5 Ways To Reduce Teen Car Crashes in Florida

| November 17, 2015

Last Update: 12/29/15 Teen drivers can be dangerous — to themselves, to their passengers, and to other drivers who share the Florida roads with them. According to the research compiled by places like the National Institute of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading cause of death for teenagers is […]

Pedestrian Accidents: Hit by a Car in the Middle of the Street?

| April 14, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 One benefit of Florida’s sunny climate, is that year-round you will find lots of people walking alongside our streets and roadways. In marketing terms, people who walk near stores or restaurants are referred to as “foot traffic”. In legal jargon, people who are walking and are injured by a car or other […]

Hit By a Car: Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

| December 11, 2014

Last Update: 1/14/17 In Florida, pedestrians routinely share the road ways with cars, trucks, bikes, and buses: our sunny weather and fun, active lifestyle encourages people to get out and walk, jog, stroll, or run. Kids walk to school and tourists roam the scenic locales on foot. Residents walk for exercise, and our streets are […]

What Type Of Legal Duty Does A Florida Property Owner Have For Injuries To Visitors?: Florida Premises Liability- Invitee, Licensee, & Trespasser Distinctions

| February 18, 2014

Last Update: 05/06/17 In Florida, the body of statutory law and court cases which creates legal liability for a property owner, liability which stems from the duties that a property owner owes to certain persons who have been hurt in an accident with serious injury or even death, is known as Florida’s Premises Liability law. […]

Infographic: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Compared to Other Illnesses in the United States

| January 2, 2014

Child Sports Injuries: Falling on the Playing Field and The Dangers of Serious Head Injuries (Concussions) in Kids Under 18 Years Old – Football Isn’t The Only Dangerous Sport

| December 17, 2013

Last Update: 02/01/16 The coverage given to recent lawsuits filed against the National Football League, regarding permanent injuries from concussions sustained by football players which have led to lifetime disabilities or death, have increased public awareness of the dangers of playing football and head injuries. Because of this increased media coverage, parents and coaches are now […]

Fentanyl Skin Patch Usage – Medication Errors and Drug Dosage Mistakes: Have You Been Prescribed Fentanyl for Pain Relief?

| November 21, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Fentanyl is a pain medication that is considered to be 100 times more powerful than morphine. Fentanyl has been around since the early 1960s, but it gained popularity in the United States for its pain-relieving abilities as a skin patch in the 1990s. Today, Fentanyl is present not only in skin transdermal […]

FDA Recall of Acetaminophen for Infants: How Dangerous is the Risk of Medication Errors and Dosage Mistakes for Babies Given Over the Counter Acetaminophen – Especially When the Product Is Flawed?

| November 5, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Back in February 2012, a recall was issued by Johnson & Johnson / McNeil Consumer Healthcare for over half a million (574,000) bottles of infant Tylenol after it was discovered that a problem with the dosing gizmo (something called a “flow restrictor”) could malfunction and cause the baby to get too little […]

Acetaminophen Medication Errors: Acetaminophen Drug Dosage Mistakes Are Number One Cause of Acute Liver Failure in U.S.

| October 29, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Medication errors and drug mistakes not only happen at hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, labs, nursing homes, and pharmacies — they can also happen at home, when the wrong medication or the wrong amount (or dosage) of drugs are given to a sick person. This is especially scary to consider when the most […]

Infographic: Teen Drivers in Car Crashes – The Percentages (from NHTSA)

| October 25, 2013