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Here’s some shocking news: more than 700,000 hit-and-run accidents happen yearly. A majority of the victims in these accidents are bicyclists and pedestrians. And only 10 percent of hit-and-run accidents are solved. These findings…Read Full Post
A new, large study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that a majority of car accident victims are intoxicated. During the study, just over 54 percent of drivers injured in car accidents were found to be on at least one intoxicating substance. Over 20 percent were on more than one – and intoxication wasn’t limited to drivers. Over half of all victims of …Read Full Post
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a scary condition. It’s also extremely common. …Read Full Post
As the holidays approach, so does the chance of children being around dogs they are unfamiliar with. While many family pets tolerate children, even they may react unexpectedly when frightened or startled. Teaching your children how to be safe around dogs is one of the best ways to help prevent a dog bite injury.
First and foremost, young children should never be…Read Full Post
According to the National SCI Statistical Center, motor vehicle accidents account for nearly 40 percent of all …Read Full Post
The Large Truck Crash Causation Study, conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, found that truck driver fatigue played a role in 13 percent of …Read Full Post
If you suffer an injury or contract an illness while performing your job, you may be in a position to receive workers’ compensation. Florida state law requires most employers to have workers’ compensation insurance, allowing injured employees to…Read Full Post
Many establishments are required to offer specific safety measures to those lawfully present at the location. Such safety measures include locks, cameras, security guards, and adequate lighting.
Negligent security is a type of …Read Full Post
Losing a loved one in an accident can profoundly impact every aspect of your life. Depending on the victim's role in your family, the loss of life may result in economic challenges, such as a loss of income, insurance benefits, and retirement plans. And this is on top of the end-of-life expenses, funeral and interment costs, and other costs associated with an untimely death.
Of course, economic damages are in addition to the…Read Full Post
Around ten percent of the workers’ compensation claims filed in Florida are initially denied. However, when appealed, most of these result in payment for the injured worker.
Common reasons for a workers’ comp denial include:
- Failure to Promptly Report and Injury
- Missed Deadlines
- Incorrect or Missing Information
- Employer Disputes Over the…