How Dangerous Are Falling Bullets?
Posted on April 19, 2019 in Personal Injury
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
Posted on April 17, 2019 in Personal Injury
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
6 Steps to Take If You Are Injured on Vacation
Posted on March 25, 2019 in Personal Injury
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?
Posted on March 23, 2019 in Personal Injury, Product Liability
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
How Vaping Can Cause Popcorn Lung
Posted on March 21, 2019 in General, Personal Injury
Vaping, or using a vaporizer such as an electronic cigarette to inhale aerosol, has boomed in popularity in the last decade. Teenagers are especially fond of vaping. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports around 3.6 million middle and high school students currently use e-cigarettes as of 2018. This was a substantial increase of more… read more
How to File a Nursing Home Abuse Complaint in Florida
Posted on February 27, 2019 in General, Personal Injury
Nursing home abuse and neglect are significant problems throughout Florida elderly care facilities. Although nursing home abuse remains widely underreported, estimates place the rate in the U.S. at 1 in 10 elders over the age of 60. One study suggests almost one-fourth of nursing home residents have experienced at least one type of physical abuse…. read more
The Difference Between a Serious and a Mild Brain Injury
Posted on February 26, 2019 in Brain Injury, Personal Injury
Brain injuries can occur in a variety of accidents, from auto accidents to contact sports impacts. Any time the brain strikes against the inside of the skull, or twists on its stem, it can sustain serious and permanent injuries. Even minor damage to the brain can cause a range of symptoms. Receiving a brain injury… read more
Timeline of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Posted on January 23, 2018 in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Medical malpractice lawsuits are an important avenue of recourse for those who experience negative health outcomes as the result of provider negligence or incompetence. However, the medical malpractice lawsuit process can be confusing, especially if you don’t know what to expect. That’s why we’ve compiled this sample timeline for a medical malpractice suit. While every… read more
Lawn Mower Accidents Resulting in Drowning
Posted on October 17, 2016 in Personal Injury
Ride along lawn mowers can rollover, causing serious injury or death. Contact a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney for more information on your legal rights.
5 Driver Safety Tips for Older Drivers
Posted on October 10, 2016 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Our Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys offer five tips to help older drivers stay safe on the road and avoid accidents.