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Florida Senate sets sights on getting rid of PIP auto insurance

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TALLAHASSEE —Florida Senators are full steam ahead with yet another proposal to get rid of the no-fault insurance system, otherwise known as PIP (Personal Injury Protection) for Florida motorists. If successful, this would radically change the way insurance providers, policy holders, and personal injury accident attorneys handle insurance claims for compensation following motor vehicle accidents.

The proposed bill (SB 54) aims to eliminate no-fault insurance and have it replaced by bodily injury coverage (see Insurance Policies for Florida Motorists). However, it must first must be passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and face a probable lawsuit on behalf of personal injury attorneys that oppose the change.

CAR ACCIDENTS INVOLVING TEENAGER DRIVERS

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm’s car accident attorneys share insight regarding teenagers behind the wheel of automobiles.

car-crash-1451244-300x225Responsible parents and guardians should have a serious conversation with their teenagers drivers and discuss the dangers that exist when they get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle.According to information available by the Florida Highway Patrol, some 3200-motor vehicle related fatalities were reported in just over 2900 accidents. These figures place Florida at the top when it comes to traffic accident-related deaths. It is estimated that close to 70,000 teens are involved in car accidents every year in Florida, with a disturbing number of these accidents resulting in fatalities to drivers and passengers. These figures require immediate action by parents, guardians, and even the authorities to help save lives and prevent injury to teenage drivers, passengers, and other innocent third parties, because when teenagers get behind the wheel of motor vehicles, the chances of being involved in a deadly car crash are extremely high. But why? Firstly, because teenagers and cellphones literally go hand and hand, with cellphones seemingly glued to the palm of almost every teenager. Unfortunately, when teenagers are behind the wheel, their cellphones are too, with the euphoria of driving worthy of a selfie, a text message, and even a social media post. There are a number of things that responsible adults can do to highlight the dangers and foster safe driving habits for teenagers.

OUT OF CONTROL VEHICLES AND ACCIDENTS IN MIAMI

WHAT CAUSES DRIVERS TO LOSE CONTROL AND CRASH?

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm’s staff of car accident attorneys explain some of the reasons why Florida drivers lose control of their vehicles and cause bodily harm, property damage, and even wrongful death to third-party victims on Miami-Dade and Broward County roadways.

WHAT TO DO AFTER AFTER A PARKING LOT ACCIDENT IN MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD

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INVOLVED IN A PARKING LOT ACCIDENT?

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm staff of personal injury lawyers understands and explains some of the most common parking lot accidents and what to do if you, a friend, or relative has been suffered personal injury, damages, or losses inside a parking lot in Miami-Dade or Broward County, Florida.

car-accident-287x300PREVENTING MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS tHIS NEW YEAR’S 

In Miami, the car accidents lawyers at the Perazzo Law Firm, share useful information for preventing motor vehicle accidents and injuries this upcoming New Year’s weekend.

In Miami, the upcoming 2021 holiday weekend is something most people are eagerly looking forward to as a chance to spend quality time with family and friends. When motorists celebrate New Year’s Eve, they must remember that the potential of being involved in an accident rises. According to the National Safety Council, 384 people will suffer a a fatal motor vehicle accident this New Year’s Day. Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact the well-being and safety Miami residents as more motor vehicles are expected across Florida roadways given that individuals will choose car travel as the preferred means of transportation. Sadly, passenger vehicles have the highest fatality rate over the New Year’s holiday period, according to statistics presented by the NSC.

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MIAMI LAWYERS HANDLING CHRISTMAS CAR ACCIDENTS

Involved in a car accident in Miami during Christmas and need a lawyer?

– Crashed into while driving on a Miami highway?

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* Injured in a car accident during Christmas?

* Involved in an Uber / Lyft accident as a passenger?

* Hurt as a result of a negligent or drunk driver?

Miami-Car-Accident-Lawyer-1-300x200Injured in a car accident because of a drunk driver, contact the lawyers at the Perazzo Law Firm in Miami.

Call (786) LAWS – 411 for a FREE initial consultation and ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET FEES to clients

DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT DURING CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS CELEBRATIONS

EN MIAMI, ABOGADOS DE ACCIDENTES DE CARRO SABEN QUE LOS ACCIDENTES OCURREN TODO EL TIEMPO: MAÑANA, TARDE Y NOCHE.

lesionado-en-miami-293x300Aunque las víctimas de accidentes automovilísticos siempre deben buscar atención médica después de un accidente automovilístico, incluso las colisiones menores, muchos choques no requieren atención médica y pueden tratarse en casa. Después de un accidente automovilístico en Miami, es común que las víctimas de accidentes sufran lesiones en la cara, los brazos y el cuerpo. Los abogados del bufete de abogados Perazzo saben que estas lesiones por accidentes automovilísticos suelen incluir cortes, quemaduras, moretones, roturas y dolores musculares, y que por lo general se sienten peor durante las primeras 24 a 48 horas. Las víctimas de accidentes automovilísticos pueden experimentar la mayor rigidez y dolor durante las primeras horas y también pueden sentirse peor cuando se despierta la primera mañana después del accidente. Sin embargo, es importante recordar que su dolor y sufrimiento probablemente comenzarán a desaparecer a medida que pasen los días. La rapidez con la que mejora cada víctima de un accidente automovilístico depende a menudo de la gravedad del accidente automovilístico y de la cantidad de lesiones sufridas en el accidente, así como de la ubicación, la naturaleza de estas lesiones y si una bolsa de aire se desplegó en el momento del impacto.


Qué hacer en caso de heridas o quemaduras:

ADVICE ON HOW TO DEAL WITH MINOR INJURIES AT HOME*

after-an-accident-289x300IN MIAMI, CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS KNOW THAT CRASHES OCCUR ALL THE TIME: MORNING, NOON, AND NIGHT

Though motor vehicle accident victims should always seek medical attention following a car accident, even minor collisions, many crashes do not require medical care and can be treated at home. Following a motor vehicle accident in Miami, it is common for accident victims to suffer injuries to their face, arms, and body. The lawyers at the Perazzo Law Firm know that these car accident injuries most often include cuts, burns, bruises, breaks, and sore muscles, and that they usually feel worse for the first 24–48 hours. Motor vehicle accident victims may experience the most stiffness and soreness during the first few hours and they can also feel worse when he/ she wakes up the first morning after the crash. However, it is important to remember that their pain and suffering will most likely begin to disappear as the days pass. How quickly each motor vehicle accident victim improves often depends on the severity of the car crash and the number of injuries sustained in the accident, as well as the location, the nature of these injuries, and whether an airbag deployed upon impact.

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