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Category Archives: Truck Accidents

Lights Out Accidents

LIGHTS-OUT INTERSECTION ACCIDENTS

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As a result of the devastating winds and torrential rain from Hurricane Ian, many traffic lights across Florida are not working properly. If you find yourself at an intersection with broken stoplights, please make sure to treat the intersection as you would any four-way stop. That is the law. Here are steps you should… Read More »

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Pine View Student Dies After Hit-And-Run In Sarasota

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After almost two weeks in a coma, the 13-year-old Pine View student who was involved in a hit-and-run on August 16th, Lilly died from her injuries on Sunday, August 28, 2022. 65-year-old David Ching Cheng Chang was charged with leaving the scene of a serious crash with property damage and evidence of destruction. The… Read More »

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How Dangerous Are Distracted Truck Drivers

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Truck drivers often do not understand keeping other drivers safe on the roads. They often tend to be distracted, causing severe accidents that may lead to serious injuries or even death. If you or your family member have been in an accident due to a distracted truck driver, you can contact a truck accident… Read More »

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How To Avoid an Auto Accident With an 18-Wheeler or a Semi-Truck

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When you’re driving near a truck such as an 18-wheeler, it’s important to always be aware of when the truck driver can (and can’t) see you.  There are 4 main blind spots on an 18-wheeler which are located on each side of the truck and in the rear and front of the truck. The blind spots… Read More »

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What to Do if You Are Injured by A Driver Who Did Not Secure Their Cargo.

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According to Florida law, all drivers are responsible for maintaining and securing all cargo on (or attached to) their respective vehicles, while on the roadways. Therefore, if an injury results from unsecured cargo that causes an accident on the road, negligence is typically presumed.  To illustrate, suppose you are driving in your car northbound… Read More »

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Important Reminders for the Fourth of July

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Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is the day where we declared that the thirteen colonies of America were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, making us the free and independent country we are today. Independence Day is commonly associated today with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics,… Read More »

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Car Accident

Why My Doctor Won’t See Me After a Car Accident

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Why My Doctor Won’t See Me After a Car Accident! I was just injured in a car accident and now my primary care physician won’t see me after my car accident. Why won’t they see me and what do I do? At first you may be confused, nervous, scared or even worried about why… Read More »

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Was the Florida Commercial Truck Driver Negligent?

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In order for cars to arrive at their destinations safely, everyone driving needs to be alert and paying attention to traffic signs and laws. Responsible drivers are essential to safe roads. This is true of passenger car drivers and commercial truck drivers. The difference is commercial truck drivers are responsible for machines weighing tens… Read More »

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Big Rig Accidents Are Very Dangerous

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With large semi-trucks, also called tractor-trailers, moving products around the state of Florida, everyone on the roads and highways need to be aware of the risks involved when a commercial truck crashes. Big rig accidents are a real possibility on busy highways, such as I-75. There are daily risks when driving on highways in… Read More »

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