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Florida U.S. 1 Revealed To Be Most Dangerous Road In America, Indicating Changes To State PIP Insurance Are Needed

By Jeff Brown |

According to a new study released by Geotab, the Florida section of U.S. 1 experienced more than 1,000 crashes—more than any other road in America—in the last 10 years. Specifically, out of all the 50 states, Florida’s U.S. 1 ranked at the top of the charts for the total number of crashes and fatalities,… Read More »

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Kia and Hyundai Engine Failure Increasing Risk of Auto Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

In early April, Kia and Hyundai announced that they were recalling close to 1.5 million cars in countries like the U.S. due to engine issues which caused the vehicles to stall, thereby increasing the risk of auto accidents. The recall covers models such as the 2013-2014 Sonata midsize cars, 2013-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport… Read More »

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Unprecedented Spike in Pedestrian Deaths Has Officials Panicked

By Jeff Brown |

A new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association is nothing short of shocking. The report indicates that there were 6,000 pedestrian deaths in 2016—the highest number in 20 years. While all of the various factors leading to the increase are unclear at this time, experts know one thing for sure: the one… Read More »

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Traffic Deaths Show Startling Spike Second Year in a Row

By Jeff Brown |

The traffic accident statistics for 2016 were just released, and they are dismal: According to the report, 40,200 people died in auto accidents in 2016 alone, making 2016 the first year—since 2007—to see more than 40,000 people die in auto accidents, and making the recent two-year increase (14 percent) the largest in more than… Read More »

A New Crisis in Distracted Driving & Auto Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

After being on the decline over the last forty years, in 2015, highway fatalities due to auto accidents were recorded at their largest annual percentage increase in over 50 years. And the numbers for 2016—thus far—are even worse: fatalities jumped more than 10 percent in the first six months alone. What’s causing this crisis… Read More »

Used Cars Slipping Past Recalls, Leading To Deaths on the Road

By Jeff Brown |

On October 26th, the New York Times featured an article on how used cars are falling through the cracks when it comes to recall safeguards, placing many drivers in danger each year. Although consumers may believe that the Takata airbag disaster is over and done with, in fact, it claimed another life recently. Cars… Read More »

The Dangers of Faulty & Underinflated Tires

By Jeff Brown |

According to recently-released statistics, every year, 40,000 Americans die in auto accidents and only nine percent of the cars out there on the road have properly inflated tires. In fact, under inflated tires are significantly contributing to dangerous accidents. Because many of these accidents involve teens or inexperienced drivers, a campaign launched by state… Read More »

Driverless Cars: Is America Ready, Or Will This Be A Personal Injury Nightmare?

By Jeff Brown |

By now, most everyone has heard that driverless, automated cars have made their way onto our roads; specifically, most have heard about the numerous accidents in which several of them have been involved, some of them serious crashes that have resulted in fatalities. Our agencies and states appear to be moving forward, paving the… Read More »

Pokemon Go Is Causing Injuries

By Jeff Brown |

Over the summer, the explosive hit game Pokemon Go was introduced as a mobile app. Millions of people downloaded the app, which became more popular than many social media giants in the first few weeks. The game is loved by both young children who are just being introduced to the Pokemon franchise, as well… Read More »

Think You Can’t Recover After a Single-Car Crash? Don’t Be So Sure

By Jeff Brown |

A significant number of people are hurt in single-vehicle car accidents every year. Unfortunately, many people who are hurt in these kinds of accidents assume that it was their fault – after all, if there are no other drivers around, who else is there to blame? In reality, many single-vehicle accidents are not the… Read More »

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