What Do Florida Personal Injury & Accident Lawyers Do?

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You might be wondering what personal injury lawyers actually do.  Many people falsely believe that getting money for injuries after an accident involves only filing a little paperwork, then receiving a nice check.  Nothing could be further from the truth. Good personal injury lawyers work very hard on every case to get the highest possible… Read More »

GEICO will pay a 9 million judgment because of bad faith

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The Florida Supreme Court recently said that GEICO will pay over $9 million because it acted in bad faith when handling its insured’s claim. The Underlying Story A guy purchased car insurance through GEICO. His policy provided for $100,000 in bodily injury coverage. As a reminder, bodily injury coverage or BI, is the available insurance… Read More »

DUI Charges Involving Bicycles

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2013, Florida was the state with the second highest number of bicycle accident fatalities. While bicycle accidents can occur in a large number of ways, many of these accidents occurred due to riders who attempted to operate bicycles while under the influence of alcohol and… Read More »

Four Techniques that All Bicyclists Should Have Mastered

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A large number of bicycle accidents are caused by motor vehicle operators who either fail to properly share the road with a cyclist, cannot see a cyclist, do not give the bicyclist the right of way, or one of many other driving errors. Not all bicycle accidents, however, are the result of the motor vehicle… Read More »

How Road Defects Can Cause Bicycle Accidents

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There are a variety of dangers faced by bicyclists including defects on the road. While motor vehicle operators are at a risk of being seriously injured in accidents, the risk of serious injuries greatly increases on bicycles because riders do not have nearly as much protection when accidents happen. Many roads conditions result in a… Read More »

Advice on Riding Bicycles in the Rain

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Riding a bicycle is an exhilarating way to travel. Using a bike also has a much lower impact on the environment than operating a motor vehicle. There are numerous accidents, however, where riding a bicycle can result in deadly accidents and fatalities. One of the most dangerous bicycling conditions is rain, which can sometimes surprise… Read More »

Advice on Handling a New Bicycle

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Receiving a new bicycle can be an exhilarating experience. No matter if you are beginning to ride again for the first time or have upgraded your bicycle, using a bike as a source of transportation can offer views of your surrounding and a source of exercise that are unparalleled. Unfortunately, learning how to handle a… Read More »

Advice on Cycling around Pedestrians in Florida

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Most people who bicycle often spend at least some time riding around pedestrians, who are frequently hard to predict and can end up causing deadly accidents. Fortunately, there are some safety measures that bicyclists can follow to avoid ending up in accidents with pedestrians. These measures, however, will reduce the chances of being involved in… Read More »

Florida Golf Cart and Bicycle Safety

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As you travel around The Villages, one of the first things you will notice is the way people travel. It is possible to live, shop and play in The Villages without having to own and maintain a car. With cars, golf carts, and bicycles sharing the roads, safety is important for the drivers and passengers… Read More »

Commonly Asked Insurance Questions About Florida Bicycle Accidents

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Insurance is a very complicated field, which means that bicyclists frequently have questions about how insurance applies when accidents occur. While there are dozens if not hundreds of complicated issues that arise in these cases, there are some commonly asked questions that bicyclists have about insurance. This article will provide answers to some of the… Read More »