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Intersection Accidents in Fort Lauderdale

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Attorneys for Accidents in Intersections

Personal injury lawyer David I. Fuchs has over 20 years of experience in successfully representing motor vehicle accident victims, their families and friends who have suffered a death in the family or sustained serious bodily injuries, pain and suffering, lost wages and medical bills in crosswalks or intersections because of the negligence of a driver of another motor vehicle. Statistics confirm that teenagers get into more accidents than adults. The reason for this is clear: teenagers drive more recklessly and have less experience on the roads. Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers share several tips to help you and your teenager to avoid unnecessary accidents.

1. Check Twice

Before pulling out into an intersection or out after stopping at a stop sign, look twice. Many drivers ignore this very simple rule, however, within an instant, circumstances can change. Often a speeding car can creep up behind you or a rushing pedestrian may decide to take their chances and dart across the street. By making it a habit of checking twice, you can avoid this problem.

2. Watch for Trailers

Beware of cars that are pulling a trailer. Intersections can often be the most dangerous when trailers are involved. When at an intersection watching an oncoming car so that you can cross, check to see if the oncoming is pulling a trailer.

3. Switching Lanes

When traveling on the highway, being especially cautious is vital. When switching lanes, it is important to check your mirrors AND physically turn your head to check your blind spot. Relying solely on your rear-view mirrors is a dangerous game. If a neighboring car is traveling along in your blind spot, you may not see it and cause an accident.

4. Truck Safety

When passing a truck on the road, be very careful. It is more difficult to truck drivers to see smaller cars as they are passing. Realizing that the driver most likely cannot see you means that a small mistake on his part could cost you your life. A common rule of thumb is that if you cannot see a truck’s mirrors, the truck driver cannot see you.

5. Running red lights

When your light turns green at an intersection, you should always watch to be sure to wait a moment for any lingering vehicles. Often rushing motorist will punch the gas and attempt to make the light. Unfortunately, this bad habit can lead to horrible T-bone accidents in intersections. One way to avoid this incident is by allowing a few moments to pass before hitting the gas and clearing the intersection via your own green light.

Hopefully, these tips will help you and your teenagers enjoy a higher level of road safety, especially in busy intersections. Ft Lauderdale accident attorney David I. Fuchs will represent you for injuries that include, but are not limited to:

  • Injuries requiring surgery, sutures, staples
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, including those caused by oxygen deprivation
  • Severe burns resulting in significant and permanent scarring
  • Mental anguish and emotional distress, death
  • Those injuries caused by a collision with a driver that is drunk, impaired or otherwise under the influence of narcotics or drugs

After a collision with another party, it is imperative to call the police to the accident scene, seek immediate medical treatment. It is then important to seek legal counsel to protect your legal rights by calling lawyer David I. Fuchs who will take your call and speak with you immediately about your crosswalk and intersection accident. Attorney David I. Fuchs will then stand ready to fight for you to see that you get compensation for your pain and suffering, any lost wages and medical bills.

Call David I. Fuchs at his Fort Lauderdale location Toll Free at (800) 570-2858 for a free consultation to discuss your motor vehicle accident case. You may also write to Lawyer Attorney David I. Fuchs by filling out the form on the “Contact Us” page.

If you cannot come to his office in Ft Lauderdale, David I. Fuchs will send a representative to meet with you. We speak English and Spanish. Se habla ingles y espanol.

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