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February 2015 Archives

Drunk driver pleads guilty after fatal crash in South Florida

There are many car accidents on Florida roads every year. Most of the time the accidents are caused because someone is not obeying the traffic laws or was distracted in some way. The accidents also vary in severity from a minor fender bender to a fatal car crash. Anytime an accident occurs it can be an inconvenience, but fatal car crashes have a very large impact on many different people.

Can store owners be liable for injuries from a crime in Florida?

People enter into convenience stores in Florida every day. Some are just stores and others are associated with gas stations. Given the number of them and their proximity to where people live, they make it easy for people to stop in and get any number of small items that they need. As they are a business and people are invited onto the property, the owners must keep the property free of dangerous conditions and must take measures to prevent accidents from occurring.

The prevalence of traumatic brain injury in the U.S.

Many people in Florida are hit in the head every year. Not all of these injuries result in serious medical issues, but many instances of brain damage do have serious consequences. These injuries can occur from falling into something or falling onto the ground, a car or boating accident, getting punched, getting struck by another object and from many other sources such as sports injuries.

Young drivers much more likely to engage in distracted driving

There are many drivers from all age groups driving on Florida roads. Given that, people of all age groups also are involved in accidents. These accidents can be caused by a number of factors such as driving too fast, drunk driving and many others. However, one major contributor to accidents is distracted driving. There are many things that can distract a driver, such as abnormal things happening outside of the car, reaching for a drink or food, trying to follow directions and many others.

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