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Posts Categorized: Car Accidents

Child Victim of Hit-and-Runs

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A 12-year-old girl was seriously injured earlier this week as soon as she got off the school bus in Pensacola. The child was walking across the road after exiting the bus when she was struck by a vehicle. According to reports, the accident happened on Massachusetts Avenue in the city. The bus was stopped and[…]

Pensacola Car Accident Claims Lifes

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No one wants to be involved in a car accident, and no one wants that accident to happen just before a major holiday. Unfortunately, this is the situation multiple people found themselves in early Tuesday morning, just two days before Thanksgiving. According to reports, the three-vehicle crash occurred on State Road 87. One person lost[…]

Children Searching for Dog After Wrecks

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Last week we told you about four children who were passengers in a car driven by a person suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. Shortly after the accident was reported, a new report was released: The children are looking for their dog. Family members say that a 4-year-old Dachshund-mix was riding in the[…]

What is a Compulsory Medical Examination and how will it affect my right to insurance benefits?s

Advice from Attorney, Michael Thomas. As you may already know, Personal Injury Protection insurance coverage, also known as “PIP”, pays for 80% of your medical bills when you are injured in a car crash, up to $10,000. If you are receiving PIP benefits under your insurance policy, your insurer may require you to have a[…]

Car Accident and Daylight Saving Times

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You will notice something a bit different this week. Look out your window between 4 and 5 p.m. and you will see that the sky has gone dark. We can thank Daylight Saving Time for an extra hour of darkness, but we may be able to attribute it to something else: a rise in car[…]

Local Man Run Over by Trucks

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The details remain a bit unclear, but a man was run over by a vehicle in Pace. The 26-year-old would technically be considered a pedestrian, however whether or not the driver of the pickup truck that struck him is truly at fault remains to be seen. According to reports, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office[…]

Distracted Drivings

Advice from Attorney Michael Thomas Not long ago, my best friend was killed by a distracted driver who was texting while driving. Unfortunately, he is not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8 people are killed and 1,161 people are injured every day in a crash involving distracted driving.[…]

What should I do if I am injured in an automobile accident?s

Advice from Personal Injury Attorney, Warren Todd When people are injured they are often stressed, anxious, and angry. They do things they shouldn’t do and don’t do the things they should do. So what should you do if you are involved in an automobile accident? Remain calm and call 911 for medical attention and law[…]

Car Drives Through Pensacola Emergency Rooms

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People visit emergency rooms for medical attention. Patients and their families anticipate being diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Many even anticipate settling in for a long wait. What people don’t expect is to see a vehicle crash through the front doors. According to reports, a man drove through the front doors of Sacred Heart[…]

What is an ‘Emergency Medical Condition’ Under the New Florida PIP Law?s

The new Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law that went into effect in January of 2013 has been criticized for benefiting insurance companies at the expense of injured individuals. According to the new law, the amount of money paid out to an injured individual can be affected by whether or not the injury qualifies as[…]