Vehicle accidents are the most common types of personal injury cases in Miami, Florida courts.
When you are involved in a car accident it is really important to determine, first of all, who is at fault and second if there is insurance to cover for that accident.
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According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles report, there were 227,998 traffic crashes in Florida in 2011, resulting in an average of 625 car crashes each day, a number 3.17% lower compared to 2010. From these vehicle accidents, 2,261 were fatal in 2010 and 2,241 in 2011, resulting in 2,444 deaths in 2010 and 2,400 deaths in 2011. The number of pedestrians killed in fatal car accidents was 499 in 2010 and 497 in 2011. According to the same statistics over the past six years fatalities due to car accidents in Miami,FL have dropped every year since 2005 with 3533 fatalities to only 2,400 in 2011 which is a 32% reduction. On the other hand motorcyclist and passenger fatalities increased between 2010 and 2011 by 18%. The number of fatalities involving teen drivers and passengers had also increased by 7% from 2010 to 2011. Alcohol consumption was the leading cause of 794 fatal car crashes in 2010 and of other 920 fatal car accidents in 2011. The number of drug-related fatal car crashes in Miami has also increased dramatically from 106 in 2010 to 190 in 2011. The highest number of car accidents occurred in Miami-Dade County, Florida resulting in a total of 42,171 car crashes in 2011.
Car accidents are unfortunately not uncommon in the U.S. However, when they do occur, individuals involved are often not sure about what needs to be done, in what order and what actions could harm their case. So if you were involved in such an unpleasant event, you might find the following tips...View full answer
According to state and federal law, the driver who was at fault for the accident or his insurance company has to pay the damages suffered by the other driver. Of course, before receiving any amount of compensation, the victim has to prove that the other party is actually liable. Despite common belief, many insurance companies dispute the...View full answer
The other driver leaving the scene of the accident is a so called hit-and-run case, a situation that is unfortunately not uncommon. The best thing victims of such events can do is to try to identify the other driver by providing his license plate, a description of the vehicle or of the driver. If they can do so, the authorities might be able to...View full answer
The maximum amount of compensation a person can receive after a car accident depends on various factors, like the amount of damages suffered and the costs of treatment required. However, in many cases, the recovery will be limited to the amount of collectible insurance available to cover the...View full answer
According to Florida law, car accident damages are divided into 2 categories: economic and non-economic damages. Victims or their surviving family members, in the case of a fatal accident, are entitled to both types of compensation. Economic compensations...View full answer
In case the injured victim was driving a company vehicle at the time of the accident, meaning he or she was on duty, the damages will be paid through worker's compensation, which is usually less than how much a regular accident claim would bring. If, however, the victim was hit by a company vehicle, different laws will apply. If an...View full answer
Surgeries, like all other medical procedures required following an car accident, are normally covered by insurance. If the surgery was an emergency procedure necessary immediately after the accident, it will be compensated in the medical expenses category. If the...View full answer
A herniated disk is the result of pressure upon an intervertebral disc that results in a protrusion from the disc. The condition can be the result of an injury, of aging or of a degenerative disc disease. People with herniated disc suffer from debilitating pain in the back and hips. Treatment methods include physical therapy, pain medication,...View full answer
When calculating the amount of compensation car accident victims should receive, insurance companies should add future medical expenses as well. According to Florida Statute, car accident victims can be reimbursed for future medical expenses as long as these treatments are the result of...View full answer
Surgeries are part of medical expenses reimbursed after car accidents. Emergency treatment, X-rays, dental work or physical therapy are part of the same category. There is no specific law applying to surgeries and the amount of compensation a victim can receive is not conditioned by any...View full answer