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Florida Man’s Claim for Uninsured Motorist Coverage Rejected by Appeals Court

On October 3, 2012, Patrick Bailey was injured when he was struck on a Florida roadway by an uninsured motorist while working at a jobsite for his employer, Claim Jumper, Inc. Mr. Bailey was on site as an operator of a flatbed crane truck used to lift and move heavy items throughout the site. However,

“Lane-Diving” is Increasing Car Accidents on I-95 Between Fort Lauderdale and Miami

If you’ve ever driven on I-95 in Miami, chances are you’ve seen someone engaging in “lane-diving.” A large (and increasing) stretch of I-95 in Miami is divided by plastic orange poles separating the express and general purpose lanes. Lane-diving occurs when a driver runs over these poles either entering or exiting the express lanes outside

The Benefits of Having Uninsured Motorist Coverage on your Auto Policy

Many times drivers are not exactly sure what types of coverage they have on their auto policy, but are quick to say they have “full coverage.” Unfortunately, by the time someone realizes that they do not actually have “full coverage,” it’s usually too late. Auto insurance policies offer various types of coverage, some of which

Florida Truck Driver Involved in Fatal Accident

A Florida truck driver charged with causing a fatal accident in 2015 was convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and with a plea deal was sentenced to a period of 12 months’ probation. The Florida trucker was operating his tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 in Ohio when he collided with a vehicle in front of an interchange

Woman Dies; Man Severely Injured After Two Separate Incidents at Fort Lauderdale Port

A woman recently died after she was run over by a truck transporting a cargo container in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades. The deceased woman was apparently driving a golf cart through one of the shipping container yards inside the port when she collided with a “mule truck,” which is a vehicle similar to a tractor-trailer,