Texting While Walking Is Just As Dangerous As Texting While Driving!
We’ve done our best to constantly remind you of the dangers of texting while driving. According to a University of Buffalo study, however, the number of injuries suffered by people texting while walking was much higher than for those texting while driving. The study reported three types of distractions that take place when a person… Read More
How Is Liability Determined In A Slip And Fall Accident?
Slip and fall accidents, believed to be the second-leading cause of injuries in the United States, impact the U.S. economy heavily, with millions of dollars spent in hospitalization and medical expenses, and time missed from the workplace. The laws covering slip and fall accidents are complex, requiring many issues to be analyzed before fault can… Read More
What Does “Wrongful Death” Mean?
When someone has died not as a result of natural causes, but due to another person’s or entity’s gross negligence or misconduct, the individual’s passing is legally considered a “wrongful death.” Numerous and different circumstances may be involved to encompass such negligence or misconduct, including medical malpractice or bad drugs; automobile, motorcycle or boating accidents;… Read More
Effects Of Serious Injuries Can Last Long After The Injury Has Healed?
People who have suffered a serious personal injury may experience feelings of stress and trauma well after they have completed medical rehabilitation. While it is normal to experience these feelings (which may include general confusion, irritability, anxiety, sadness, helplessness and insomnia), it is just as important to understand that if the stress remains constant, and… Read More
Make Sure A Fun Halloween Is A Safe Halloween!
It’s that magical time of the year once more for hungry goblins and elves, and while just about everyone enjoys trick or treating, it’s important to remember that Halloween can be one of the most dangerous holidays for kids of all ages. Following are some simple and easy-to-follow rules to help make this holiday as… Read More
Have You Been Involved In An Accident Related To Highway Construction In Florida?
Lately, it seems as though almost every road we travel in South Florida is undergoing some type of construction work. While improving our roadways is both good and necessary, and road maintenance and construction are vital components to the ongoing growth of our State, these activities can also lead to the creation of road hazards,… Read More
Things You Definitely Should Not Do While Driving
The most important thing to realize about all the horrible driving habits outlined below is that everything on this list can either be accomplished before getting behind the wheel, or it can wait until you get to a place where the vehicle can be safely parked. While you can’t expect everyone to show common sense,… Read More
Is A Head Injury Always Immediately Apparent After A Car Crash?
When head injuries are suspected after a car crash, immediate medical treatment is of utmost importance. Although signs of head trauma can be readily apparent immediately after a car accident, mild head injuries may not result in any major symptoms and may even be confused with symptoms of other types of medical conditions. But symptoms… Read More
Has A Skilled Nursing Facility Provided Inadequate Care?
According to a study conducted by Medicare’s Inspector General, the rate of medical errors resulting in injuries and death in skilled nursing facilities was much higher than that reported for hospitals. Skilled nursing facilities, which include certified nursing homes, typically provide follow-up treatment for patients after they have been discharged from acute care at a… Read More
Are Your Children Properly Prepared For Road Safety In This New School Year?
Thousands of school children across South Florida head back to school in mid-August. As students get back to their daily travel routines, it’s important for all parents to take a little extra time to ensure their children’s safety. This becomes a peak time for accidents and injuries while walking, biking or riding to school. Most… Read More