Archive for the ‘Auto Accidents’ Category

Distracted Driving

Published March 21st, 2014. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

joshua_ferraroBy: Joshua Ferraro, Personal Injury Attorney

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Distracted Driving/Driving Drowsy

In the early morning of Saturday March 11, 2011, a charter bus traveling southbound from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut to its home base

I Don’t Want to Sue My Friend….

Published November 13th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

But I Don’t Want to Sue my Friend…

Mickey Smith, Attorney at LawAccidents are called “accidents” because the person at fault did not mean to cause harm.  It only follows that, since we try to spend as much time around friends as possible, our …

Injunction Regarding Florida’s PIP Law Lifted Based on Lack of Standing

Published November 6th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Glenn Siegel, Attorney at LawFlorida’s First District Court of Appeal (DCA) recently reversed an injunction involving substantive changes to the 2013 personal injury protection (PIP) statute.

Lead by a push from Governor Rick Scott – an insurance industry darling — controversial changes in the …

Review Your Auto Insurance Policy

Published October 28th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Gary - bioAfter you read this, please use the Internet and visit the website for your auto insurance company and review your insurance policy coverage.

When you review your policy documents please look over what types of insurance you have and what …

Motorcycle Accidents

Published July 17th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Joe-firm bio2For many motorcyclists, riding a motorcycle is the ultimate expression of freedom.  This freedom, however, can be taken away in an instant by a careless motorist.

Florida’s roadways are comprised of a myriad of motorists – including motorcyclists.  Although every …

Distracted Driving: If the Legislature won’t solve the problem the Courts surely will

Published June 24th, 2013. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

joshua_ferraroThe Center for Disease Control reports that distracted driving is a contributing factor to more than 386,000 injuries and more than 3,000 deaths every year. To put that into perspective, you could fill Dolphins Stadium more than five (5) …

Can I Sue – The Accident Was Partially My Fault?

Published April 2nd, 2012. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Mickey Smith, Attorney at LawOver the years, we have answered this question many times for potential clients wondering if they can make a claim for personal injury or wrongful death.  It is a great question, as states throughout the country handle the issue differently.  …

Drunk Driving Accidents: Can the Server of Alcohol be Sued?

Published January 19th, 2012. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Merryl Haber, Attorney at LawWe are frequently asked if there can be liability for serving alcohol to someone who causes a drunk driving accident. Florida law provides that one who sells or furnishes alcoholic beverages to a person of lawful drinking age is generally …

Texting While Driving — Let’s All Vow Not To

Published September 23rd, 2011. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Glenn Siegel, Attorney at LawWe have all seen it (or done it) – a driver weaving back and forth, driving through traffic signals, and you see the person (or is it you??) looking down at a cell phone and typing on its keys.

Texting …

Rollover Accidents – Increasing Risk on the Roadways

Published July 20th, 2011. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Joe-firm bio2A rollover is an auto accident in which a motor vehicle rolls over onto its side or onto its roof. It is a unique category of crashes because although the number of highway fatalities has remained fairly stable over the past …


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