Tesla Accused of Misrepresenting Autopilot in Florida Crash Lawsuit

Tesla is again in hot water and is in court after a crash involving the Autopilot system in one of its self-driving cars. A lawsuit was filed against the company in Orange County, Florida. It seeks damages that came as a result of a crash on the state’s turnpike. The lawsuit alleges that Tesla has been fooling its customers into …

Court Ruling Highlights the Importance of Cyber Insurance

A recent U.S. federal court ruling has highlighted the issue of cybersecurity and the fact that American businesses have not taken the steps needed to fully protect themselves from this threat. This issue was made even more significant when considering that the court ruling came only two days before the beginning of October, which is ironically Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The …

Accident in Venice Raises Concerns About Drivers and Bicyclists Sharing the Road

Recently, a major road accident occurred in Venice, Florida when a car traveling along Center Road hit and critically injured 4 bicyclists. The accident is currently under investigation by authorities. For Henry Danielson, who is the President of the Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club, the issue of bicycle road safety is especially concerning. The 4 injured bicyclists are members of his …

Several People Killed In Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael did serious damage to the Carolinas, Florida and parts of Virginia. John Pardue is a 42-year-old resident of Florida. He was one of the people who was in the storm. He was walking down the bridge with his two children when he got caught in the storm. He stated that he was surprised by how severe the storm …

The Average Timeline Of A Florida Slip And Fall Case

A car accident or slip and fall accident can change a person’s life for the worse. That is why one of the most common personal injury questions is “How long will it take for the case to reach a settlement?” Every case is unique, so it is not possible to provide an exact answer to that question. A personal injury …

New Florida State Car Seat Laws Explained

The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently updated their recommendations for children’s car seat usage. According to these new recommendations, children are instructed to remain in a rear-facing car safety seat for as long as possible, so long as they are within the seat manufacturer’s maximum height and weight limits. This new guideline removes the previous age-specific milestone from the …

Legal Questions For Industrial Accidents

Industrial plants and mills are great sources for good jobs for many people in our area. However, if one isn’t careful, they could also be the most dangerous jobs. If you or a relative have been in an industrial accident, here are some steps you should take. What constitutes an industrial accident? In any large industrial workplace – steel mills, …

Florida Receiving $8.2M in Uber Settlement

Uber Technologies Inc. recently settled a lawsuit relating to a data breach at the company. The suit was filed by all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and as part of the nearly $150 million settlement Florida will receive over $8 million. The data breach in question occurred in November of 2016, and it involved computer hackers who stole …

Tips For Pedestrian Safety

Every 96 minutes, a pedestrian is killed as a result of an accident caused by traffic. This means that in the span of a year, traffic accidents account for over 5,000 deaths. It’s because of this that it’s important for pedestrians to be careful, and to know what their rights are when walking on the road. It’s important to know …

8 on Your Side Investigates Phony Crashes Impacting Bay Area Drivers

The majority of drivers are careful behind the wheel and try to avoid getting into a car accident. However, there are some rogue individuals operating their vehicles in unsafe ways simply because they want to cash in. These people are deliberately crashing their cars in order to receive financial compensation from their auto insurance companies. A viewer of On Your …