Category: Personal Injury

Auto Accidents: Is Bigger Always Better?

June 14, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute, late-model automobiles are generally safer than their older counterparts. In fact, the IIHS’ latest fatality rates indicate that an individual’s chances of dying in a collision in a newer vehicle have declined. For instance, there were over 7,000 fewer deaths in 2012 as a result of safety and design improvements to automobiles, and nine models actually have a zero death rate.

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Hit By Someone Driving a Company Vehicle? Who Can Be Held Responsible?

June 9, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury

When traveling on area roadways, it is possible to encounter a variety of vehicles ranging from small personal automobiles to large commercial vehicles and big rigs. Given the crowded roadways, the chances of being involved in an automobile accident are greatly increased. Many people may have an understanding of the legal issues surrounding collisions with others in personal vehicles; however, some may not know who to hold responsible if the accident involves a company vehicle.

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Cervical Spine Injuries May Be More Serious Than You Think

June 2, 2016 | Category: Personal Injury

Some individuals who sustain injuries in automobile collisions suffer a cervical spine injury commonly known as whiplash. According to the Mayo Clinic, whiplash is a neck injury that is typically caused by rapid, forceful back-and-forth neck movement. Such injuries usually happen as a result of a rear-end collision, sports-related incidents and other trauma.

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Slips and Falls: Understanding the Factors Involved in Such Cases

May 3, 2016 | Category: Personal Injury, Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries, some of which may leave you unable to work for weeks. That said, it is important for you to seek quality legal guidance from Ft. Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall Spivey if you’ve been injured in a slip and fall incident in Florida. No matter if the slip and fall took place at an area supermarket, restaurant or amusement park, it is important for accident victims to understand that there are many factors that can affect the...

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Parking Lot Accidents: Keeping You and Your Kids Safe

April 5, 2016 | Category: Personal Injury

A news story on the Westchase Patch told the sad story of a 12-year-old boy who was killed in an accident that took place in the parking lot of the apartment complex where he lived. Based on information obtained from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the middle school student was running through his apartment complex to catch the school bus when he crossed in front of the SUV that ultimately struck him and knocked him to the ground. The child hit his head on the pavement and after...

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Safety Tips For Kids of All Ages

March 17, 2016 | Category: Child Injuries, Personal Injury

Anyone who has children knows that kids will be kids. They will play hard, and sometimes, they will fall hard. As much as parents and caregivers want to shield their children from the slips and falls of life, accidents do happen. Ft. Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall Spivey know that the injuries children can sustain after an accident can range from minor bruises and scrapes to broken bones or worse. Safekids.org provides numerous tips for keeping toddlers and children of all ages as...

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