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Florida on ‘Worst Traffic Safety Laws’ List Amid Fatal-Crash Spike

Sarasota Car Accident Attorneys Explain Florida Fatal Crash Trends A new report – with the tagline “Never before have deaths on our nation’s roadways increased so rapidly” – says that Florida is one of the worst states for traffic safety laws and car accidents. This conclusion comes from a ranking of states’ traffic safety laws by …

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Are Florida’s Older Drivers Safer Motorists Than They Get Credit For?

Older drivers take a lot of flack for being “dangerous” behind the wheel. Like most stereotypes, this one is untrue – and there’s new data to prove it. Drivers ages 65 and up are actually a lot less likely than younger drivers to be in fatal or serious injury-causing car accidents, according to the Insurance Institute …

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Florida Among the Worst States for Hit-and-Runs Over the Last Decade

Our Sarasota car accident lawyers look at the numbers Florida drivers have a bad reputation – and deservedly so, according to some shocking new statistics that reveal the state ranks third in the country for fatal hit-and-run car accidents over the last decade. The number of fatal hit-and-runs nationwide rose from 1,342 in 2010 to 1,939 in …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Sarasota Under Investigation

Our attorneys reveal what to know A woman who was critically injured while out for a walk in Sarasota has died. The 55-year-old victim from Alaska was involved in the fatal pedestrian accident while walking on North Tamiami Trail and Ortiz Boulevard on a late-September 2021 morning, according to local media. The woman had been walking in …

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Sarasota car accidents often occur at intersections

1 Experienced lawyers explain why these accidents happen in Florida While car accidents can happen anywhere in Sarasota, Florida, one of the most common places where they occur is at intersections. The same is true throughout Florida. Intersection accidents often happen statewide and result in serious injuries or fatalities, especially in cases involving head-on collisions and T-bone accidents, …

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Women at risk? Report reveals crash test standards favor men

1 Investigation finds federal crash tests are not geared toward women Studies find women are more likely to be injured or killed in car accidents than men. But despite this grim fact, testing for safety features in crashes favors men. According to a recent report, tests on vehicles examine how crashes affect the driver. However, the model for …

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