Accidents Caused by Common Driver Distractions

The most talked about driver distraction involves the cell phone. Cell phone use while driving is a huge contributor to the number of car accidents on Florida roadways. There are, however, several other distractions that lead to serious and possible fatal car accidents. Common driver distractions can be categorized by three types: Visual Cognitive Manual… Read More

Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

Being the victim of an accident can throw your life into turmoil. Beyond the pain of your injury, you may be facing high medical bills and other costs. At the same time, you are losing wages while you try to heal from your injuries. Compensation for your injuries can help you put your life in… Read More

Texting and Car Accidents

Texting while driving is a high risk behavior as it has been reported that texting drivers are four times more likely to have an accident than someone who is not distracted by texting. The dangers of texting while driving are well documented and well observed by anyone who uses the roadways across the United States…. Read More

Rear End Collision Car Accidents

Rear-end collisions are the most frequent type of car accident with over 2.5 million reported annually nationwide. A low speed rear-end collision that results in almost no damage to the vehicle can still result in serious personal injury to the occupants. The bumper system on your automobile is an important safety feature that usually absorbs… Read More

Why Do I Need an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Car accidents cause injuries, loss of property, and loss of life. When you are involved in a car accident, the assistance of an experienced car accident attorney can be invaluable whether you are battling an insurance company that denies your claim, seeking financial compensation for your injuries or defending yourself in a court of law…. Read More

Senior Citizens and Automobile Accidents

Most senior citizens are safe and conscientious drivers, but some seniors face the challenges of the aging process that interfere with good driving abilities. It’s been estimated that drivers of all ages must make seven major decisions for every mile driven requiring immediate action, and though experience and judgment anchored in maturity are important, elderly… Read More

The Worst Cars in an Accident

Some vehicles that are manufactured just happen to be safer than others for a variety of reasons. Size is one example that comes into play when vehicles collide. A large sedan or SUV with average safety features would almost surely fare better win in a real-world encounter with a small car with excellent safety features…. Read More

The Safest Cars in an Accident

Each year, automobile manufacturers work hard to make their cars look better and drive more safely for the American consumer. To determine just how well a vehicle protects the occupants in the event of a crash, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates vehicles on their performance in high-speed front and side crash tests… Read More

Teens and Automobile Accidents

Statistics reveal that teen drivers are more likely to be involved in a car accident than any other age group due to their lack of experience and maturity, their “need for speed,” their propensity for cell phone use and the influence of alcohol, drugs and their peers. Teen drivers are four times more likely to… Read More

Airbag Accidents

While airbag technology has progressed in recent years and airbags are felt to be an integral component of automobile accident safety, that doesn’t mean that they are flawless. Airbags, both in accidents and due to faulty deployment, can cause serious injury and even death. Lawyers such as Orlando, Florida’s Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D…. Read More