On any given day, you and your family will likely walk through a parking lot. Parking lots are everywhere and provide essential parking close to your favorite stores, attractions, and more. While generally no harm will befall you when walking or driving in a parking lot, on occasion, parking lot accidents can occur. Last year, a parking lot accident turned fatal when an older woman trying to back out of a space hit a group of people, killing three of them. Our Miami pedestrian accident attorneys have found a report, released by the Florida Highway Patrol, that states the 79 year old driver was backing out of a parking spot in a Chevrolet Tahoe when she kept going and rammed the group of pedestrians. Three died as a result of their extensive injuries.
A Fort Lauderdale accident the year prior killed two men. A young woman who was intoxicated at the time of the crash killed two homeless men. She failed to negotiate a turn and drove into a parking lot, striking the men that had been sitting there.
The Miami pedestrian accident attorneys at Greenberg, Stone, & Urbano have assisted in a number of parking lot accidents, some involving pedestrian accidents and others involving multiple vehicles. Pedestrian accidents are among the most serious of parking lot accidents. The following is a look at some parking lot safety tips designed to keep you and your family safe while parking or walking in a parking lot. Continue reading →