Archive for November, 2015

  • November 26, 2015

Facial Fractures and Motorcycle Accidents

Florida’s famously mild climate means that motorcycle riders are able to enjoy their bikes almost year-round. Unfortunately, this fact also means that Florida residents are regularly involved in serious motorcycle accidents. In fact, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and…

  • November 24, 2015

Dangers of Concussions

A concussion is categorized as a “mild traumatic brain injury,”1 though that does not mean it should not be taken very seriously. Anytime you have hit your head, you should seek medical attention to see if you sustained a concussion….

  • November 23, 2015

Holidays Bring Risks of Injuries

As Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are upon us, many people throughout Jacksonville are preparing for a time of food, family, friends, gifts, and festivities. Unfortunately, though the holidays should be enjoyable, many people sustain personal injuries  during this time…

  • November 20, 2015

Slip and Falls Are Common In Hospitals

Anyone who has visited a hospital is aware of the fact that they are often bustling with activity 24 hours a day. Hospitals exist to provide medical treatment to those in need in a clean and safe environment that has…

  • November 18, 2015

Truck Accidents Can Cause Catastrophic Burn Injuries

Accidents involving large trucks injured approximately 95,000 people during 2013, according to data1 collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). These accidents are capable of causing extremely serious injuries, including severe and painful burns.2 Burn injury victims are…

  • November 12, 2015

Establishing Property Owner Negligence In a Slip and Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents send almost 9 million people to the emergency room each year, according to data1 published by the National Safety Council (NSC). When these accidents occur on someone else’s property, victims can often obtain financial compensation in…

  • November 10, 2015

Do You Know The Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often considered to be “invisible injuries.” This is because unlike a broken bone or a laceration, there is no way to see that a victim suffering from a TBI has been injured. This is also…

  • November 6, 2015

Drunk Driving Accidents Are Devastating

Drunk drivers are responsible for approximately 30 percent of the car accident deaths1 that occur in the United States. Driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a criminal offense. In Florida, individuals arrested for DUI can face fines,…

  • November 5, 2015

Texting and Similar Distractions Lead To Accidents

According to government statistics,1 distracted drivers caused accidents that led to approximately 421,000 injuries in one year alone in the U.S. Distracted driving has been referred to as an epidemic, especially since mobile hand-held electronic devices became ubiquitous. Texting, emailing,…

  • November 4, 2015

Dangers of Halloween For Kids

Halloween is a fun time of year for everybody. Children get to try out new costumes and identities for the day while adults watch a parade of characters come to their doors over the course of the evening. Some homeowners…