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January 2020 Archives

When drivers don't pay attention, motorcyclists can be at risk

Living in south Florida, you enjoy riding your motorcycle all year round. But as you share the highways with heavier vehicles, you are always aware of your risk on the road. Inattentive drivers of cars and trucks can put you in danger if they don't see you next to them.

Is distracted driving more prevalent among Apple users?

Car accidents are a daily occurrence in Florida and across the country. Unfortunately, more and more of these accidents are caused by distracted driving. Too many individuals feel the urge to check their phones, send a text, make a call or check social media when they should be focused on driving. Could the type of device a driver has affect the level of distraction?

Fatal auto accident at a Florida intersection

There is typically a lot of traffic on Florida roadways in early morning hours. Many people travel to work at this time, and students are often on their way to school. The more vehicles on the road, the likelier it is that there might be a collision. Sadly, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on a recent Tuesday, there was a fatal auto accident at an intersection.

Fatal auto accident near Florida overpass, several others injured

As of 8:15 p.m. on a recent Friday, a northbound traffic lane near an overpass crossing Highway 123 was closed because of a collision. There were two vehicles involved in what was later reported as a fatal auto accident. Numerous vehicle occupants were transported to the hospital with injuries. At the time of this writing, one death was confirmed.

Florida fatal auto accident involved two vehicles

When Florida motorists get behind the wheel, they may encounter certain roadway situations that place them at risk for injury. In fact, some types of road locations are known to be more dangerous than others. Intersections, for instance, rank high on most lists of potentially dangerous travel areas. Sadly, the new year had only just begun when a fatal auto accident occurred at a crossroads in Sarasota.

A denied workers' comp claim is not the end of the road for you

When you suffer an injury at work, you know how important it is to secure benefits through a workers' compensation claim. This financial support is necessary for your recovery and coverage of your post-accident needs, and it can be devastating when your claim comes back denied. Unfortunately, insurance companies are most concerned with protecting their bottom lines above all else.

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