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The Recent Tragedy Calling into Question the Safety of Electric Scooters and Who is Legally Responsible

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The South Florida Sun Sentinel recently reported that a Fort Lauderdale woman is still in a coma after an electric scooter crash that occurred several weeks ago. The woman was apparently hit by a vehicle as she rode the for-rent scooter onto a downtown Fort Lauderdale street. The initial police investigation uncovered that the… Read More »

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Special Considerations For Visually Impaired Pedestrians in Florida

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Pedestrian safety is an important issue here in Florida and for good reason. Pedestrian accidents are an all-too-common problem throughout the Sunshine State and result in hundreds of deaths and thousands of serious injuries every year. For blind pedestrians and others who are visually impaired, crosswalk safety is an especially important issue, and examples… Read More »

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The Disturbing Recent Association Between Lung Disease and Vaping

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Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, has been rapidly rising in popularity over the past few years. Many people initially began vaping because they believed it was safer than using cigarettes. However, in addition to the explosions that have been reported in various news outlets over the past few years, recent reports continue to affirm that… Read More »

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The Importance of Car Seats For Children

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Children bring joy to many of us. But unfortunately, their youth also makes them more vulnerable to risks that we all face every day such as the impact of a car accident. Sadly, the actions of a caregiver while driving can result in the child being physically injured or harmed – especially when for… Read More »

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How to Stay Safe During a Roadside Emergency

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Many of us spend countless hours driving each year. Whether the bulk of this driving is in a professional or leisure context, there is no doubt that it inherently carries some risks. After all, well over 395,000 people are injured in car accidents right here in the Sunshine State every year. Clearly, no one… Read More »

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Why You Should Seek Medical Care After a Car Accident

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No one wants to be involved in a car accident, but unfortunately, almost 400,000 people find themselves in this situation every single year here in the Sunshine State. Many of these people have to deal with injuries as the result of an accident. Some people quickly realize they are injured, typically because they are… Read More »

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Understanding and Preventing Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents

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The South Florida Sun Sentinel recently reported that a 23-year-old woman is dead and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Lauderdale Lakes. The victim, who was fatally injured, was reportedly sitting between two fellow passengers in the back seat of a Hyundai when it was struck from behind. This impact caused… Read More »

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The Causes and Effects of Improper Lane Change Accidents

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Errors made when changing lanes are some of the most common causes of automobile accidents. For example, the Palm Beach Post recently reported that a 62-year-old Connecticut man died in an early morning wreck on Interstate 95 in Hobe Sound after the van he was riding in was struck by another vehicle as it… Read More »

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Back to School Driving Safety Tips for Teens

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We were all teenagers once and we can all remember how invincible we felt and how exciting it was when either we or one of our close friends was finally able to drive as the school year started back. For many teens, driving is an important rite of passage and a step toward independence… Read More »

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Staying Safe While Driving at Night

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Summer is gone and the kids are back in school. We are at the point in the year when it’s almost time for cider and pumpkin spiced everything. That also means that the days have already started getting shorter and concurrently, the nighttime is quickly getting longer. And unfortunately, night driving is a top… Read More »

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