Category Archives: Miami, FL

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Could a Drawbridge Fall onto My Yacht?

In general, the process for the proper opening and closing of a drawbridge is as follows: The boat requests the opening of the drawbridge via radio or by sounding its horn. The bridge tender will reply to the boat’s request via radio or by sounding the bridge’s horn. The bridge tender will alert motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians that the bridge…
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Can I Sue If Another Driver’s Speeding Caused My Wreck?

If another driver’s reckless actions, such as speeding, tailgating or driving while intoxicated, led to an accident that injured you or a family member, you should talk to a qualified and experienced injury attorney, because you may be able to file a civil suit against him or her. As injury lawyer Joseph Kalbac explains in the video below, unlike a…
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Car Hits Several Diners Outside Pizzeria in Miami

While there are certain situations where you have your guard up in case of an auto accident, sitting outside of a pizzeria enjoying a meal is usually not one of them. Unfortunately for some Miami diners, the unexpected happened recently when a car crashed into them while they were sitting outside La Pizzeria Di Lemoni. The motor vehicle accident (MVA)…
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Could I Be Hit by a Car or Truck During a Parade?

Even when vehicles are traveling at relatively slow speeds, whether due to stop-and-go traffic, the confines of a parking lot or because of a parade, devastating accidents can happen. This was the case in mid-October when a Lauderhill woman was hit by a truck while participating in a parade in Miami. According to WFOR-TV, the parade was a part of…
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Teen Cyclist Left Brain Dead After Hit-and-Run Crash

Bicyclists ages 45 years old and older and ages 15 to 24 years old have the highest bicycle accident death rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tragically, a 17-year-old Miami boy was declared brain dead recently after being the victim of a hit-and-run crash while riding his bicycle. According to WPLG-TV, following the incident, police…
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What Can I Do If My Wife Is Hurt in a Hit-and-Run Crash?

There were 69,994 hit-and-run wrecks in Florida in 2012, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). The FLHSMV recommends that if you are the victim of or witness a hit-and-run crash, you should follow its CRASH system: Contact the police. Remain composed. Acquire witness, driver and vehicle information. Survey the accident scene, and note and/or…
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