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 […]

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: 5/19/18 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. […]

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 […]

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

| October 25, 2013

Infographic: Kids and Unintentional Medication Overdoses in the U.S.: Child Medication Poisoning Deaths

| October 4, 2013

Crime Victim on Florida College or University: Have You or Your Child Been Hurt in a Crime on a Florida School Campus? Negligent Security Law for Florida Campus Crime

| August 13, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Most serious crime victims on Florida college campuses are injured during the commission of a rape or other sex crime or during the commission of an assault and battery. These campus crime victims may be residents in campus dorms, students or faculty at the university or college, or someone working or visiting […]

Has Your Child Been Hurt While Away at Camp? Camp Safety for Kids and Claims Against Camps for Injuries to Children

| July 18, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 Every year, thousands of parents across the State of Florida pack their kids up and wave goodbye as the children go off to camp for the summer. There’s all sorts of children’s camps here in the Sunshine State: some are affiliated with churches, synagogues or schools, some are tied to particular activities […]

Infographic: Fireworks Safety for 4th of July

| July 3, 2013