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July 28, 2014

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New Study Ranks Florida 34th for Teen Driving Safety, Reveals Common Causes of Teen Car Accidents

A recent study on teen driving issues conducted by WalletHub has ranked Florida as the 34th best state when it comes to all of the issues that teens face behind the wheel About the Study WalletHub used a set of 16 main metrics to which states were the most dangerous for teenage drivers. These metrics […]

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July 24, 2014

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Construction Accident Statistics Show that Fatal Construction Accident Injuries are On the Rise

According to recent construction industry statistics, the rate of fatal construction injuries that occur in the workplace has been on the rise in the United States. An Increase in Fatal Construction Injuries According to construction accident statistics the 2012 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 775 people were killed by work injuries in the private construction […]

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July 23, 2014

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How Safe is Your Car? Avoid a Clearwater Car Accident & Stay Informed with a Quick Vehicle Recall Check

You’ve probably seen the headlines about the excessive number of vehicle recalls that have been issued. For example, millions of vehicles have recently been recalled by GM alone for faulty ignition switches. These dangerous defects have been linked to at least 13 deaths already. Are you sure that your vehicle hasn’t been included in any […]

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July 17, 2014

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Considering a Dog Bite Lawsuit? You Might Be Surprised by the Average Cost of a Dog Bite

Approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog every year in the United States, according to the CDC. Although the majority of these are attacks are relatively minor, serious dog bites result in thousands of victims being hospitalized every year. Depending on the extent of one’s injuries, the costs of emergency care and inpatient […]

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July 16, 2014

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What are the Florida Highway Patrol’s Tips for Using a Cell Phone While Driving?

Although Florida finally has a law in place that prohibits texting while driving, all too many drivers in our area make the mistake of using their phones irresponsibly when they are on the road. In an effort to reduce the rate of distracted driving accidents in our state, the Florida High Patrol has issued some […]

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July 15, 2014

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Recent Truck Accident Statistics Reveal Fatal Accidents Are on the Rise

According to a recent study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there has been a recent rise in both injuries and fatalities in crashes involving large trucks. In 2012, injuries caused by crashes involving large trucks increased by 18 percent from 2011. Fatalities caused by crashes involving large trucks over the same time frame […]

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July 9, 2014

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How Effective are Football Helmets at Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury?

Protecting athletes from the long time repercussions of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries is one the most important parts of sports safety when it comes to football, especially for younger players. Unfortunately, one of the primary pieces of equipment that players use to protect themselves from these injuries may be less effective than athletes […]

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July 8, 2014

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Ride Safe: Avoid Being Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Clearwater with These Motorcycle Visibility Tips

It’s up to all Florida drivers to share the road with motorcyclists by staying aware of our surroundings and giving riders plenty of room. That having been said, it’s important for riders to do their part by ensuring that other drivers can easily see them when they’re on the road. If you enjoy riding your […]

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July 7, 2014

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Florida Construction Accidents: What are the Construction Industry’s “Fatal Four?”

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 806 workers were killed in construction accidents in 2012 alone, accounting for nearly 20 percent of all of the workplace fatalities that occurred in the private industry that year. Well over half of these fatalities were caused by four common types of accidents that some safety officials […]

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July 3, 2014

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Five Easy Ways to Ride Safe around Tampa – Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

When it comes to getting around in Florida, there’s nothing quite like enjoying the open road on your motorcycle. Maybe that’s why so many events for motorcycle enthusiast take place in our state. Unfortunately, it only takes a moment of negligence to be involved in a serious motorcycle accident that results in severe injuries. Wear […]

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