Month: June 2016



Alligators in Your Swimming Pool? It’s No Joke
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Alligators in Your Swimming Pool? It’s No Joke

Among all of the tragedies that Orlando and the state of Florida have faced recently, one of the most heartbreaking involved a 2-year old boy playing at Walt Disney World.

 

Lane Graves, 2, of Nebraska, was playing in the water outside of Disney’s Grand Floridian Spa and Resort when he was quickly snatched by an alligator and dragged into the water. His body was found a day later.

 

It’s not unusual to spot an alligator around the grounds of Walt Disney World.…

Tips for Avoiding Auto Accidents on Road Trips
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Tips for Avoiding Auto Accidents on Road Trips

Road trips are a great way to spend time with your family and explore different parts of the country. They’re often cheaper than flying, and create tons of memories and stories to tell for years.

 

Spending so much time on the road, however, puts you at a higher risk for auto accidents. Don’t let your road trip get cut short or result in injuries. Follow these tips for a safe trip with family or friends.

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Review your route ahead of time.

What Happens If My Child Is Injured at Summer Camp?
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What Happens If My Child Is Injured at Summer Camp?

School is out, but that doesn’t mean your child has to be stuck at home for the summer with no structure and nothing to do. Summer camps are a great way to keep your child active, supervised, and having fun – while also allowing them to branch out. However, summer camps come with a lot of risks you won’t find in a classroom.

 

Activities like swimming, climbing, building campfires, and so on may just be part of summer, but they also present lots of potential dangers.…

Why Memorial Day Is So Dangerous for Drivers
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Why Memorial Day Is So Dangerous for Drivers

If you’re like many Americans, you may have spent this past Memorial Day basking in the sunshine, barbecuing, taking a beach trip, and just generally enjoying some quality time off. But there’s a dark side to Memorial Day as well. While most people don’t know this, the four-day weekend is one of the most dangerous times to drive throughout the entire year.

 

Were you or a loved one involved in an auto accident on Memorial Day? You’re not alone.

 

On average, Memorial Day weekend has around 13% more deaths than non-holiday weekends.…

Distracted Driving Has Caused Accidents to Skyrocket in Florida
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Distracted Driving Has Caused Accidents to Skyrocket in Florida

We all know Florida is not the safest state for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. But distracted driving is making the roadways even more dangerous.

 

Strict distracted driving laws, ridesharing apps, and new auto safety technology has led to a decrease in the rate or number of accidents in many states. Unfortunately, Florida has seen 63% more car crashes in the past five years!

 

Many law enforcement officers and highway authorities place the blame on the high rate of distracted driving in Florida.…

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