Florida Consumer Info Blog

Spring Break Safety Tips

Florida is a spring break destination for travelers around the world. The first quarter of 2018 saw a record-breaking 33.2 million visitors come to Florida. A trip to Miami, Daytona Beach, or Disney World might be on your agenda this spring break, but make sure you enjoy your vacation without a trip to the hospital…. read more

Florida Scooter Laws

Scooters are a popular way to get around in Florida, when the weather permits. Motor scooters are fuel efficient, fast, and more eco-friendly than cars. As more Floridians opt to use motor scooters instead of typical passenger vehicles, however, the risk of serious personal injuries increases. Reviewing Florida’s scooter laws can help keep riders safe… read more

Is Florida a No-Fault State?

Florida has a set of rules that every driver must follow in order to remain in compliance with state auto insurance law. One of these rules, Florida’s “No-Fault” insurance statute, requires drivers in a car accident to carry a minimum amount of coverage in case serious injuries occur. This coverage can help pay for hospitalization,… read more

Car Inspection Laws in Florida

Many states have car inspection regulations in order to monitor a car’s environmental impact and safety standards. Although Florida may have looser regulations than states such as California, our Tampa car accident attorneys want Florida drivers to know they are still subject to inspections under certain circumstances. When Does Florida Require Car Inspections? Florida drivers do… read more

Holiday Season Safety

Every year, people end up in the hospital from preventable holiday-related accidents. This holiday season, avoid painful personal injuries, expensive hospital bills, and a Christmas or New Year’s spent in the emergency room by making your personal safety a priority. Take a proactive approach to safety and enjoy your holidays free from injury. If an accident… read more

Autumn Safety Guide 2018

Autumn generally marks the beginning of the holiday season. The holiday season is a time when friends and family gather to celebrate, but they are also a particularly dangerous time when it comes to personal injuries. Our Tampa injury lawyers know personal injury risks increase during the holiday season, and autumn is the perfect time… read more

Florida Hit and Run Accidents

A car accident can be a scary and traumatic experience, and an at-fault driver may panic at the thought of liability for another driver’s damages. However, fleeing the scene of an accident is a crime that can lead to significant legal penalties. Due to the extraordinarily high rate of fatal hit-and-run accidents in Florida, it… read more

What are Common Causes of Chest Pain After an Accident?

One of the most vulnerable areas of the body is the chest. It houses important internal organs and is right at the level of the steering wheel and airbags in a car. A chest injury is no small matter and needs medical attention immediately – even if you feel fine. Many different issues may be… read more

How to Get a Car Accident Report in Hillsborough County

After you have been in a car accident, it is important to keep a copy of all the documentation relating to the incident, including medical bills, car repairs, and time away from work. Dedicating a file or a folder for this purpose will ensure every piece of information is available to your accident lawyers as… read more

Is Driving Tired Really Like Driving Drunk?

We all know the inherent dangers of drinking and driving, but what about driving when drowsy? Can being sleepy behind the wheel really be as dangerous as operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs of alcohol? Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of drowsy driving and how you can protect yourself… read more