Most of us have been in a store and noticed a slippery substance on the floor or fallen goods in the middle of the aisle. When those things are easily observed, we have the ability to steer clear of the problem area to avoid being hurt. But what happens if you are shopping and you suddenly get hit in the head by an object that fell off the top shelf of the aisle?
The New Year is quickly approaching and many people are making party plans, considering New Year's resolutions and contemplating ways to lose all the weight they gained throughout the last year.
In the early morning hours of Saturday, December 13, according to WINK News, a 28-year-old man died as the result of a single-vehicle crash in Collier County when his vehicle rolled over. Just before noon on the same day, Charlotte County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) reported that a 25-year-old passenger in a vehicle rollover accident on I75 was air lifted to Lee Memorial Hospital.
With all the talk about Takata's defective airbags and General Motors' defective ignition switches, it should not be surprising that many car owners are quite concerned about the safety of their vehicles, regardless of the automaker. The news has been filled with talk of vehicle recalls and injuries that have been caused by defective vehicles and/or parts.
The United States National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has been studying traffic-related deaths involving drunk drivers during the Christmas and New Year's time period for the last ten years. In this time period, 40 percent of the traffic-related deaths are the result of drunk driving.
The Associated Press reported on Sunday, December 7, 2014, that a woman travelling on Snake Road, in the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, struck and killed a 300 pound bear.
When driving in Florida whether it be cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, golf carts or any other vehicle, drivers must know and follow Florida's laws.
Children have accidents. When they are learning a new skill, the potential for injury increases. As children, we all had our share of falls when learning to ride our first "two-wheeled" bicycle. When they are exposed to new situations, like going to school, children will undoubtedly bring home whatever sickness they encounter while there. Being at home also has the potential of injury.
Florida has beautiful weather, sandy beaches and a multitude of opportunities for kayak lovers. A day on the water can turn from wonderful to devastating in just a short time. A case in point is the kayak accident reported by NBC-2 News off San Carlos Bay Friday, December 12.
The holiday season is in full swing and thousands of people are traveling on Florida roadways. People flock to Florida for various reasons during the winter. Some simply want to get away from their cold, snowy weather, while others come to Florida to visit family and friends during this special time of year. Whatever the reason, Randall Spivey and his team of Ft. Myers personal injury attorneys want everyone to be safe while traveling to and from the state.