Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During the current uncertainty regarding travel and gathering in groups, we’would like to assure you that Robes Law Group has taken measures for your comfort and safety. As always, we continue to keep our offices scrupulously clean and have plenty of hand sanitizer available. We have urged all potential visitors not to come into our …

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Cloudy Weather Causes Increased Car Accidents

Cloudy conditions are the No. 1 cause of fatal collisions, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Cloudy weather contributed to nearly 5,000 fatal accidents in the U.S. in a recent year. Cloudy skies can make driving more dangerous because it decreases visibility. Cloudy skies make it harder to see potholes, …

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Marijuana Use Impairs Driving Even After the High Is Gone

A new study from a Harvard Medical School hospital has found that recreational cannabis use impacts an individual’s driving ability, even when the individual is not high from marijuana. The dangerous behaviors of non-intoxicated drivers documented in the study included drivers exceeding the speed limit, blowing through red lights and crossing the centerline of roads. …

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Regular User of Driver-Assistance Technology Found to Increase Distracted Driving

New research released from AAA has found that drivers who regularly utilize driver assistance technology while behind the wheel are much more likely to become distracted. While these safety systems are intended to keep drivers safe and assist them in the operation of their vehicles, people tend to become too reliant on them thus leading …

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Avoiding rear-end car accidents in South Florida

South Florida has a lot of traffic congestion on I-95, with cars following closely and often stopping unexpectedly, particularly during rush hours. That increases the likelihood of rear-end collisions. Soft tissue injuries are very common in rear-end collisions, and these injuries can be painful and disruptive. When vehicles are traveling at high speeds, rear-end crashes …

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Survey Shows Distracted Driving is a Problem for Millennials and Baby Boomers

Millennials often get a bad rap when it comes to distracted driving. But, a recent Liberty Mutual Insurance survey shows that Baby Boomers don’t have the high ground on that issue either. The survey of course showed that millennials are the age group most likely to admit they have used a phone while driving, at …

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Eight reason why you should hire a Personal Injury Attorney

Consulting with an injury attorney is an important step to take after you have received medical treatment for injuries after an accident. If you have never worked with an attorney, the thought of hiring one could seem intimidating. But it is an important step for you to take to understand your legal options after a …

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