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A pain and suffering car accident is, unfortunately, a part of life and very few of us have been able to drive free of problems on the road, whether being involved in a slight fender-bender or a major highway car accident, or even becoming a witness to the aftermath of a major car accident. With major highways converging in the Ft. Lauderdale area, and the high numbers of snowbirds and tourists coming into our towns during the winter, the roads become crammed with cars, and car accidents are bound to happen. Getting back behind the wheel can be psychologically stressful for some, an anxiety-inducing action that causes us to experience and develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Anxiety after a car accident, especially one in Fort Lauderdale that has caused personal injury, can hinder somebody’s ability to function and can alter…

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Do you know what to do after a Ft. Lauderdale car crash? Seek medical help – then seek out an expert in personal injury At the scene of a car crash, it may be difficult to assess what happened, especially if you have been seriously injured. The driver at fault, the extent of injuries – both personal and to physical property – all of it sometimes takes a back seat to what is of the most immediate concern: getting yourself and passengers and anyone else who may have been injured, medical attention. When the ambulance pulls away, and the tow wreckers have done their job, bits and pieces of the car crash accident scene disappear so that, in a few days, there may be no evidence of a car crash left. That’s why we write blogs, to inform the public…

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Accidents – The roads and highways are congested around Ft. Lauderdale – bicyclists, distracted drivers, drivers turning against red lights, pedestrians walking across the highway and not paying attention themselves – it all makes for an environment ripe for hazards. You may think that you can handle your case alone when it comes to facing insurance companies after a car accident injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t. First of all, the severity of your injuries need to be assessed and documented by a doctor, so he or she can determine the type and extent of injury and how much time it will take to heal. Future medical procedures, possible therapeutic rehabilitation programs, and their associated costs should also be determined. Perhaps you have sustained severe neck or back injury that requires weekly chiropractic visits or the necessity of extensive physical therapy.…

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Driving safe for the holidays: Make back seat safety a front seat priority in Fort Lauderdale.   Much attention is given to the front seat passengers when it comes to buckling seat belts. With the holidays now in full swing, and driving on the road becoming more hazardous as the population swells in Ft. Lauderdale as snowbirds return, vacationers rent cars along with the usual holiday mayhem, the safety for those in the back seat should also be front and center.  Make back seat safety a front seat priority. Back seat passengers are equally in danger from personal injury if they’re not buckled up. According to the Ft. Lauderdale Police Department, hundreds of unbelted adults in the rear seats of passenger vehicles are killed annually in crashes, and hundreds more are seriously injured. In 2013, 883 unrestrained rear seat passenger…

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Are you an accident waiting to happen? How pedestrians and motorists in Ft. Lauderdale can co-exist Crossing the street is an action we all have to do – in an ideal world, we could walk and not worry about motorists. Or motorists, likewise, could make a turn without having to watch the actions of the pedestrian at the corner. But pedestrians have a problem in Fort Lauderdale: According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Fatality Analysis Reporting System, Fort Lauderdale is the second most dangerous place in the United States for pedestrians. That makes it also a problem for drivers. One scenario cannot take place without the other. While Fort Lauderdale has put traffic calming and pedestrian safety measures in place, there are many things pedestrians and motorists can do to protect themselves from personal injury caused by careless…

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At the Scene of a Fort Lauderdale Car Accident The Fort Lauderdale area is congested with traffic. Drivers are all in a hurry: Every U-turn has to be negotiated. Every intersection crossed slowly. But even the best motorists may one day find their car stuck in the front end of someone else’s vehicle in a Fort Lauderdale car accident. Teenagers have the greatest chance of getting into an accident, according to statistics. Not surprisingly, texting, or use of any handheld device while behind the wheel, can measurably increase the chances of an auto accident. Whether you are involved in a minor vehicle mishap or a major accident that involves personal injury, the steps you take after the accident could make the difference in helping you to heal or continuing the pain, personally and financially. Here is what you should keep…

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Anyone who has ever viewed the world from the floor of a retail store or restaurant knows how quickly life can go into a tailspin due to a slip and fall accident with injuries. If you haven’t consulted with a personal injury accident lawyer, do you know your rights following a slip-and-fall accident? To inform yourself, take the following quiz: 1. Immediately after a slip and fall accident you should: a. Take photos b. Take an ambulance to the hospital c. Consult with a personal injury litigation attorney d. All of the above 2. Causes of slip and fall accidents include: a. Someone sticking out their leg while you’re walking by b. Your own klutziness c. Slippery surfaces, debris left in aisles, a torn up or worn rug d. A chatty friend 3. Among the things you should document after…

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