Personal Injury

Coronavirus Personal Injury Lawyer Tampa
Personal Injury

Did Car Accidents Go Down in 2020 Because of the Coronavirus?

One benefit of the Coronavirus is that auto accidents did go down by more than 50% during the month of April 2020 (compared to April 2019) because of the stay at home order.  As traffic counts dropped, so did crashes, according to data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety

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Personal Injury

What Is the 14-Day Rule?

If you’re a crash victim, the 14-day rule states you only have 14-days after a traffic accident to seek medical attention for any injuries. Wait any longer, and you could have trouble trying to secure medical benefits.

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Lower Back Pain Injury Lawyers Tampa
Personal Injury

Struck From Behind? Watch Your Back.

Rear-end accidents often cause damage to the spine that can require years of medical attention – or worse. The National Transportation Safety Board reports that there are more than 1.5 million rear-end collisions each year in the U.S. Of those, more than 500,000 results in serious injuries and 1,700 deaths.

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Coronavirus Personal Injury Lawyer Tampa
Personal Injury

Need a Lawyer During the Coronavirus Shutdown in Tampa?

If you require an injury attorney during the coronavirus shutdown, our injury attorneys and all support staff remain available during this shutdown. We are still available by phone, email, fax and video conference. We can have all documentation signed electronically and are available for a phone conference anytime. We can

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Dump truck tractor-trailer accident
Personal Injury

Why Are Dump Truck and Tractor-Trailer Accidents Dangerous?

On February 5, 2020, A fiery accident affected traffic on the Howard Frankland Bridge. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle rear-ended a dump truck in the southbound lanes of Interstate 275. On February 4, 2020, one man died after a crash involving a dump truck in Cocoa, according

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Two cars in a t-bone accident
Car / Auto Accidents

T-bone or Rear-End Accident? Which Is Worse?

What is a T-Bone Accident? A t-bone accident happens when a vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle forming the shape of a ‘T’. This type of accident is also known as a broadside or side-impact collision. What Are the Most Common Causes of Side-Impact Collisions? T-bones usually happen

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Most Common Rear-End Collision Accident Lawyer Tampa
Car / Auto Accidents

What Are the Most Common Injuries In Rear-End Collisions?

Rear-end accidents often take victims by surprise, throwing them backward and forward. This happens suddenly as they sit at a stoplight or while coming to a stop in traffic. There are several common serious injuries that can sometimes develop over time. The five most common injuries sustained in a rear-end

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Personal Injury

How Much Is a Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or any other kind of injury, you probably want to know what the case is really worth. The answer is simple, damages! What Are Damages? Medical Bills Property Damage Pain and Suffering Inability to

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Lady holding her head after a rear-end collision.
Car / Auto Accidents

What Causes Car Accidents?

With more cars on the road, the number of traffic accidents causing fatalities and injuries continue to rise, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Because this is Florida, car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death. Automobile accidents occur in countless ways and the

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Woman rubbing her neck after a car accident
Car / Auto Accidents

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries and How to Avoid Them

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, including pain and suffering and lost wages. The Personal Injury attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez know what to do if you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident.

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