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Injuries from products can lead to costly expenses

Suffering an injury because of the design or lack of safety features on a product is a traumatic event in a consumer's life. There are many injuries that can occur. Amputations of body parts, brain damage, spinal cord trauma and other similar injuries can happen when you are hurt because of a product. In these cases, you might decide that you need to move forward with a claim for compensation.

Older drivers may be distracted by in-car technology

Most people view in-car automobile technology as aids in reducing and preventing motor vehicle accidents. In many cases, technology can do just that by giving drivers control over vehicle systems through touch or voice commands. However, a recent report indicates that older motorists may find this technology quite distracting. As you already know, such distraction can result in a vehicle accident.

The impact of wrongful death on surviving family members

It is hard enough to lose a loved one to an illness, an accident or old age. It can be even more difficult when a loved one dies because of the negligent actions of another person, which is called wrongful death. Your loved one is ripped from your life without warning. How do you continue to live without your spouse, child, sibling or other family member? Let's examine how wrongful death impacts the surviving family members.

Workers' compensation case goes to Florida's Supreme Court

If an employee is injured on the job, there are few guarantees about the future. One of the few assurances that employees can rely upon is workers' compensation. This vital part of labor law ensures that employees will get the care they need if they have suffered a workplace illness or injury.

Can Florida bars be held liable for drunk driving deaths?

Did a drunk driver cause you serious injury? Did a loved one perish due to a drunk driver's actions? It's a far-too-common scenario out there on the roads. Someone stops for a drink on the way home from work, and one drink turns into three or four before they stumble out the door and get behind the wheel again.

Cellphones do have a risk of sparking or exploding

There are many things that you expect your phone to do. You probably want to make calls, send texts and browse the internet. One thing that you don't expect it to do is to start to spark and almost catch on fire. This is exactly what an 11-year-old girl said happened to her iPhone 6.

Determining who is eligible to file a wrongful death claim

The loss of a loved one is incredibly painful. The loss can be downright debilitating if it was unexpected and due to someone else's negligence. There's one thing to lose a loved one to an extended illness, heart attack or old age. It's entirely different when your loved one was ripped away from you because someone else failed to act appropriately or was negligent. Today, we will examine who can file a wrongful death claim in Florida.

Steps to take if you are considering a personal injury claim

If you are an Orlando resident who is injured, suffering and unable to work, you are probably thinking about how to improve your situation. Depending on the details of your case, filing a personal injury claim might be the solution you need. With a successful claim, it is possible to obtain compensation to help you pay your medical expenses and replace some of the income you have lost.

Sunglasses are critical driving safety equipment in Florida

Quite a few people think of sunglasses as nothing more than a fashion accessory that can help you look trendy or hip. However, sunglasses are an important form of protection for your eyes, which are vulnerable to damage from exposure to too much light. Sunglasses also serve an important role as a safety device for those driving their vehicles in sunny conditions, which is mostly every day in Florida.

Lightning safety tips everyone should know

We live in the "Lightning Capital" of the world -- and far too many injuries occur simply because people don't understand the danger. For example, a motorcyclist was recently killed by a lightning strike while driving on Interstate 95. House and apartment fires following lightning strikes have also been on the news.

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