Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of death and injury throughout the world. In the United States, more than one quarter of all Americans were involved in a car accident over the last five years. Florida is no exception to this trend.
Our firm, Halpern Santos & Pinkert, P.A. handles all types of motor vehicle collisions, including multi-vehicle and single vehicle accidents that have resulted in death, severe spinal injury, and brain damage. The firm, led by Jay Halpern, has over 30 years of experience in handling:
- Automobile Accidents;
- Bus and ATV Accidents;
- Neglignet and Drunk Driving;
- Speeding and other Carelessness;
- Multi-vehicle Accidents;
- Single Vehicle Accidents;
- Vehicle Defect Cases; and
- Roadway Design Cases.
There are a number of factors that can lead to motor vehicle collisions, including driver, roadway and vehicle factors. Driving factors include driver input such as speeding or failure to pay attention, alcohol, physical impairment, age, sleep deprivation and drug use. Roadway factors can include anything affecting the roadways, such as bumps or debris in the road, weather such as rain, snow or ice, and any bends or turns in the roadway. As for vehicle factors, these include any defects or problems with the vehicle, such as tires, seatbelts, seatbacks, brakes and airbags.
In addition to the factors listed above, there are numerous types of motor vehicle collisions including head-on collisions, off-road collisions, read-end collisions, side collisions and rollovers. A motor-vehicle collision can be one vehicle or multi-vehicle, and can include any type of motor vehicle, such as trucks, cars, motorcycles, buses and ATVs.
Our experience allows us to understand the challenges of our clients who have been injured, inconvenienced, lost work and incurred medical bills as a result of motor vehicle accidents. For an advocate in your corner contact us at 305-445-1111.