Library: Car And Motorcycle Accidents

DO I HAVE A WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIM? WHO IS ENTITLED TO MAKE A CLAIM? A GAINESVILLE AND OCALA ACCIDENT ATTORNEY HELPS ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS IN FLORIDA What is wrongful death and who is entitled to make a claim? As an experienced Gainesville and Ocala accident attorney that concentrates in wrongful death cases, here is basic information that you need to know: WHAT IS WRONGFUL DEATH? A wrongful death occurs when […]

KNEE INJURY RELATED TO CAR CRASH INFORMATION – OCALA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND BASIC SYMPTOMS AND TYPES OF KNEE TRAUMA

In a car crash, a vehicle occupant’s knees may sustain a direct, blunt impact from the dashboard, steering column, or another obstacle. Ocala attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, helps you understand the basic symptoms and types of knee injuries. In a car crash, a vehicle occupant’s knees may sustain a direct, blunt impact from the dashboard, steering […]

SHOULDER INJURIES CAUSED BY AN ACCIDENT. GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY HELPS EXPLAIN THE BASICS.

The shoulder is particularly susceptible to injury in a traumatic car crash or other accident, since it has great range of motion. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint made up of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint, which lays over the shoulder, can easily be injured when a fall or trauma occurs […]

OCALA ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS EQUESTRIAN LAWS AND RULES FOR RIDING ON ROADWAYS AND PUBLIC LANDS, AND LAWS FOR MOTORISTS.

There are more than 500,000 horses in the state of Florida and more than 60% of them are used for competition or recreation. Over 440,000 Florida residents are involved in the horse industry as owners, service providers, employees, or volunteers. In fact, there are over 900 horse farms in Florida with over 104,000 employees. These […]

FOUR POTENTIAL PARTIES FOR LIABILITY IN THE TRAGIC I-75 ACCIDENTS – GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY HELPS EXPLAIN.

After the initial shock wears off from the horribly unforgettable I-75 accidents that took 11 lives and sent 21 to local hospitals, it is natural to wonder about liability. Who is responsible for these accidents? Was something done incorrectly? Was something not done? Unfortunately, it will probably take years of going through the civil courts […]

HOW CAN YOU AVOID BEING INJURED BY AN AIRBAG? GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY GIVES TWO AIRBAG SAFETY REMINDERS

Although airbags were installed and are used as a life saving safety precaution, they can also pose serious risks to drivers and passengers when they deploy. How can you avoid being injured by an airbag? First, drivers need to remember what an airbag is. Technically, an airbag is a Secondary Restraint System. What this means […]

FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MELDON LAW HELP! APP’S AUTO ACCIDENT HELP CENTER

      Although no one plans to be in an accident, it is important to be prepared. With that fact in mind our law office has made a free custom App available for download on both iPhones and Androids. The Meldon Law Help! App is designed to help those who are involved in an […]

PEDESTRIAN HIT BY VEHICLE – GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS INSURANCE COMPENSATION.

There are many complex issues to consider when a motor vehicle hits a pedestrian. This article’s intention is to help you make some sense of the basic multi-layered insurance compensation factors in a pedestrian vs. auto accident. General Fault When a driver hits a pedestrian, the main question is often: Whose fault was the accident? […]

2012 PIP REFORM LAW – HOW IT WILL IMPACT ACCIDENT VICTIMS – GAINESVILLE AND OCALA ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS

Perhaps the most controversial bill the legislature passed this year is the personal injury protection insurance (PIP) reform bill, which was quite literally passed at the final hour of the final day of session. This bill is waiting for Governor Scott’s signature, which should not be a problem since the governor has strongly supported—and some […]

LOCAL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS BRING HOME NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month which stresses the importance of drivers of cars and trucks sharing the road with motorcycles and motorcycle safety. To bring this national initiative home, I am offering readers a review of some recent motorcycle tragedies that occurred on our area. As a local accident attorney, I ask that you […]