St. Petersburg 4th Street Bridge is FINALLY Open! Will We See Fewer Car Accidents in Tampa Bay?

Everyone in Tampa Bay dreads the traffic that comes along with the Interstate 275 interchanges. If you’ve been anywhere near 4th Street in St. Petersburg, you know construction has been ongoing for the last two years and car accidents are a frequent occurrence. We’re excited to announce, the 4th Street Bridge is FINALLY open.  Starting…

Navigating the Aftermath: The Importance of An Experienced Injury Attorney

In the wake of an accident and resulting injuries, victims are left in significant physical and emotional pain. In many cases, individuals struggle with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) that can last anywhere from weeks to years, depending on severity and treatment. When working through these intense emotions and fears, paired with recovering from physical injuries,…

How Pressure on Drivers Is Increasing Truck Accidents on Florida’s Roads

We write a lot of about commercial trucks (and truck accidents) here on our blog. Why? The commercial trucking industry plays a huge role in Florida’s economy. Thanks to our ever-increasing population and focus on tourism, we depend on trucks to carry goods and materials across the state line. The drivers who operate these trucks…

Hillsborough’s New “Bike Boxes” Could Reduce Bicycle Accidents in Tampa

If you spend any amount of time in or around Tampa Bay, you’ll see that we have plenty of bicylists on our local roads. Unfortunately, we also have many bicycle accidents in Tampa. This leaves traffic experts on a continuous journey of making our roads safer for pedestrians and protecting our many bicyclists. Why are bikes…

Move Over! Florida Senate Approves the Left Lane Passing Bill

If you surveyed drivers in Tampa Bay about their biggest pet peeves about the area, we know one of the top answers would be: THE TRAFFIC!  In recent years, traffic in and around Tampa and Central Florida has only continued to get worse. Due to the influx of new business, people moving to the area,…

Don’t Wait: The Importance of Medical Attention After Your Accident

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in the United States, challenged only by poisoning and falls. That means all of us have likely been impacted, either directly or indirectly, by a vehicle collision at some point in our lives. Being prepared and knowing what to do immediately following an…

Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case: Best Practices for Accident Victims

Social media has experienced shocking growth in the last two decades. Experts estimate that 313 Billion US citizens will be actively using social media by the end of 2024. That’s 90% of the population! Since their introduction to society, the use of platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and more recently, Tiktok, have taken the world by…

What Happens After I File a Personal Injury Claim?

Have you been injured in an accident and are preparing to file a claim with a local attorney? As Tampa Bay’s trusted personal injury lawyers, Brooks Law Group wants victims to feel empowered and confident as they move forward in the claims process. This confidence comes with knowledge. That’s why we’re taking time to break…

Gone Too Soon: Losing Young People on Our Local Roads Has to Stop

If you knew something was taking the lives of young people, you would do something to stop it. No one wants to see our children or teens taken from their families and friends. Yet, this is happening on our local roads on an almost monthly basis. The Tampa Bay area has been rife with traffic-related…

Up Front Information about Rear-End Collisions

Not all car accidents are created equal. A fender-bender for example, rarely involves serious injuries or involvement from injury attorneys. Pedestrian collisions on the other hand often involve lawyers and result in severe injuries, and occasionally, fatalities. One type of accident that varies widely in its outcomes though is a rear-end collision. According to the…