In 2004 a Marco Island resident lost her daughter in a side under-ride accident the day before Thanksgiving. The victim’s mother said, "I know that she would want to make sure that it didn’t happen to another family.”
Florida is a wonderful place for riding motorcycles year-round. This is why there are so many registered motorcycles in our state. Planning trips to visit many of our beautiful and fascinating sites either by oneself or in groups is the pastime of many. When planning, safety must always be considered.
Video footage of everyday drivers from over 700 crashes was used in a recent in-depth drowsy driving research study. In over 700 crashes the researchers found that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness was close to 8 times higher than federal estimates.
Wearing green, shamrock pins or necklaces are all signs of celebration during St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone seems to be “Irish”. To celebrate the holiday, many establishments and party hosts serve alcoholic Irish drink specialties. Regrettably, this practice often leads to an increase in drunk-driving accidents.
Just after NBC2 raised concerns to the city of Cape Coral about the disrepair of the sidewalks on Cape Coral Parkway, contractors started pulling weeds and fixing pavers. Many benefits come from having sidewalks which include safety.
Accidents are rarely foreseen. Drivers and passengers involved in accidents often do not have time to brace themselves for impact. Even if the accident may seem to be minor with little vehicle damage, injuries may still happen.
The FDA just approved a new blood test which could detect concussions and more quickly identify brain damage. This is going to change the testing paradigm for suspected cases of concussion.
According to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts 2017, choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury or death. Those most at risk are the elderly and young children.
Multi-vehicle accidents can be complicated, and require experienced attorneys and investigation teams. There are many potential causes and results.
Nursing home and assisted living overdoses happen frequently. They may happen by staff over-prescribing or over-dispensing. A resident may be pain-drug-dependent and be using extra drugs on the side.