The State of Florida is heavily populated. It is also a well-known tourist and vacation destination for millions of out of state visitors. One of the largest and busiest expressway in the State of Florida is the Florida Turnpike which has been designated as the Ronald Reagan Turnpike. The Florida Turnpike was previously known as the Sunshine State Expressway. The Florida Turnpike is a North - South running toll road that spans the length of the State of Florida from South Florida to North Florida. It is over 300 miles in length and runs through 11 of the 67 Florida Counties. The speed limit along the Florida Turnpike goes as high as 70 miles per hour and as low as 45 miles per hour and sometimes even lower in some construction zones. It is important for driver to obey speed limits, construction zones, passing zones, and toll requirements along the Florida Turnpike.
Unfortunate for some residents and visitors to the State of Florida, the Florida Turnpike is the scene for personal injuries associated with automobile, motorcycle, and trucking accidents. Due to the size of the Florida Turnpike along with the speed on this roadway and the traffic, crashes are common along the Florida Turnpike. Weather and distracted driving are also common causes of accidents, crashes, and wrecks along the Florida Turnpike.
As for law enforcement, the Florida Turnpike is closely monitored by the Florida Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies. When there is a crash on the Florida Turnpike, it is important for drivers and passengers involved in the crash to obey the Florida Highway Patrol, local law enforcement, and fire rescue personnel so that the crash scene is secured and further injuries / incidents are avoided.
In the aftermath of an automobile crash or automobile accident on the Florida Turnpike, there are many challenges faced by the personal injury victim. Medical treatment must be obtained and then follow up medical care must be obtained. Medical bills and wage loss can put stress on the injury victim and family as well. Because of this, it is important to consult with and retain a Florida Automobile Accident Attorney to discuss the respective rights to compensation of the injury victim. Florida laws can be quite complicated. In addition, insurance companies are sophisticated and experienced in handling claims. Adjusters are employed by the insurance companies and not the injury victim. It is important for the injury victim to get a legal advocate on his or her side from the beginning of the claim through the resolution, settlement, or trial of the legal case.
David A. Wolf has over 30 years of experience handling personal injuries claims on behalf of injury victims including those related to automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, and bicycle accidents. He has personally and professionally travelled along every mile of the Florida Turnpike North and South. As a Florida native, he is quite familiar with all parts of Florida from the Florida Keys to the Florida Panhandle and all parts in between.
David A. Wolf is the author of a number of books including the book titled - When the Wheels Stop Spinning - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What You Need to Know After the Accident. The book covers topics including Automobile Insurance, Wrongful Death, Medical Bills, and other topics. During his 27 year plus legal career, David A. Wolf has represented injury victims of all ages and from all walks of life. David A. Wolf provides a FREE CONSULTATION on all personal injury cases. If a case is accepted for representation, David A. Wolf will handle the case on a contingency basis - NO RECOVERY - NO ATTORNEY FEES OR COSTS. Get D Wolf On Your Side At Your Side. David A. Wolf strongly believes in Giving a Voice to Injury Victims and Their Families.