Auto Accident Blog Posts

Safety on the Road with Older Drivers

Feb. 11th, 2016   /   ,

In one of our recent Facebook posts, we asked our community if they thought that drivers over a certain age should be re-tested in order to keep their driver’s licenses. As the responses came pouring in, the general consensus was that re-testing is a must, especially in a state with as many retirees as our…

Beware of wrong way driving

Jan. 14th, 2016   /   ,

On December 30, 2015, a twenty-three year old woman entered I-95 northbound in Miami Gardens while heading in the wrong direction. Shortly after, she collided head on with another vehicle killing its four passengers and also killing herself. Unfortunately, this type of accident is not a rare occurrence in Florida. A study published by the…

Herniated Disk – causes and symptoms

Jan. 4th, 2016   /   ,

A herniated disc injury to your spine often occurs in an automobile accident. The stress put on the spinal column in a car collision can cause a piece of the spinal structure (called a disk) that separates your back bones or vertebrae, to move out of place. These injuries are sometimes also called slipped or…

Lower Blood Alcohol Limits for Drivers?

Dec. 28th, 2015   /   , ,

Drunk driving accidents are not really accidents; they are crimes. They kill thousands of innocent people every year. According to MADD, 10,076 people died in drunk driving crashes in 2013 – that is 1 every 52 minutes – and 290,000 were injured in drunk driving crashes. We, along with the National Transportation Safety Board, are proposing a…

Staying Safe on the Roads for the Holidays

Dec. 23rd, 2015   /   , ,

Holiday events and celebrations can be exciting times for family and friends to spend some time together. These events can, unfortunately, turn into tragedies when people are injured or killed in traffic crashes. As we are right in the middle of the holiday season, motorists need to be mindful and careful to make their holiday…

411: What to do after an accident

Dec. 10th, 2015   /   , ,

On November 30th, the Palm Beach Post reported the tragic story of a motor vehicle accident. The crash occurred in Long Island, NY and involved a 25 year old woman. Brittany Leith, 25, hit the center median consequently making her car flip and land on its roof on the side of the highway.  Leith survived…