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National Patient Safety Awareness Week Nearly everyone will need healthcare at some point. Being a patient means putting your trust in someone else. While most Americans have had positive experiences with healthcare providers, 21 percent of adults report having personally experienced medical error, according to a national survey released in 2017 by the Institute for […]

Product Liability and Toy Injuries While the enjoyment of receiving the newest gadgets, toys and accessories is a wondrous time during the holidays, sometimes the latest inventions don’t always hold up to standards. Each year thousands of children are taken to the emergency room due to toy-related injuries. According to the U.S. Product Safety Commission […]

Personal Injury While Shopping in Southwest Florida Retailers should do their best to make your shopping experience the safest it can be. The retail industry in the United States is incredibly large, and growing. According to the CDC, over 5 million Americans are employed through retail stores.¹ Florida is one of the busiest shopping states […]

Florida Slips, Trips and Falls Falls are the 3rd leading cause of unintentional death according to the National Safety Council (NSC). As people age, the likelihood of a fall increases. Injury Facts 2016 reports that among Americans age 65 and older falls are the number one cause of injury related death. Stats for Slip, Trip, […]

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

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 […]

Passenger Injury or Death in a Single Car Accident Almost twenty percent of all car accidents with fatalities only involve one vehicle according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). When this happens, the driver in these accidents is almost always considered at fault. Passengers in this situation may be entitled to compensation for […]

Recreational Vehicle / ATV Accidents in Southwest Florida In Florida we are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy our 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 ATVs. We […]

Car Accidents involving Pedestrians 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 and one of the most popular resolutions for many is to be more active and to get in shape. […]

Driving with Children Driving with children can be a difficult task. In addition to regular parenting duties, drivers must also worry about the roadways, distractions and car safety. Consumer Reports has identified 6 tips for driving with children in the car. 1. Buckle Up – Half of teenagers who died in car accidents weren’t wearing […]