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Overview Of Boating Accidents

November 29, 2013 | Category: Boating Accidents

Riding the waves and sailing the open seas can be exhilarating experiences for boat lovers. However, as your Fort Myers personal injury lawyer will tell you, those who operate or ride in boats, can experience accidents that can result in injury. Sadly, the state of Florida has a large number of boat accidents every year. Why? Boating accidents occur for a variety of reasons ranging from boaters not being knowledgeable about the rules of the water to negligent operation of the boat.

Defective Pharmaceutical Drugs

November 24, 2013 | Category: Defective Drugs

Many individuals who are facing serious illnesses or lifelong afflictions rely on pharmaceutical drugs to help them deal with whatever is medically ailing them. Most of the people who take pharmaceutical drugs also expect those drugs to do for them what their doctors say they should do. Nonetheless, there are certain drugs on the market that fail to work as the doctor expects them to work. Such drugs are defective, and the unsuspecting individual who takes a defective drug often suffers because...

2013 Best & Worst Booster Seats for Children

November 22, 2013 | Category: Child Injuries

On Thursday, November 7, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issued its list of this year's best and worst booster seats for children.  More than any other year, the IIHS rated 5 seats "Good Bet" and 58 seats "Best Bet".  Booster seats are recommended so that seat belts fit properly.  Experts recommend that booster seats be used until children reach the height of 4'9".  This is the height at which seat belts were designed to fit properly.

Are All Compounding Pharmacy Drugs Now Safe?

November 18, 2013 | Category: Defective Drugs

It has been more than a year since the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis caused by the New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. Since the outbreak began in September 2012, more than 700 out of 14,000 people receiving tainted injections have fallen ill, including 24 this year.

Pedestrian Accidents That Occur On Interstate Highways

November 16, 2013 | Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Given the great weather conditions that Florida experiences throughout much of the year, there's no wonder that more and more people are opting to walk to their final destinations instead of drive or ride. That said, Florida has a very high incidence of pedestrian accidents, in part, due to the fact that there are more people on the streets on more days of the year than in many other states.  Fort Myers personal injury lawyer Randall Spivey notes that individuals are often hit by automobiles...

What You Should Do After A Bicycle Accident

November 13, 2013 | Category: Bike Accidents

Bicyclists often have a difficult time sharing the road with automobiles. However, bike riders should be aware that they have rights just like individuals who operate motor vehicles. Sadly in Florida, bicyclists are involved in accidents on a routine basis, and as most Fort Myers personal injury attorneys will tell you, those accidents can lead to serious injuries or even death.

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