Shocking Statistics on Florida Accidents

Did you know that Florida leads the nation in motorcycle, pedestrian, and bicycle accidents? The cost of these accidents is tremendous. At the Baird Law Group, we offer personalized solutions to your case and expert guidance as you navigate your claim.

Teens and Distracted Driving: How Parents Can Teach Them to Drive Safely

Recent studies consistently show that parents underestimate the dangers of distracted teen driving. AAA Foundation for Traffic and Safety researchers have analyzed the six seconds leading up to a crash in nearly 1,691 videos of crashes involving drivers ages 16-19 and found that distraction was a factor in 58% of crashes. Distraction played a role in 89% of road-departure crashes and 76% of rear-end crashes. As parents, it is critical to educate our children who drive about distracted driving and its …

What Makes A Good Personal Injury Attorney?

If you’ve been seriously injured, you will need a knowledgeable personal injury attorney to file a lawsuit on your behalf or to negotiate a fair settlement. But how can you determine if your choice is a good personal injury attorney? What questions do you ask to be sure you get the best representation for your case? Initially, it is important to know the answers to questions like: What is their skill and experience in the courtroom? How many cases have they …

Alternatives to Designated Drivers

With the holidays upon us we’ll all be attending office and holiday parties at various places in the Tampa Bay area. By now most of us are smart enough to have a designated driver but what about those times that one isn’t available or maybe everyone partakes in the festivities a little too much and imbibes more than they should? We have assembled a list of alternatives here for your convenience. We have separated it out by those times you …

10 Things to Do After a Car Accident

Being involved in a traffic accident can be a stressful and hectic situation. However, being prepared and knowledgeable about what to do in these unfortunate incidents can make things go much smoother and minimize the hassle of the post-accident process. Here is a checklist of 10 things to do following a car accident: Be Prepared BEFORE an Accident Make sure you always keep a copy of your insurance card, vehicle registration, and medical alerts in your vehicle at all times. …