Jared Newman, Esq. Legal Blog

Drivers and rear-end collisions

January 31, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Thousands of rear-end collisions occur in Florida every year. And it’s estimated that one out of every four motor vehicle accidents in Florida is a rear-end collision. Drivers and passengers in these collisions can get serious injuries. The driver in the rear is usually blamed for rear-end motor vehicle accidents. However, there are situations where the […]

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NHTSA links almost 400 accidents to advanced safety features

January 23, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A great many of the new cars, pickup trucks and SUVs on sale in Florida and around the country are equipped with advanced driver-assistance features like adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane departure and blind spot monitoring. Automobile manufacturers say these systems can prevent accidents and save lives even when drivers are unaware of […]

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A serious mistake that drivers make

January 9, 2023 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

No driver wishes to become involved in a motor vehicle accident, but collisions happen. Defensive driving skills may reduce accidents on Florida roads, and understanding why some crashes occur might help those wishing to commute more safely. Determining the number-one cause could greatly assist with accident avoidance. A top reason for collisions As many would […]

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How to protect your business from slip and fall injuries

December 23, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Protect your business in South Florida by following a few simple steps. Your business may be liable if an employee or customer loses their balance and falls because of your negligence. Slippery or wet floors can cause a person to slip and fall. As a responsible business owner, put up a warning sign indicating that […]

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Who is liable when the dog bites?

December 9, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Florida law makes dog owners liable if their pet bites someone in public. Liability also rests with the owner if the victim was on private property and it was within the law for them to be there. This is still the case even if the bite took place on the dog owner’s property. The dog’s […]

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Florida cities can be dangerous for pedestrians

December 6, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Pedestrian fatalities have risen alarmingly in recent years, and a report released by Smart Growth America suggests that the problem is getting worse. It reveals that 7,485 pedestrians were killed on America’s roads in 2021, which the road safety advocacy group says is the highest pedestrian death toll in four decades. The report also listed […]

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Uber driver issues warning about insurance issue after accident

November 28, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Many residents of Florida choose to drive for Uber as a way to earn extra money or while between jobs. However, the rideshare company is not perfect when it comes to accidents. A driver spoke about insurance problems after being involved in a crash. The driver’s story The Uber driver was on the clock at […]

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Auto accidents and burn injuries

November 10, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car crashes could leave accident victims with broken bones and psychological trauma. Those injured in a collision might suffer severe burns. Not every commuter in Florida realizes they are at risk for burn injuries until suffering such harm. Burns and vehicle collisions Commuters passing a car accident scene might sometimes see vehicles that have caught […]

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Liability complications are common in rideshare accidents

October 26, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

The rideshare app industry has been a very popular alternative for people needing transportation for short distances in Florida. However, what has been an effective transportation solution can also present problems when accidents happen, and primary among those problems are claims of no liability from the particular company. And to further complicate matters, Florida uses […]

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Mistakes made after vehicle collisions

October 11, 2022 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

When a car accident occurs on Florida roads, the involved parties have several steps to take. Unfortunately, some victims commit mistakes that could cost them. What to do after an accident Prioritizing your health and well-being is the most important step to take. Although you might not feel seriously injured, that doesn’t mean an injury […]

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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.