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Avoid Parking Lot Hazards By Reading the Signs

Just like this scratched bumper, parking lot hazards can result in accidents.

Maybe your parents took you to an empty parking lot to learn about parking lot hazards – and to teach you how to drive as a teenager. That may be one of the safest parking lot experiences you will have. With slow moving vehicles, one would think parking lot hazards are safer than roads. But […]

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month - keep those motorcycle accidents to a minimum!

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Despite efforts every year to increase awareness of motorcycle and bicycle safety, there’s no getting around that accidents happen. More cars, more people and more distractions guarantee it. The combination of great motorcycle weather and distracted or inattentive drivers of motor vehicles in Florida is deadly. Nearly 600 motorcycle […]

National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019

This hospital represents National Patient Safety Awareness Week.

National Patient Safety Awareness Week will take place this year from March 10-16. 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 […]

Personal Injury While Shopping

Pay attention while to avoid personal injury while shopping, and stay safe this holiday season!

Retailers should do their best to make your shopping experience the safest it can be – especially so customers avoid personal injury while shopping. 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. Florida is one of the busiest […]

Slips, Trips and Falls

Person filling out slips and falls incident report form

Florida Slips, Trips and Falls Florida slips, trips and 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, slips are the number one cause of injury related death. […]

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 […]

Single Car Accident

A single car accident can be fatal.

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 […]

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 […]