Approaching Crosswalks – To Stop or Not to Stop

After the accident on April 22, 2016 in which 15 year old Jacob Giner was struck as a pedestrian while in a marked crosswalk on Alternate 19 in Palm Harbor, we received several inquiries about the legal requirements for drivers approaching a crosswalk. Here’s...

Clearwater Fatality on US 19

April 25, 2016 – Janelle Osborn was killed when her vehicle was struck on the driver side by a vehicle driven by Charles Templeton northbound on US 19. Templeton reportedly veered off the road, onto the shoulder, and into the side of Osborn’s vehicle,...

Woman Dies in Rear-End Crash

April 15, 2016 – Audrey Oberg died after being ejected from a vehicle in which she was riding as a passenger after the vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Christopher Bennett on Bruce B. Downs Blvd near Legacy Blvd in Wesley Chapel. The driver of a...

New Law Adds to Hospital Billing Transparency

A new law in Florida gives patients receiving treatment in a hospital facility the right to request a good faith estimate of reasonably anticipated charges for the treatment of their condition. Hospitals in the bay area charge wildly different amounts for the...

Tips to Avoid Wrong Way Drivers

The recent death of a Hillsborough County deputy reminds us that wrong way drivers can be a deadly problem. Most wrong way driving accidents involve drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs or who are elderly or inexperienced. The Safe America...