident can lead to a variety of injuries, but not all those injuries are visible to the eye. A person who is involved in one of the more than 6 million motor vehicle accidents that occur each year in this country might also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Our Florida readers

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