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EN MIAMI, LOS ABOGADOS DE LESIONES PERSONALES DEL PERAZZO LAW FIRM COMPARTIRAN UNA VALIOSA PERSPECTIVA PARA PREVENIR Y TRATAR CON ACCIDENTES DE CRUCE DE PEATONES

  • ¿Era usted un peatón que fue atropellado por un vehículo en movimiento mientras cruzaba en un cruce de peatones?
  • ¿Disfrutas paseando por tu zona de la ciudad o tienes la necesidad de caminar a algún lado?

PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALK ACCIDENTS

There are several ways in which a pedestrian can suffer injuries by being struck by a moving vehicle while crossing at a crosswalk. They are:

  • When a motor vehicle is turning left onto a two-way avenue or boulevard and fails to see a pedestrian for whatever reason (see below). In a situation like this, a pedestrian walking with his/her back towards the oncoming vehicle is unable to react and will usually suffer severe injury to the hips, knees, back, and shoulders.

WHO IS AT FAULT IN A PEDESTRIAN BIKE LANE ACCIDENT?

pedestrian-accident-lawyer-miami-300x300IN MIAMI, THE PERAZZO LAW FIRM SHARES INSIGHT FOR UNDERSTANDING AND DETERMINING FAULT IN A PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT THAT OCCURS IN A BIKE LANE

As if pedestrians didn’t have enough to worry about when crossing the street, as of late they’ve had to face even greater challenges to avoid falling victim to personal injury given the growing number of bike lanes and rad bike riders that use them. At first, pedestrians had to be on the look out for drunk or careless drivers. Then came smartphones, which at present keep drivers connected to apps and social media platforms while behind the wheel of their motor vehicle. As a matter of fact, texting and driving has become the second leading cause of most motor vehicle accidents. In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm, with ample experience handling personal injury claims stemming from car accidents, understand that texting and driving is the number one reason for the increase in rear-end collision car accidents, most of which occur at red lights and stop signs. Now, bike riders join this growing trend of negligence by taking to bike lanes as if pedestrians were intruders to crosswalks running past their misconstrued right of way.  At one time, only one of the parties involved in an accident could be considered liable or at fault an accident. However, the more modern conception could hold both the bicycle rider and the pedestrian at fault. The truth is that both the pedestrian and the cyclist owe a duty of care and awareness as to safeguard their own personal safety and wellbeing to prevent accidents. According the the personal injury attorneys at the Perazzo Law Firm, the common guidelines of negligence can be applied to all those that take to the streets and roadways and includes bicycle riders or cyclists. The basic principles of any example for negligence are a duty of care to the individual that has suffered injury, and a breach of that duty which has injury, losses, or damages as the end result. Since Florida is home to the most number of bicycle riders, it obviously ranks first in the nation with close to 6 million fatal bike accidents and over 100 fatal bike accidents per year. Fortunately, a very small proportion of these fatal bicycle accidents involve pedestrians. Sadly, Broward and Miami-Dade are where the largest number of fatal bike accidents take place.

lawyer-perazzo-1-300x297In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm strives to be the best personal injury law firm for Miami-Dade and Broward County residents that have suffered bodily harm in an accident or experienced losses from the negligence of others. How, by guaranteeing that the Perazzo Law Firm’s personal injury staff applies all possible resources to achieve the best possible results for their client’s personal injury case and claims for compensation. In Miami and North Miami Beach, Jonathan Perazzo, personal injury attorney and founder at the Perazzo Law Firm, makes sure that the Perazzo Law Firm staff aims to meet every client’s individual legal needs by dedicating the necessary time and effort to achieve their client’s full satisfaction when handling their insurance claim for compensation after an accident. The Perazzo Law Firm serves personal injury clients in cities and suburbs such as:

Aventura – Bal Harbour – Biscayne Park – Coral Gables – Coral Terrace – Cutler Bay – Doral – Golden Gables – Hialeah- Homestead – Kendall – Key Biscayne – Little Havana – Little Haiti – Miami – Miami Beach – Miami Gardens – North Miami Beach -Palmetto Bay – Pinecrest – Broadview Park- Boulevard Gardens – Coral Springs – Coconut Creek – Cooper City – Dania Beach – Davie – Fort Lauderdale – Hillsboro Beach – Hollywood – Pembroke Pines – Pompano Beach – Tamarac – and every other city and suburb in South Florida

If you are a resident of any of these South Florida cities and suffered personal injury or losses from an accident or other form of negligence and wrongdoing, do not hesitate to contact the Perazzo Law Firm ONLINE now for a FREE initial consultation and ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET FEES to personal injury clients seeking compensation through an insurance claim.

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IN MIAMI, THE PERAZZO LAW FIRM SHARES USEFUL INSIGHT FOR PREVENTING PARKING ACCIDENTS

Accidents while parking in Miami, just like in any other city, occur on a regular basis. This is because backing up or driving a vehicle in reverse is not something that all motorists can do easily or feel comfortable doing. This is because many motorists can become disoriented when backing up and this can sometimes lead to miscalculating the space between the vehicle behind them. Other times, a pedestrian may inadvertently walk behind a vehicle moving in reverse, and this can lead to a pedestrian accident which in many cases, will hold the driver at fault. In order to prevent and help avoid accidents while parking, the personal injury staff of car accident attorneys at the Perazzo Law Firm have put together a simple check list for drivers to keep in mind the next time they are pulling into, backing into, or pulling out of a parking space.


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACCIDENT-FREE PARKING  

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.

pedestrian-accident-lawyer-miami-300x300THE PERSONAL INJURY STAFF AT THE PERAZZO LAW FIRM SHARES INFORMATION FOR STAYING SAFE WHEN WALKING AND WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT YOU, A FRIEND, OR LOVED ON SUFFERS A  PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN MIAMI.

                • Victim of a pedestrian accident in Miami?
                • Hit by a car while crossing the street?

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.

The Most Common Accidents while on Vacation in Miami

miami-city-1218429-300x225Jonathan Perazzo, personal injury lawyer and founder at the Perazzo Law Firm, explains some of the most common personal injury accidents suffered by vacationers in Miami.

Were you, a friend, or relative injured in an accident while on vacation in Miami? If so, you are not alone as every year, an average of 20 million tourists from the U.S. and around the world visit Miami for business or pleasure, with many fallen victim to negligence which leads to accidents and injuries. While tourism provides a leading source of income for the travel industry and hospitality sectors, it also lends itself to insurance, legal, and medical matters when tourists are involved in accidents. When vacationers are injured in Miami, most often they are involved in accidents that takes place at hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, city streets, or inside vehicles. Whatever the case, an accident while on vacation in Miami can occur at any time given the hustle and bustle of this busy South Florida city. But what are some of the most common accidents in which vacationers in Miami are involved?

DASH CAMS – WHY DRIVERS SHOULD HAVE ONE.

THE PERAZZO LAW FIRM SHARES INSIGHT ON THE VALUE OF HAVING A DASH CAM

IMG_E8120-300x296After an accident, your dash cam footage can be worth a million dollars,Jonathan Perazzo of the Perazzo Law Firm in Miami-Dade.

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