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How to Report a Hit-and-Run in Florida

A hit-and-run is a car accident in which the at-fault driver flees the scene without bearing responsibility for the crash. Hit-and-runs can leave victims feeling helpless about how to obtain compensation for their damages. Although Florida is a no-fault car insurance state, identifying the at-fault party is still important for obtaining full recovery. Thus, state… read more

What Happens If You Hit a Car That’s Illegally Parked?

All drivers have various responsibilities they must meet when it comes to proper use of their vehicles. Drivers have a duty of care to avoid hitting parked vehicles and to anticipate the actions of other nearby drivers to keep the flow of traffic moving safely. Drivers also have a duty of care to park their… read more

Florida Collision Repair Laws and Regulations

If you experience a car accident in Florida, you should know the state’s laws concerning collision repair and the legal regulations facing car repair service providers. Visiting an unlicensed, uncertified, or unregistered mechanic can not only lead to subpar repairs and additional maintenance work on your vehicle, but also legal penalties or complications with your… read more

Can Medicare Take My Settlement?

If you use Medicare for health insurance coverage and get into a personal injury accident, the claims process may look different for you than other claimants. Medicare provides coverage for policyholder injuries in the event of an accident. The system expects payback, however, if you obtain a settlement or verdict as part of a personal… read more

Rear View Cameras Reduce 90% of Back-Over Accidents

Rear cameras or backup cameras are becoming a standard feature in many new cars-and for good reason. Nearly 300 people are killed and 18,000 injured by drivers who mistakenly back over them.

Fort Lauderdale Hit-and-Run Survivor Needs Your Help Finding Driver

Roger Eklund was riding his bicycle in the bike lane adjacent to U.S. 1 and Northwest Fifth Street on December 9th, 2016 when he was struck by a negligent driver. He was dragged under the vehicle for nearly a block before he came loose.

Top 7 Safety Tips for Driving with Pets

Keep these driving safety tips in mind if you travel with your pets. Call Kelley | Uustal to speak with a Ft. Lauderdale car accident lawyer.

Toyota Recalls 340,000 Prius Vehicles for Defective Brakes

If you have been injured due to an auto defect, such as Toyota’s defective parking brake, contact Kelley | Uustal to discuss your legal options.

5 Driver Safety Tips for Older Drivers

Our Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys offer five tips to help older drivers stay safe on the road and avoid accidents.

5 Pedestrian Safety Tips to Teach Your Children

The Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys at Kelley | Uustal offer helpful pedestrian safety tips to teach your children.