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Driving in Sarasota During the Busiest Time of Year

How much is my car accident case worth?

Each case varies depending on many factors such as the amount of damage / injuries the victim sustains physically and/or mentally along with how much of their property damage they sustained depending on the specific scenario.

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Studies have shown that car accidents happen more frequently in the winter months than in the summer. As we always knew the gorgeous weather always drew a crowd but did you know that there are now more than 800 people moving to the state of Florida every day?


If you're new to the area or simply don't know your way around, the last thing you want is to get into a Car Accident. But unfortunately, with more cars on the road comes a greater risk of accidents. That's why it's important to be prepared and know what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you very well may need a Sarasota Car Accident Lawyer.


Let's talk about What To Do If You Get Into an Accident


The first thing you should do if you get into an auto accident is to assess the situation and make sure everyone involved is okay. Once you've done that, you'll want to move your car off to the side of the road so that it minimizes the chance of getting into any further accidents. Then, you'll want to exchange information with the other driver. This includes your name, contact information, insurance information, and license plate number.

It's also important to take pictures of the accident scene. This will be helpful later on when filing a claim with your insurance company or speaking with an attorney. If there are any witnesses, be sure to get their contact information as well.

After you've taken care of all of that, you'll want to call the police so they can file a report. Once the police arrive, they will speak with both parties involved and take statements. They will also take pictures of the accident scene and collect any evidence that may be needed later on.

Finally, once everything has been taken care of at the scene of the accident, you'll want to call your insurance company and let them know what happened. They will likely ask you for all of the same information that you gave to the police, so it's important to have it handy when you make that call.

Tamiami Trail Road in Sarasota Florida. 34231
Driving on Tamiami Trail Road in Sarasota, Florida.

Sarasota Florida is a beautiful destination for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a plethora of attractions, it's no wonder why so many people flock to this sunny paradise every year. When vacationing in Sarasota, you'll want to take advantage of all the sights and sounds the city has to offer. One way to do that is by exploring some of Sarasota's main roads such as US-41 (Tamiami Trail), I-75 which is great when traveling north towards Tampa Florida, or south towards Naples, and of course, there's State Road 681. These roads provide access to some of Sarasota’s best spots such as St Armand’s Circle with its array of shops, restaurants, and bars; downtown Sarasota which offers an array of cultural attractions; or Lido Key Beach where you can watch breathtaking sunsets over the Gulf Coast. No matter what your interests are there is something here for everyone!

Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere - even in paradise. So whether you're a local or just visiting Sarasota, Tampa, Venice, Osprey, Brandon, Clearwater Beach, or any other city in Florida during the winter months, be sure to drive safely and know what to do if an accident does occur. If you find yourself in a situation, don't hesitate to contact our office for help (561) 440-7775. We're here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Have a safe and enjoyable winter!

Sincerely,

Your Sarasota Car Accident Lawyer Kayla Sheldrick

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