The Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries in Gainesville, FL

Gainesville motorcycle drivers can enjoy riding year-round in the beautiful sunshine. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to injury in a traffic collision. Whether you prefer the busy I-75 or the leisurely Old Bellamy Road, it is important to know the most common injuries motorcycle… read more

Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in Gainesville, FL?

In 2020, 341,399 car accidents occurred in Florida. Of those accidents, approximately 3,098 caused fatalities. The remaining accidents ranged from serious collisions resulting in significant injuries to minor “fender benders.”  A fender bender is a common term used to describe a minor car accident. Fender benders… read more

What to Do If Your Car Was Damaged by a Hurricane in Florida

Hurricane Ian recently ripped through Florida, causing untold damage to homes, businesses, and other property. It will take many weeks to assess the damage from the hurricane, and many months and years to fully recover. What is certain is that the hurricane damaged thousands of… read more

Car Accidents Caused by Brake Checking in Florida

Tailgating is a dangerous practice that constitutes a non-criminal moving violation under Florida law. Florida police officers can issue a citation when a driver “follows too closely,” resulting in a fine if the driver cannot give a legal justification for tailgating. The driver could also… read more

What Is a Commercial Vehicle?

Most states, including Florida, assign various classifications to vehicles that operate on public roads. Though most people are familiar with the passenger cars they use to commute, larger vehicles such as cargo trucks and semi-trailers are considered “commercial vehicles.” Not all Florida vehicles are made… read more

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

You know when you are hit in the head. Sharp pain, a bump on your head, and dizziness or headaches are often the earliest and most reliable signs that you suffered a blow to the head. However, what is not always known is what damage… read more

Motorcycle Parking Laws in Florida

Motorcycles are clearly very different machines from cars, trucks, and SUVs. The difference in size and weight alone makes it clear why motorcyclists must possess a special license to ride their bikes. But despite these differences, motorcyclists must obey the same rules of the road… read more

Allen Law Firm Announces Sponsorship of Dance Alive National Ballet

Allen Law Firm, P.A., is proud to announce that we’ve decided to sponsor the esteemed Dance Alive National Ballet (DANB) as part of our ongoing community involvement efforts. The professional ballet company is one of the most well-regarded in the State of Florida and has… read more

Pros and Cons of Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Car accidents, big or small, usually come when you least expect them. Proper planning can make the financial consequences less stressful.  Anytime you’re involved in a car accident, the process likely involves many moving parts, especially when it comes to auto insurance. You’ll likely face… read more

Is it Possible To File a Claim in Florida Without a Police Report?

Thousands of car accidents occur in Alachua County each year. Some of the accidents are property damage only crashes. However, many car wrecks in Florida result in injuries and deaths.  Most people call 911 immediately after a car accident. It is the quickest and easiest… read more