Month: July 2014



How to Keep Your Kids Safe at a Public Playground
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How to Keep Your Kids Safe at a Public Playground

Play is an essential part of the development for children, and what better place for kids to play, explore, and interact with other kids than a public playground? Unfortunately, not all playgrounds have equipment that is appropriate for children of all ages, and if your city’s parks department doesn’t keep up with maintenance, or if a playground equipment manufacturer releases a defective or dangerous product, your child could be at risk for injury.

 

Over 200,000 children age 14 and younger are taken to the emergency room every year due to serious playground injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).…

Steering Clear of Dangerous Drivers: How to Protect Yourself on the Road
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Steering Clear of Dangerous Drivers: How to Protect Yourself on the Road

If you’ve spent any time on the road, even if it’s just a short commute to work every day, chances are you’ve encountered dangerous drivers. You’ve probably shaken your head at drivers weaving through slower traffic, or gotten annoyed by someone following you a little too closely. But what can you do about these reckless drivers other than complain to family and friends later on?

 

Dangerous drivers are a huge problem, because they can cause you to get into a car accident – even if you’re driving safely and following all the rules of the road.…

Swimming Pool Drains Pose Major Danger to Children
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Swimming Pool Drains Pose Major Danger to Children

Do you have a backyard pool that has been on your property for years? Do you know if that pool uses a drain system? If so, you may need to add some new safety features to keep your family safe this summer.

 

Many older pools, both public and residential, were built with drains because pool designers originally believed drains were necessary to keep water circulating and reduce contamination. However, the suction created by these drains can exert 500 or more pounds of pressure if a person or object becomes stuck in them, making it almost impossible to lift someone who is trapped against one of these underwater drains.…

How to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Errors in Boca Raton
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How to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Errors in Boca Raton

From drug companies to doctors to nurses to pharmacists, many people play a role in handling your prescription before it gets to you. As trustworthy as most of these individuals are, the fact is that accidents can – and do – still happen. Sometimes, somewhere along the line, mistakes can be made with your prescription that could cause you injury.

 

As frightening as it may be to think about, medication errors occur far more often than any of us would like, and sometimes they can be catastrophic.…

Staying Safe While Riding Your Motorcycle in the Rain
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Staying Safe While Riding Your Motorcycle in the Rain

You’re on the road when the blue skies suddenly become overcast and rain starts to fall. First it’s a few drops at a time, but eventually it becomes a torrential downpour. This can be daunting enough when you’re in a car, with a roof over your head and your windshield wipers working at maximum speed, but it’s even worse when you’re on a motorcycle.

 

Inclement weather is one of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents. Regardless of your level of experience, it’s best to avoid riding your motorcycle in the rain, because rain creates all kinds of hazardous conditions for motorcyclists.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County