Month: September 2015



Avoid Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents on the Route to School
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Avoid Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents on the Route to School

 

But many residents might be unaware that Florida also ranks high among the most dangerous states for pedestrians – and cyclists aren’t far behind.

 

An astounding 1 in 4 traffic deaths in Florida is a pedestrian or bicyclist. In fact, a 2014 study ranked the most dangerous cities for pedestrians in 2014, and Florida was the clear frontrunner. Of the top five cities, four were in Florida. The most dangerous urban area was Orlando, with Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miami a close 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place, respectively.…

How to Prevent these 6 Common Workout Injuries
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How to Prevent these 6 Common Workout Injuries

 

It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned pro athlete or an occasional gym goer—workout injuries can happen to anyone.

 

You can become injured when performing light, moderate, and intense types of exercises alike, including running, cycling, lifting weights, and even walking. These types of injuries can be painful, long-lasting, and frustratingly debilitating.  Not only could you be forced to take a break from the gym, you may find it becomes difficult to perform at work or even execute normal daily tasks.…

Protecting Yourself from Workplace Violence
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Protecting Yourself from Workplace Violence

 

Glance through recent headlines and you’ll quickly realize that workplace violence is a pressing issue.

 

Workplace violence is defined by The National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence as acts of aggression or violence that occur in the workplace or are related to the workplace. Such acts could include assaults, threats, or emotionally abusive behaviors.

 

This type of crime is a serious safety issue in workplaces of all kinds, with some reports estimating that there are an average of two million cases of assault and violent threats made against US workers every year.…

How to Know if Someone Is Drowning
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How to Know if Someone Is Drowning

 

When depicted in television and movies, drowning is a dramatic affair characterized by violent splashing, waving, and wailing for help.

 

But in real, life, drowning is frighteningly silent and undramatic.  Drowning rarely resembles its Hollywood depiction, which may be why as many as half of drownings occur within 25 yards of another adult person, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the CDC, in 10 percent of drownings, adults will even watch a victim drown without even realizing what is happening.…

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