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eScooter Fatality, April 11, 2019

Late in the evening of Thursday, April 11th, a group of friends were out in Fort Lauderdale, and decided to make their way to their next destination by way of eScooters. After initiating their individual eScooters by way of the proprietary Smartphone apps, one of these young men was tragically hit and killed by a… read more

How Dangerous Are Falling Bullets?

The old adage “what goes up must come down” applies to virtually every object on Earth including bullets. When a bullet travels through the air, the air resistance around the bullet and the force of gravity inevitably bring the projectile to the ground. The firing arc and speed of travel determine the effective range and… read more

Motorcycle Wheelie Dangers

Learning how to pop a wheelie on a bicycle is a right of passage for many American kids, but attempting the same stunt on a motorcycle is much more difficult and vastly more dangerous. Recently, a Florida man died after popping a wheelie on his motorcycle. Another driver hit him because the driver could not… read more

Aviation Accident Liability

Aviation is a crucial industry in the United States, helping transport passengers and cargo over great distances in a short time. However, aviation accidents often involve serious injuries, fatalities, and substantial property damage. Determining liability for aviation accidents is a crucial step in helping survivors recover from these accidents. Official Aviation Agencies in the U.S…. read more

Are Small Plane Crashes More Common?

Despite the fact that aviation technology has made incredible strides in recent decades, small private plane crashes are still exceedingly common. Some analysts consider small private planes as dangerous as cars, and although they typically do not receive as much media attention as major airliner crashes, small plane crashes occur at a worrisome rate. The… read more

Monsanto Fined $80M in Latest Lawsuit

Bayer-Monsanto is one of the largest corporations in the United States, and the company faces a reasonable amount of public scrutiny due to the nature of many of their products and those products’ intended uses. One of the most popular products is the weed killer Roundup, which has recently become the subject of several lawsuits… read more

Parents Lose Son in Post-Collision Car Fire

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young boy named Shane McGee. The McGee family sued GM for their horrible burn injuries and for the death of Shane. During the… read more

Lime Scooters Issue Warning After Scooters Brake Without Warning

Rentable dockless scooters have been in high demand in Fort Lauderdale and throughout the globe since their debut. Fort Lauderdale permitted Lime to be the first dockless scooter provider in the city, after passing an ordinance to approve the program in July 2018. Not even one year later, however, Lime is facing significant backlash for… read more

6 Steps to Take If You Are Injured on Vacation

An injury is probably the last thing you would expect to get on vacation. Unfortunately, accidents do not wait for a convenient time or place for victims. You may suffer a slip and fall, elevator or escalator accident, animal attack, sexual assault, food poisoning, or many other injury types while vacationing in Fort Lauderdale. If… read more

What Is Failure to Warn in a Defective Product Claim?

Product manufacturers owe consumers a few different duties of care. One is to exercise reasonable care in designing and creating products that are safe for reasonable use and free from defects. Another is to be proactive in searching for new product defects and safety hazards. One of the most important duties a manufacturer has is… read more