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.
Florida is a Mecca for boating enthusiasts. Whether an excursion is for fishing or any other pleasure, our waters will be filled with boaters during Southwest Florida’s busy 2021-2022 tourist season. Florida’s waters were deadlier for boaters in 2020 than in at least a decade.
We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. are proud to be a sponsor of the Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) annual “Shop With a Cop” holiday event again this year.
When a person is injured or tragically dies in a vehicle accident, it can devastate the victim and his or her family. Vehicle accidents can cause financial burdens including staggering medical bills, lost wages, emotional stress, and financial stress.