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Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave.,
Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

People often make assumptions about Florida, linking our thriving population of retired and elderly citizens to drivers most at risk of causing car accidents. However, according to 2009 Florida Traffic Crash Statistics, the perception that older drivers are more likely to cause or be involved in automobile accidents is false. Lakeland auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham, who has provided assistance to crash victims since 1977, would like to set the record straight about these accident statistics.

Have you suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one because of a motor vehicle crash? If so, please call 888.352.2886 and ask for a free consultation with Lakeland auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham today.

Experienced Lakeland Automobile Accident Attorney

Every year, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles releases a Traffic Crash Statistics Report. According to the most recent report at the time of this writing, the statistics regarding the average age of Florida drivers involved in crashes are as follows:

  • Highest rate per 10,000 licensed drivers involved in accidents: 15-19 years old
  • Highest rate of fatal crashes: 20-24 years old
  • Highest rate per 10,000 licensed drivers involved in drunk driving accidents, including fatal accidents: 20-24 years old
  • Highest rate of crash involvement in all accidents: 18 years old
  • Highest rate of fatal crash involvement: 17 years old
  • Highest rate of drinking drivers in all accidents: 21 years old
  • Highest rate of fatalities while driving drunk: 23 years old

What do these statistics tell us? They strongly indicate that young Florida residents need to take greater care whenever they hit the roads. Younger drivers need to remember to focus on the road and ignore such distractions as text messages and friends in the car. Encourage young drivers to always use their seat belts, and make sure their cars are equipped with passive safety devices like airbags. If your teenager is ready to start driving, make sure he or she takes lessons from a responsible adult or attends a state-approved driving school. Above all else, if you want to safeguard your young driver, as well as the rest of us, you cannot stress enough the dangers of drinking and driving.

Lakeland Automobile Accident Lawyer Is Standing By

No matter how careful you are, or how well your teen behaves while driving, you cannot always avoid the risk of a car crash. Should the worst happen, and you or a young driver in your family fall victim to an accident, call Lakeland auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham for advice on what to do next. Please contact Mr. Cunningham at 888.352.2886 to schedule a consultation and find out how he can help you seek justice.

As a Lakeland auto accident attorney, Mr. Cunningham has represented the interests of a wide variety of vehicular accident victims:

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If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Rear End Car Accident:
    $3.75 Million Recovery
  • Semi-Truck Accident:
    $1.5 Million Recovery
  • Van Rollover:
    $1.2 Million Wrongful Death Recovery
  • Rear End Bus Accident:
    $775,000.00 Recovery
  • Truck Collides with Cow:
    $500,000.00 Recovery

Our Florida Offices

We have 15 convenient office locations around Central Florida to better serve our auto accident clients.

15 Florida Locations

Orange County:
Orlando, FL

500 Delaney Avenue #404
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-425-2000

Seminole County:
Lake Mary, FL

300 International Parkway #100
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County:
Kissimmee, FL

17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County:
Daytona Beach, FL

1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

Volusia County:
DeBary, FL

465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Volusia County:
Deland, FL

120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County:
Inverness, FL

110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County:
Lakeland, FL

1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Polk County:
Winter Haven, FL

325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County:
Tampa, FL

100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties:
The Villages, FL

3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County:
Mt. Dora, FL

Mt. Dora, FL
Phone: 352-436-4696

Lake County:
Clermont, FL

3721 S Hwy 27, Suite A
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County:
Titusville, FL

506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Brevard County:
Cocoa, FL

96 Willard Street, Suite 206
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373

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  • I was involved in a motor vehicle accident where the other driver ran a red light and my car was a total loss. I was referred to James Cunningham due to the fact that our attorney’s have been very impressed with James Cunningham’s work. This fact turned out to be very true… A Personal Injury Client
  • My car accident case was handled by Mr Cunningham and I was very pleased with how everything was done. He handles his own cases and his staff is top notch. He got me a very nice settlement without going to court. Derek
  • We contacted Jim Cunningham to help guide us through the "maize" of possible outcomes in settling with insurance companies, medical bills, and even police investigation with the accident. David
  • Cunningham worked hard was professional, supportive, diligent and always maintained contact. I am very satisfied with the service that him and his team provided. Mr Cunningham is a lawyer that will work for you. Dezhaun
  • I consulted with several attorneys, but as soon as I met James Cunningham, I knew he was the right attorney for me. He immediately expressed concern for my well-being, and his compassionate, professional manner put me at ease. Diane