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Largest Surge in Traffic Fatalities in 50 Years Attributed to Apps

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Nov 18, 2016 12:04:27 PM

The last 40 years have seen a decline in highway fatalities. Unfortunately, 2015 saw the largest annual percentage jump over any year in the last 50, and, thus far, 2016 has been even worse. In the first six months of 2016, highway deaths increased by over 10% from a comparable period in 2015.

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Topics: Car, auto accident, smartphone, mobile devices, Distracted Driving

Who Pays my Lost Wages From an Auto Accident Injury?

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Dec 16, 2013 3:38:00 PM

Depending on the type of auto insurance coverage you currently have, you might be eligible for compensation for your lost wages after an auto accident injury occurs. If you are eligible, the ease of which the claims process is handled will be determined by the type of work you do. To help make the process simpler and answer any questions you might have, enlist the help of a Gainesville personal injury lawyer to handle your case. 

Steven A. Bagen Law Firm has offices in Gainesville and Ocala, Florida.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Distracted Driving, Driving and Texting

The Aftermath of an Auto Accident

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Oct 19, 2011 8:14:00 AM

Have you or a loved one been injured in a car, truck, vehicle accident? Do not be a victim and do not let the insurance agencies take advantage of you. You do not have to face this difficult situation alone.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, TV, Media, Speeding Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Wrongful Death, Truck Accidents, Commercial, Driving and Texting, Drinking and Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jun 8, 2011 8:31:00 AM

We’ve all done it – been at a stoplight or in slow traffic and shot off a quick text or e-mail. It's multitasking at its most dangerous. In today's fast-paced world, it can feel all too convenient to perform secondary tasks while driving.  Whatever it is you’re doing while driving, you’re becoming dangerously distracted by the activity. In fact, in 2009, 5,474 people were killed in U.S. roadways and an estimated additional 448,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes that were reported to have involved distracted driving.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Distracted Driving, Catastrophic Injuries, Truck Accidents, Bus Accidents, Serious Accidents & Injuries, Personal Injury Law, Driving and Texting