Injured on Memorial Day in Tampa Bay? Brooks Law Group Can Help

Memorial Day weekend was fun for many Florida residents. Cookouts with family and friends, traveling to the beach, or heading out on the lake are just a few ways people spend the holiday. However, when you end up injured on Memorial Day in Tampa Bay, things can go from fun to fearful. There are a…

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…

Englewood Teen Biker Killed in DUI Accident: A Warning to Motorcyclists This Holiday Season

Christmas is ending and New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. In the days ahead, celebrations will be happening in restaurants, bars, and homes all over the Tampa Bay area, and alcohol will almost certainly be part of the plans. There is nothing wrong with enjoying a drink or two during the holidays…as long…

No Helmet? What Does That Mean for Tampa Bay Motorcycle Accident Victims?

Are you setting aside time for biking this holiday season? Do you usually ride with no helmet? Here in Florida, motorcycles are as common as cars. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are also common. Within the last month in Tampa Bay, two different bikers died and one was injured in two separate accidents on our local highways. On…

Looking Out for Our Fellow Motorcyclists: A Friendly Reminder to Florida Riders about Lane Splitting

If you live in Tampa Bay, you probably hate traffic as much as we do. The delays, the stress, and burning your fuel or battery needlessly are frustrating, to say the least. For local motorcyclists though, traffic is especially annoying. That’s why “lane splitting” is becoming an issue on Hillsborough County’s congested highways and city…

Protect Yourself This Summer! Florida Lawyers Weigh in on Summer Safety

We all love summer. School is out, days are longer, and Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area is booming with tourists and locals alike enjoying our beaches, lakes, theme parks, and sunshine. Summer doesn’t come without risks though, and as lawyers, we notice trends in accidents and injuries. Many of them could be prevented,…

Top 5 Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Tampa Bay

Motorcycles are a way of life in Central Florida. In Tampa, bikers enjoy the sunshine and open skies while breezing down beachfront roads or commuting on one of multiple major highways. While Florida’s weather is friendly to bikers, our roads aren’t always as nice. More specifically, other drivers aren’t always friendly toward motorcyclists, and their negligence leads…

How Long Can I File a Claim After My Car Accident?

A car accident leaves drivers and passengers traumatized, especially if the accident caused injuries or fatalities. Because of the subsequent shock, many victims delay filing a claim for their damages and injuries because they are coping with recovery. Unfortunately, the moment your accident occurs it begins the countdown on the statute of limitations of your…

You’ve Been in a Motorcycle Accident: Now What?

Springtime in Winter Haven means sunshine, longer daylight hours, and plenty of beautiful weather to enjoy the outdoors. Few people know this better than motorcycle owners. If you enjoy traveling by bike, you understand the delight of feeling the wind and sunshine firsthand as you hit the highway. Unfortunately, there are many risks that come…

What Is a “Personal Injury” and Which Winter Haven Attorney Is Right for You?

When you are in an accident or suffer an injury that was someone else’s fault, everyone will tell you that you need to get a lawyer ASAP. While they’re correct that you need representation, it’s important to know that not all lawyers are created equal, and finding one that has experience and knowledge specific to…