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Beware! Social Media “Challenges” Can Lead To Dangers For Children

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We have all heard about the social media “Challenges” and have seen the fund-raising benefits of challenging your friends to dump buckets of ice-cold water on themselves and similar antics. On social media, we have seen charities benefit from large sums of money raised as celebrities challenge each other and the public to participate… Read More »

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Safety Tips For 4th of July

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Fourth of July is approaching, and our community will be enjoying this wonderful summer holiday. Unfortunately, the Fourth of July can also be dangerous. The following are some areas of concern and some steps that you can take to keep you and your family safe. Every July 4, emergency rooms are crowded with children… Read More »

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Brain Injury Funding Could Prevent Sports-Related Wrongful Deaths

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If you have a child who plays football or another contact sport, or if you are a sports fan more generally, you may be aware of the risks of sports-related concussions and serious traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) associated with football and other contact sports. In some cases, repeated sports-related concussions have been known to… Read More »

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Drug-Impaired Driving and Traffic Accidents in Florida

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How big of a problem is drug-impaired driving in Florida? According to a recent article in the Insurance Journal, drugged driving may be a bigger problem when it comes to car accidents than some of us think. Indeed, “U.S. transportation safety officials sound the alarm on drug-impaired driving, calling for state and federal regulators… Read More »

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Personal Injuries and E-Scooters

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Electric scooters are growing in popularity in cities across the country, from the east coast to the west coast. However, as electric scooters—or e-scooters as they are commonly known—become more common among recreational users and even commuters, the rate of personal injury is also likely to rise. Indeed, according to a recent report in… Read More »

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Heart Medication Recalled Due to Cancer Risk

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Product recalls often vary greatly in terms of severity. In some cases, consumer goods are recalled because of a minor labeling error, posing little to no injury risk to anyone who purchased the product. On the other end of the spectrum, sometimes consumer products are subject to safety recalls because they have such a… Read More »

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Could a Ban on Texting While Biking or Skateboarding Reduce Accidents and Injuries?

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If you regularly drive in Florida, you probably know that texting while driving is a secondary offense. This means that a law enforcement officer cannot stop you solely for texting while driving, but if you are stopped for another offense, then you can also be cited for texting behind the wheel. Should a similar… Read More »

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Premises Liability and Hotel Accidents in South Florida

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It is almost holiday season and many families already have trips planned to South Florida. For anyone who will be staying at a hotel or resort in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, or elsewhere in South Florida, it is important to understand safety risks at hotels and situations in which a hotel or resort… Read More »

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Preventing Slips and Falls at Schools

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A dangerous slip and fall accident can happen almost anywhere, including at a school in South Florida. Slips and falls can cause serious injuries to students, as well as to teachers and other employees at the school. Generally speaking, school administrators and employees have a duty to be aware of slip, trip, and fall… Read More »

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FDA Plans to Speed Up Recall Notices

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When a product is recalled due to a safety defect, consumers who own the products often do not receive notice in time to prevent injuries. While many recalls occur because at least one consumer already has sustained injuries from the dangerous product, it can take awhile for news about a design, manufacturing, or marketing… Read More »

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