How to Report a Hit-and-Run in Florida
Posted on May 23, 2019 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury
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?
Posted on May 17, 2019 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury
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
Posted on May 15, 2019 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury
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?
Posted on November 14, 2018 in Car Accidents
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
Posted on March 1, 2018 in Car 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
Posted on January 9, 2017 in Car Accidents
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
Posted on October 21, 2016 in Car Accidents
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
Posted on October 14, 2016 in Car Accidents, Product Liability
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
Posted on October 10, 2016 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury
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
Posted on September 26, 2016 in Car Accidents
The Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys at Kelley | Uustal offer helpful pedestrian safety tips to teach your children.