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Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Miami and Fort Lauderdale- The Hollywood of Florida, and popular tourist mecca

On the southeastern most tip of the continguous United States is the metropolis of Miami, the largest metropolis in the southeast excepting Washington D.C. Many well-known movies and TV shows were shot in Miami, including Dexter, CSI: Miami, and Miami Ink. There is even a city within the Miami metro named Hollywood. Fort Lauderdale is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F, and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale, which takes in all of Broward County, hosted 12 million visitors in 2012. 

Major Miami and Fort Lauderdale roadways

  • I-95, begins near the center of Miami and runs north along the east coast of Florida.
  • I-75, enters the area from the west near Fort Lauderdale where it intersects with I-595 and heads south, terminating near Hileah.
  • I-595, runs from Fort Lauderdale to the west, connecting I-95 and I-75.

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When someone is injured in an accident in Miami or Fort Lauderdale, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Miami or Fort Lauderdale

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Miami personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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5 Steps to Recover from Your Injury

Whether it’s from a car accident, a slip and fall in a local store, or you get thrown from your bicycle, an injury can affect all aspects of your life. And not usually in a good way. That’s why it’s important to get the best possible care – so that you can recover from your injury and get your life back on track as quickly as possible. Go here to learn about 5 steps that will help you have a speedy and full recovery after an accident.
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Go here for crucial information about personal injury claims in Miami

Our Miami-area attorney partner, Neufeld, Kleinberg, and Pinkiert, can answer your questions about personal injury claims, including: If I was in a car accident, will my lost wages be reimbursed? How do I prove that my car-accident injury was not pre-existing? What kinds of damages are available after a serious car accident? There is a great deal of valuable information available here. Feel free to take a look!
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Potential Life Saving iPhone Feature

Recently, I was told about an often ignored app on the iPhone – more of a feature really. If you are injured in a serious car accident, this feature could save your life. As a result, I wanted to use today’s blog to spend some time explaining, step-by-step, how this feature works. Go here to read about this crucial safety feature.
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Drunk Driving Loophole Endangers Floridians

The danger in this new loophole is that it could allow drunk drivers who would otherwise be instantly identified as dangerously intoxicated to pass through DUI checkpoints freely and continue driving. Unleashed back onto the roads, drunk drivers can easily cause serious accidents with other cars, pedestrians, and cyclists. Read more on this important safety issue here.
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Who Pays for Injuries in a Rental Car Crash?

Many rental car companies don’t tell you (except in the fine print) that you have to actually purchase their insurance package in order to be fully covered. Without purchasing their insurance, you have to use your own policy, which may not have rental car coverage. This can lead to unique complications in some cases.

Most recent accident reports

A two-car crash in Hialeah left at least nine people injured early Sunday morning. The cars collided at East 8th Avenue and Okeechobee Road, officials said.
Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Two men were killed after the car they were traveling in lost control and struck a tree in Coral Springs.

Authorities said they found a 1995 Eagle Talon wrapped around a large tree on the 11900 Block of Lakeview Drive at about 5:30 a.m.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Roadway: 
Lakeview Drive
Type: Car Accident
A grandmother was killed and her two young grandchildren were hospitalized after they were struck by a car as she pushed them across the street in a stroller in Sunrise on Christmas night.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Two teenagers were injured after a car hit the dirt bike they were riding Wednesday in Miramar.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Fort Lauderdale Police said they are looking for a driver responsible for critically injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run incident early Thursday.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013

One man died and a woman was injured after a boat crashed into a Dania Beach bridge piling Friday, authorities said.

Officials identified the victims as 50-year-old Marcella Hewett and 58-year-old David Duda on Saturday.

Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ten people were hospitalized after a small bus collided with an SUV in Hialeah Tuesday morning.

Date: 
Monday, December 16, 2013
Type: Car Accident

A driver confessed that he hit a bicyclist, drove home with the man on his back window and tried to dispose of him in a wooded area, police said Tuesday.

Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013

Two men struck by a Miami-Dade Transit bus were taken to Ryder Trauma Center Monday night, including a victim who was found under the bus, authorities said.

Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013
City: 
Miami, FL
A driver is behind bars and a pedestrian is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Lauderdale Lakes Sunday morning.

Two people were killed when the Porsche they were riding in crashed into a guardrail and ended up in a canal in northwest Miami-Dade Friday morning.

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Roadway: 
State Road 836
City: 
Miami, FL
Type: Car Accident

Authorities responded after a Coca-Cola truck collided with a TriRail train in Pembroke Park Wednesday morning.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A Pembroke Pines police officer was hospitalized early Saturday after a driver crashed through the front gates of a school before striking the officer's car and running off the road and ending up upside down.

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013
Roadway: 
Pembroke Road
An accident involving an 18 wheeler and a fuel spill snarled traffic on the Palmetto Expressway Wednesday morning. The accident had the three right lanes blocked on the 826 westbound at NW 12th Avenue.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
City: 
Miami, FL
Topics: 
Fuel Spill
Kayla Mendoza, 20, was allegedly driving eastbound on the westbound lanes of the Sawgrass Expressway when she struck a vehicle containing Kaitlyn Nicole Ferrante and Marisa Catronio, both 21, head on. Catronio was pronounced