Review Swimming Pool Safety with Your Children

Summer is undoubtedly on its way and with kids out of school, it is time for them to be entertained by fun activities with family and friends. Nothing beats splashing in the pool on a hot New Port Richey afternoon. However, while frolicking in the pool is fun, it can also be extremely dangerous. Whether…

The Dangers of Truck Drivers With Serious Health Conditions

Because of the massive size and weight of semi-trucks, truck accidents are among the most dangerous accidents on our roadways. Truck accidents typically wreak immense physical, financial, and emotional damages. Florida is a busy state, and commercial trucks swarm our highways and byways. When a truck accident is caused by a trucker’s poor health, it…

Watch Out for Aggressive Drivers During Rush Hour

If you live in the South Florida area, you know about rush hour traffic. While driving in rush hour can be a hassle, responsible drivers understand that it’s a fact of life and that slow and steady wins the race. Aggressive drivers are dangerous drivers and when you mix aggressive drivers with rush hour traffic…

Deciding to Call an Attorney After a New Port Richey Car Accident

If you were injured in a car accident in New Port Richey, your life likely hasn’t been the same since. You’ve been out of work, are amassing medical bills, and struggle with even daily activities such as sleeping, driving, shopping, and showering. While it might not have been your first inclination to call an attorney…

Truck Accidents Can Result in Amputations

Amputations are seldom discussed in the context of motor vehicle accidents. There is the occasional case in which a serious accident will result in the fire department having to cut someone out of his or her vehicle, which can result in a necessary amputation, but such accidents are rare. When it comes to truck and…

The Dangerous Habit of Running Red Lights

It’s one of the first things they teach you in driving school, in fact, it probably goes without saying, red means stop! Why certain drivers run red lights, especially at intersections where the danger is obvious, is often a mystery. Whether it’s due to intentional aggressive driving, an emergency, fatigue, daydreaming, or a distraction, such…

Accidental Injuries Are a Leading Cause of Death

Car accidents, slip and falls, construction mishaps, medical malpractice share a common nexus—they are all accidents. Unless we are discussing intentional road rage, homicide, or recklessness such that an evil intent is implied in the action, the vast majority of unnatural injuries and deaths occur as the result of ordinary negligence (i.e., they are accidental…

Information about Opioid Lawsuits

In February of 2018, the Justice Department announced that it was filing a “statement of interest” on behalf of a group of plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against opioid manufactures claiming that the manufacturers used false, deceptive, and unfair marketing tactics. The lawsuit is actually a consolidation of over four hundred lawsuits that had been…

Main Causes of Pedestrian Injuries

Did you know that Florida is one of the most dangerous states for pedestrian walkers in the country? In fact, almost 500 people are killed each year as the result of pedestrian versus vehicle collisions in Florida. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost half of all pedestrian-vehicle accidents were alcohol-related, whether because of…

Workers’ Compensation for Concussions

Similar to the vast majority of American adults, we spend most of our time at work. Whether you work at the office, travel, or work from home, if you are injured while on the job, also called “within the scope of your employment,” your options for financial recovery are more limited than you might think….

Rear-End Collisions in Congested Traffic

Traffic is bad enough on its own without adding a rear-end collision to your commute, but it is an unfortunate reality for many Floridians. Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of accidents that occur in heavy traffic conditions, especially stop and go traffic. Whether traffic was so bad the other driver was…

Do I Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Florida?

Many motorcyclists hate helmets, finding them too bulky and an impediment to their freedom. But does Florida law require helmets? Yes and no. It all depends on your age and whether you carry sufficient accident insurance. However, wearing a helmet has many advantages, your health being probably the most important. If you are involved in…