Blog Posts in 2012

Preventing Playground Accidents: Tips From A Sarasota Injury Attorney

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 children under age 15 receive emergency room treatment for playground-related injuries each year in the United ...
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Do Roundabouts Prevent Accidents?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) supports the use of roundabouts as a means of preventing traffic accidents. In the Aug. 18, 2011, issue of its newsletter Status Report, the institute ...
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The Attractive Nuisance: Protecting Your Children From Harm

Under tort law, the attractive nuisance doctrine states that a person who maintains a dangerous condition that is likely to attract children onto his or her property has an affirmative duty to post ...
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Motorcycle Safety - Why You Should Wear A Helmet

In 2006, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 4,810 motorcycle riders died due to accidents, a statistic which represents a 127 percent increase over motorcycle ...
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Drugs Recalled So Far This Year

Two of the most highly publicized drug recalls thus far in 2012 have involved birth control pills. Pfizer recalled one million packages of pills in January, and then Glenmark Generics recalled seven ...
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The Grim Reality Of Truck Accidents

The number of trucks on the road in Florida is staggering, and rises every day. There are several shipping and transportation hubs scattered throughout the state, and commercial trucking is the ...
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Dealing With A Dog Bite

Dogs are Man’s Best Friend, and they make wonderful companions and pets. However, even the most domesticated dog is capable of attacking a human being. Our Sarasota injury attorney has seen ...
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The Dangers Of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a common occurrence that almost every driver has engaged in at some point or another. Visual, manual and cognitive distractions all can result in distracted driving, which ...
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Government Study Finds Interior Padding In Vehicles Significantly Reduces Head Injuries

A recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that interior padding in vehicles reduces life-threatening head injuries by 24 percent and cuts fatalities by 4 percent. ...
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New Side Airbag Regulations May Reduce Rollover Deaths

Last January, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unveiled new side airbag regulations aimed at reducing rollover deaths. Side airbags not only protect occupants from serious ...
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Amusement Park Injuries

It is all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Florida is home to some of the most popular theme parks and amusement attractions in the world. People from all over come to Florida to enjoy the ...
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Florida Medical Malpractice Injuries

When you visit a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional, you should not have to worry about anything other than treating your ailment. Medical professionals are also the first resort when you ...
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The Consequences Of Boating Accidents In Florida

Spending a day out on the water is one of the few activities that native Floridians and visitors to the state find equally compelling. Not surprisingly, considering that Florida is surrounded by salt ...
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Tylenol Maximum Dosage Lowered To Reduce Incidence Of Liver Failure

Sometimes even the most common drugs turn out to be dangerous or defective. Last July, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, announced plans to reduce the maximum daily ...
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