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Archive: Pedestrian Accidents

Semi Trucks and Pedestrians: Often a Deadly Combination

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Florida

Accidents involving automobiles and pedestrians almost always result in severe injuries or even death for the pedestrian, which is simply due to the driver of the car having much more protection than the pedestrian. These types of injuries can be…


Pedestrian Accidents in Florida Result in Traumatic Injuries

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Florida

Car accidents can be frightening, and the sounds of a crash can haunt you for months to come. The crunch of metal, the ping of impact, and the shattering of glass will be ingrained in your memory, but it is…


Tips For Pedestrian Safety

Even during the winter holidays, New Port Richey residents can take to the outdoors thanks to Florida’s beautiful weather. However, with more people out and about, the number of pedestrians increases as does the risk of pedestrian-involved accidents.  Each year,…


Pedestrian Accidents At Night: Who Is Responsible?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration1 (NHSTA) has estimated that a pedestrian is killed every 2 hours and injured every 8 minutes in traffic crashes.  The majority (approximately 78%) of fatalities occurred in urban areas.  The majority (approximately 72% of…


Electric Cars Mandated to Be Louder

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Florida

It may sound crazy, but the USDOT has issued a new safety standard that will require all electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise in order to protect pedestrians. But it really just seems odd—in actuality, the logic behind…


Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrian Injury Lawyer in Florida

Pedestrians, whether they are walking, jogging, running, or even sitting in public, can be vulnerable to an accident with a negligent driver. With the holidays quickly approaching and shopping season almost upon us, it’s important to be aware of the injuries…


Central Florida High School Student Killed Crossing the Street after School

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Clearwater, Florida

A student from Mainland High School in Daytona Beach was killed today, Monday, October 17, 2016, while crossing the street at the intersection of Nova Road and West International Speedway Boulevard. This is according to Volusia County school officials. Stephanie…


Avoiding Pinellas County Pedestrian Injuries

Pinellas County pedestrian injuries from crashes totaled 384 in 2013, the last year of complete available statistics. The same year there were 26 fatalities reported. These numbers were down slightly from the previous year. 23 percent of the injuries occurred…


Gasparilla: DUIs & Pedestrians

With a pirate invasion heading our way, there should be a lot of high spirits heading into the weekend. However, when regarding such a large scale function as Gasparilla, attendees need to be conscious about the risks and prevention methods…


Pedestrians May Be Victims of Serious Traffic Accident Related Injuries

Victims of Serious Traffic Accidents Can Be Pedestrians

Pedestrians, which includes individuals who are walking, jogging, running, or sitting in public, expect to be kept safe from negligent drivers. Unfortunately, many pedestrians, especially young children or older adults, are at risk of being involved in traffic accidents. In…