Tag Archives: Fort Myers personal injury attorney

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 […]

Takata Airbag Recall is on the Rise Takata, one of the largest airbag makers in the world, has been recalling  vehicles due to faulty airbag inflators.  These airbags can deploy with such excessive force which can blow apart the metal inflator and send metal shrapnel into the face and body.  Takata airbag inflators have been […]

Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Motor vehicle accidents are a common occurrence across the U.S.  According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in 2014, there were more than 29,000 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States and over 32,000 deaths occurred as a result from these accidents. In fact, Med Help, ranks Car Accidents […]

Medical Errors Recently Fox 4 Now reported on disturbing medical malpractice occurrences within our medical community here in Florida. According to the news report, Judy Wood from Lakeland will probably never walk again. She was permanently disabled when a Lakeland doctor allegedly improperly placed a stent in her main artery. A civil trial agreed with […]

Drive Safety Work Week Every year in October, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety, or NETS, hosts a Drive Safety Work Week Campaign. During this week NETS encourages organizations to help their employees to focus on driving safely.  This year the Drive Safety Work Week will be in full swing during the week of October […]

National Child Passenger Safety Week According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash every 33 seconds. These crashes lead to many injuries and even deaths for young children. The proper use of car seats, booster seats and seat belts can help to prevent […]

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is what most people think of the term ‘impaired driving’.  What many do not realize is that driving while drowsy is also considered a form of impaired driving and can have similar effects on the driver as being intoxicated.  Drowsy driving is very dangerous […]

Playing Pokémon Go You may have noticed a significant increase in the number of people congregating in the park if you have been to Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers recently . You may also have noticed that the majority of these people seem to be transfixed by their cell phones. This is part of the […]

Christopher J. Smith, partner at the Southwest Florida law firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., has been selected by the Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA) as a Member in their Southwest Chapter. FLABOTA is an association whose purpose is to foster improvement in the ethical and technical standards […]

Click It or Ticket The National Click It or Ticket campaign is in full swing through June 5, 2016.  Each year during the Memorial Day Weekend, law enforcement from coast to coast crack down on enforcing seat belt safety by delivering their message of Click It or Ticket across the nation.  According to the National […]