18-Wheeler Accident in Pembroke Pines: Understanding the Legal and Safety Implications

Overview of the Incident On June 11, 2024, a severe accident occurred in Pembroke Pines involving an 18-wheeler performing an illegal U-turn. The tractor-trailer collided with a car, resulting in the car being wedged under the trailer. Three people were transported to Memorial Regional Hospital. This incident highlights the dangers of improper maneuvering by large … Continue reading “18-Wheeler Accident in Pembroke Pines: Understanding the Legal and Safety Implications”

Tragic Bus Crash in Ocala Raises Concerns Over Vehicle Safety and Worker Transport

Bus Crash Shattered Glass

In a devastating bus crash incident on Tuesday, May 14th in Ocala, Florida, a truck driven by Bryan Maclean Howard collided with a bus transporting farm workers, leading to eight deaths and 45 injuries. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Bryan has been charged with eight counts of “Driving Under … Continue reading “Tragic Bus Crash in Ocala Raises Concerns Over Vehicle Safety and Worker Transport”

Coffey McPharlin Secures Justice in Landmark Bad Faith Trucking Accident Settlement

Winning a settlement

Coffey McPharlin secures a $1.8 million settlement in a landmark bad faith case against an insurer for a client injured in a trucking accident on I95, overcoming false accusations and insurer resistance. Fort Lauderdale, FL – In a significant legal victory resulting from a tragic incident that occurred over four years ago, Coffey McPharlin has … Continue reading “Coffey McPharlin Secures Justice in Landmark Bad Faith Trucking Accident Settlement”

New NHTSA Regulation to Transform Road Safety with Mandatory Automatic Emergency Braking

A young woman walking across the crosswalk

In a groundbreaking move by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a new regulation will make automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems a standard feature in all new passenger cars and light trucks by September 2029. This initiative is part of the broader National Roadway Safety Strategy, aimed at significantly reducing … Continue reading “New NHTSA Regulation to Transform Road Safety with Mandatory Automatic Emergency Braking”

Celebrating Justice: Mallory’s Triumph in Boat Accident Legal Battle

Mallory, her family, and Attorney Sam Coffey

Today, at Coffey McPharlin, we are profoundly proud to share a significant victory—a six-year legal battle culminating in a victorious settlement for Mallory and her family. This settlement not only represents a financial win but stands as a testament to resilience and justice in the face of adversity. The Beginning of a Long Journey In … Continue reading “Celebrating Justice: Mallory’s Triumph in Boat Accident Legal Battle”

Fort Lauderdale Crane Collapse: How Coffey McPharlin Stands Up for the Injured

In a shocking incident that underscores the inherent risks within the construction industry, a part of a crane recently collapsed on a bridge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, tragically resulting in one dead and injuring three others. This devastating event not only highlights the dangers faced by construction workers and bystanders but also the complex aftermath … Continue reading “Fort Lauderdale Crane Collapse: How Coffey McPharlin Stands Up for the Injured”

What is a Deposition?

What’s a deposition? Essentially, it’s a fancy term for a testimony. It’s a chance for the other side to ask you anything and everything under the sun about your life story and up to what happened at the accident at the same time. It’s an opportunity for your attorney to ask their parties and other … Continue reading “What is a Deposition?”