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14 Apr 2014, 3:46 pm
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Kayla Mendoza crashed into another car while driving the wrong direction on the Sawgrass Expressway. Before the accident, Mendoza was at a bar and restaurant where she drank tequila shots. 20 year-old Mendoza's receipts from the establishment show that she paid for two margaritas and two shots of Patron Silver tequila. After leaving the bar and restaurant, Mendoza crashed into a Toyota Camry, causing the death of Marisa Catronio and… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 2:55 pm by kiersten
If you have been involved in an auto accident, chances are you’ve exchanged insurance information with the other parties involved in the accident (or attempted to do so). You may have heard the terms collision coverage or comprehensive coverage used. Here are some of the differences between collision and comprehensive insurance coverage that you should […] The post Difference Between Collision and Comprehensive Coverage appeared first on Neufeld Law Firm. [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 2:51 pm
Last Wednesday, a girl was killed and 14 others were injured after a car smashed into a day care located in Orlando. The majority of the injured were children. The accident took place after a Toyota Solara convertible went out of control after being struck by a Dodge Durango causing it to jump a curb and smashing into the day care. Despite smashing through the wall of the day care the driver of the convertible was not hurt. The driver of the Durango fled the scene. Officials believe the driver… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 1:54 pm by Whittel & Melton, LLC
A 65-year-old Dade City woman was killed and three others were injured in a traffic accident involving a school bus on Wednesday afternoon in Pasco County. Reports indicate that three vehicles were involved in a school bus crash that took place on U.S. 301 in Pasco County around 3:05 p.m. Investigators believe a 2008 Smart Car driven by a 61-year-old Dade City woman was stopped at a red traffic signal southbound on U.S. 301 at Morningside Drive when it was rear-ended by a Pasco County school bus,… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 1:50 pm by Whittel & Melton, LLC
A Clearwater woman is facing DUI manslaughter charges following a crash that killed a motorcyclist Sunday night. The 47-year-old woman was arrested after the accident, which occurred around 9:40 p.m. at Missouri Avenue and Belleair Road. As of Monday morning, she was being held in the Pinellas County Jail without bail. Clearwater police believe the woman was driving a 2001 Buick Century south on Missouri when she turned left at Belleair and crossed into the path of a 24-year-old motorcyclist… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 1:03 pm
A two vehicle Kentucky auto accident occurred Sunday evening around 6:30 p.m. in Graves County, Kentucky, at an intersection between Wingo, Kentucky and Sedakia, Kentucky. Based upon the reports available, the accident occurred due to driving negligence of 21 year old Ashley Nadvornik, who was driving on Ky 1748 and failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection with Ky 339. In doing so, Ms. Nadvornik pulled out in front of and in the pathway of a vehicle driven by 72 year old Marvin Myatt,… [read post]
Some owners of Toyota vehicles in Nova Scotia could soon find themselves affected by the company's recently announced recall. Toyota Canada has announced that 513,401 cars spanning a variety of models will be recalled due to potential problems with their seat rails, steering columns and engine starters, among other issues. One of the models involved is a General Motors Corp. Pontiac Vibe, which was built at a factory in California that GM shares with Toyota. Although no car accidents were reported… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 12:20 pm
Auto giant General Motors was aware that an ignition switch problem would turn off the vehicle and disable the airbags in the event of a crash. For years the company knew this, records show, and yet it took them a decade to issue a recall for 2.6 million cars. In the meantime, reports are that 13 people were killed as a result of this defect. One of those was a 16-year-old girl from Conway. Our Rock Hill car accident attorneys understand that the girl died in 2005 - four years after the vehicle… [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 12:13 pm by G. Randolph Rice, Jr.
Dundalk Maryland Lawyer Randolph Rice's latest video blog.  Call the office if you have a new matter and need legal help in Dundalk, Maryland. 410-288-2900. [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 11:31 am
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says its latest survey of American drivers finds nearly half of all drivers questioned view speeding as a problem on the nation's roads, while about one in five admits that behind the wheel, "I try to get where I am going as fast as I can." The most recently released survey of driver conduct and beliefs by DOT's National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), out last December, reports 91% of drivers surveyed agreed with the statement… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 7:13 pm by Robert Kreisman
On July 17, 2009, Kristen Henson was driving in the left lane of northbound Illinois Interstate 94 in West Deerfield Township when a car driven by the defendant, Steven Teeters, rear-ended her car.  Henson, 35, was a retail purchaser. She alleged in her lawsuit that the crash caused headaches and soft tissue injuries to her neck, lower back, tailbone and pelvic area injuries.  The headaches and neck injury healed shortly after the crash, but Henson claimed that the low back, tailbone and… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 7:11 pm by Stuart Carpey
Car accidents are expensive. In 2012, the average auto liability claim for property damage was $3,073 and for bodily injury was $14,653. These are only averages, however, and all claims are different depending on the degree of damage and injury.  Additionally the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that the cost of medical care and productivity losses associated with car accidents is over $99 billion a year. If you are in a minor-impact crash will your car insurance company… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 7:01 pm by Stuart Carpey
April is Distracted Driving Prevention Month. Help us spread the word and prevent accidents and injuries that result from distracted driving. [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 9:40 am
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our Daytona car accident lawyers believe it's an appropriate time to highlight the potential dangers of this all-too-common behavior behind the wheel. Authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol report that last year, there were 39,000 crashes in Florida attributed to a driver who was distracted. Those wrecks resulted in 33,000 injuries and at least 201 deaths. It's worth noting that these are probably low estimates, as distraction is difficult to… [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 10:47 pm
Both during and after police chases, accidents often happen. Many times, the car being pursued is traveling at unsafe speeds (and perhaps in other reckless manners) in order to elude pursuit. There was another instance of such a crash happening in the Chicago area on Friday evening, April 11, 2014. A police pursuit began after Chicago Police saw shots being fired from someone in a vehicle in the 2300 block of West Division, at approximately 9:45 p.m. After the car failed to stop for police, a… [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 9:32 am
Every case brought in Tennessee has procedural steps to follow, and knowing these procedures and their timelines can be crucial to winning a case. Furthermore, failing to file important actions in a timely manner or missing important deadlines can get your law suit dismissed. Even failing to file actions properly can get a claim dismissed. Last month, the Tennessee courts dismissed the third case in a handful of months for failing to properly follow the statute of limitations. If you or a… [read post]
11 Apr 2014, 2:44 pm
As regular readers of this blog will know, there are all kinds of studies and statistics about Missouri car accidents and the numerous contributing factors involved. In Kansas City, Blue Springs, and the surrounding areas, these factors can include road conditions, distracted drivers, weather events, and overcorrection, among many, many others. One factor that is often highlighted - sometimes unnecessarily - is driver age. We'd like to share some facts about older drivers, and help to put those… [read post]
A few individuals in the United States sometimes decide to make unsafe decisions while driving that can result in the creation of dangerous situations. These situations do not always involve just the person making the decision but can sometimes involve others in the immediate vicinity as well. Unfortunately, this can result in the serious injury or even death of innocent bystanders. A motor vehicle accident in California took the life of one child recently.The accident took place after one vehicle… [read post]
11 Apr 2014, 12:45 pm
A two vehicle Kentucky motor vehicle accident Thursday night has injured two adults and caused the death of a 5 year old. The car crash happened around 7:00 p.m. in Mayfield on North Sutton Lane. This accident was a head-on collision. Corinne Nichy, age 24, was the driver of one of the vehicles. The other vehicle was driven by April Faulkner, age 34. Jalyn Clark, age 5, was a passenger in Ms. Faulkner's vehicle. All parties were taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center. The 5 year old was… [read post]