Apr
22

Understanding How Doctors Can Cause a Wrongful Death in Florida

People go to their doctors when they are sick—trusting their doctors will prescribe them the correct medications to help them get better or relieve their symptoms. While most doctors in this nation are very careful when it comes to prescribing medications to their patients, some doctors have made horrific mistakes due to a lapse in judgment, lack of concentration, or because they were in a rush. Doctors are supposed to check their patients’ age, weight,…

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Apr
20

Find a Quality Disability Attorney in Plantation

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Picking the right disability attorney in Plantation is not as simple as opening your phone book and selecting the first name that you see. When you choose an attorney to represent you in your disability claim, you want to make sure you are picking one that will work as hard as possible to represent your interests and aggressively fight for your rights. Aside from aggressive representation, you also want to choose an attorney that is ethical…

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Apr
18

Electronic Logbooks Could Reduce Florida Truck Crashes and Improve Roadway Safety

When a truck driver sits behind the wheel of his big rig for too many hours, he may suffer from drowsy driving. Because driving while fatigued is a real problem facing truck drivers on our nation’s roadways, there are hours-of-service rules in place that govern the amount of hours a commercial truck driver can work. Because many truck drivers and trucking companies aren’t in compliance with the new rules, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal…

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Apr
16

Be Sure to Avoid These 5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

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There are quite a few common causes of motorcycle accidents, the most common being a simple lack of awareness on the part of both the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident and the rider of the motorcycle. While motorcycles are smaller than cars, they are not invisible, so when you are behind the wheel of your car, make sure you take extra precaution and heighten your level of awareness.  As a motorcycle rider however,…

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Apr
14

Fondling and Groping by Caregivers Is Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

As the population continues to age, nursing homes and assisted living facilities are growing in size across our nation. While these facilities are needed to care for the elderly, some of these places aren’t necessarily safe. Although people don’t want to think that a nursing home they entrust their loved one to could cause their relative harm or abuse, it has occurred. While nursing homes are supposed to provide quality care and health services, there…

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Apr
9

Failure to See a Motorcycle May Result in a Failure to Yield Motorcycle Accident in Florida

Failure to yield roadway accidents are typical in Florida and across the United States. In fact, failing to yield is one of the main causes of motorcycle accidents in the Fort Lauderdale area. Typically, an accident of this nature would occur like this: John was riding his Honda motorcycle on U.S. Highway 1 when an oncoming car attempted to turn left right in front of his bike. John didn’t have time to react and smashed…

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Apr
9

5 Safety Tips for Motorists Sharing the Road With Bicyclists

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If you paid attention to the numerous safety tips for motorists regarding how to drive-- what to do in certain circumstances, which way you should react, and when it's proper to do certain things behind the wheel-- you'd likely never get behind the wheel of a car again. There are so many tips and guidelines that you couldn't possibly remember them all.  This certainly is true, but there are some basic safety tips for motorists…

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Apr
4

Talk with Your Children About Bicycle Safety to Reduce Their Chances of a South Florida Bike Crash

As summer is approaching, it is a good time for parents to get the family’s bicycles ready to ride. Because children are out of school for the summer and many more people ride their bikes during the summertime, spring is the best time to prepare for the ride ahead. Not only should you get out the bicycles to look at the tires and make sure they are properly inflated, but you need to check that…

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Mar
30

3 Tips for Avoiding Car Problems While On a Road Trip

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A vacation can be an exciting adventure, but it often requires quite a bit of preparation. While your car needs to be maintained all year long, driving long distances in extreme temperatures often takes a little extra care. Use these Tips for Avoiding Car Problems to make sure that your car is road ready: [caption id="attachment_5296" align="alignright" width="299"] Source: Free Digital Photos[/caption] Tires are one part of your car that you are likely to forget…

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Mar
27

The Sun Blinds Drivers and Contributes to Car Accidents in South Florida

South Florida is undeniably beautiful, with its warm weather and sunshine that draws people to want to live and vacation here. However, with the sunshine comes some glaring dangers. Sometimes the harsh glare of the sun can affect a driver’s ability to see well. Here is the glaring truth about cars, drivers, and the sun: The sun’s rays can temporarily blind a driver when the sunlight hits their windshields. This is called the white-out effect.…

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