Month: August 2015



The 7 Most Dangerous Things Drivers Do behind the Wheel
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The 7 Most Dangerous Things Drivers Do behind the Wheel

It’s your car—the vehicle that gets you to work every day, that carries your groceries home, shelters you and your family on road trips. For many Americans, it can be nearly impossible to see their beloved motor vehicle as a hazard.

 

But massive, heavy, and fast-moving, cars can become dangerous weapons when handled improperly or recklessly. Every year, motor vehicle crashes claim the lives of nearly 37,000 Americans and leave an additional 2.35 million seriously injured, according to data from the Association for Safe International Road Travel.…

Dog Bite Injuries Increase during the Summer
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Dog Bite Injuries Increase during the Summer

When school is out and the days are longer, the rate of dog bites in Florida surges.

 

There are all kinds of ways that people can get injured in the summer – especially kids – but dog bites usually isn’t at the top of anyone’s list. Still, every year more than four million Americans are bitten by dogs. According to a report from NBC Miami, statistics show that summer is the most dangerous season for dog bite injuries—particularly for young children.…

5 Tragic Florida Motorcycle Fatalities that Occurred Last Month
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5 Tragic Florida Motorcycle Fatalities that Occurred Last Month

 

For a disturbing look at the severity of Florida’s problem with motorcycle safety, you don’t need to look back very far.

 

In the last month alone, far too many individuals lost their lives in motorcycle accidents in Florida. To honor their memory and raise awareness of this growing problem in our state, we’ve chronicled 5 of their stories below.

 

Robert Lee Haas. Florida motorcyclist Robert Lee Haas was killed in a two-vehicle accident while traveling on Interstate 4.…

4 Essential Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Injury
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4 Essential Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Injury

Slippery floors. Cracked sidewalks. Faulty staircases.

 

These are just a handful of the many common causes of slip and fall accidents in Florida. Oftentimes, these injuries arise due to the negligence of the owners and landlords of stores, businesses, apartment complexes, and other public properties. Property owners have a responsibility to maintain safe buildings, parking lots, and walkways, and attend to hazards in a timely manner. If a property owner fails to eliminate a dangerous condition on their property, they should be held accountable for any accidents that occur because of their negligence.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The South Florida Injury Law Firm 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