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Distracted Driving Facts and Statistics

By Andrew Sholtes |

According to the CDC, NHTSA statistics compiled within the past five years indicate that more than 1000 people are injured every day in distracted driver crashes every day. In addition to those injured, approximately 9 people are killed each day in distracted driver crashes. NHTSA reports that in 2017, there were over 3000 deaths… Read More »

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Fort Pierce Distracted Driving and the Holiday Season

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fort Pierce and the entire Sunshine State is a wonderful place to be during the holiday season. This is a time where there’s an increase in traffic as people travel to and from to visit family, go shopping and engage in the holiday festivities. Sholtes Law wants to keep everyone happy and safe this… Read More »

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Negligent Road Design Causes Car Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fort Pierce is known as the Sunrise City. It’s a great place to be whether during the winter holidays or summer for fun in the sun. But Fort Pierce, the Treasure Coast community, and other cities across the U.S. are not immune to negligent road design and road issues like potholes. This article will… Read More »

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Obtaining Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

We live in a state where we have the option to choose or decline uninsured motorist coverage. In fact, the Insurance Information Institute tells us that one in eight drivers were uninsured according to a 2017 study by the Insurance Research Council.  Although uninsured motorist coverage is an important coverage, many people opt out… Read More »

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Indicators of Distracted Driving in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

Distracted driving is a leading cause of serious bodily harm, injuries and death. It has become a growing problem within our community and throughout the nation. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reports there were almost 50,000 crashes involving distracted driving in our state alone, in 2016. Because Sholtes Law,… Read More »

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Handling Car Accidents on Private Property in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

The standard procedures for handling a car accident on a public street includes taking photos, exchanging information with the other driver, and getting the police involved for an investigation and to complete an accident report. But what happens when the car accident takes place on private property, such as a store parking lot? Many… Read More »

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Important Evidence in Fort Pierce Car Accident Cases

By Andrew Sholtes |

Car accidents are never easy to handle. The process comes with filing claims with insurance companies, speaking to insurance adjusters, and plenty of patience. Often times, car accidents result in personal injury lawsuits because of the injuries the victim receives and the effect the injuries have on the victim’s life overall. If your claim… Read More »

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Declining Uninsured Motorist Insurance Comes with Risks

By Andrew Sholtes |

When a Saint Lucie or Martin County driver insures his or her vehicle, the State of Florida provides the driver with an option to add additional coverage such as uninsured motorist insurance (UM) coverage. While most drivers say yes to uninsured motorist insurance, many drivers opt out, even with the large number of uninsured… Read More »

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Why the Police Report is Important to Your Fort Pierce Car Accident Claim

By Andrew Sholtes |

The primary steps to take after experiencing a car accident in Fort Pierce is to take pictures of the accident scene, record video, speak with witnesses, and see a medical professional. Some victims often forget to obtain one of the most important documents that helps them in filing an insurance claim – the police… Read More »

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What Car Accident Passengers Should Know About Their Rights in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

Many times, when people think about car accidents, they only think about the drivers involved and how it affects them. But what about the passengers? The impact a car accident can have on a passenger is just as important. Each day, passengers are suffering from personal injuries due to a car accident in Fort… Read More »

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