2012 Articles

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Florida Motorcycle Accidents Downtrend

Motorcycle crashes in Florida steadily increased over the last decade until peaking in the year 2008. That year saw 9,618 motorcycle accidents reported with 8,519 injuries. From 2008 forward, however, ...
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Car Accident Insurance Claims

Following a car accident, you will most likely be dealing with insurance companies, your own and / or the other driver's. This process is necessary in making a claim to recover the damages and ...
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Elderly Florida Driver Injures 10

Recently, a 76-year old woman driving a Toyota Camry apparently accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes when approaching a stop sign outside a Palm Coast grocery store. Her car then sped ...
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Woman Severely Injured in SUV Accident

An early morning crash left the female driver of an SUV in critical condition. The woman was driving her white SUV around 1:15 in the morning on a recent weeknight when the wreck occurred. She had ...
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Man Hit by Car while Trying to Call 911

35-year-old K.C. had already been involved in an accident when another car rear-ended his on Interstate 45 in Dallas on a recent Saturday evening. He was trying to contact 911 because one of his ...
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Auto Parts Store Truck involved in Bicycle Accident

The driver of an auto parts store delivery truck was taken into custody on a separate matter after hitting a young cyclist. A 10-year-old boy was riding his bike on a Houston street in the late ...
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Trucking Accident Causes Injury and Shuts Down Highway

Traffic was completely stopped and had to be re-routed in both directions after a serious morning rush hour accident. A semi-truck with a full load of non-hazardous materials overturned resulting in a ...
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Car Crashes into Nursing Home Injuring Four Residents

A 28-year-old man with a history of speeding tickets was killed recently when he crashed his car into the side of a Miami nursing home. E.L. was traveling down the highway to visit a friend around ...
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Man Faces Trial for Two Counts of DUI Manslaughter

A man charged in a deadly 2009 car accident will be going to trial soon after numerous continuances by the man's three different lawyers caused delays. 31-year-old P.V. was arrested after a crash ...
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Man Faces Manslaughter Charges for Fatal Accident

A man, J.L., is currently being held in the Palm Beach County Jail for charges in connection to a hit and run and a second accident which resulted in the death of one of his passengers. The series of ...
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Drunk Driver Sentenced for Fatal Car Crash

39-year-old J.M. was sentenced recently in court in Fort Lauderdale. The accident had occurred in February around 2:00 in the morning. D.A., 23 years old, was stopped at a red light when J.M. ...
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Passenger Van Accident Injures 12

A collision between a passenger van and a utility van occurred recently shortly after 6:00 p.m. at a local intersection. According to reports, the passenger van carrying 11 people was travelling ...
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Drunk Driver Arrested after Fatal Car Crash

A 22-year-old man has been taken into custody after a serious car accident that resulted in severe injuries and a fatality. The 22-year-old driver, J.R., was driving a 2005 minivan with three ...
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North Carolina Car Crash Facts

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation's 2008 Crash Facts publication, the most frequent contributing factors to traffic accidents in the state are: Failure to reduce speed ...
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Aggressive Driving and Car Accidents

Aggressive driving is a term which everyone has heard. No precise or legal definition of this exists though the word "aggressive" connotes what type of attitude is involved. According to ...
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Arizona Trucking Accident Facts

Trucking accidents are dangerous events which can result in serious injuries and deaths, almost always for the smaller passenger vehicles and their occupants who are involved. These types of accidents ...
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Reckless Driving in Arizona Car Accidents

When an individual engages in reckless driving, it is considered that the person knew or should have known that such behavior had a likelihood of causing harm to others. Recklessness may not include ...
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Traffic Tickets in Car Accident Cases

In a traffic accident where an individual is injured or sustains property damage to his vehicle, fault becomes a very important issue in the insurance claims process. That is why calling the police to ...
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Evidence of Your Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can result in shock and confusion. Even if you are not seriously injured, it may hard to think straight and gather your wits but it is important to do so as soon as ...
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Car Accident Statistics in the U.S.

According to the United States Census, 10.8 million motor vehicle accidents occurred in this country in 2009 with more than 33,000 individuals dying within 30 days of being involved in such ...
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