Month: February 2018

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Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Is Your Loved One Being Neglected in Their Florida Nursing Home?

How do you know if your loved one is being neglected in their long term living facility?
Neglect is one of the most common forms of nursing home abuse across the country. Your loved one may suffer both physical and psychological suffering from neglect, and it’s important to know how to recognize it to stop the damage.
Below, we’re going to detail the different signs to watch for and what you should do if your loved one is being neglected.
Staffing Problems
Do you rarely see a familiar face among the staff when you visit your loved one? If so, the facility may have high turnover rates.…

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Will Self-Driving Cars Lead to More Florida DUI Injuries?

The development of autonomous cars has been described as our generation’s equivalent of the transition from the horse and buggy to the Model T. This advance is exciting, but it’s bound to come with hiccups along the way as legislation and society struggle to come to grips with the new technology.
Case-in-point? Recently, a San Francisco man was arrested for drunk driving when police discovered him not just intoxicated, but asleep at the wheel on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The man had passed out during 5:30 PM rush hour traffic, and his car was at a full stop. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the incident.
What does this have to do with driverless cars?…

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Most Common Reasons Floridians File Homeowner’s Insurance Claims

Homeowners’ insurance is often required by the lender, but what if something really does happen to harm your home? How do you know when to file a claim?
In this post, we’ll go over the top reasons why Florida homeowners file insurance claims – and how a skilled insurance claim lawyer can help.
Many Floridians file claims each year due to theft. It’s wise to install a home security system, keep doors and windows locked, refrain from hiding spare keys outdoors, and having a neighbor or friend check your home while you’re away.
Wind and Storm Damage
Florida has its share of strong winds, especially during hurricane season.…

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Another “Autopilot” Crash a Reason to Revisit Negligence Questions

The promise of self-driving cars is both incredibly audacious and hopeful. No more “wasted” time spent driving. Faster, more efficient commutes. A drastic reduction in accidents.
Someday – perhaps even someday soon – that future may come. Right now, though, we are at the beginning of a transition period, and there are still big hiccups and big questions. One of those “hiccups” occurred recently when another Autopilot-enabled Tesla vehicle crashed in California.
Here is what happened:
On Monday, January 22, 2018, in Culver City, a Tesla Model S crashed into the back of a parked fire truck on Interstate 405 traveling at what witnesses estimate was about 65 mph.…

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HS Basketball Dangers Florida Parents Should Watch Out For

We’re right in the middle of high school basketball season in Florida, and if your child is on the team at his or her school, you’re likely caught up in the excitement of it all. However, it’s important to remember that basketball is a contact sport and injuries do happen. In fact, over the past several years injuries have actually been on the rise.
In this post, we’re going to cover some facts about basketball injuries, which ones happen most commonly, and what you can do if an injury occurs due to someone else’s negligence.
Facts about Basketball Injuries
Basketball is far more than simply running back and forth on a court.…

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