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Overheating Laptop Batteries Prompt Consumer Recall

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

When they are used properly, consumer products should not pose a risk of injury to the consumers who buy and use them. However, serious product defects frequently result in recalls, and those recalls often occur only after one or more people have sustained injuries. According to a recent report from CNET, Hewlett Packard (HP)… Read More »


Proposed Legislation Targets Underride Truck Crashes

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), many deadly truck collisions occur as a result of “smaller vehicles which underride trucks in crashes”.  An underride occurs when a passenger vehicle runs under a truck, sometimes sheering off the roof of the vehicle and killing its occupants.  Underride collisions occur because semi-trucks are… Read More »


Reducing Florida Speed Limits to Prevent Car Accidents

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Could reducing speed limits in Florida help to reduce the number of serious and fatal car crashes in West Palm Beach and throughout the state? According to a recent report from WCTV News, the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering reducing speed limits throughout the state to prevent pedestrian accidents and fatalities, and… Read More »


Study Discusses Rise in Bicycle Accidents

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Are more people getting hurt in bicycle accidents in West Palm Beach now than in previous years? An article in the journal Injury Prevention, discussed in a Medpage Today article, suggests that bicycle crash rates are rising across the country. The authors of the article intimate that part of the problem is not necessarily… Read More »


Golf Cart Accidents and Child Injuries

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Are children safe around golf carts in West Palm Beach? According to a recent report from Science Daily, research from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that, “as golf carts become increasingly popular in communities beyond the fairway . . . a number of children are being seriously injured while using them.” This study… Read More »


Driving Safely with Kids in Car Seats

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If you are regularly driving around West Palm Beach or Boca Raton with a child who requires a car seat, it is important to make sure that you have installed the seat properly to prevent injuries in a car accident. According to a recent report in Today, “many parents are making mistakes with their… Read More »


Drowsy Driving Prevention Legislation in Florida

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What should you know about drowsy driving and ways to prevent car accidents in Florida? Recently, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), along with the Florida Department of Transportation and other organizations, led a Drowsy Driving Prevention Week campaign. Residents of West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and cities throughout the… Read More »

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Make Sure Your Holiday Gift Giving is Safe & Jolly

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By Joshua D. Ferraro and Gary S. Lesser Very few memories in life are more precious than the sight of a little boy or girl coming down the stairs to see their Christmas or Chanukah gifts waiting. The look of pure delight in their eyes as they tear through the wrapping paper is enough… Read More »


New Study Addresses Distracted Driving in Florida

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Distracted driving can cause serious and fatal car accidents in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. How many of those collisions result from the illegal use of cell phones for texting or other forms of wireless communication? According to an article in the Miami Herald, “Florida drivers are among the most dangerous menaces on… Read More »


8 Years in a Row Best Law Firm

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The U.S. News “Best Law Firm” rankings have been announced, and Lesser Lesser Landy and Smith have made the list for the 8th year in a row.   The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading… Read More »

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