The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) receives more than 100,000 reports annually related to medication errors. The FDA says a medication error is a “preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm.”
Southwest Florida International Airport traffic has picked up in 2021, and this Christmas/New Year’s holiday period is expected to be very busy in our area with more traffic causing the potential for dangerous motorcycle accidents.
Driving takes a great deal of skill, coordination and focus. No matter who taught us how to drive or how long we have been behind the wheel, there are always a few things we can do better to keep ourselves and others safe on the road.
Personal injury claims may happen only once in a lifetime. Therefore, many do not have any idea how a personal injury claim will proceed, what compensation they may be entitled to, or how long it will take to get compensation.
As one ages, elder abuse is extremely common, especially in facilities. Statistics show that nearly 5 million seniors are abused every year, and 1 out of 10 American seniors experience some form of abuse.
As Southwest Florida’s population increases, many communities are looking for entertainment options. These options may include day trips in Florida or out-of-state destinations that involve tour buses. However, tour bus accidents have been increasing in the U.S., and passengers and other motorists traveling around tour buses should do so with caution.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says vehicle accidents are the cause of nearly one-half of all teen deaths, especially for drivers between the ages of 15 and 20. When passengers are in a teen’s vehicle, their risk of being in a fatal car crash doubles.
It is expected that this holiday season will be a busy one for merchants and that accidents involving cars, motorcycles, trucks, bicycles, and pedestrians will increase. Here are some safety tips to make this a safe holiday season.
The Southwest Florida biking season lasts year-round because of our temperate climate. We have over 800 miles of coastline and many bike-friendly trails for bikers to enjoy. However, bicyclists may suffer catastrophic injuries when riding in Southwest Florida because of the negligence of other motorists.
We are pleased to again be supporting the Naples Police Department FOB Lodge #38 “Cops and Kids/Santa with a Badge” program that reaches out to children and families who are less fortunate and need a helping hand.