Category Archives: Personal Injury

Be Mindful of Semi-Truck Accidents with These Tips

Prevent semi-truck accidents in the United States and Florida - like this one.

Florida Semi-Truck Accidents Because of their enormous size and weight, semi-truck accidents can be damaging or deadly when they are involved in a collision. Currently there are over 15.5 million trucks in the United States. Thirteen percent of these are semis, big rigs, 18-wheelers, and tractor trailers. According to thetruckersreport.com, the legal weight for an […]

Your 2018 RV Accident Attorneys

Safe driving is critical to avoid an RV accident.

RV Accident in Southwest Florida Many people come to Florida to enjoy our beautiful weather and scenic surroundings.  A recreational vehicle is a popular way to explore the beauty of nature without giving up the comforts of home.  RV usage is expected to reach an all-time high in 2017, per the Recreational Vehicle Association.  This […]

Uber and Lyft Accidents

There has been a marked rise in Lyft and Uber accidents in recent years.

Personal Injury Resulting from Lyft or Uber Accidents in Florida Throughout the year, many Americans depend on ride-sharing companies, like Uber and Lyft, to provide them a safe ride home. This has brought a marked rise in Lyft and Uber accidents in Southwest Florida. Since hailing a taxi cab has become a thing of the […]

Personal Injury On Vacation

A personal injury can happen anywhere on vacation, even hiking or biking a trail.

Personal Injury On Vacation in Southwest Florida Vacation is one of the least convenient times to sustain an injury. Disappointment from foiled rest and relaxation due to pain is compounded by unfamiliar locations, doctors and hospitals. The unforseen costs of personal injury can make an already pricey getaway even more expensive. Injuries sustained on vacations […]

Avoid Food Poisoning in Restaurants

Avoid food poisoning when you eat at local Southwest Florida restaurants

Food Poisoning in Southwest Florida Restaurants From 1998 to 2015, 52 people in Florida died due to foodborne illnesses, or food poisoning.¹ This is compounded by over 31,000 illnesses and over 2,000 hospitalizations. Food poisoning is actually a reaction to harmful bacteria, viruses and microbes that enter the body through food. While it is possible […]

ATV Accidents

Preventing ATV accidents requires caution and care.

Recreational Vehicle and ATV Accidents in Southwest Florida In Florida, residents are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy the great outdoors year-round. Many Floridians choose to spend their free time riding All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) for pleasure. According to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC), Florida had the 6th highest number of fatalities involving ATV […]

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents increase in number around the holidays.

Pedestrian Accidents Involving Cars in Southwest Florida With each new year, millions of Americans will be taking to the road, not by means of a vehicle, but as pedestrians. Every year, Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions for many is to be more active and to get in shape. With […]

First Responder Safety

Header image of ambulance driving first responders safety in 2018

First Responder Safety in 2018 Originating in South Carolina, the Move Over Law is designed to protect first responders from being injured or killed while performing their job duties. The law currently applies in all 50 states as well as Washington D.C. In general, the law states vehicles approaching an emergency vehicle should change lanes […]

Driving in Scary Southwest Florida Storms

Car driving on highway in the rain during bad storms

Southwest Florida has a tropical climate with short, warm winters, and lengthy hot, humid summers. Because of the heat and humidity, Southwest Florida is known to produce frequent storms, waterspouts and even hurricanes. Driving in storms is sometimes unavoidable, therefore it is imperative drivers know and understand the additional risks and safety measures of driving […]