The Andres Lopez Law Firm, PA Legal Blog

Here’s what you need to look for in a car accident attorney

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | October 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident in Florida, you may be wondering what to do next. One of the most important things is to find a good car accident attorney. But how do you know which one is right for you? Experience Usually, you want an attorney who has experience with cases like […]

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When do injuries become catastrophic?

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | October 4, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries

Any injury the potential to disrupt your life. A simple slip-and-fall accident in a Florida store might result in a fracture that prevents you from working for a few weeks. But the term “catastrophic injuries” refers to those that have considerable impact. Understand what makes an injury “catastrophic” Catastrophic injuries refer to ones that are […]

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Fatigue and commercial truck dangers

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | September 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Truck collisions are some of the worst accidents on Florida roads. Speeding, tailgating and other moving violations cause accidents, as does driving when overly tired. The troubles with fatigued truck drivers All drivers must prepare themselves to bring a vehicle to a stop unexpectedly. An accident could slow down traffic down the road, or a […]

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Recovering additional compensation in reckless driving accidents

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | September 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Florida highways can be very dangerous in congested driving situations on the open road, but they get much worse when a reckless driver is in the mix. Reckless driving puts all other motorists at risk in a variety of ways, but many accidents stem from a willful disregard for the traffic laws and other motorists […]

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Causes of Florida’s boating collisions and injuries

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | August 4, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries

Most boating accidents in Florida, or anywhere else, are caused by negligence on the part of the boat’s operator. Speeding, distractions on the water and impaired judgment while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs are common causes. Often, the operator does not notice or react quickly enough to avoid a collision. Types of collisions […]

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Traumatic brain injuries and car wrecks

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | July 4, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries

Car accidents might cause more than bruises and soreness. A rear-end collision could cause someone’s head to hit the windshield or steering wheel, resulting in a traumatic brain injury. Brain injuries may result from any number of different car crash incidents, including ones in which cars hit pedestrians. Regardless of the specifics, Florida victims who […]

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Car accident details to keep in mind

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | June 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Even if you’re among the safest drivers you know in Florida, there’s always the possibility of being involved in a car accident. If you do find yourself in this situation, there are things that you should do for your personal and financial safety. Securing those involved A step to keep in mind after motor vehicle […]

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Florida shares grim drunk driving statistics

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | June 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Driving while impaired is a serious offense in the state of Florida. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) recently reported that one death related to alcohol occurs every 52 minutes in the U.S. They also recently reported the largest increase in traffic deaths since they began recording them. Fatal road accidents are on the […]

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What to know about distracted driving in Florida

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | April 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Many drivers in Coral Springs, Florida, know that it is unwise to use cellphones while driving, but they do it anyway. Distracted driving first got national attention when Chrysler added a portable record player to vehicles in the ’50s. With the increased use of mobile devices, figures show that distracted driving is an even larger […]

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Three common types of injuries from auto accidents

On Behalf of The Andres Lopez Law Firm , PA | April 30, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

The CDC reports that auto accidents injure around 3 million U.S. citizens annually. Auto accidents rank second as a leading cause of preventable death behind falls. A driver in Coral Springs, Florida, may experience several types of injuries after a crash. Whiplash Whiplash is a common injury after motor vehicle accidents, which causes the neck […]

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