FAQ Category: Car And Motorcycle Accidents

Super fog results in driving in near zero visibility and is something every Floridian should be aware of and know how to drive in. Florida’s record-high temperatures, drought conditions, and rampant Southeastern wild fires, create favorable conditions for “super fog,” a potentially deadly driving condition. Super fog happens when smoke…

This is a very important question as proper use and installation of a child restraint seat can determine whether an infant or child survives a motor vehicle crash. Statistics show two alarming facts: The majority of car seats (4 out of 5) are installed incorrectly. Of every 100 children who…

Bad Faith lawsuits can be difficult to understand, primarily because the party being sued, the insurance carrier was not involved in the originally disputed incident. Instead, the carrier is sued for Bad Faith because of how it (mis)handled the original incident after it has occurred. Perhaps an example will help…

Collision and Comprehensive insurance are often confused. Both protect your vehicle in different ways. Here is the information: Collision insurance covers damages to your vehicle caused by an accident (collision). Collision insurance pays even if you caused the accident that damaged your car. Collision coverage is especially valuable because one…

Driving on under-inflated tires is a major safety hazard, so here’s a quick guide on how to properly inflate your car’s tires: Locate recommended pressure (PSI). Find your car’s recommended tire inflation specifications in your car’s driver side doorjamb; it’s usually printed on a yellow or white sticker. The recommended…

To complicate the red-light camera debate, a February 2011 study finds red light cameras actually reduce red-light running traffic fatalities. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), such cameras reduce not only fatal red-light running collisions, but also other types of fatal crashes at intersections. The study finds…

Yes, possibly. Florida law entitles an insured to punitive damages, if the insurance company engages in unfair claims settlement practices with such a frequency to indicate general business practices that are willful, wanton, and reckless to the right’s of the insured. (F.S. §627.736)(2010). In this situation, punitive damages are intended…