Archive for the ‘Car 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 …

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.  …

How to Keep Your Teenage Driver Safe

Published April 18th, 2011. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Gary - bioIt seems like just yesterday your teenager was a toddler and  now he or she is about to get a drivers license. Before handing over the car keys, here are some things to  discuss with your new young driver.

Having …

What is My Liability When I Loan My Car?

Published January 19th, 2010. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Mickey Smith, Attorney at LawBefore you loan your car to someone, consider this:  You are responsible for the damage it causes.  This is true regardless of whether you loan your vehicle to a family member or simply to a friend or co-worker.  The person …

New Report Shows Fewer Traffic Fatalities, but Please Still Drive Safely

Published July 20th, 2009. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Please drive safely, even though a new study reports that car accident deaths in Florida have dropped to an eight year low. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles just released its Traffic Crash Statistics Report 2008. By …

I Have Been in an Accident – Now What?

Published June 19th, 2009. By Josh Ferraro of Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, PLLC

Mickey Smith, Attorney at LawEmotions – not to mention adrenaline – run high after a car accident. It is best to have a game plan in place before an accident ever takes place. Like insurance, it is something you hope you never need to …


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