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Florida teen with brain injury leaves hospital due to insurance

We often take our good health for granted, especially when we are young and in the prime of our lives. However, as one recent example shows, even those who are in perfect health could suddenly be robbed of that health in an auto accident.

Damages available for car accidents

Understanding what types of damages may be available following a car accident or other type of traumatic accident is important for victims and their family members to be aware of. Victims and their family members who have suffered harm because of a car or other type of accident know that they suffer costly medical expenses, lost wages while they are unable to work following the accident and emotional damages that also usually accompany a car accident.

Florida ride along observes distracted drivers on roadways

This blog recently discussed the important protections available for victims of distracted driving-related accidents and distracted drivers. Unfortunately, texting while driving is not uncommon in parts of Florida and is an increasing problem and concern in Florida and throughout the country. Texting while driving, and distracted driving generally, is dangerous for both drivers and those they share the roadways with.

Victims of distracted driving are legally protected

Distracted driving places everyone sharing the roadway in danger. Because of the increase in the number of mobile devices, the size of the problem of distracted driving has grown. Distracted driving includes talking on a cell phone while driving; emailing or surfing the internet while driving; and texting while driving. Texting while driving is of particular concern because it combines all three types of distracted driving.

Can humans help computers avoid car accidents?

It seems inevitable that one day soon people will be driving around Jacksonville without having their hands on a steering wheel. Driverless cars are getting closer and closer to reality, but important questions still need to be settled before computer-piloted cars take over the nation's streets.

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