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Why is Interstate 95 So Dangerous?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

A recent story by the Sun Sentinel highlights one of Florida’s notoriously dangerous roads, Interstate 95. This road regularly rates as one of the most dangerous in the nation, and the Sentinel believes that it knows why: police have not been regularly stopping people. In fact, the newspaper alleges that the highway is being… Read More »

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Who Is Liable for a Rideshare Accident?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity in Delray Beach and other Florida cities. However, passengers can get injured in collisions just as they can in any other mode of transportation. At Earnhart Law, we help injured passengers obtain compensation. Often, this means properly identifying the party at fault for… Read More »

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Wrong Way Crashes

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

According to local media reports, a 39-year-old man was killed in a wrong way crash along State Road 44 a little after midnight on Sunday, September 13, 2020. The driver of the other vehicle was also seriously injured. The deceased was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced… Read More »

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Paying for Medical Expenses in a Pedestrian Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

According to state statistics, more than 9,000 pedestrians were injured in collisions in 2018. Many of them sustained serious injuries, including head injuries, concussions, fractures, and abrasions or friction burns. Unfortunately, many victims were also unable to return to work as they tried to heal. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you… Read More »

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Summer Road Trip Safety

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Road trips this summer will be a little different. For one thing, traveling to another state might require that travelers quarantine because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in many ways, traveling involves familiar hazards: car accidents, pedestrian injuries, and other accidents that can land you or a loved one in the hospital. At Earnhart… Read More »

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Does Getting into an Accident Increase Your Insurance premium?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

After a car wreck, many motorists have an overriding fear: they don’t want to report the accident because they think their car insurance rates will increase. Insurance is very expensive in Florida, so these fears are justified. You might barely be able to afford mandatory personal injury protection (PIP) coverage right now. But will… Read More »

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How to Travel Safely with Your Pet

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Summer road trips are difficult for all humans. Your children will probably become cranky, and your back and legs could tighten up after only an hour on the road. To ease the discomfort, you should probably schedule regular breaks and, if possible, trade off driving with your spouse or significant other. However, traveling with… Read More »

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Were You Injured in a Driveway Accident?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Not every car accident happens out on the highway. Instead, hundreds of people are injured each year in someone’s driveway, even at low speeds. Although many of these victims are entitled to compensation, they might not know what to do. For example, who can they sue for money damages? And whose insurance do they… Read More »

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Car Technology Aims to Reduce Distracted Driving

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Distracted driving has been called a “silent killer” on America’s roads. According to statistics, thousands of people are injured every day by a distracted driver, and hundreds are killed every week. When a driver fails to give adequate attention to driving, innocent people end up injured. A recent article highlights some of the technology… Read More »

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What is the Seat Belt Defense in Florida?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Car accident victims sometimes contribute to their injuries. This is the legal doctrine of contributory negligence, which is now called “comparative negligence” or “comparative fault.” Florida’s comparative fault law is found at Fla. Stat. § 761.81, which states that a plaintiff’s contributory negligence will not prohibit a lawsuit but “diminishes proportionally” the amount of… Read More »

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