Car Accident FAQ
Even though the Sunshine State is an amazingly wonderful place to live, it is also one of the most dangerous places in the US. Aside from the threat of all the wild creatures in the everglades, according to research conducted by Smart Growth America, Florida consistently holds the somber title of having the most dangerous roads. Their 2019 “Dangerous by Design” report concluded that Florida has 10 of the top 20 most dangerous roads, with Tampa placing at #9, which is a slight improvement over the previous report that listed Tampa as #7.
After an accident, you’re sure to have a lot of questions. Uncertainty about whether you have done everything correctly and how you will manage everything can weigh pretty heavily on your mind. The last thing you need right now is added stress and uncertainty.
You need to be able to focus on healing and on the things that matter most in your life. Let the Darrigo and Diaz Law team handle the stressful parts of the claims process. We’ve created a comprehensive list of FAQs to help guide you through the process, prepare you for what may happen next, and give you some peace of mind.
Driving Safety and How to Prevent Accidents
Going the extra mile to prevent an accident isn’t always easy, but it can save you, your loved ones, and those around you from a lot of anguish. It’s impossible to be prepared for every situation, but there are many things you can do to help make the roads safer for everyone.
The Most Common Causes of Accidents in Florida
There are numerous common causes of accidents, and most of them involve some form of negligence. But, understanding the most common causes can be an invaluable tool to help you identify potential hazards and correct them before they cause an accident.
What are the Most Common Types of Car Accidents?
There are seven different accident classifications and each one holds crucial details about the events that led up to the accident. Understanding the different types of crashes can also help you better understand how to drive defensively to avoid accidents.
What to do Immediately After an Accident
The first few minutes, hours, and days after an accident are the most crucial to protecting yourself and your rights after an accident. Find out exactly what to do and what not to do after an accident.
What Type of Injury Claims Can I Seek After an Accident?
Understanding the types of claims you can seek can help guide you on the road to recovery after an accident. Know your rights in seeking compensation for medical expenses, property damage, pain and suffering, and more.
How Do I Prove Liability After an Accident?
Proving who is liable in an accident requires an experienced car accident attorney, like the team at Darrigo and Diaz. We handle all of the complicated details in obtaining police reports, hospital records, reconstructing the accident, and dealing with the insurance companies. To better understand how we do this, our liability FAQ can guide you through the steps we take.
Seeking Medical Care for Injuries
Our bodies are not made to withstand the force and stress put on them during an accident. While some injuries are immediately apparent, other injuries may take days or even weeks to appear. Know how to recognize subtle symptoms of an auto accident injury and how to seek out medical care.
Florida Accident Insurance Questions
Auto insurance claims are one of the most confusing aspects of dealing with the repercussions of an accident. We’ll go over the most commonly asked questions regarding insurance coverages, claims, and Florida laws.
Rideshare and Gig Worker Accident Laws in Florida
With the rise of the gig economy, more people are out on the road making deliveries. While it provides for great convenience, it also has many unintended consequences and confusing new regulations you should be aware of.
We know you probably have a lot more questions that you need answers to. The team at Darrigo and Diaz is here to help. We encourage you to reach out to us online or call (813) 774-3341 immediately for a confidential phone consultation. Our goal is to guide you through the complicated processes of getting your life back after an accident.