Essential E-Scooter Safety Tips

Electric scooters have become increasingly common sights on Florida’s roads in recent years. These vehicles offer more speed than traveling on foot while taking up less space than conventional motor vehicles. However, they don’t offer some of the protections that cars and other such enclosed vehicles offer. When you’re in a car, you’re surrounded by […]

Avoiding Texting While Driving Accidents in Florida

Smartphones and other such digital devices play a significant role in the lives of many Floridians. Thus, although you might understand that using your phone while driving is very dangerous, you might nevertheless feel the urge to check it from time to time behind the wheel. Resist this urge. If you’re caught texting or otherwise […]

How Can a Rideshare Company Be Held Liable for an Accident?

It is difficult, but not impossible to hold a rideshare company liable for incurred injuries or damages. Rideshare companies consider their drivers partners, or independent contractors, rather than employees. Generally, this is meant to limit their liability. However, some courts have viewed these companies, like Uber or Lyft, as employers, who have more control over […]

Why Summer Is the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

As summer vacation gets underway, teenagers will be hitting the road for some summer fun. Many transportation organizations, such as AAA and We Save Lives, have deemed this time the “100 deadliest days of summer.” For teenage drivers, crashes increase during the summer months more than any other time of the year. A study by […]

What Should I Do If My Car Is Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

Since the Takata airbag recall was first announced, it has been repeatedly expanded as more and more vehicles are revealed to contain the dangerous airbags. With the list of vehicles involved in the recall continuously expanding, many vehicle owners may be unaware that their car or truck has been included in the Takata airbag recall. How Can […]

Is Apple Responsible for FaceTime Distracted Driving Crashes?

It was Christmas eve as a family of four pulled up to a line of cars caught by a traffic jam. The father of that family slowed their car, but the vehicle directly behind them didn’t. A 20-year-old driver slammed his vehicle into this family’s car causing major injuries and one devastating loss. Now the […]

Could Your Ford Explorer Be Poisoning You?

What if we told you that the number one midsized SUV in the U.S. could be making you sick? It’s a case of toxic exposure, and one of the country’s largest automakers might be trying to sweep the problem under the rug. This month Colson Hicks Eidson is exploring toxic tort issues, so are you […]

How the Takata Airbag Recall Could Have Been Prevented

The Takata airbag recall has resulted in vehicle occupants suffering catastrophic injuries and death. However, could it have been completely avoided? A recent article in Fortune makes the case for how the Takata airbag recall could have been prevented. What Could Takata Have Done to Avoid Making Dangerous Airbags? We have blogged about the Takata recall on multiple occasions. During […]

Should You Catch Pokémon While Driving?

Have you heard of Pokémon Go? It’s a new game that allows you to hunt Pokémon in real life. The game uses your cellphone’s GPS to help you hunt and catch virtual monsters, and it’s become a national obsession. Everywhere you turn there are Pokémon enthusiasts walking around, staring at their phones and trying to […]