Month: June 2017



Top 5 Most Common 4th of July Accidents
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Top 5 Most Common 4th of July Accidents

The July 4th weekend is right around the corner here in Florida, and that means a fun, extended weekend for many American families. As you gather together to enjoy barbecue, play in the water, and shoot off fireworks, though, remember that you can’t completely let your guard down.

 

Watch out for these five most common accidents that often happen on our nation’s birthday.

 

Potential Accidents You Need to Be Aware of on July 4th

 

Car crashes

 

You may be surprised to learn that Independence Day is one of the most dangerous driving days of the year.…

Hoverboards, Electric Skateboards Still Causing Injuries
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Hoverboards, Electric Skateboards Still Causing Injuries

Trends often come and go. Think Tickle Me Elmo, Beanie Babies, Tamagotchis, Furbies – the list goes on and on. Usually people simply get tired of them, or an old trend is replaced by a new trend. However, in the case of hoverboards and electric skateboards, the trend has hit a bit of a stumbling block for a different reason – it turned out to be dangerous.

 

Did you buy a hoverboard or electric skateboard when they were all the rage?…

Who Was Responsible in Jupiter Accident Involving Ambulance?
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Who Was Responsible in Jupiter Accident Involving Ambulance?

 

When we see an emergency vehicle on the road flashing their lights and hoping to get to their destination quickly and safely, we pull over and let them pass. When an emergency vehicle’s lights aren’t flashing, though, we know they’re not in the throes of an emergency and it’s business as usual on the road – but what happens if you get into an accident with an emergency vehicle, flashing lights or not?

 

Recently in Jupiter, an ambulance got into a rollover accident with another car, killing the two paramedics in the emergency vehicle and critically injuring the driver of the other vehicle.…

Florida Woman Loses Slip and Fall Case – What You Need to Prove
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Florida Woman Loses Slip and Fall Case – What You Need to Prove

People slip and fall every day, but they don’t necessarily think they have a lawsuit on their hands.

 

Delores Arp of Palm Beach County, however, absolutely believed she had a valid slip and fall lawsuit when she tripped on a loose paver stone at Waterway East Association, Inc. Arp was walking back to her house, and she used W.E.’s shopping area property as a shortcut – a cut-through many people had used before.

 

W.E. affirmed that Arp was not a customer at the shopping area, and that they therefore did not owe her any duty of care.…

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