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Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Don’t Try Your Luck With Drinking and Driving This St. Patrick’s Day

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With shamrocks and green-tinted beer right around the corner, it’s a fine time to talk about the fact that St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular drinking holidays around the country. In fact, this holiday ranks fourth on the list of the biggest drinking days nationwide, right behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas… Read More »

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Driving Safety Tips for Teens

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For many American teenagers, learning to drive is an important rite of passage and stepping stone toward adulthood. However, that doesn’t mean that this step comes without risk. Sadly, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in this country. And unfortunately, teens can pose risks to others as well as… Read More »

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The Problem With Distracted Driving

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Despite hearing the stories and being warned of the risks, we have all engaged in some form of distracted driving at one point or another. This seems unsurprising in a world where people frequently post online everything from pictures of their dinners to all of their children’s milestones. At minimum, many people seem to… Read More »

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Understanding Electrical Hazard Injuries

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As reported by Local 10 News, a state fire marshal has announced the determination that a recent fire that killed seven people was accidental and resulted from an electrical issue in the attic. A mother and her six children perished in the Mississippi fire. The father tried unsuccessfully to save his family members and… Read More »

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The Tragic Results of Boating Accidents in Florida

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Local 10 News has reported that friends, family members and Westminster Christian School students are collectively mourning the death of a fellow student who recently died in a boating accident. The 17-year-old young man was boating with other teenagers in a 23-foot boat off the Florida Keys when it collided with a channel marker… Read More »

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Is a Grocery Store Liable for a Customer’s Injury?

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Local 10 News recently reported that alarming new test results show shopping cart handles can have incredibly high levels of bacteria. An investigative reporter for the news outlet went to 10 different locations around South Florida from Davie to Coral Gables and Liberty City to Westchester and the results were disturbing. Seven of the… Read More »

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Compensation in a Car Accident Personal Injury Case

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Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in this country. According to data published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans spend more than 1 million days in the hospital each year from car accident crash injuries. In addition to being harmful, car accidents are also very expensive. The CDC has… Read More »

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Keeping Teenagers Safe on Bicycles

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Bicycles and cars don’t mix in the best of circumstances. And given the lack of bicycle lanes and the abundance of heavy traffic present in much of Florida, collisions are, unfortunately, bound to happen. This risk is magnified when the person on the bicycle happens to be a teenager. After all, those in this… Read More »

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What Should I Do If I Think My Doctor Has Committed Medical Malpractice?

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Sadly, medical malpractice is more common in the United States than any of us would like to think about. A Johns Hopkins study indicated that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. That means that more than 250,000 people in the U.S. die every year from medical errors,… Read More »

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Safety Tips for Jet Skis

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Water sports are especially popular here in the Sunshine State where we enjoy beautiful weather for most of the year. One of the most popular options for both locals and vacationers are jet skis which are much easier to operate than boats and are less expensive to rent. These features make jet skis an… Read More »

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