Taxi Cab Accident
In the State of Florida, taxi cab companies and taxi cab drivers are commonly seen in most communities and especially the large metropolitan areas like Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, and Miami. Because of the large number of companies, vehicles, and drivers on the road, there are also many car accidents that involve a taxi cab. It should be noted that all drivers - including taxi cab drivers - shall obey the rules of the road including those related to speed limits, traffic signals, traffic signage, crosswalks, and bicycle lanes. Unfortunately, too many taxi cab drivers fail to operate the taxi cab in a safe and reasonable manner. This, in turn, can cause a car accident resulting in serious personal injuries to the victim.There are many issues and challenges after a taxi cab accident . . .
Based in Jacksonville, Florida, attorney David Wolf handles taxi cab accident cases throughout the State of Florida. In the aftermath of a taxi cab crash, the injury vicitm is faced with a number of challenges including those related to wage loss, medical care, medical bills, pain, suffering, mental anguish, and the loss of enjoyment of life. It should be noted that a taxi cab company is not an absolute insurer for the safety of the passenger being driven by the taxi cab driver. In other words, a taxi cab driver and company are only liable or responsible if the facts and evidence establish that the taxi cab driver was negligent or careless in some manner. Like other personal injury cases, the injury victim must prove the four essential elements of a case:
- Breach of Duty;
- Causation; and
Attorney David Wolf is the author of 10 books that focus on Florida law including cases involving automobile accidents. He is the author of the book titled - Florida Automobile Accidents - Personal Injuries - Keys to Protecting and Enforcing Your Legal Right. The book answers many of the questions and issues that commonly arise in the aftermath of a car accident.Florida taxi cab companies are required to carry insurance . . .
In the State of Florida, taxi cabs are required to have registration with the state. Furthermore, there is a requirement of taxi cab insurance coverage in the minimum amount of $125,000 per person and $250,00 per accident with an additional requirement of $50,000 for property damage. While many taxi cab companies are reputable and comply with these standards, some taxi cab companies do not maintain their compliance with the State of Florida and / or the insurance companies. As such, there may be situations in which there is no insurance coverage for an accident caused by a taxi cab driver.
If you have questions about a taxi cab accident, contact attorney David Wolf for a Free Consultation. He is available days, nights, and weekends to answer your questions and serve you needs. Get D Wolf - On Your Side - At Your Side.