Category: Pedestrian Accidents



Responsibility of Drivers and Pedestrians in Accidents
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Responsibility of Drivers and Pedestrians in Accidents

Every day people get into car accidents. Sometimes those accidents are with other cars. Sometimes they are with bicycles. And sometimes they are with pedestrians.

 

In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that there were 66,000 pedestrian injuries and 4,735 pedestrian deaths – more than 12 people each day – as a result of crashes with motor vehicles. And at least for the injuries, that number is somewhat conservative because many crashes that cause pedestrian injuries aren’t ever reported by police.…

Lawmakers Address Growing Concerns about Pedestrian Safety
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Lawmakers Address Growing Concerns about Pedestrian Safety

 

According to several research studies, Florida roads are among the most dangerous in the country for pedestrians and cyclists alike. That’s why it’s such good news that Florida officials are finally taking steps to address this terrible problem.

 

In an attempt to make their cities safer for both cyclists and pedestrians, Mayors in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach have all promised to spend the next year developing safer routes throughout the city. Plans include developing bike lanes, walking paths, and trails, in addition to redesigning major roadways to make the streets safer for pedestrians.…

Avoid Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents on the Route to School
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Avoid Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents on the Route to School

 

But many residents might be unaware that Florida also ranks high among the most dangerous states for pedestrians – and cyclists aren’t far behind.

 

An astounding 1 in 4 traffic deaths in Florida is a pedestrian or bicyclist. In fact, a 2014 study ranked the most dangerous cities for pedestrians in 2014, and Florida was the clear frontrunner. Of the top five cities, four were in Florida. The most dangerous urban area was Orlando, with Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miami a close 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place, respectively.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County