Jared Newman, Esq. Legal Blog

Some common traumatic injuries after a car accident

May 25, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car accidents can be devastating to anyone in Florida. Depending on the severity of the collision, a person can be left with injuries severe enough that it takes months or years to recover if they even do. Traumatic brain injury Motor vehicle accidents can easily leave victims suffering from a traumatic brain injury. When a person’s […]

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Understanding moderate and severe TBI

May 10, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Over 5,400 people in Florida died from traumatic brain injuries in 2021. The rate of traumatic brain injury-related deaths per 100,000 people was 20.6, the highest since 2005. The CDC describes traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as an injury that impacts brain function. The injury occurs by blunt force, like a jolt, blow or bump […]

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What are traumatic brain injuries?

April 27, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

About 223,000 people are hospitalized annually in the United States, including Florida, with a traumatic brain injury, and almost 70,000 die. Males are twice as likely to be hospitalized and three times more likely to die than females. Over 32% of traumatic brain injuries requiring hospitalization occur in people over 75, and they account for […]

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Factors involved in the 2021 car accident statistics

April 13, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

In the U.S., the number of fatal motor vehicle crashes increased 10.5% in 2021 compared to 2020. Almost 43,000 people died as a result of a fatal car accident in 2021. Keeping yourself safe on Florida roads requires an understanding of the reasons behind such a drastic increase. Distracted driving Distracted driving refers to any […]

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Grocery stores and premises liability claims

March 29, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A routine visit to the grocery store could result in an unexpected mishap. When a Florida customer or employee slips and falls in a grocery store, the accident victim might have a personal injury claim under premises liability statutes. Those claims could seek compensation for medical bills and other losses inflicted because of the fall. […]

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Why women suffer more serious car accident injuries than men

March 28, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

When researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety studied motor vehicle accident reports that took place in Florida and around the country between 1998 and 2015, they discovered that women suffered injuries far more often than men. They noticed that female accident victims suffered serious injuries twice as often and minor injuries three times […]

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Improper truck loading creates dangers

March 15, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Semi-trucks carry a tremendous amount of cargo to destinations in Florida. Securing the cargo is loaded correctly is vital to safe transport. Many things could go wrong when a truck experiences troubles from improper cargo loading. Drivers, their employers and other responsible parties could face legal claims if anyone gets hurt from a cargo issue-related […]

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Injuries and reckless drivers

March 2, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Reckless driving takes many forms, and virtually all types of dangerous driving could fit the legal definition of recklessness. Under some circumstances, accident victims may be able to seek compensation for their injuries in a Florida civil courtroom. Reckless driving behaviors and consequences Anyone engaged in reckless driving displays little or no regard for their safety or […]

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First-time car accident safety and evidence collection

February 14, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

No one gets used to being in car accidents, but the first one that you experience as a driver shocks the system. Feelings of panic, anger or fear are common among drivers in South Florida when collisions occur. The extent of your injuries, if any, will influence what you can do after your first car […]

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Why truck accident claims can be complicated

February 10, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Truck accidents can be devastating and often result in severe injuries or even death. However, filing a claim for a truck accident in Florida can be complicated and may be different from filing a claim for a car accident. Number of parties involved One reason why truck accident claims can be complicated is because of […]

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Jared K. Newman Esq. is the Managing Partner of the Personal Injury division at South Florida Law, PLLC. Mr. Newman is an experienced civil litigation attorney who has dedicated his practice to representing those injured while driving, walking, at work or elsewhere due to the negligence of others. He is an experienced advocate for his clients against insurance companies that refuse to pay fair and just compensation for the injuries caused by their insureds. His expertise in litigation rounds out the capabilities that form the personal injury practice area of the firm. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, he received his bachelor’s degree in Criminology from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Mr. Newman has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2010.