Personal Injury

Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida, as well as Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: April 15, 2023
Distraction is easy. Our eyes and attention are often drawn in multiple directions at once. And usually, that’s okay. But when focusing is essential for safety, like when you’re driving, even the slightest distraction can lead to serious or fatal motor vehicle accidents. Distracted Driving… Read Full Post
Posted: February 15, 2023
Driver negligence is among the leading causes of auto accidents in the United States. A relatively broad term, driver negligence encompasses a range of behaviors that increase risks for accidents, placing everyone on the road in danger of serious or fatal injury. Common examples of driver… Read Full Post
Posted: January 30, 2023
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 from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety illustrate how widespread… Read Full Post
Posted: November 30, 2022
According to the National SCI Statistical Center, motor vehicle accidents account for nearly 40 percent of all spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States. Slip and fall accidents, the second leading cause of these severe injuries, account for 32 percent. Acts of violence, sports injuries, and… Read Full Post
Posted: August 18, 2022
Some over-the-counter medications can interfere with cognitive processing and physical response time. For example, cough syrup, decongestants, antihistamines, sleep aids, and more might result in delayed response time, increased instances of distraction, and heightened risks for an accident.… Read Full Post
Posted: August 08, 2022
Pedestrian safety is a common concern in areas frequented by tourists. Unfamiliarity with streets, the excitement of being on vacation, and new sights and distractions can all increase the risk of collision with a pedestrian – and as we approach another school year, talking to your children about… Read Full Post
Posted: July 21, 2022
Around 450,000 burn injuries require medical treatment in the United States every year. Tragically, close to 3,500 people suffer fatal injuries from burns each year as well. The most common cause of burn injury is contact with a thermal surface, though fires, chemical exposure, and electric burns… Read Full Post
Posted: June 08, 2022
June is National Safety Month, a yearly effort from the National Safety Council (NSC) to improve workplace safety. This year, the NSC has chosen a theme for each week, giving both employees and employers something specific to focus on and allowing for thoughtful changes that can improve safety for… Read Full Post
Posted: June 14, 2021
It’s National Safety Month, a month dedicated to educating workers on workplace dangers. During National Safety Month, the National Safety Council supplies employers with resources, educational materials, and other types of support to encourage more conversations around workplace safety and to… Read Full Post
Posted: May 11, 2021
Workers’ compensation is designed to provide injured workers with the financial support they will need to make the best recovery possible. In the state of Florida, most businesses with four or more employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance and to follow all of the… Read Full Post