Pedestrian Accidents Can Happen To Anyone In South Florida
While more stringent laws about vehicle safety and driver behavior have actually worked in reducing the number of fatalities in car crash incidents, the number of people killed in pedestrian accidents has increased. Pedestrians are many times at fault, quite often distracted by texting, talking on their cell phone or listening to music while walking.… Read More
Facts On Off-Label Drug Use
The term ‘Off-label’ refers to the use of drugs to treat diseases or medical conditions for which they are unintended. While off-label use may seem appealing for ailments with no known solution, it can potentially harm these users. According the FDA, drugs only receive approval after extensive scientific research. Before approval, a company must submit clinical information to the FDA… Read More →
Johnson & Johnson Denies Talcum Powders’ Possible Link To Ovarian Cancer
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is the subject of two class-action lawsuits filed in 2014, claiming the company is responsible for giving women ovarian cancer through the use of its talcum powder products, Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. The suits came one year after South Dakota resident Deane Berg, diagnosed with ovarian cancer in… Read More
Are You Facing The Prospect Of Probate?
If you have suffered the loss of a family member, the word “probate” is probably among the myriad details that you are facing at this difficult time in your life. Simply stated, probate is the legal process ensuring the proper compilation of the decedent's assets, notification of creditors, payment of liabilities, and distribution of the… Read More
Is it worth it to secure legal help for a “minor” auto accident?
Minor “fender benders” in South Florida often result in negligible property damages, but it is never safe to assume that simple accidents result in fair outcomes. Vehicle occupants in such accidents, for instance, could have been injured, but the injuries were not immediately apparent at the time of the collision. Insurance company adjusters are not… Read More
How safe are you when you fly?
Your odds of being involved in a fatal aviation accident are extremely small – along the lines of 1 in 10 million – so flying is an extremely safe proposition, particularly when doing it with the top airlines, which almost literally doubles your odds for a safe flight. But just as with anything else in… Read More
Majority of Americans favor tougher texting-while-driving laws
The results to a survey conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC) show two thirds of the respondents being in favor of stronger enforcement of the existing texting while driving laws, and half of those respondents also favor harsher penalties – such as loss of the driver’s license and higher car insurance premiums – for… Read More
Be Prepared For Anything While Driving In South Florida – Including Accidents!
While no one can anticipate being involved in a car crash, accidents do happen, so it is a good idea to always be prepared for such an eventuality. Close to a quarter-million traffic accidents occur in the State of Florida each and every year for a variety of reasons – driver distractions, driver fatigue, excessive… Read More
Car Crash? Do Your Best To Preserve Evidence!
Always keep an inexpensive camera in the glove compartment of your car. Accidents, unfortunately, do happen, and it pays to be prepared for any eventuality. For anyone involved in an automobile accident in South Florida caused by the negligence of others, it is extremely important to try to gather and preserve as much evidence as possible to support his argument.… Read More →
Toxic Airplane Cabin Air Side Effects Endangering Pilots and Flight Attendants Lawsuits
Toxic airplane cabin air has become a common problem for thousands of airplane people who breathe toxic air every day. It causes a number of health concerns, including headaches, breathing problems, and vision problems, also known as Aerotoxic Syndrome. The symptoms are caused as a result of breathing toxic fumes that circulate many commercial airline… Read More