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…

America’s Deadliest Highway Runs Right Into Tampa Bay – Big Changes on Interstate 4

If you’ve lived in Central Florida for any length of time, chances are you’ve driven on Interstate 4. I-4 is a major thoroughfare of the Sunshine State, spanning 132 miles from Daytona Beach to the Interstate 275 interchange in Tampa. The highway runs right through the heart of Orlando, making it a huge part of…

Continued Legacy: How Dr. Beach A. Brooks M.D. Established the Brooks Legacy in Winter Haven

I (Steve Brooks) have enjoyed sharing a glimpse of the Brooks Legacy here on our blog recently, and this week I want to highlight my own father, Beach Alexander Brooks M.D. His decision to move to Winter Haven established a continued legacy here in the Polk County area and set a precedent that my brother,…