Florida Slip and Fall Laws
January 26, 2023
If you were injured in a slip and fall accident, call the Pompano Beach personal injury lawyers at Gonzalez & Cartwright for a consultation. Slip and Fall Overview If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property and believe their negligence caused your accident, you may want to pursue financial compensation for things like medical bills, lost wages, or pain… read more Can I Sue for a Tire Blowout Accident in Florida?
January 12, 2023
When you think of car accidents, it’s normal to think of them as being caused by a reckless or negligent driver. However, car accidents are not just limited to those that are caused by drivers who are focused on their phones as opposed to the road. Tire blowouts are a common cause of motor vehicle accidents. In fact, according to… read more Why Do Trucking Accidents Increase Over the Holidays?
December 16, 2022
Unfortunately, the holiday season from Thanksgiving through New Year’s tends to be one of the most dangerous times to year to be on the road. Each holiday sees more fatal road accidents than your average day. Of course, road accidents during the holidays are not limited to collisions between passenger vehicles. Commercial trucks can also be involved in crashes, with… read more Why Car Accidents Increase During the Holiday Season
December 10, 2022
According to the National Safety Council, the U.S. tends to see a spike in fatal car accidents over the holidays. In one recent year, an estimated 518 motor vehicle accident deaths occurred nationwide over the Thanksgiving holiday, defined as stretching from 6 pm the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to 11:59 pm the Sunday following Thanksgiving. In another recent year, the NSC… read more How Do I Protect My Rights After a Car Accident?
November 10, 2022
How do I protect my rights after a car accident? After you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident, this is the question you’ll probably be asking. After a motor vehicle crash, it is critical that you act quickly to protect your legal rights and options. Failing to take these steps may cause you to lose out on the ability… read more Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview
November 10, 2022
Motorcycle Accidents Getting into a motorcycle accident can often be a very tragic situation. Due to the nature of motorcycle riding and its limited protection to the rider, many of those involved in the accident get severe injuries, end up in a coma, or tragically pass away. Understanding the dangers of the road, motorcycle and helmet laws, and liability concerns… read more Tips for Preventing a Halloween Pedestrian Accident
October 30, 2022
For many children, Halloween is one of their favorite holidays of the year, as it gives them the chance to dress up in costumes and go door-to-door to gather candy. But while Halloween is fun for many families, the night can turn tragic for some. Unfortunately, Halloween often sees a spike in the number of pedestrian accidents, especially those involving… read more What to Expect From the Personal Injury Claim Process in Florida
October 14, 2022
If you have been injured in an accident or an incident that was caused by someone else’s negligence in Florida, you may be entitled to recover compensation in a personal injury claim. However, a personal injury claim can often be a complex, time-consuming endeavor. While you can give yourself the best chance of success in your personal injury claim by… read more Steps to Take If You Fall While Shopping
September 27, 2022
If you visit a store or mall in Florida, the store or property owner has a duty to keep their premises free of hazards that may cause you to suffer an accident such as a slip and fall or trip and fall. If you fall on a commercial property while shopping, there are steps you need to take to protect… read more How to Share the Road During Back to School
September 3, 2022
With the kids back to school, parents and other drivers need to exercise extra caution in the mornings and mid-afternoons, especially when driving in or near school zones. It is critical to be mindful of sharing the road with families dropping off students, school buses, and children heading to school on foot or on a bike. Know the Rules for… read more