Reduced Regulations Lead To More Accidents For Uber
August 23, 2016 By :
Filed Under : car accident lawyer

Reduced Regulations Lead To More Accidents For Uber

Everyone seems to be talking about the so-called sharing economy.  This new business approach has helped in the rise of startups such as Lyft, Uber and other ridesharing companies.   Many safe drivers are able to make a little cash on the side through these services.  Along with the potential for good from these ridesharing services, there has also been a host of problems.  The ridesharing industry is far less regulated than the already established taxi and public transportation industry.  Because of this, there have been tragic incidents for passengers and others on the road. Such was the case in Washington D.C.when a former Uber driver and Federal Protective Services officer was sentenced to five years in prison for killing another driver while driving drunk in May 2015. Juan...Read More
Who is Responsible for Uber Deaths?
August 22, 2016 By :
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Who is Responsible for Uber Deaths?

Who is responsible when a driver seriously hurts or kills someone? Is it the fault of the driver or the fault of the company that they drive for? Those are likely to be some of the questions asked following an accident in North Philadelphia involving an Uber driver.  One woman was left dead after she stepped in front of the vehicle he was driving. According to police, the fatal accident occurred when a woman walked out of a delicatessen in the early morning hours.  She stepped out from between two parked vehicles into the street where she was struck. Officers arrived at the scene and found the victim lying on the ground with head trauma. She was taken to the hospital, where she later died as the result of the injuries she received in the incident. Police say that the...Read More
Are You Receiving The Most In Compensation?
August 16, 2016 By :

Are You Receiving The Most In Compensation?

When two vehicles get into a crash on a roadway, the first question the insurance companies will have is who is at fault. The second question that may come up is how much of the client’s injuries were their own fault. This often comes up in motorcycle cases. People love the freedom of motorcycles but motorcycles come with a high risk of injury and death. One Port St. Lucie man found this out. He was driving a motorcycle down Southwest Bayshore Drive when an SUV performed a U-turn and crashed into the motorcycle. The driver of the SUV was unharmed, but the motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet. He later died at the hospital. Now the family has opened a GoFundMe page to raise money for the final expenses. Why might an insurance company not pay in this situation? They may say...Read More
Could The Worst Florida Drivers Be Uber Drivers?
August 15, 2016 By :
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Could The Worst Florida Drivers Be Uber Drivers?

It’s official. A study has confirmed that Florida drivers are the worst in the entire United States. In the report published by personal finance tech company SmartAsset, the firm took into account various driver-related metrics in its analysis in order to determine which state had the most unsafe drivers on its roadways. It was the state of Florida that won the top (dis)honor. Taken into consideration were DUI address statistics as well as data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency shows that there are approximately 4.45 DUI arrests per 1,000 drivers. Officials say this statistic is down from previous years and in South Florida, the promotion of ridesharing services such as Uber have been promoted as a way to further reduce the number...Read More
Talk to an Attorney Before Signing Papers After an Accident
August 4, 2016 By :
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Talk to an Attorney Before Signing Papers After an Accident

A signature always reveals a man’s character and sometimes even his name. Evan Esar (Humorist) Although they should, people don’t seem to give the same weight to their signature that they used to.  Today, most people give their signatures in a perfunctory and sometimes careless manner.  Actually sitting down to take the time to read every agreement, every set of terms and conditions, and every contract we are asked to sign on a weekly or even daily basis would take too much time and inconvenience, after all.  Here’s a piece of friendly advice for those being pressured to quickly give their signatures after an auto accident. Don’t. Sign. Anything.  Recently a nice young man came into the offices of Neufeld, Kleinberg, & Pinkiert with a bit of a dilemma that...Read More
Florida State Laws on Car Accidents for Pembroke Pines Community
August 4, 2016 By :
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Florida State Laws on Car Accidents for Pembroke Pines Community

Ensuring that you receive fair and just compensation after a car accident resulting in injuries to you, and/or your loved ones often requires the expertise of a Florida personal injury lawyer with years of experience and knowledge regarding Florida laws that govern what is required in insurance coverage, and what is allowable for litigation. Insurance companies are aware that our attorneys are determined and tenacious in pursuing fair and just compensation for our clients which often results with our being able to settle a car accident case without going through the court system. Laws in Florida for Personal Injury Resulting from Car Accidents It is important to remember that Florida has a four-year statute of limitation for filing a law suit involving a car accident. Florida...Read More
Safety Tips for Older Drivers in Hallandale
August 4, 2016 By :
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Safety Tips for Older Drivers in Hallandale

While everyone ages differently, and it is often said that 70 is the new 50, when looking at the new generation of aging adults, there are still age-related issues that may need to be considered, such as: Stiff joints including neck pain that may prevent you from turning your head properly to look both directions at intersections, or over your shoulder when changing lanes. Knee or ankle pain that may prevent you from moving your foot from the gas to the brake pedal as quickly as you should. Neck or shoulder pain may prevent you from having the flexibility necessary to turn the steering wheel efficiently. Impaired vision can be an issue in the day or night. Impaired hearing may prevent hearing warning signals. Reduced sensory perceptions when multiple events are...Read More
Surgery or No Surgery for Herniated Disc?
August 2, 2016 By :
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Surgery or No Surgery for Herniated Disc?

Many of my injured clients will ask my opinion as to whether or not they should undergo a surgical procedure recommended by their orthopedic doctor. My response always begins with the following: First, I am a personal-injury lawyer, not a doctor. The decision to have surgery is a very personal one that should be decided upon between doctors, patients and their families – not lawyers (personal injury or otherwise). I never try to pressure my personal injury clients into having surgery. Surgery is no joke and certainly contains inherent risks. So, the questions I ask my client’s to contemplate are: (i) Can you live with the pain? (ii) If the pain significantly affects your quality of life, is the amount of pain so severe that you can live with the risks of...Read More
Spine Injuries
July 20, 2016 By :

Spine Injuries

Spine Injuries 101 Spine injuries are some of the most common injuries we see in motorcycle accidents, car accidents, bicycle accidents and slip and falls. But many people do not know much about the spine. Spinal injuries vary in intensity - from a bulging disc that could be causing zero pain, to herniated disc(s) that might be pressing against your spinal cord or a nerve root ending causing numbness, tingling, radiating pain and, in the most severe cases, paralysis. Basic Spine Injury Medical Terms Below are some of the common spine medical terms you will hear related to a spine injury. Lordosis – curvature of cervical Kyphosis – curvature of thoracic Lordosis – curvature of lumbar Spondilolithesis – slipped disk (usually degenerative, rarely traumatically induced unless...Read More
Miami Personal Injury Attorneys
June 30, 2016 By :
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Miami Personal Injury Attorneys

Suffering an injury can quickly cause a drain on the family’s finances. Time missed from work, extensive medical bills and property damage all add up to financial peril. You need a skilled attorney to provide an honest case evaluation and guide you through the legal process as efficiently as possible. No Win — No Fees or Costs · Services in English, Spanish and Creole At Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA, our Miami personal injury attorneys have more than 90 combined years of experience representing injured clients. We understand the stress and strain involved as you fight to remain financially stable while fighting to get healthy. Let us remove as much of the burden from your shoulders as possible. Miami, Florida Personal Injury Attorney If you or a loved one was...Read More