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A Deadly Combination: Teen Driver and Teen Passenger in Vehicle Increases Risk of Death in a Crash by 51 Percent for Everyone Involved

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Add teen passengers to the mix, and the risk of an accident goes up even more. A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety showed that the combination of a teen passenger being in the car alone with a teen driver …

Attorney Walter Benenati Receives Preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 2019

Designates the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards Orlando, FL – (October 30, 2018) Attorney Walter F. Benenati of the Orlando-based Benenati Law Firm has received the preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 2019, joining a select group of lawyers recognized for their legal ability and professional ethical standards. “It is …

Why Florida Drivers Should Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage

One of the biggest pieces of advice I can give you as an attorney who represents car accident victims, is to purchase uninsured motorist coverage on your existing auto insurance policy. In Florida, this is not required but it is extremely important considering the fact that nearly one in four Florida drivers are driving without …

Tips for Injured Passengers Involved in an Auto Accident

The roads in Orlando are dangerous. I-4 is downright deadly. Being involved in a serious automobile accident can be one of the most traumatic and stressful experiences of a person’s life. What you do immediately after the crash can make all the difference in the outcome of your case and your future. If you are …

Florida’s Bicycle Death Rate Highest in the Country

Florida is reported to be the most dangerous state in the country to ride a bicycle. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the State of Florida has the highest cyclist death rate in the country. The total number of cyclists killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2016 was 840 cyclists. …

The Most Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents have increased 20% over the past two decades, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).  Sharing the road with large commercial trucks can be intimidating. The accidents involving them typically cause much greater harm than ordinary car accidents due to their sheer size and weight. While a passenger vehicle weighs approximately …

The 1st Annual Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship Winner

The Benenati Law Firm is proud to announce the winner of the Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship. With over 200 applicants, it became difficult to choose from so many qualified individuals. After much deliberation, we are pleased to announce the winner of the 1st Annual $2,000 Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship, Miss Alexis Garcia. …

Grand Opening of new Kissimmee Office

Date: June 6, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Kristine Snively 407.982.1707 [email protected] The Benenati Law Firm Announces the Grand Opening of its New Kissimmee Office Kissimmee, FL – (June 6, 2018) Attorney Walter Benenati of The Benenati Law Firm is pleased to announce the relocation and opening of his firm’s new office in Kissimmee. The office is located at 624 …