According to statistics gathered by Helmets.org, 818 bicyclists died on U.S. roads in 2015, an increase of 12.2 per cent and the highest number since 1995. The data for 2014 gives a more complete picture of the incidence of bike-related accidents: Bicyclists killed in 2014: 726 Total injured: … Read more about Know Your Rights as a Florida Bicyclist Injured in an Accident
There are more than 3,000 bars and nightclubs in Florida, catering to locals and tourists and serving up alcohol along with food. In an industry that mixes lots of people and booze there’s bound to be disagreements, brawls and battles between customers or between employees and customers. Fights in … Read more about Bar Fight in Florida: Who’s Liable When You Get Hurt?
The construction industry accounted for 899, or 20.5 percent, of 4,386 worker fatalities in 2014. In other words, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction. The “Fatal Four” leading causes of private sector construction worker deaths were: Falls (39.9%) Electrocution (8.2%) Struck by … Read more about Construction Hazards, Accidents, Injuries in Florida
Dogs are intelligent creatures and wonderful companions, but they can sometimes be unfriendly and aggressive, especially if untrained and allowed to wander freely. Every day in the United States almost 1,000 people are bitten by dogs and require emergency treatment for their injuries. Injury from a … Read more about Dog Bites Cause Serious Injuries and Owners May Be Liable
If you suffer any type of personal injury, it is vitally important that you maintain a personal injury journal. A personal injury journal is where you document your injuries on a daily basis. It can come in many forms, including a simple notebook or a day calendar. The key is that you keep it with … Read more about Personal Injury in Florida Personal Injury Journal: What Is it and Why Should I Keep One?
It’s the annual season of Halloween horror nights at theme parks in Florida and across the U.S. These parks, which during the day tout family friendly fun, turn into nighttime scare-fests more suitable for adult customers who thrill to the terrors of zombies, witches and ghosts that run amok, … Read more about Do Florida Halloween Horror Attractions Present Injury Risks?
Americans are living longer lives, but often the later years are spent in declining health. Family members are living farther apart and working longer hours. Who is going to care for the seniors who may need years of medical care, daily therapy, and constant supervision? Increasingly, that … Read more about Florida Nursing Home Liability When Elderly Patients Are Injured
Social media has become an omnipresent factor in the lives of most people. The profiles we set up on websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and others serve as our face to the world. We share images of and commentary on our daily lives. While these social sites were created to … Read more about Social Media Evidence in Florida Injury Cases