Car Accidents

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Should you take notes after an accident?  Definitely.
 
Taking notes after an accident may not be the first thing on your mind. However, it may be one of the most important things you do aside from getting the appropriate medical care and contacting a reputable attorney. 
 
While the memories are still fresh and you can quietly observe, we recommend that you take notes about what happened.  These notes can become a critical part of your legal case and may serve as evidence for your claim.
 
Grab your smartphone or a pen, and jot down the following data points.
 
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According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year the Thanksgiving holiday weekend has a marked increase in vehicle crashes and fatalities.   Between 2013 and 2017, there were over 800 fatalities from alcohol-related driving accidents during the Wednesday through Monday Thanksgiving holiday timeframe.[1]  In fact, the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving (also known as Thanksgiving Eve) typically has more DUI accidents and fatalities than July 4th, graduation night, or even New Year’s Eve.  Recently, the Thanksgiving...

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The Florida Highway Patrol reported 400,788 vehicle crashes in 2019, resulting in 3217 deaths and 254,342 injuries. [1] According to the Florida Crash Dashboard by the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there were 403,626 vehicle crashes in 2018, resulting in 3135 fatalities and 255,353 injuries.  While we are seeing a positive decline in overall vehicle crashes between 2018 and 2019, we have seen a disturbing 2.6% increase in the number of traffic fatalities. 

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death claim can be filed when a person is...

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Distracted driving is deadly.  According to the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated one in four crashes is caused by cell phone use while driving.  In 2018, there were at least 2,800 fatalities due to distracted driving in the U.S. 

Distracted driving, whether caused by cellphone texting, calling, eating, adjusting the entertainment or navigation system, applying makeup, or any other distraction, is a danger to the driver, passengers, and every other driver on the road.   When drivers are distracted visually, manually, or cognitively, they increase the risk of making an error that can result in serious injuries and/or...

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Recalled vehicles on Florida highwaysAccording to a recent report from ABC Action News, Florida ranks 3rd in the nation for cars on the road with unfixed recalls. In fact, 4 million motor vehicles in Florida have safety recalls that have not been fixed. Across the country, 1 in 4 motor vehicles on...

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Car accident compensation in Boca RatonA severe car crash has the potential to leave you financially destitute. If you are wondering if you can maximize your compensation beyond what the insurance company is offering you, we urge you to call the law firm of experienced attorney Eric Canter. For free, Mr. Canter will determine if you have a car accident claim. If you do, Mr. Canter can pursue the full compensation you need and deserve...

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Boca Raton Auto Accident LawsGetting injured in an accident is never an event you welcome in your life. You probably haven't prepared for the overwhelming aftermath of a crash. Rely on attorney Eric Canter for clear, straightforward advice. Here are 5 questions you may want to ask, to assess where you are and what you want to do next:

1. Do you think I have a case? This is a good starting point to...

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There are so many accident lawyers from which to choose these days. As someone who just got in a serious crash in South Florida, you probably want to make sure your lawyer knows all the relevant state laws, and that they have a history of successful verdicts and settlements demonstrating their ability. So how do you go about finding this perfect lawyer?

The fact of the matter is, there aren't really perfect lawyers. Every lawyer has...

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What to do in the days following a Boca Raton car accident

Doing and not doing certain things following a car accident may ultimately prove very beneficial should you decide to pursue maximum injury compensation. Each case is unique, and while the following tips generally apply to every case, you can always contact the law firm of Eric Canter for an individualized assessment of your situation.

So you were hurt in a recent accident. What...

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Cost of filing a car crash claim in Fort Lauderdale FL

You were just injured in a car accident. You want to make sure you get the full amount of compensation you are due from the car insurance company. Unfortunately, insurance companies have an interest in offering you a low settlement to see if you accept it or hire a lawyer. So how much will it cost you to hire a lawyer for your claim?

At the South Florida law firm of...

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