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Summer Driving Safety Tips For Teens

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The Miami Herald recently reported that two high school students have been killed in fiery crash near Miami International Airport. According to a video posted by a news outlet, at least two cars were involved. The car driving east on Northwest 36th Street reportedly began turning left onto Northwest 57th Avenue when it was… Read More »


A Recent Appellate Case and What a Passenger Should Do if Injured in a Car Accident

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Car accidents are always difficult to deal with especially when they result in injuries. However, most of the billboards and commercials we see are geared towards the drivers of the accident. And drivers aren’t the only victims – passengers can be some of the greatest, and least faultworthy accident victims. As an injured passenger,… Read More »


How You Can Help Keep Your Young Loved Ones Safe From Car Accidents While Playing Outside

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We all love the young children in our lives and for that reason, it can be extremely difficult to contemplate the possibility of any harm coming to them, especially while doing something as innocent as playing outside. But tragically, young children can be injured in car accidents while simply participating in childhood pastimes. The… Read More »


Preventing Hot Car Deaths This Summer

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NBC News-2 recently reported that the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning to the public about the dangers of hot cars. A spokeswoman asserted that a vehicle can rise to 125 degrees in just minutes and importantly, the body temperature of a child rises much faster than that of adults. As a… Read More »


Preventing the Tragic Implications of Car Fires

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One of the scariest scenarios for any driver is undoubtedly for the car that you’re driving to suddenly catch on fire. Bay News 9 recently reported the story of a driver who experienced this scenario firsthand. A semi-truck disrupted traffic on Interstate 75 during a recent morning commute when it caught on fire. According… Read More »


Understanding How to Avoid Home Electrical Fires

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WSVN 7 News recently reported that a Miami family, including a former firefighter, has been displaced after an electrical fire broke out in their home. The family’s home had reportedly been affected by a power outage in the area because of recent heavy storms before a family member smelled smoke shortly after the power… Read More »


Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law and the Problem With Texting and Driving

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News4Jax has reported that one Jacksonville resident is thrilled about the new texting and driving bill that Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed into law. The 70-year-old man spent months in rehab after a distracted driver struck his car on Philips Highway in 2016. These are the kinds of tragic and preventable incidents that Florida… Read More »


The Tragic Implications That Can Result When Bonfires Go Wrong – and How to Avoid Them

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Local 10 News recently reported that the Florida teenager who was severely burned at a bonfire on New Year’s Eve in 2017 has died of her injuries after a long battle. The then-fourteen-year-old high school freshman was at a small gathering with friends in Fort Pierce when she went tried to rekindle the fire… Read More »


Understanding Property Management Company Negligence

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Our homes should be our sacred space where we feel more safe than anywhere else in the world. But sadly, when a property management company is negligent, this threatens everything that we all near and dear and provides a very real risk of injury. The Palm Beach Post recently reported that a 92-year-old Boynton… Read More »


PTSD After a Motor Vehicle Accident

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Car accidents are often an extremely traumatic occurrence on many different levels. No one can ever be fully prepared for the after effects which can manifest differently in different people. And regardless of whether physical injuries are immediately apparent after an accident, the emotional and mental implications can have a significant and long-term effect… Read More »

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