A 52-year-old Orlando man was killed while out riding his motorcycle nearby the intersection of General Drive and Taft Vineland Road on the evening of May 19.
While most people probably were not aware that Tiger Woods owns a restaurant, that may not be the case now.
No matter who you are, you have the potential to become drowsy when driving. If this happens, you should immediately pull to safety and then consider your options.
Two Texas teens are now back home recovering from head injuries that they suffered while visiting Disney World earlier this month.
Although just about any death can feel wrongful to the bereaved, filing a successful wrongful death action requires you to prove that your loved one died wrongfully. To build a successful claim in Florida, you and your lawyer must show the court that one or more of the following caused or at least contributed to a death.
We all want to stay safe when we are out on the road. Unfortunately, that just isn't always an option. After all, drivers are vulnerable through not only their own actions but also the driving behaviors of others on the road. One unsafe driver can cause conditions that endanger dozens of people in just one trip.
Purchasing items for the store or private sellers shouldn't be a safety hazard. People should be able to count on the products they buy to work as intended without causing an unnecessary or unreasonable risk of harm. Unfortunately, there are times when products don't do what they are supposed to do, which can put people in harm's way.
People who are in a car wreck won't always know right away what types of injuries they have. Some of the possibilities won't manifest until days or weeks after the crash. It is necessary to keep a watchful eye on how you feel if you have been in a car accident.
Orlando is a beautiful city that is conducive to outdoor sports, including bicycling. For individuals who choose this physical activity, remaining safe is a top priority. They do still have to count on motorists to help keep them safe by practicing safe driving skills. Unfortunately, there are times when bicyclists are struck. This can lead to very serious injuries for them.
According to 2017 statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls were the leading cause of death on constructions sites. Falls accounted for 39.2% of all construction-related deaths.
Construction workers use all types of ladders for all types of jobs. From painting to roofing, the use of a ladder can help speed up a project and increase efficiency.
Aerosol cooking spray has been a standard ingredient in most American kitchens for decades. In fact, many people would have no idea how to keep items from sticking to their pots and pans if it weren't for cooking sprays. Unfortunately, as useful as cooking spray can be for ensuring that a cake slides neatly out of a pan, they can also be quite dangerous to consumers in certain situations.
For several years now, it's been well-known that firefighters suffer from cancer at a much higher rate than the general population.
Motor vehicle wrecks can lead to catastrophic injuries that impact lives for the long term. While many people might assume that the victim's insurance company will cover the costs of care, this often isn't the case. Plus, there are many other expenses that come with these types of injuries.
A new Texting and Driving Law has passed the Florida Legislature and is on its way tothe Governor who is expected to sign it into law. The new law amends Section 316.305, Florida Statutes making it a primary offense allowing law enforcement to pull you over and write you acitation for using a "wireless communication device" in a hand-held manner while driving. It will go into effect July 1, 2019. The legislature also amended Section 316.306, Florida Statutes, regarding the use of"wireless communication devices" in school and work zones making it a primary offense with acurrent fine of $165 and 3 points on your license. This law goes into effect on October 1, 2019and from October 1, 2019 to January 1,2019 only warnings will be issued under this section.
One of the most important advancements in medical care is the development of life-saving medicines. Examples of these drugs include antibiotics, chemotherapy and blood pressure regulation meds.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced on April 22 that they'd be fining Disney for $13,260. In their statement, they noted that a supervisor at one of their Florida theme parks and another at one of their resorts failed to report worker injuries in a timely fashion.
The Magic Kingdom has a scooter problem. People on scooters are plowing into pedestrians and those riding the scooters are also getting hurt. Just last year, there were 11 or more lawsuits filed against the "happiest place on Earth" regarding injuries allegedly arising from scooter mishaps at Disney's Florida properties.
As a pedestrian, there are several key steps you can take to protect yourself against being injured by a motor vehicle. With the right approach, you'll feel better every time you're walking, jogging or riding your bike.
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, almost 5,000 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes in the United States in 2017, representing a 9 percent increase over the previous year. A collision between a large, commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle can have a variety of causes. However, large vehicles, like 18-wheelers and tour buses, often weigh much more than passenger vehicles do, which can affect the way the large vehicles operate.