“As we enter the new year of 2016, we may anticipate that this is a new start. This start may involve more time with family, working more efficiently, more exercise, and a better diet. These are all worthy resolutions. However, when considering what makes the list, let’s consider the following 10 driver safety resolutions, some of which are recommended by Consumer Reports. We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., recommend adopting and following these New Year’s Resolutions,...
Human error frequently results in motor vehicle collisions. While victims can hold careless drivers accountable by consulting with a Ft. Myers personal injury lawyer like Randall Spivey and pursuing a damage claim, no amount of financial compensation can make up for permanent injuries or deaths in a collision. Unfortunately, drivers continue to make careless choices and dangerous mistakes. Driving while fatigued, for example, is one of many high-risk behaviors that motorists may engage in...
Not all dog attacks are minor. Some end up with severe injuries or even death.The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimates that, in one year, dogs bite more than 4.5 million people in the United States.
Many motorists believe they are not at risk of a distracted driving collision as long as they use Bluetooth headsets, voice control or other tools to manipulate their electronic devices hands-free. While taking your hands off the wheel to use a cell phone or other electronics is unquestionably dangerous, distracted driving accident risks are not limited to situations where your hands are occupied by something besides the steering wheel.
Before, during and immediately after a holiday season, there are sales everywhere. Because of this, there are crowds everywhere and the rate of shopping injuries tends to increase. Of these injuries, slip and fall accidents are the most common.
Arbitration clauses have become routine in nursing home admissions paperwork. Often, people enter nursing homes under stressful circumstances. The individual who enters the home or his or her family members may not take the time to read every word of every piece of paper they sign. As a result, the nursing home resident or his loved ones could end up signing away important legal rights, including the right to file a nursing home abuse lawsuit. Ft Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall...
The most dangerous holiday gift - What is the hottest gift this season for teens? It is the hoverboard which may also be called motor board, balancing board, or balancing scooter. It does not matter what it is called it comes with many risks and last week it was banned from carry-on and checked baggage on major U.S. airlines.
All across the United States families are getting out the twinkle lights, ornaments and other decorations in preparation for the holiday season. Holiday decorating is all about adding some fun, sparkle and warmth to this very special season, it is important to remember that, if not used carefully, many of our favorite decorations could carry the risk of fire or electrical injury.
The holiday season should be a time for festive celebrations and spending time with loved ones. Unfortunately, lives can change in an instant and holiday cheer can be destroyed when a motor vehicle accident happens. The holiday season brings with it an increased risk of collisions caused by impaired drivers, and victims need to be aware of the laws that protect them when an injury or death occurs due to a drunk motorist.
Teenage drivers and their passengers are being killed and injured every day on our roadways. The loss of a young person in a motor vehicle accident is a tragedy we can stop.