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Defective Car Seat Lawsuit

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Parents would do almost anything to protect their children, which is why responsible parents use car seats and booster seats for their young children, toddlers, and infants. In the event of a collision, a properly strapped-in booster or car seat vastly increases the young occupant’s chances of surviving or remaining uninjured. But what happens… Read More »

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Common Causes of Moped Scooter Crashes

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Mopeds, also called scooters or Vespas, are a smaller, less powerful version of a motorcycle, and offer riders a fun, economically and ecologically efficient method of transportation. Unfortunately, due to car driver distraction and aggression, riding a moped is much more dangerous than driving a car. Drivers often cut off moped riders, pass them… Read More »

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New Safety Features in Cars for 2020

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Cars have come a long way with providing safety features for drivers and their passengers. The first seat belts were in all new passenger cars beginning in 1964, although the integrated shoulder and lap seat belts did not come until 1974. Of course, safety features are only effective for the people who chose to… Read More »

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Hit and Run Boating Accidents

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Florida Today reported that a female surfer was struck by a boat off Cocoa Beach in early July and suffered injuries. The boat driver fled the scene but according to Space Coast Daily, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators have identified a suspect. A boat driver who leaves the scene is not only… Read More »

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Exotic Pet Injuries

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Florida has one of the largest populations of exotic, and often illegal, pets. Many of these animals were taken from the wild and/or are not domesticated, making them dangerous to others. ClickOrlando.com reported that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission receives an average of two calls per month reporting exotic animals that have escaped… Read More »

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Five Boating Safety Tips For Summer

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Summer is here and getting out on a boat is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while maintaining social distancing from others during the pandemic. However, according to the Miami Herald, the Coast Guard has ranked Florida the leading state for boat accidents every year since 2015. In 2019 there were 670 boat… Read More »

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Amusement Park Safety During a Pandemic

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According to CNN, Disney World in Orlando, Florida will reopen in July after being shut down because of the coronavirus since mid-March. CNBC reported that Disney World is the largest theme park in the world, granting access to 20 million visitors in 2018. While the crowds will be much thinner this summer, what does… Read More »

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Don’t Delay Going to the Hospital

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According to a survey, 64 percent of Americans delayed or simply avoided getting medical attention in the past 12 months due to anticipated expenses, according to the Hospital CFO Report. Sadly, as the cost of medical care continues to increase, more and more Americans are forced to choose to avoid medical care, and potentially… Read More »

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Amusement Park Injuries

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Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando in addition to many smaller amusement parks. A normal day at the theme park can be a fun and memorable trip for the family or your group of friends. However, according to CNN, the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there were… Read More »

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Residential Pool Drownings and Young Children

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Young Children are the Most Common Residential Pool Drowning Victims Young children are the most likely victims of swimming pool drownings. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of accidental injury death for children between the ages of one to four, according to the CDC. If your child was injured or killed at the… Read More »

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