Category → Personal Injury

Food Delivery Apps Tied to Increase in Auto Accidents on Treasure Coast

With the COVID-19 crisis leading to more food delivery drivers on the roads, Treasure Coast auto accidents have seen slight uptick Life on the Treasure Coast has been different since COVID-19 struck. Masks are required in nearly all public places. Many businesses have altered operations to contactless procedures. And social distancing continues to be the […]

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Why it’s important to hire a board certified injury lawyer in Port St. Lucie, Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach or Okeechobee

Very few personal injury lawyers in Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Vero Beach and Okeechobee can claim board certification Not all injury attorneys in Florida are trained equally. Less than 7% of attorneys in the State of Florida are board-certified, and even fewer attorneys in Port St. Lucie, Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach, or Okeechobee can […]

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Life in the Bike Lane: Treasure Coast cycling accidents are higher than ever

Since mid-March, Treasure Coast traffic has been noticeably lighter. With schools closed and stay-at-home orders in place, there have been fewer cars on the roads. Yet, a peculiar thing has happened as the coronavirus (COVID-19) consigned people to the reality of being walled in. Recreational biking has exploded. More and more people are turning to […]

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Are smart cars making us not so smart drivers?

Half a century ago, the common wisdom among Detroit automotive engineers was that it was possible to trace nearly all road crashes to a single component, or nut: the “nut” behind the wheel.1 Fast-forward to today and cars have evolved to become smarter. Sensor-driven technologies and advanced imaging capabilities help drivers stay in lanes, pass safely, […]

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Teens are 16 times more likely to use JUUL than older age groups

Teens use JUULs everywhere—in school bathrooms and hallways, during class, at parties, and on social media. The sleek USB-shaped e-cigarette is a “nicotine delivery device” that can be concealed and used in public places. Originally intended for adults who are trying to quit smoking, JUUL attempts to mimic the nicotine hit of a real cigarette […]

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Recent tractor-trailer crashes in Sebastian spur safety concerns for drivers

Two tractor-trailer accidents occurred in Sebastian last month adding to a troubling trend. Tractor-trailer accidents are occurring at a clip almost three times the rate of all other accidents. On July 12, a tractor-trailer overturned on U.S. 1 after drifting onto the raised, concrete median near Barber Street in Sebastian. The accident knocked down a […]

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More Delivery Truck Deaths May Be Caused by Drivers Racing the Clock

Deaths from delivery truck crashes have reached their highest level in three decades, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Increased online retail sales means more delivery trucks on our roadways than ever before. In a nationwide survey, truck accidents of all types have been steadily increasing; however, crashes involving delivery trucks have […]

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Uninsured/ Underinsured motorist insurance…here’s a scary truth for you: 1 out of every 8 drivers has no insurance.

Have you ever been in an accident? Remember that gut wrenching feeling? Now, imagine the same gut-wrenching feeling multiplied when you discover the person who just totaled your car didn’t have insurance. So, what happens if you are hit by a driver without insurance? If your insurance does not cover this instance, all of your […]

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State Road 60 is an accident magnet. Important information for anyone who drives this dangerous highway.

Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere in Indian River County, but there are certain roads that are considered “accident magnets” because of the high frequency of car accidents that occur there. In Indian River County, this road is State Road 60 (SR-60). Image courtesy: VeroNews.com A 160-mile long trans-peninsular route that connects Clearwater to the […]

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I got hurt in a golf cart, should I call an attorney?

Golf carts are more common now on Treasure Coast roadways, and so are accidents and injuries. Throughout the Treasure Coast, people are driving golf carts off the green and along public roads. Golf carts are a cheap, more energy-efficient method for cruising around town. And in South Florida, where there’s beautiful weather year-round and miles […]

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Verdicts and Settlements


$1.2 Million

Auto Accident Settlement

$1.6 Million

Wrongful Death Settlement

$11.1 Million

Settlement for motorcycle accident

Locations


Ft. Pierce Office
302 South Second Street
Ft. Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 464-4600
Fax: (772) 465-4747
Port St. Lucie Office
1887 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone: (772) 344-7770
Fax: (772)344-3838
Okeechobee Office
1910 S Parrott Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Phone: (863) 357-5800
Fax: (863) 763-2237
Vero Beach Office
2101 15th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 794-7774
Fax: (772) 794-7773
Sebastian Office
1561 US Highway 1 Sebastian, FL 32958
Phone: (772) 646-0662.
Fax: (772) 646-0662.