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Florida Prohibits Holding a Cell Phone in a Construction or School Zone

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Distracted driving is a killer, and there is perhaps no greater contributor to distracted driving than cell phone use. Florida continues to crack down on motorists who pull out their phones while driving, and a law that went into effect recently prohibits drivers from holding a cell phone when they are in either a… Read More »

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Unusual Turn Signal Prevents Right-Turn on Green

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

In Florida, motorists can typically make a right-hand turn on a red light, provided that they come to a complete stop. The stop is necessary to give motorists a chance to look and make sure that no traffic is coming in their lane. ABC News in Tampa reports on an intersection where motorists are… Read More »

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Obtaining a Crash Report in Florida

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Following an accident, you should call the police so that an officer can swing by the scene and write up a crash report. This report will contain critical pieces of information that could prove vital for your claim. Car insurance companies want to see a crash report, and you can order a copy conveniently… Read More »

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Treating a Concussion after an Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Brain injuries are some of the hardest injuries for our clients to make a comeback from. These injuries sometimes take a day or two to manifest, which makes it all the more surprising that their symptoms can linger for months, possibly years. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) stem from any violent shaking of the head,… Read More »

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Woman Struck by Hit and Run Driver in Delray Beach

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Is Florida suffering from an epidemic of hit-and-run accidents? It sometimes feels that way. Stories like this one from MSN News seem to occur every week. According to police, a 91-year-old woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 near Southwest 10th Street and 8th Avenue. The woman was riding… Read More »

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What Are Long-Term Medical Care Costs Associated with Car Accidents?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Some car accidents are simple fender benders, but others cause devastating injuries, especially collisions at high speeds. If you have been involved in a serious car accident, you could incur mammoth medical bills. Some injuries are so serious that our clients have required ongoing or permanent medical care. We hope all our clients can… Read More »

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I Was Hit by an Uninsured Motorist, What Now?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

It is no secret that many drivers out on the road lack necessary insurance. Even worse, Florida’s no-fault insurance scheme makes it difficult to get the compensation you need when you have suffered serious injuries in your crash. As seasoned Delray Beach car accident lawyers, we often get people calling up to ask, “I… Read More »

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Can a Self-Employed Person Receive Compensation for Lost Income?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Accidents are expensive. In addition to medical bills, many victims are unable to return to work, so they lose out on income. If you have a job, then it is easy to calculate the amount of income you have lost—just look at your pay stub to see how much you are paid every day… Read More »

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5 Most Dangerous Intersections in Palm Beach County

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

According to statistics kept by the Department of Transportation, about 40% of all car accidents are related to intersections. The reasons are many. For one, intersections bring together a large number of motor vehicles and pedestrians, and you normally find car accidents where there is considerable congestion. For another, many motorists are in a… Read More »

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Miami Dolphin Football Player Loses Arm in Car Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

From CBS Miami comes a grisly story of an accident that caused NFL player Kendrick Norton to lose his arm. The accident occurred on July 4, 2019 on State Road 836, near Miami. According to the police report, Norton was at fault for the collision. He apparently made an improper lane change, causing him… Read More »

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