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Actor’s Daughter Faces Charges After Fort Lauderdale Car Accident

Daughter of actor, Laurence Fishburne, was arrested recently in Fort Lauderdale after she was involved in an accident by Oakland Park Boulevard and I-95. Ms. Fishburne allegedly rear-ended a large SUV that had apparently slowed down to avoid debris in the roadway. Ms. Fishburne’s vehicle was badly damaged in the Fort Lauderdale car accident, but

Should Florida Rental Car Companies be Required to Carry Accident Injury Insurance?

As it currently stands, rental car companies doing business in the state of Florida are not required to furnish bodily injury insurance coverage to those who rent their vehicles, and otherwise, do not have insurance that would provide coverage in the event of a Florida car accident. Generally, if a person who rents a car

Tired Drivers May Pose Problems for Uber and Danger for Passengers

Navigating the streets and highways of Fort Lauderdale and Miami can be treacherous enough as it is. Now recent studies have shown that many taxi and Uber drivers may be logging in excess of fifteen (15) hours per day behind the wheel. Also, others drive to earn supplemental income, meaning that they will often drive

I Was Injured While Riding as an Uber Passenger – Does Uber Have Insurance to Cover My Injuries?

We’re all familiar with Uber. Uber vehicles are all over the roads of Weston, Fort Lauderdale and Miami and often provide a convenient alternative to driving. With that said, Uber vehicles are not immune to car accidents, just like any other vehicle. The difference with Uber accidents is that many times Uber passengers suffer injuries

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,