When people are injured in an accident caused by another party's negligence, the injured may recover compensation for their damages through a personal injury claim. In these cases, damages can include purely economic losses like medical expenses and lost wages, as well as harder to define non-economic losses such as pain and suffering.
Miami residents understand how important it is to drive safely. When drivers engage in dangerous behavior, they risk their lives and the lives of every person they meet on the road. Accidents caused by negligent drivers continue to occur in Florida, hurting hundreds of families each year.
Many people in Miami have a bicycle that they use regularly. Bikes are a great way to get around our community, whether for recreation or transportation. Most of the time a person is able to safely bike on our roads, but occasionally a serious accident occurs.
Although most of the time pedestrians are able to safely share the areas near roadways with vehicles, Florida is still the number one state for most pedestrian deaths. A tragic example occurred in an accident recently in Miami.
Teenagers in Miami are busy people. They have school, sports, jobs, and other activities that they attend every day. For many teenagers their day starts before the sun is even up. A tragic accident recently occurred in North Miami where a group of teenagers was killed.
Many people in the Miami area work in the construction industry. There are always several major construction projects going on that require workers to make them happen. A construction job can be a dangerous occupation, but there are many safety steps that employers can take in order to ensure their workers remain safe on the job. Unfortunately, a recent tragic accident occurred on the border of Miami-Dade and Broward counties, when a construction worker who was working on the Optima project died on the job.
Many Miami area residents work in the construction industry. These jobs can be dangerous and unpredictable. Many of the accidents on constructions sites can be prevented if the construction site company or other vender take safety precautions. Unfortunately, construction site accidents do happen.
When a Miami area resident goes to work each day, they expect they will return home that evening to their family. Most of the time this is what happens, but occasionally a tragic fatal workplace accident occurs. Some jobs are inherently more dangerous than others, including construction work. A recent accident in Clearwater has claimed the life of a roofer.
There are some Miami area residents who have jobs that can be considered dangerous at times. Although anyone can potentially be involved in a fatal workplace accident, there are certain occupations which can be considered more dangerous than others.
No Miami area family expects their loved one will die in an unexpected accident. Unfortunately, these wrongful death accidents occur every day in Miami and across the U.S. There are many drivers who are not careful and safe drivers and engage in dangerous activity, including speeding, texting and driving, and talking on the phone.