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Florida Motorcycle Safety Requirements

Brett Steinberg | February 26, 2020 | Auto Accident

Cruising down the highway on a motorcycle is a thrilling experience, but you must keep in mind that with great thrills comes great responsibility. The chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident while on your motorcycle is astronomically higher than becoming a victim while driving/riding in a car. The Insurance Information…

The Dangers of Left-Turn Accidents

Brett Steinberg | February 10, 2020 | Auto Accident

Left-turn accidents are inherently dangerous among all motorists, but they are especially dangerous for motorcyclists. Left-turn accidents account for 22.2 of crashes, whereas turning right only accounted for 1.2 percent of all vehicles. What's even worse is that these accidents typically lead to permanently affecting injuries. Here's all that you need to know…

Tips for Motorcycle Safety

Brett Steinberg | January 28, 2020 | Auto Accident

Motorcycle safety is of top priority - after all, riding a motorcycle is much different compared to driving a car. Not only that, but you're at greater risk of being involved in an accident and are more susceptible to injuries, both minor and serious. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that, in…

What You Should Know About a Truck’s Blind Spots

Brett Steinberg | January 17, 2020 | Auto Accident

Blind spots are a serious issue on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and reported by HowStuffWorks, more than 800,000 blind spot accidents occur each year in the United States, with 300 of them resulting in fatalities. While a car's blind spot is dangerous, a truck's blind spot is larger and…

Questions an Insurance Adjuster May Ask

Brett Steinberg | December 17, 2019 | Auto Accident

Getting in a car accident is so common that you're likely to experience it every 17.9 years — according to CarInsurance.com — meaning that over your lifetime, you're bound to get into three or four accidents. It isn't fun, but you need to prepare for if/when it happens. Not only should you be prepared to…

12 Tips for Safe Travel During the Holidays

Brett Steinberg | December 08, 2019 | Personal Injury

It's that time of year: a time of constant driving, family/friend visits, and stuffing yourself full of holiday goodies.  But what is of concern is the driving conditions during the holiday season. Not only can the weather be dangerous, but there are more drivers out there due to holiday traveling. Additionally, there's a higher…

Objects Falling from Vehicles – Who’s at Fault?

Brett Steinberg | November 26, 2019 | Auto Accident

Cargo and equipment falling from vehicles is a common happenstance on the road, and one that needs to be considered heavily as you’re driving from point A to point B. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths resulted from accidents caused by road…

Tips for Young Drivers to Avoid Accidents

Brett Steinberg | November 12, 2019 | Auto Accident

So, you just got your license and you're on your own. No one is in the passenger's seat, constantly monitoring your skills on the road. Just like the millions of people on the road, you're responsible for a massive, one-ton machine, and you need to stay safe inside that…

DUI Accidents

Brett Steinberg | October 15, 2019 | Auto Accident

Drunk driving is a serious issue on the road - in 2016, there were 10,497 fatalities resulting from alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents, accounting for 28 percent of all traffic-related deaths in the US. But what happens if you are in an accident with an alcohol-impaired driver? Can you receive compensation for the incident?…

Hit and Run Accidents

Brett Steinberg | October 08, 2019 | Auto Accident

Hit-and-run accidents are not only traumatizing experiences, but they can also raise a mountain of legal issues. If you are involved in a hit and run accident, what should you do? Is there any way to locate the vehicle that hit you? Can you hold the driver of that vehicle responsible for their…