Tag Archives: personal injury attorney Fort Myers

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 […]

Liquor Liability Laws Drunk driving is one of the leading causes for automobile accidents in the United States. Each year thousands of people are injured or killed in auto accidents caused by drunk driving. If you or someone that you love has been injured due to an accident caused by a drunk driver, it important […]

Insurance policies should be checked regularly We are in the midst of the hurricane season and we have just had our first storm of the year that posed a threat to Florida.  This is a good reminder to take a look at your homeowner’s insurance policy to make sure you have appropriate coverage and none […]

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 […]

Slip & Fall Attorney Lehigh Acres If you’ve suffered serious injury by slipping or falling or other mishap on someone else’s property due to negligent maintenance or unsafe conditions, you may have a premises liability case. Property owners, occupiers and business owners have the duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent injuries to persons on […]

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 […]

Road Rage or Aggressive Driving  We have seen it on the roadways; drivers weaving in and out of traffic, tailgating, speeding, giving rude gestures, honking the horn or yelling.   We may have even witnessed or been victim to drivers throwing items at other vehicles, sideswiping or forcing other drivers off the road.  As dangerous as […]

Slip & Fall Attorney Fort Myers If you’ve suffered serious injury by slipping or falling or other mishap on someone else’s property due to negligent maintenance or unsafe conditions, you may have a premises liability case. Property owners, occupiers and business owners have the duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent injuries to persons on […]