Category: Wrongful Death
Convenient single-use laundry detergent “pods” are causing a rising rate of poisoning. As reported in the Wall Street Journal in May 2015, at least seven people, children and adults with dementia, have died after biting into the single-dose laundry pods this year alone.
Whenever someone is hurt or killed due to an incident involving alcohol and/or drugs, people want answers. Who can be held responsible for the injuries or death? How can we stop this from happening to someone else in the future? How can the law help us? All of these are common questions to which injured parties and/or their loved ones seek responses.
Visiting amusement parks is high on the list of most families when they are determining how to spend their free time together. These amusement parks may be the large parks such as Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida. When making plans regarding amusement park visits, do you ever think about safety?
Playing some sports can be dangerous by virtue of the sport. However, there are occasions where someone can be held responsible for eye injuries and/or blindness.
Ft. Myers personal injury lawyers, like Randall Spivey, are often asked to evaluate the value of their clients’ personal injury cases. Mr. Spivey has handled a variety of cases that have ended in favorable outcomes; however, the value of a case will not be exactly the same for every individual, even if the facts are somewhat similar in nature.
On March 2, 2015, 60 Minutes reporter Anderson Cooper covered the story of the high levels of formaldehyde in Chinese-made laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators. Undercover investigators for 60 Minutes found that three Chinese manufacturers had excessive formaldehyde in the glue which binds the wood particles which make up the core of the laminate boards. Mr. Cooper reported that 100 million square feet of laminate flooring is installed in U.S. homes every year.
On September 23, 2014, Attorney Tricia A. Spivey celebrates 20 years of being admitted to practice law in Florida. “I am proud to be a part of the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., and to be able to work to help accident victims and their families after devastating accidents,” said Tricia Spivey, “It is an honor to be able to work alongside my husband, Randall Spivey, to help people.”
The National Safety Council (NSC) says that every four minutes someone in the United States dies from an unintentional injury. That represents 120,000 people a year. NSC further says that sixty-seven percent of all injury-related deaths in the U.S. are due to unintentional causes, compared to just nine percent for homicide.
"Parents and guardians of children should check private pool drain covers to avoid preventable accidents or even death," says Florida Child Injuries Attorney, Randall Spivey.
The family of Audrie Pott, the California girl who committed suicide last year in a tragedy that highlighted the devastating consequences of school bullying and humiliation in the digital age, has filed a civil action lawsuit against the three teens arrested in connection with her death.