Involvement in a motor vehicle accident can be extremely stressful and time–consuming – particularly if you have never been involved in an accident before. Recovery and treatment take up many hours of time and keep you from both your personal life and your professional life.
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Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.
Tampa and St. Petersburg - The bay cities of Florida with stunning beaches
Though they lack a world-renowned theme park like Orlando, the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg, both situated around the Tampa Bay, use their attractive beaches and regularly warm weather to draw in tourists each year. The area is the second largest metropolitan statistical area in Florida by population.
Major highways around the bay
- I-75, runs north-south along the east side of the bay and passes along the east side of Tampa.
- I-4, which goes from the heart of Tampa eastward towards Lakeland and Orlando.
- I-275, cuts through the center of Tampa, crosses Old Tampa Bay, and passes through St. Petersburg.
All types of accidents in Tampa-St. Petersburg
- Tampa-St. Petersburg commercial trucking accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg car accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg motorcycle accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg pedestrian accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg bicycle accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg drunk driving accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg train accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg aircraft accidents
Searching for an injured friend or relative? Here are the main local hospitals:
Grief Support and Other Helpful Groups
- The Life Center of Tampa Counseling
- Anderson-McQueen Funeral and Grief Support Services
- Griefnet.org Online Grief Support
- Tampa Bay Cycle
Where to find legal assistance after you or a loved one are involved in a Tampa Bay-area accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Tampa personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Tampa wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Tampa accident lawyer can do to help.
Accident reports by county
All too often I am asked questions in such as “What can I do to make sure my claim does not get rejected” The very basic answer to that question is, insurance companies are going to reject some of your claims as a matter of course. But what types of mistakes can you actually control?
Any handheld device used or capable of being used in a handheld manner, that is designed or intended to receive or transmit text or character-based messages, access or store data, or connect to the Internet or any communications service as defined in s. 812.15 and that allows text communications.
In this article we will discuss how the Florida No-Fault law (Florida Statute 627.736) is effected by your choice of destination and choice of vehicle. This article assumes that the reader is a person insured to drive, owns a vehicle, and is insured with a Florida-based policy.
Victims of car accidents often want to know how long their car accident injury case will take. The answer will vary depending on several different factors, including who was at fault, how serious the accident was, whether you settle right away or pursue the case to trial and whether you have an experienced attorney to guide you through the process.
Just as you made sure your child received appropriate medical attention, it is critical to protecting your child’s legal interests as well. The person who is legally responsible for causing an injury to your child is also legally obligated to pay your child’s medical bills (and other costs arising from the injury).
Most patients who have suffered a severe TBI will suffer from memory problems – sometimes for the rest of their lives. This can include the loss of specific past memories and the partial inability to store or experience new memories.
Below, we’ll take a look at how common truck and pedestrian accidents are, how Florida law determines right-of-way issues for pedestrians, and go over some safe driving tips for both pedestrians and truck drivers.