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New Study Reveals That Drivers Running Red Lights Are Killing People at The Highest Rate in 10 Years

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According to a new study published by AAA, the amount of individuals killed by drivers running red lights has hit the highest number in 10 years. In fact, in 2017, there were close to 1,000 people killed due to this negligence; with almost 30 percent of all car crash deaths at intersections occurring due… Read More »

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Tesla Sued for Wrongful Death & Related Claims Due to Fatal Accident

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The family of an Apple engineer who was killed while testing the Autopilot feature in a Tesla vehicle last year filed a lawsuit against the automaker in early May, alleging that the Autopilot feature caused his death. Specifically, the driver’s family claims that the navigation system misread the lane lines on the highway and… Read More »

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Another Tesla Car Accident That Killed; This Time Goes Uninvestigated

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We’ve discussed the many issues associated with the Tesla Model S car and the danger it poses to consumers before. Sadly, that problem doesn’t appear to be going away: In late February, yet another driver was killed in an accident involving this vehicle when he lost control of the car, hit a tree, and… Read More »

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The Holidays, Drunk Driving Accidents, and Dram Shop Laws

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Unfortunately, the period between Thanksgiving, to New Year’s Eve, to Super Bowl Sunday, tend to foster the highest rates of drunk driving and therefore car accidents and personal injury litigation. While, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, alcohol-impaired driving is causing fewer holiday driving fatalities each year, the number of lawsuits spurred… Read More »

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Limousine Accidents and the Damage They Can Inflict

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Unfortunately, as injury lawyers in the busy state of Florida, the injury lawyers at Douglas & Carter often handle accidents where multiple people are injured. These tragic accidents are devastatingly sad. They call it the deadliest transportation accident in the U.S. over the last nine years: A limousine accident that killed 20 people last… Read More »

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Investigation Reveals that Tesla Battery Posed Danger after Fatal Florida Car Accident

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According to a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board on June 26th, the battery in a Model S Tesla car involved in a fatal car accident here in Florida reignited twice after firefighters extinguished the blaze that consumed the vehicle on impact, presenting a significant hazard to consumers. The report is… Read More »

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