Do You Know the Signs of a Risky Workplace? Protect Yourself from Injuries!

Having an accident on the road, while playing a sport, or even while working in your yard might be expected, but for many of us, work is a safe place. For some employees though, the signs of a risky workplace are all around them each day. Would you know what to look for to protect…

I Need an Attorney NOW! Tampa Attorneys Share 3 Scenarios that Require a Lawyer’s Help

Is a lawyer required for every legal scenario? Not necessarily. All of us have experienced a fender bender, traffic ticket, or other minor scenario that was settled easily without the help of an attorney. However, some scenarios absolutely require a lawyer’s help. In this blog, we’re covering 3 common scenarios we experience as accident and injury…

Whose Fault Is It Anyway? How Florida Determines Liability in Truck Accidents

When a car accident happens, one (or both) of the drivers is held at-fault in many situations. However, how the law determines liability in truck accidents is more complicated. While the driver will (in most cases) be held at least partly responsible, commercial vehicle accidents involve a corporate aspect due to the owner of the…

5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving and Accidents on the Road

How can you avoid distracted driving? Not texting is a start, but there’s more to safe driving. Driving distractions cause thousands of accidents every year, many of them fatal. That’s why we want to take a look at what you can do to avoid certain distractions when you’re driving. Distracted Driving and Statistics Lakeland Collegiate…

Summer Vacation Rideshare How-To: Tips for Using a Rideshare Service in Tampa

Summer always increases interest in rideshare services in Tampa Bay. Vacationers will be busy scheduling rides for trips to and from the TIA, Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, and other local attractions. For some people though, using a rideshare service is a new concept. Are you a first-timer heading to Florida this summer? That’s ok!…

Whiplash Injuries in Children – What Parents Need to Know

Whiplash is a common injury after a car accident, but can it really affect children? Yes. Hospitals treat whiplash injuries in children across The United States each year. Some of these injuries are due to falls, sports, or other harsh contact, but many of them are caused by vehicle collisions. What is whiplash? In its…

Struck by A Work Truck: What Information Will My Injury Attorney Need After an Accident with A Commercial Vehicle?

Tampa’s population continues to grow, leading to an influx of commercial vehicles on the road. That also means an influx of victims impacted after experiencing an accident with a commercial vehicle. In fact, in 2022 alone, 3,193 injuries occurred on Florida’s roadways due to truck accidents. This startling number only continues to rise, with more…

Are Dashboard Cameras Legal in Florida? Tampa Accident Attorneys Have the Answer

This week on the Brooks blog, it’s time to answer an important question we’re hearing a lot lately: “Are dashboard cameras legal in Florida?” In a world where media seems to be a constant flow, video has become part of our everyday lives. From taking clips of our kids at a soccer game, to recording…

More Than Photos: Why Witnesses Are Crucial in Personal Injury Litigation

Have you ever watched a trial, whether in person or via media? If so, you’ve probably seen questioning of witnesses in a personal injury litigation case. Even if a case doesn’t go to trial, witnesses play a crucial role in many injury cases, providing important evidence for victims. What counts as evidence in a personal…

Struck by A Truck: When Motorcycles and Deliveries Collide

Tampa Bay is a popular place. It’s reported that over 300,000 people moved to the state in 2023, and more continue to flood in each day. What does this mean? More motorcycle accidents with delivery trucks. This seems like an odd statistic to study, but it’s a valid concern. Because of our year-round sunshine and sub-tropic…