Automobile Accidents

Accident On Spring Break? Tips For Florida Visitors

Accident On Spring Break? Tips For Florida Visitors
Accidents happen, sadly, even on vacation. With millions coming to Florida to enjoy the beautiful beaches and wonderful weather for Spring Break, accidents are likely to rise. In fact, a recent study stated that “[t]he weekly death toll resulting from car crashes in the 14 spring break counties was 9.1 percent higher during the spring break season compared to other weeks of the year.” It is up to Spring Breakers to make the conscious decision to be safe while traveling on Florida roads. Here are a few accident-related tips you should consider if you decide to Spring Break in Florida: 1. Be sure...
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Are You Entitled To A Rental Car After A Car Accident?

Are You Entitled To A Rental Car After A Car Accident?
One of the biggest inconveniences after getting into an auto accident is having to be without your vehicle while it is getting evaluated and/or fixed. Some may have to take it to the body shop and leave it there to get repaired for an ample period of time until its completely fixed. Others may have a more severe accident where their car is determined a total loss but, the car may be at a tow yard for some time until an adjuster can properly evaluate the damage. In either situation, you are without a vehicle. However, you might be entitled to a rental...
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What To Do After A Port Richey Uber Accident

What To Do After A Port Richey Uber Accident
If you are injured by either while riding in an Uber as a passenger or if you are hit by a vehicle driven by an Uber driver, you may have a claim. However, it may be your first time getting into an accident and you may not know some of the steps that you should take. Therefore, here are a few suggestions you should consider in you are involved in a Port Richey Uber Accident. 1. Take a deep breath and gather your thoughts. 2. Check to make sure that you are not severely injured. 3. Once you check yourself, check on others...
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Passenger Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident

Passenger Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident
Often times, you may be a passenger in a car. It could be on a bus, in a taxi, in an Uber, in a Lyft, or even in a friend’s car. But, just because you are a passenger does not mean you do not have rights when the vehicle you are the passenger in is involved in a car accident. You do have options to recover, but those options can be limited by who is at fault. It is imperative that you contact our office, so we can begin the investigation immediately as to who is at fault. We understand that as a...
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Most Dangerous Intersections Throughout Hillsborough County

Most Dangerous Intersections Throughout Hillsborough County
Sadly, many accidents occur often on roads throughout Hillsborough County. Lately, if you have followed the Nicoletti Law Firm on Facebook, you have seen that we have put out a post each morning to notify you of some of the accidents that have occurred during your morning commute. Due to the amount of traffic on the roads in the morning, it is not surprising that many accidents occur during those early hours. However, vehicle accidents can still occur at any time of the day. A list of the 10 intersections in Hillsborough County that can be considered the most dangerous was recently released....
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Children & Car Insurance | Is Your Family Protected?

Children & Car Insurance | Is Your Family Protected?
Young or old, children are very important. We at Nicoletti Law Firm strongly believe that children are our future and you must protect your family. Whether they are a passenger or even a young driver, your child may not be protected when riding in or driving a vehicle. Often times, we hear from clients that they have full coverage. But, that may not be the case. In Florida, full coverage is considered to ONLY include Personal Injury Protection Coverage and Liability Coverage. There is no requirement in Florida to have Bodily Injury Coverage, Uninsured/ Underinsured Coverage, or Collision Coverage. That means, your child...
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Morning Traffic Accident Updates: Week of October 1st

Morning Traffic Accident Updates: Week of October 1st
Traffic ???????? Updates 10/1: WESLEY CHAPEL | Morris Bridge Rd @ Mandrake Rd. CLEARWATER | E Bay Dr @ US 19. PORT RICHEY | Decubellis Rd @ Town Center Rd. PLANT CITY | I-4W at Exit 19 Thonotosassa Rd. Traffic ???????? Updates 10/2: PINELLAS | Vehicle fire reported US-19 @ Countryside. TAMPA | Crash w/ roadblock on Race Track @ Forest Lake Blvd S. HILLSBOROUGH | Crash 75 SB at Sun City Center blocking one lane. Traffic ???????? Updates 10/3: LUTZ | Crash w/ roadblock Dale Mabry @ Cheval Blvd. PINELLAS | Crash reported US-19 @ Belleair. Roadblock SB. NEW PORT RICHEY | Crash w/ roadblock reported Plathe Road @ Rowan. TAMPA | Crash on 275...
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WHAT NOT TO DO ON SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER AN ACCIDENT

WHAT NOT TO DO ON SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER AN ACCIDENT
The old cardinal rule holds true: “If it is posted on the internet, it is on there forever.” This absolutely holds true for social media. Social media is everywhere. Who has not heard of and used social media whether it be Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram. I know that the Nicoletti Accident Injury Lawyers is on multiple social media platforms. Many of us want to keep our friends and family updated on what we are doing. But, after an accident, that may not be the best plan. Insurance companies can and are likely to use what you say to discredit your claim. It...
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HAVE YOU SUFFERED WHIPLASH DUE TO AN AUTO ACCIDENT?

HAVE YOU SUFFERED WHIPLASH DUE TO AN AUTO ACCIDENT?
Sadly, during an auto accident, injuries are common. This is especially true for the neck and back. One common neck injury is known as whiplash. “The jolt (or blow to the head) can come from behind, in front, or from the side [and] [e]ven a low-speed collision can cause whiplash.” Pain from whiplash sometimes does not show up right away. It may take between 12-24 hours or longer from the occurrence of an accident before symptoms arise. How does whiplash occur? Whiplash often occurs when the muscles in your neck are strained due to a quick movement of the neck backward and then forward. In...
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WHAT HAPPENS IF THE POLICE DO NOT COME TO THE SCENE OF A CAR ACCIDENT?

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE POLICE DO NOT COME TO THE SCENE OF A CAR ACCIDENT?
Whenever you are involved in a car accident, we highly recommend that you call the police. But sometimes, due to a variety of reasons, the police will not come out to the scene. Just because they do not come out does not mean that you do not have a claim nor does it mean that you should not gather the necessary information. In that situation, you need to do exactly what the police officer would do. 1. Gather the other party’s information. This includes their name, address, phone number, license plate number, insurance provider and policy number. We suggest that you take a...
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