November Injury News
Hancock Injury Attorneys Title Sponsors at CABA Golf Tournament
Last Friday, we were out on the golf course sponsoring the CABA Annual Golf Tournament. The proceeds of the tournament went to help Northdale Lutheran Church & School. We love being connected to our community and supporting Carrollwood and North Tampa businesses. Some pictures below, including one with our Chip-in contest Winner! He won $100 to any Outback Brand Restaurant!
The National Transportation Safety Board released a report with research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finding that drivers aged 16 to 24 are at the greatest risk for being involved in a drowsy driving crash. One in five fatal crashes involves a drowsy driver.
Over 1300 drivers under the age of 25 were in fatal drowsy driving accidents between 2010 and 2015. That is over 30% of all drivers in drowsy driving accidents. It was also found that drivers aged 19 to 24 are more likely to fall asleep while driving than any other age group. Read more about this issue and how to combat it, here.
If you get a DUI in St. Pete, expect to have to pay $500 to get your car back. Officer Lenard Cox, with the DUI squad said, “Our hope behind doing this is that people don’t get in their vehicle after consuming alcoholic beverages or doing drugs that may impair them.” Many others think it is just for the city to make more money. What is your opinion? Read more here.
Hit & Runs are spiking in Tampa. While the driver should never leave the scene of the accident, many of them occur because pedestrians and cyclists aren’t following road rules. Read more here.
Over the years, Attorney Mike Hancock has formulated exactly what clients should do after getting into a car accident. He also knows what clients should NEVER do after a car crash, whether it is the fault of someone else or their fault. Click here to read the things that could potentially harm your case if you did not cause the accident.