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Category: Hit And Run Car Accident

Thinking About Committing a Hit and Run? Think Again!

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,Pedestrian Accident,Personal Injury on April 28, 2018

As tempting as it might seem to escape liability for a collision, it is never in anyone’s best interests to hit someone and run. Hit-and-run is a serious crime in Florida that can come with life-changing repercussions. Leaving the scene of an accident without fulfilling one’s duties to the other party could result in dire… read more

What Should You Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident?

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News on May 19, 2016

Being involved in any type of automobile accident can be distressing for everyone involved. But when the driver who caused the collision fails to stay at the scene of the incident, your stress can quickly turn to anger and confusion. Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer David I. Fuchs wants everyone to stay safe on the… read more

Hit and Run Tragedy Highlights Dangers in Florida

Posted in Car Accident Law,Hit And Run Car Accident,News,Personal Injury on August 5, 2014

Accidents involving a hit and run driver are an ongoing problem in Florida, especially during the state’s busiest tourist months. Hit and run collisions can threaten pedestrians, bikers, and motorcyclists, and can be devastating in injury and cost for the victims. Currently, Florida has one of the highest rates of hit-and-run incidents in the country,… read more

Woman Offers Teen Money after Accident

Posted in Car Accident Law,Hit And Run Car Accident,News,Pedestrian Accident,Personal Injury on February 12, 2014

Local police officers arrested a Florida woman for fleeing the scene of an accident after she hit a teenager crossing the street and offered him cash to keep quiet. The woman’s offer of under-the-table compensation does not negate her culpability in the accident, accident lawyers in Fort Lauderdale say, especially since she left the teen… read more

New Bill Will Increase Penalties for Hit-and-Runs

Posted in Car Accident Law,Hit And Run Car Accident,News,Personal Injury on January 8, 2014

In Florida, legislators have introduced a new bill that would impose more severe penalties on drivers who flee the scene of an accident. The “Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act,” sponsored by Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, increases the minimum jail sentences for hit-and-run accidents in increments, corresponding with the accident’s degree of severity. Auto… read more

Even Without a Driver, Hit and Run Lawsuit Possible

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News,Personal Injury on November 29, 2013

Police still have not found the suspected driver of a truck in a hit-and-run accident that killed two people in Orlando last month. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 68-year-old male has been identified as a person of interest in the deaths of a 19-year-old female and 24-year-old male. Although police have not issued… read more

Plaintiffs Who Are Victims Of Hit In The Rear Accidents Are Presumed Free Of Fault In Florida

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News on May 17, 2012

In this era where texting and speaking on a cell phone while driving is unfortunately the norm and not the exception there will be a dramatic increase in hit in the rear car accidents. As texting involves the ultimate driver distraction of taking one’s eyes off the road and the car in front of you,… read more

Negligence Lawsuit Filed Against Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher For Injuries Caused By DUI Car Accident

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News on April 5, 2012

As I foresaw as a distinct possibility in a blog entry of several weeks ago, theHerald Tribune is reporting that Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matthew Bush is now being sued by the elderly victim of a DUI accident last month in Florida that led to Bush’s arrest and the victim’s hospitalization with severe injuries. The plaintiff… read more

Baseball Pitcher Faces Potential Florida Negligence Lawsuit After Car Accident

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News on March 22, 2012

The Washington Post is reporting that a pitcher with the Tampa Bay Rays player could face several criminal charges after he left the scene of a Florida car accident that resulted in serious injuries to a motorcyclist. Florida police indicate that Matthew Bush was driving south on U.S. 41 in Port Charlotte when he hit a… read more

College Football Star Not Hurt In Hit And Run Accident

Posted in Hit And Run Car Accident,News on July 1, 2011

Police say Alabama running back Trent Richardson was the victim in an early morning hit and run car accident today. Police say Richardson wasn’t hurt but they can not report as yet as to whether he was in a car or whether he was a hit by a car as a pedestrian. The police the… read more