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Wrong-Way Driving

In my thirty-five years of practicing personal injury law, I have noticed an increase in head-on collisions caused by the other driver driving the wrong direction.  Unfortunately, these types of vehicle collisions usually result in serious injuries or death.  The 2014 Institute of Transportation Engineers listed Texas, California, and Florida as the states with the […]

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The New Transportation Phenomenon: What You Should Know About Uber, Lyft, and Other Ridesharing Services

Ridesharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar have been getting a lot of attention in the press lately. Ridesharing services are essentially just taxi services with a technological twist without the regulations ensuring passenger safety. They utilize smartphone apps to connect car owners (usually amateur drivers) with people looking for a ride. The potential […]

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Youth Baseball and Softball Injuries

It’s springtime again, and that means baseball is back!  Baseball is a beloved American pastime, and it is one of the most popular sports played by our youth.  An estimated 4.8 million children five to fourteen years of age participate annually in organized and recreational baseball and softball.  Although rare, catastrophic impact injuries from contact […]

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The Fair Is Here!

A lifelong resident of St. Lucie County, I have always looked forward to spring in south Florida. Nothing says spring like the smell of orange blossoms in the morning, mild temperatures, and the return of the Mets for training, but one of my favorite spring activities is the St. Lucie County Fair. This year, the […]

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Resqme: The Little Device That May Save Your Life

A large number of vehicles veer off the road every year for various reasons and end up in a river, lake or pond. In those situations, it is imperative for occupants to get out of the vehicle immediately. Problem is, leaving the vehicle is often impossible because the power windows short out and don’t work, […]

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Fall Back and Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

Once again, as we “fall back” to end daylight savings time and return to standard time, it’s a perfect time to change your smoke alarm batteries.  Adopting the habit of changing smoke alarm batteries either at the end or the beginning of daylight savings time will keep your family safe and protect your home from […]

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Avoid a Scare on Halloween: Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children and adults, but the holiday does come with some risks—aside from the dental ones! After all, it’s a night when ill-fitting, low-visibility masks are standard, children are crossing neighborhood streets after […]

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Perils of Walking and Texting

From smacking into light posts to falling down stairs, a new study of emergency rooms shows that texting while walking can be a perilous activity. Everyone seems to understand that texting while driving is highly distractive and dangerous.  Yet, texting while walking is proving to be just as serious. Sit at an outdoor coffee shop […]

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Breakthrough Helmet Technology to Improve Football Player Safety

It’s that time of year again—football season! And as thousands of young players return to the gridiron, chances are parents are focusing a lot more on their children’s safety and the harms that can arise from concussions. In a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, doctors ranked football as the most dangerous youth sport […]

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Back to School Transportation Safety Tips

Fall is here, and with it comes shorter days and the start of the school year.  Road travel increases and traffic patterns shift, so this busy time of year can also be a dangerous one—especially for children. Many children rely on walking, riding a bicycle, or catching a school bus to and from school.  Fewer […]

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Rental Car Crashes: Five First Steps to Consider

Crashing a rental car can be a real nightmare!  Getting into a crash in your own car creates enough stress and legal problems, but if you have to deal with a rental agency, your insurance company, and the other party, you may be totally overwhelmed.  Not only are there practical tips you can follow, but […]

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Florida Leads the Country in Recreational Boating Accidents

As summer fades away and the rest of the country is packing up bathing suits and flip-flops, residents of South Florida continue to enjoy the tropical weather and blue waterways that make our state a year-round oasis. Yet, Florida’s temperate climate and 1,350 miles of coastline contribute to the high number of recreational boating accidents […]

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