Category Archives: Car Accidents
Will Florida Finally Abandon No-Fault Car Insurance?
Currently, Florida is one of a handful of states that require no-fault insurance in the form of personal injury protection (PIP) policies. However, this system has come under sustained criticism ever since it was first put into place. Now, The Ledger is reporting that the Florida Senate is considering whether to return to a… Read More »
Accidents when Merging on the Highway
Merging with traffic on the highway can be a terrifying experience. When traffic is heavy, there might not be any obvious room to scoot in and join the flow of traffic. Many drivers hesitate to actually stop at the foot of the on-ramp, but often there is no choice. Traffic accidents when merging are… Read More »
What to Do Following a “No Damage” Car Accident
Some car accidents are dramatic. A tractor trailer shears the roof off your car, or another vehicle slams into your side, punching a deep depression into the body. Other accidents cause your car to roll over and leave you with compound fractures, facial wounds, and bleeding. From 100 yards away, anyone could tell you… Read More »
Are You Covered by Insurance as an Uber Passenger?
Ridesharing continues to increase in popularity. Companies like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized how people get around Delray Beach and surrounding areas. Although the number of users has dropped slightly (because of the pandemic), Uber still sees about 78 million users each month. If you were injured in a rideshare accident, you probably are… Read More »
Car Accidents & Property Damage: What You Need to Know
At personal injury lawyers in Delray Beach, we represent clients who suffer bodily injuries in car accidents. These clients have significant medical expenses and often lost wages. Combined, even moderate accidents can cost them tens of thousands of dollars. However, our clients can also receive compensation for property damage, in particular damage to their… Read More »
What Type of Doctor Should You Meet with after a Car Accident?
Car accidents cause a range of injuries, from the mild to life-threatening. Many people suffer fractures, contusions, and concussions in a car accident. Regardless of the severity of the accident, you should promptly receive medical treatment. Florida’s no-fault insurance laws have complicated requirements that can prevent you from receiving full benefits. If you do… Read More »
Why is Interstate 95 So Dangerous?
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 »
Who Is Liable for a Rideshare Accident?
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 »
Wrong Way Crashes
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 »
Paying for Medical Expenses in a Pedestrian Accident
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 »