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Ridesharing Accidents – How Do They Differ From Other Types of Car Accidents

Ridesharing services provide a cost effective and convenient transportation solution for many Floridians. Many people in South Florida regularly rely on Uber and Lyft for day-to-day travel. Unfortunately, the risk of a crash—whether you are in a ridesharing vehicle, a taxi, or your own car—remains an ever-present reality. For a number of reasons, ridesharing collisions … Continue reading “Ridesharing Accidents – How Do They Differ From Other Types of Car Accidents”

What Can a Bicycle Accident Attorney Do For Me?

As they are exposed to danger from automobiles, bicyclists are classified as ‘vulnerable road users’ in Florida. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reports that 6,183 bicyclists were hurt and 160 were killed in traffic collisions in the state in 2018. If you were hurt in a bike crash, an experienced … Continue reading “What Can a Bicycle Accident Attorney Do For Me?”

The Accident Checklist – A Quick Guide on ALL of the Items Needed to Maximize Your Case and Get the Money You Deserve

Being involved in an accident, no matter how small, can be traumatic. Most people are concerned about their wellbeing and the wellbeing of their passengers. They don’t think about what could occur in case of a crash. Unfortunately, there are long term consequences in the form of injuries, medical expenses, lifetime disabilities, and even loss … Continue reading “The Accident Checklist – A Quick Guide on ALL of the Items Needed to Maximize Your Case and Get the Money You Deserve”

When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Even the best of drivers can’t predict the behaviors of other drivers on the road and, tragically, car accidents happen. Indeed, car accidents are a leading cause of death and injury nationwide and, in Florida, there are hundreds of thousands of crashes–and thousands of fatalities from car crashes–reported each year. If you are in a … Continue reading “When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident”

Personal Injury Law – The Most Dangerous Intersections In Florida

Vehicular and pedestrian accidents are dishearteningly common. They can lead to severe injuries, property damage, and even fatalities. These accidents happen due to distracted driving, poor road conditions, driving under the influence, mechanical failure, and several other reasons. Sometimes they happen because a portion of the road itself is dangerous. Most people don't know that … Continue reading "Personal Injury Law – The Most Dangerous Intersections In Florida"

The 15 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in South Florida

Car accidents can happen because of anything,from distraction to sudden health problems like seizures. If you're aware of the risks involved, it is easier to take some preventive measures and avoid serious injuries. At Eltringham Law Group, we always encourage drivers to be vigilant and be on the lookout for dangers while on the road. … Continue reading "The 15 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in South Florida"

The Breakdown – The Types of Car Insurance and How they Help in a Bind

Car insurance can come in handy when you're involved in an accident. It can pay for damages to the vehicle, cover medical expenses, and even cover any liability expenses. All car owners are required to have basic liability insurance. You can choose options from different car insurance companies and find something with the perfect amount … Continue reading "The Breakdown – The Types of Car Insurance and How they Help in a Bind"

8 Ridesharing Tips For The Holidays

Whether you are trying to keep the party going or simply avoid traffic and parking, using a ridesharing program like Uber and Lyft during this holiday season can be magical! Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular over the last few years as a comfortable and almost private car service for many people – especially … Continue reading "8 Ridesharing Tips For The Holidays"

What To Do After A Car Accident in Florida

Twice a year the amount of traffic on the roads in Florida significantly increases – and so do your chances of being in a car accident! It’s hard not to notice the change in traffic commutes when schools resume in August and snowbirds return later in the fall. Holiday and vacation travelers to Florida with … Continue reading “What To Do After A Car Accident in Florida”

What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance And Why You Should Have it?

Uninsured motorist coverage provides compensation to an insured for bodily injury or wrongful death damages inflicted by the negligence of an uninsured motorist. Brown v. Progressive Mutual Insurance Co., 249 So.2d 429 (Fla. 1971). Underinsured motorist coverage provides the same protection when there is a deficiency in the tort-feasor’s liability coverage. Dewberry v. Auto-Owners Insurance … Continue reading “What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance And Why You Should Have it?”