Month: July 2018


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Why So Many Florida Kids Get Hurt in Bounce Houses

 
With their bright, cheery colors and soft appearances, it’s hard to imagine that bounce houses could possibly be dangerous. However, all you have to do is do a quick internet search for bounce house accidents, and you will be greeted with terrifying videos of bouncy castles floating high in the air or trapped in powerlines. And that’s just the beginning.
 
Here are just a few of the worst-reported accidents:
 

A 3-year-old in Washington was killed after two adults fell on him, fracturing his skull.
Two New York kindergartners were seriously injured after their bounce house was blown 50 feet into the air by a gust of wind, and they fell out, landing on a parked car and on asphalt, respectively.…

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How to Sue a Florida Funeral Home for Negligence

 
Florida law considers death to be sacred. Because of this, it must be handled properly by funeral homes and mortuaries. If negligence occurs in these places regarding how your loved one’s remains are handled, you may have the right to seek compensation.
 
In this post, we’ll explain ways funeral homes can be negligent, how the laws work, and what you can do to get help.
 
What Qualifies as Funeral Home or Mortuary Negligence in Florida?
 
When you choose a funeral home or mortuary’s services, the business has a duty to provide you with a reasonable standard of care. Whatever services the average person would expect to receive under similar circumstances set the expectation of reasonable care.…

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Category: Bicycle Accidents

Top Ways Drivers Cause Florida Bike Accidents

Bicycling has many advantages for Floridians. You get exercise. Save on gas money and auto repairs. Leave less of a carbon footprint.
 
Unfortunately, one of the biggest drawbacks is a lack of safety, and one of the biggest reasons for this is the high number of bicycle accidents caused by vehicles every year. In this post, we’ll explain how negligent drivers often cause bicycle accidents and what to do if you have been hurt.

Bicycle Injuries and Motorists in Florida
 
About half a million bicyclists visit emergency rooms with injuries every year in the U.S., and over 800 people die from bicycle accidents. Many of these deaths and injuries are caused by crashes with motor vehicles, and these numbers continue to rise.…

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Hurt by a Negligent Driver on the 4th? What Floridians Can Do

 
The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family for a barbeque and fireworks.
 
Unfortunately, this holiday is often interrupted as Floridians make their way back home. Fourth of July is notorious for high rates of car accidents, including fatal car accidents. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that an average of 118 motor vehicle accident deaths happen each year on Fourth of July.
 
This statistic doesn’t even address the number of serious injuries that occur due to Fourth of July-related car crashes.
 
Were you hurt by a negligent driver on the Fourth of July? If you have suffered injuries or damage to your car after a motor vehicle accident, you may already see bills and charges coming in.…

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Ways Florida Kids Get Hurt at Summer Camp – and What to Do About It           

 
Is your child attending a summer camp this year? You need to know what to do if your child experiences an injury at summer camp. In this post, we’ll tell you about the most common injuries and ways to protect your child against them. We’ll also let you know what to do if your child was injured due to someone else’s negligence.
 
Most Common Florida Summer Camp Injuries
 
Your child may experience one or more of these most common types of summer camp injuries.
 
Falls or Collisions
Whether your child is attending a sports camp, nature camp, arts camp, or any other type, dangerous falls may occur.…

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