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Miami, FL - Pedestrian Crash at 3200 S Dixie Hwy

Miami, FL – Pedestrian Crash at 3200 S Dixie Hwy

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Miami, FL (January 8, 2021) – Police and EMS in Miami were dispatched to the scene of a pedestrian accident that occurred on January 8, at approximately 10:30. The accident was reported to have occurred at 3200 South Dixie Highway.  The pedestrian sustained injuries in the crash, though the severity of those injuries has… Read More »

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Accident Reconstruction

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In many car accidents, fault can quickly be assigned due to the presence of multiple witnesses, proof from video cameras, and testimony from the drivers themselves. In cases that involve complex accidents, however, assigning fault could be more difficult and so require a reconstruction of the accident. Accident reconstructions are conducted by experts who… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation for Accident-Related Nerve Damage

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Head and neck injuries are some of the most commonly sustained injuries in accidents that involve blunt force trauma, such as falls and car crashes. There are, however, a number of other injuries that can be just as serious as head and neck trauma, including nerve damage, which generally occurs in one of three… Read More »

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Preventing Pedestrian Car Accidents

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Although most people associate car accidents with single-vehicle crashes or collisions between two separate cars, the reality is that an alarmingly high number of crashes actually involve pedestrians. This is especially true in Florida, where the balmy weather makes walking a common pastime for visitors and residents alike. While traffic laws, crosswalks, and safety… Read More »

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The Dangers of Flooded Roadways

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Road hazards come in a number of different forms, but one of the most dangerous is flooding, especially during hurricane season. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that as many as 50 percent of all flood-related drownings occur when a car is driven into flood water. This risk… Read More »

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City Contractors Found Not Liable for Obstructive Shrubbery

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In early July, a Florida appellate court issued an opinion clarifying the legal standard by which contractor liability is determined. Ultimately, the court held that a contractor was not liable for a motorcycle accident allegedly caused by overgrown shrubbery that obstructed the motorists’ views. In these types of cases, Florida courts are required to… Read More »

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Important Laws to Keep in Mind When Filing a Car Accident Claim in Florida

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Florida has a number of unique laws on the books that come into play when filing a lawsuit based on a car accident. For instance, unlike many states, Florida applies a no fault theory to car accident claims. While this does not necessarily mean that at-fault drivers will not be held accountable for their… Read More »

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When do Most Car Accidents Happen?

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As most of us know, car accidents can happen just about anywhere and at any time. There are, however, certain times of the day that tend to be especially dangerous for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists. Afternoon rush hour, for example, has proven to be one of the most common times in which accidents occur… Read More »

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The Dangers Posed by Road Hazards

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Most car accidents, whether they involve two or more vehicles, a vehicle and a pedestrian, or a vehicle and a cyclist can usually be attributed to human error, which could include everything from falling asleep at the wheel or violating a traffic law to driving while intoxicated. However, a surprising number of car accidents… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents

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According to the Department of Transportation, as many as 4,280 pedestrians lost their lives and a further 70,000 were injured in traffic accidents in a single year, which breaks down to a pedestrian fatality every two hours and an injury every eight minutes. Although collisions between motorists and pedestrians can occur just about anywhere,… Read More »

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