What are the Leading Causes of Car Accidents in the Tampa Area?

While there are a wide variety of factors that can play a role in an accident, there are a few leading causes of car accidents that are responsible for serious injuries time and time again. Below we examine some facts and statistics about three of the leading causes of car accidents: distracted driving, drunk driving […]

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Concussion Prevention: New “Heads Up” Program Aims to Improve Head Injury Prevention and Treatment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, three quarters of all cases of traumatic brain injury that are reported each year are concussions or similar mild brain injuries. The agency hopes to improve the public’s ability to prevent, recognize and respond to these types of injuries with a pair of new “Heads Up” […]

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Avoid Causing a Motorcycle Accident in Tampa with These Safety Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 34,000 motorcyclists lost their lives in motorcycle accidents between 2001 and 2008, representing a 55 percent increase in the death rate for riders. Tragedy could easily have been avoided in all too many Tampa motorcycle accidents if motorists had been behaving responsibly while they were […]

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Will the New Car Seat Law Help Reduce Child Injuries Caused by Car Accidents in Tampa?

There is a new recommendation from National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration concerning child car seats that safety experts hope will reduce child injuries throughout the country. Let’s take a look at the car seat rules and how they may help reduce child injuries caused by car accidents here in Tampa. What is the problem […]

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Common Claims Pursued by Dental Malpractice Lawyers

When mistakes and mishaps are made while a patient is in the dental chair, a routine visit to the dentist can turn into every patient’s worse nightmare. Dental malpractice lawyers help patients who have been seriously injured due to a dentist’s negligence fight for their rights. Seeking financial compensation for damages like additional dental expenses, […]

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Understanding Scooter Accidents In Tampa

Riding a scooter can be a fun and efficient way to get around Sarasota. Unfortunately, something as simple as a moment of negligence or a roadway accident can lead to a scooter accident involving serious injury or property damages. Common Types of Scooter Accidents Head-on collisions: Crashes involving scooters hitting other vehicles head-on are responsible […]

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Understanding Compensatory and Punitive Damages in Tampa Personal Injury Claims

If your loved one is hurt or killed through someone’s negligence, it’s normal and natural to be extremely angry. However, you should not allow that anger to cloud your judgment when it comes to protecting your rights. Understanding what kinds of compensation may be available for a given injury is an important part of protecting […]

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Federal Agency Hopes to Improve Workplace Injury Prevention with New Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a new set of rules for tracking workplace injuries and illnesses that the federal agency hopes will be helpful in workplace injury prevention. The new rules have been proposed in response to a recent report by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Although the report shows […]

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How Social Media May be Used in Discovery for Personal Injury Lawsuits

Social media connects millions of people across the world. However, it can also be used as a weapon against other individuals, such as during the course of a personal injury lawsuit. Due to the ability to use this information, people can strengthen or weaken their case through social media. Drunk Driving Accident One man posted […]

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When Might Medical Malpractice Apply to a Surgical Injury?

All surgical procedures carry a certain degree of risk and anyone having surgery for any reason should consider that risk before proceeding. In some cases, it may be helpful to contact multiple medical professionals regarding a surgery, particularly for procedures that require a general anesthetic. Surgical Injuries From Medical Malpractice or Just Bad Luck? Many […]

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