Personal Injury Blog

  • Helping Your Teen Avoid Drowsy Driving

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 23-Feb-2018

    How Teens Can Sleep and Drive Safely Commit to never driving drowsy. Just like teens should make a commitment to never drive drunk, it's essential to avoid driving drowsy. Know the risks and signs of drowsy driving, and if you're feeling too sleepy to drive, pull over and change drivers or take a quick nap. It may also be helpful to stop and stretch or drink coffee if you're not feeling alert ...
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  • Why are Teenagers at Such High Risk for Driving While Drowsy?

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 19-Feb-2018

    Drowsy driving is a serious problem in the United States. It's a factor in 6 percent of crashes. Each year, approximately 328,000 crashes are caused by drowsy driving. That includes 109,000 crashes with injuries and 6,400 with fatalities. And teens are at a particularly high risk of being involved in a drowsy driving accident. Drowsy Driving Risk Factors According to the CDC, commercial drivers, ...
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  • Keep Your Cool Behind the Wheel

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 1-Sep-2017

    Don’t let traffic and inconsiderate drivers ruin your day (or worse). Stress can be a big problem when you are driving. It can lead to frustration, anger and road rage. Here are a few ways to stay calm and in control when driving. Counting. Hard to believe something so simple can be so effective, but this age-old remedy does help defuse stress. Turn on some tunes. Everyone knows that music ...
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  • Your Teen Driving Yet?

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 11-Aug-2017

    School is back in session and for many teens, they are able to drive themselves to school this year. This can be an exciting time for teens, but can also be a nail-biting experience for parents. We have some safety tips and smart ideas to help your teen be a safe driver. Sign an agreement Set some written guidelines that both you and your teen can refer to that clearly sets your expectations and ...
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  • Summer Driving Safety Tips

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 7-Jun-2017

    As we approach the busy summer travel season, it's a good time to reflect on what we can do to stay safe on the roads and prevent distracted driving. Now that summer is kicking off and families hit the road for vacations, you are going to see a lot more people on the roads. We can’t always protect ourselves from other drivers, but what we can do is try to make the roads a little safer by ...
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  • What Pictures Should I Take After a Car Accident?

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 16-May-2017

    Car accidents happen frequently in the Tampa Bay area. If you are involved in a crash, we highly recommend that you make it a priority to take photos of the crash scene. Having photographic evidence will prove to be extremely valuable to you at a later date as you pursue your accident claim. The benefits of taking photos of an accident scene: Photos help to prove fault Photos prove damage Photo ...
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  • The Best Way to Deal With an Accident is to be Prepared for One

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 12-May-2017

    Nobody plans on having an accident, but should you be involved in one, it’s smart to have a plan for what to do. Accidents are stressful and chaotic and they may involve injuries. That is why it is important to understand what steps you must take now, so you will be prepared and able to use your best judgment if you are involved in an accident. Immediately after a car accident, try to stay ...
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  • What happens when the other driver doesn't have car insurance?

    Posted By Boohoff Law, P.A. || 10-May-2017

    There are many uninsured drivers in Florida. In fact, Florida has one of the highest rates of uninsured drivers in the country, roughly 1 in 4 drivers is uninsured. In Florida, you are only required to carry PIP and Property Damage coverage. This means a driver can legally be on the road with just PIP and Property Damage and not have the coverage to protect others in case that driver is at fault. ...
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  • Our firm has provided personal legal representation for thousands of clients injured in auto accidents. Time and again we hear from our clients all types of tactics the insurance companies will use to limit or deny injury claims. We recently represented a former military member. Our client was in a bad car accident caused by an uninsured driver. All medical professionals agreed that there was no ...
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  • Welcome to our new Tampa Personal Injury Blog

    Posted By Boohoff Law P.A. || 4-Sep-2012

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Tampa Personal Injury Blog with a RSS feed located here.
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