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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) December 14, 2016 – Distracted driving is a major cause of serious car accidents, resulting in about 3,000 deaths and 430,000 injuries per year, according to U.S. government statistics. Meanwhile, software companies continue to develop apps that draw drivers’ attention away from the road. The latest distraction is the game Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go is an augmented reality game, in which players must travel to real-world locations to play the game on their phones. It is the most popular mobile phone game in U.S. history, having attracted millions of users within a few days of […]


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Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) February 16, 2016 – Traffic deaths in Florida increased in 2015, according to preliminary data. Tentative numbers from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles indicate that there were 2,939 highway fatalities in Florida in 2015. That is a 17.8 percent increase from 2,494 traffic deaths in 2014. “Far too many people lose their lives on Florida’s roads,” said Jason Chalik, a Florida car accident attorney with Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers. “Whenever someone is killed or injured in a car accident that results from another person’s negligence, the victim or victim’s family […]


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Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2015 – In the first half of 2015, fatal car accidents have surged dramatically. According to the National Safety Council, traffic fatalities rose 14 percent in the first six months of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014. In 2014, 32,675 people died in car accidents, and the safety council said that if the current pace continues, the U.S. could exceed 40,000 traffic fatalities this year, for the first time in eight years. The increase in roadway deaths comes at a time when traffic safety has actually advanced considerably. Experts say that […]


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