Category: Car And Motorcycle Accidents

Florida law distinguishes several types of off-highway and recreational vehicles: ATVs, ROVs, OHMs, low-speed vehicles and golf carts. In this library article, personal injury attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, defines the various categories of off-road vehicles and gives the rules regarding their operation, according to Florida Law. The Definitions: All-terrain vehicle (ATV) is…

Whiplash is most commonly caused by a motor vehicle accident and the associated neck pain may not be felt immediately. In this article, personal injury lawyer, Jeffrey Meldon, explains: what whiplash is, what causes it, what the symptoms are, and how it can be prevented. What is whiplash? Whiplash, also…

Crosswalk Rules in Florida

What Every Florida Walker Should Know to Be Safe and Legal Pedestrian accidents are included in the most fatal type of accidents along with head-on collisions, roll-over crashes and bicycle accidents. Pedestrian accidents can also result in serious injuries. While drivers have a responsibility to pay attention to prevent accidents…

Drivers should always use directional signals to indicate their intention to turn, change lanes or pass a vehicle. Not only is it the law in Florida, proper use of turn signals is an important way to prevent road accidents. In this article, personal injury lawyer, Jeffrey Meldon discusses the laws…

There are several common types of motor vehicle collisions: rear-end, side-swipe, T-bone, rollover, and head-on crashes to name a few. In this article Gainesville and Ocala accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon discusses some basic information about head-on collisions including the common causes for them and explains why they are such a dangerous and potentially…

This article discusses some basic information about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), a serious medical condition that can cause long term consequences and disabilities, and which vehicle accidents is the leading cause of. In addition, diagnosis of a TBI can be difficult, and many people feel “just fine” after an accident…

Personal injury attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, discusses recovery of damages in rear-enders in Florida. Many people assume that they can recover all their damages when someone rear-ends their car. While it is true that in Florida there is a presumption that the driver who rear-ended another vehicle was the sole cause…

Blind spots on vehicles cause 826,000 vehicles to be involved in accidents every year and approximately two children to be stuck by vehicles backing up every week. Accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon gives a summary of the recent National Safety Commission’s (NSC) Driver Training alert for managing blind spots in vehicles….