Many truck drivers and motor carriers are good drivers. However, when accidents occur, the effects of the traffic accidents are frequently terrible.
Florida is home to some of the most dangerous roads in the nation. Studies based on national traffic data show seven Florida highways and interstates ranked in the top 10 lists of dangerous roads.
An April 22, 2017 Arkansas news story reported on Fox2 Now and carried nationally showed an EMT being a Good Samaritan when a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a church bus into the middle of a heavily trafficked road. A dash camera caught the heroic action. This story reminds us of the importance of Good Samaritan laws.
As everyone knows, being in a vehicle accident is a traumatic event. When the initial shock wears off, victims are confronted with many issues such as medical problems, repairs, insurance companies, police reports and maybe even traffic court. Common sense may say that seeking medical advice from a physician should be done to get checked out and make sure there are no injuries.
May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month. The purpose of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month is to bring safety advocates together every May to focus on the prevention of vehicle crashes, the No. 1 cause of death for teens.
DUI accidents are not “accidents.” They are preventable. When a victim is severely injured or killed because of the choice a person makes to drive while under the influence, the impact is more than significant. The victim suffers. The victim’s family and friends suffer.
Approximately 4.4 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. These bites result in an estimated 885,000 injuries requiring medical attention. About half of the injuries are sustained by children.
A trip to the beach will reveal that Florida has many PWCs (personal watercraft), and the numbers are growing. With this growth, we can expect accidents to occur which cause injuries and even, on occasion, fatalities.
In Florida, if your loved one died due to the wrongful acts or negligence of another, then you may — depending on your relationship with the deceased — be entitled to recover damages for the various losses you sustained as a consequence of your loved one’s death. Florida wrongful death claims are governed by the Wrongful Death Act, which provides that a personal representative of the estate of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim on behalf of surviving family members who are...
Living in an electronic age where we depend on electronic devices during a large part of our daily lives, having safe products is not only important but critical. Laptops, and other devices such as hoverboards, use lithium batteries recently shown as incendiary devices.