Author Archives: Sara Bader
FINALLY – NO MORE SURPRISES!
A person is in involved in a bad crash that is the fault of an uninsured driver. She is rushed to the emergency room, undergoes blood work, a neurological consultation, orthopedic consultation and a battery of tests. She is worried about her health but not the bills. Why should she worry, she has great… Read More »
Drive Safely During The Holiday Season
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holiday season is an exciting time for many. It’s a time of joy and celebration. But the holidays also bring with them increased dangers on the road. Generally, there are more motor vehicle crashes during the holiday season than any other time of the year…. Read More »
Top 10 Deadliest Intersections in Palm Beach County
Distracted driving is a major cause of traffic crashes, injuries and deaths on Palm Beach County roadways. At virtually every intersection I see people in the cars beside me either texting, with their phone up to their ear, or even video chatting! It blows my mind that drivers of modern cars, equipped with Bluetooth,… Read More »
Thank You Trauma Hawk!
Many people believe air rescue started during the Korean War (think M*A*S*H*). It didn’t. An article in the November 2021 edition of Plane & Pilot points out that air medical services were first conceptualized in the late 1800s, by using hot air balloons to transport injured soldiers. The first official air ambulance flight was… Read More »
Defensive Driving in Florida
Now that the weather has changed, we can expect our annual influx of tourists to the sunshine state. Along with our increased population during the winter, we also see more people on the roadway. Unfortunately, this leads to more automobile collisions. Some tourists flocking to Florida are not familiar with our rules of the… Read More »
Teen Driver Safety
Teenage years are understandably the most challenging for both parents and teens. This is the time when typical teenagers begin to show more independence from their parents and take on more responsibilities. In Florida, teenagers can obtain a driver’s license at just 16 years old. Although this may be exciting for your teenager, it’s… Read More »
Cycling Safety in Group Rides and “Pace Lines”
Florida is fast becoming the place to go for year-round cycling. Our great weather and flat terrain have given rise to a new type of tourism call “Cycling Tourism”. Many of these rides are structured as “group rides”. Group rides can take the form of slow-paced rides at “conversational pace” which often lead from… Read More »
Seven Things That You Can Do At The Scene To Help Your Case
You have just been involved in a collision and you have no idea what to do. It was very loud, it happened very quickly and there are a thousand things running through your mind at the same time. Am I hurt, is the other person injured, am I supposed to call the police? The… Read More »
Can A Day Of Fun Become a Problem?
Any type of physical sport or recreational activity may present the risk of injury. It’s the nature of this type of activity. Typical recreational related accidents can involve injuries sustained on a trampoline, in or around a swimming pool, or injuries playing sports. Under Florida’s premises liability law, those who suffer injuries on another’s… Read More »
Man’s Best Friend Could Become Their Biggest Liability
Dogs are the most popular animals owned as pets in the United States. That said, “man’s best friend” can create huge exposure for its owner. Did you know many homeowner’s policies exclude dog liability? Every dog owner would be wise to check their insurance policy and discuss this potential exposure with their insurance agent…. Read More »