Category Archives: Car and Truck Accidents

Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorney Cares About Your Safety: Takata Faulty Airbag Takes Another Life

Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorney Cares About Your Safety: Takata Faulty Airbag Takes Another Life Jacksonville personal injury attorney cares about your safety and well-being. NHTSA, announced after investigating a recent crash in California, that the defective Takata airbag inflator has claimed another victim. The latest death involved a 50-year-old woman, according to NHTSA. She was […]

Jacksonville Injury Lawyer: Moral Dilemmas with Autonomous Vehicles

Jacksonville Injury Lawyer: Moral Dilemmas with Autonomous Vehicles Here is a question for you – Suppose a driverless car must either hit a pedestrian who would call a Jacksonville injury lawyer, or swerve in such a way that it crashes and harms its passengers, who would also call a Jacksonville injury lawyer. What should it […]

Make sure your experts, including your Jacksonville personal injury lawyer, are thoroughly prepped for their depositions or it could break your case

Make sure your experts, including your Jacksonville personal injury lawyer, are thoroughly prepped for their depositions or it could break your case Lesnik v. Duval Ford, LLC, __ So. 3d __, 2016 WL 339777 (Fla. 1st DCA 2016)   At issue for the First District Court of Appeal, was the trial court’s striking of the […]

Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyers ask: Is There a Hidden Danger in Push to Start Vehicles?

It’s the latest luxury offered in newer cars: push-start ignitions with a wireless key fob, but there is a hidden danger that experts say is taking lives. According to the automotive website Edmunds.com, keyless ignitions are now standard in 245 models and optional in 31 others. Keys are clearly on the way out. With this […]

Drinking and driving during the holiday season

We are in full holiday swing and the season brings an increase in parties and social events which leads to an increase in DUI incidents and fatal drunk driving crashes.   In 2013, NHTSA reported that during the time period of December 18-31, 1180 were killed as a result of car crashes with a third related […]

Takata faulty airbag takes another life

NHTSA, announced after investigating a recent crash in California, that the defective Takata air bag inflator has claimed another victim. The latest death involved a 50-year-old woman, according to NHTSA. She was driving just east of Los Angeles on Friday, September 30, when her car crashed and the airbag failed to deploy correctly.  Her 2001 […]

Phantom Vehicles causes significant injuries

A woman was airlifted Sunday afternoon to Shands Hospital in Gainesville after the car she was riding in flipped on Interstate 10 in Columbia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.   A 54-year-old female from Jacksonville suffered serious injuries in the crash.  The driver, a 52-year-old male, was not injured.  According to the FHP report, […]

Wrong way driving results in significant injuries in Columbia County

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News4Jax reports that seven people suffered injuries in a crash this past Saturday in Columbia County. The Florida Highway Patrol said the accident happened at 8:30 a.m. on State Road 8 near mile marker 312. The driver of a Ford truck traveled into the lane of a person driving a Chevrolet suburban. The driver of […]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over – Florida Law Enforcement Agencies are Stepping up DUI patrols

It is that time of year again – we have a three day holiday approaching and multiple law enforcement agencies are beginning to conduct DUI patrols in St. Johns County as part of an initiative to keep the streets and highways safer as the long Labor Day weekend approaches.   The agencies, including the St. Johns […]

Recent death of actor related to defect in Jeep Cherokee?

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There have been thousands of recalls in the past couple years, that I cannot even keep up with them.  I was surprised to hear that a young actor was recently crushed by a Jeep Cherokee after it rolled down is driveway and pinned him to a brick post.  What was equally surprising was that this […]