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Truck Accidents Because of their enormous size and weight, trucks can be damaging or deadly when they are involved in a collision. Currently there are over 15.5 million trucks in the United States. Thirteen percent of these are semis, big rigs, 18-wheelers, and tractor trailers. According to thetruckersreport.com, the legal weight for an 18 wheeler […]

Multi Vehicle Accidents Many Floridians take to the road everyday expecting to make it safely to their destination.  These drivers use caution and drive safely.  Then, unexpectedly they become involved in a multi vehicle accident.  These types of accidents often involve serious injuries and even death.  If you are involved in a multi vehicle accident, […]

Big Rigs and Older Drivers  From warehouse to trucks, from the roads to the stores, our nation relies on the commercial trucking industry to transport goods across all areas of the U.S.  According to the ATA, or the American Trucking Association,  over 80% of all freight which is transported in the U.S. each year is […]

Toy Injuries and Product Liability Toys are supposed to be fun to use while providing education and enjoyment for the children who use them, unfortunately this is not always the case. Each year thousands of children are taken to the emergency room due to toy related injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission […]

Device Use The Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder is a shoulder replacement device that is surgically implanted to help restore arm movement. This device is beneficial for patients with rotator cuff tears who have developed a severe type of shoulder arthritis known as arthropathy and previously failed shoulder joint replacement. Reason for Zimmer Biomet Recall […]

Device Use The LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillator is used to deliver lifesaving electrical shocks to people with sudden cardiac arrest, a medical condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. Defibrillation electrodes are attached to the patient and then connected to the defibrillator to help the device analyze a patient’s heart rhythm and deliver […]

Concussions   A concussion is the most frequent and least severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).  A concussion occurs when the brain is violently shaken against the skull.   According to WebMD, concussions are most commonly caused by a “direct blow or bump to the head.”  The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) states that from 2001 […]

ATV Accidents In Florida we are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy our outdoors year-round. Many Floridians choose to spend their free time riding All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) for pleasure. According to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC), Florida had the 6th highest number of fatalities involving ATVs. We would like to help educate you […]

Dangerous Roads and Pedestrian Safety Pedestrian safety concerns have been a common topic in the news lately,  since the release of the new report  Dangerous by Design 2016 from Smart Growth America.  The Dangerous by Designs report looked at the largest metro areas and cities across the country and ranked them based on their PDI, […]

Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Florida’s subtropical climate in the north and tropical climate in the south make it home to many boat enthusiasts. With ideal boating weather and water located on 3 sides and throughout the state, boaters can enjoy the luxury of year round boating. Boating is oftentimes enjoyed with alcoholic beverages on […]