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Category Archives: Car accident Lawyer


Driving While Fatigued Or Sleepy Can Be Just As Unsafe As Driving While Intoxicated

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Most individuals know about the dangers of drunk driving. But, unfortunately, not many understand the dangers of drowsy driving. The reality is that both drowsy driving and drunk driving can result in serious car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that in 2017 alone, 91,000 drowsy driving-related crashes occurred. NHTSA estimates that… Read More »

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Sideswipe, Or Lane Change Car Accidents

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Getting into a Florida car accident can leave you dealing with a lot of stress. If involved in an auto accident, you could end up dealing with physical and emotional pain, car damage, lost wages, medical expenses, and many other losses. Apart from intersectional and rear-end collisions, serious injuries can arise from lane change… Read More »

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What Should A Pedestrian Do After A Parking Lot Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Parking lot accidents are riskier than people realize, and, unfortunately, these accidents are more common than people think. Just because most cars move at slow speeds in parking lots, it doesn’t mean that accidents can’t happen in such places. Pedestrians are at a high risk of being injured in parking lot accidents, but more… Read More »

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Tips For Taking Useful Accident Scene Photos After A Florida Car Accident

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

After being involved in a Florida car accident, the last thing you want to do is to think about a list of things you should do. However, thinking about what you need to do after a car accident is important. After an accident, it would be best if you thought about taking the necessary… Read More »

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Can I Acquire Traffic Camera Footage Of My Florida Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

In Florida, a car accident victim can seek compensation from another motorist after sustaining a severe injury in a car accident if the other motorist is at fault for the accident. However, people don’t just admit fault. Therefore, it is always up to a car accident victim to prove that the other motorist’s negligence… Read More »

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Did A Motorist, Impaired By Prescription Medication Cause Your Florida Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Driving while impaired by prescription drugs might not seem as bad as driving under the influence of alcohol, but it can be just as risky. Suppose you were seriously injured in a car accident, and you believe the other motorist was driving while impaired by prescription drugs. If that is the situation, you might… Read More »

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What Do I Do When the Other Driver Refuses To Share Their Insurance Information After a Florida Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Although Florida is a “no-fault” state, there are times when a driver’s insurance policy cannot cover the expenses incurred after a car accident. If after a Florida car accident, your medical expenses exceed $10,000, or you suffer a severe injury, the at-fault driver’s insurance company should compensate you. You can never be prepared for… Read More »

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Not Wearing a Seat Belt Can Negatively Affect Your Personal Injury Case

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reminds both drivers and passengers that seat belts are among the best vehicles’ safety features, but they only work when used. Under F.S. 316.614, it is unlawful for any driver or passenger over 18 years to sit in the front seat of a vehicle… Read More »

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Why You Should Avoid Talking to an Insurance Adjuster Without an Attorney

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Even though Florida is a no-fault state, there are exceptions to the law that allow a driver to receive compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. If your PIP cannot pay for all your medical bills, lost wages, and car damages, you might benefit a lot from the settlement you receive from the other… Read More »

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Speeding is on The Rise, and So Are Aggressive Driving Crashes

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Speeding and aggressive driving are leading to thousands of fatalities on the roads each year, and hundreds of thousands of serious injuries. If you were involved in a collision with a speeding driver or an aggressive driver, you stand a good chance at being able to prove their negligence, and therefore win your personal… Read More »

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