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Archives for: September, 2018

Florida Car Crashes: Why Do So Many Happen Close to Home?

There’s no way to completely avoid car accidents. However, more accidents tend to happen in certain places and situations than in others. Because of this, being aware of these accident “hot spots” and staying alert can help reduce your risk of becoming involved in a car accident.

So, where do crashes tend to happen more often?

You might think that the unfamiliar locales and drowsiness of a long-distance road [..]

Protect Yourself from Bike Injuries in Florida with This Safety Gear

While you can’t prevent every accident, you can protect yourself from many bike injuries in Florida with the right gear.

In this post, we’ll describe the safety equipment you should be using on your ride to decrease your chance of injury – and of getting into a bike accident in the first place.

Essential Safety Equipment for Florida Cyclists

When riding your bike, the best way to stay safe [..]

These Are the Places Floridians are Most Likely to Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents are no joke – in fact, they frequently land Floridians in the hospital.

In this post, we’ll tell you the most common areas that lead to slip and fall accidents, what kinds of places they are most likely to occur, and what to do if you are injured.

Common Areas for Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall injuries account for over eight million visits [..]

Floridians’ Chances of Dying Increase in These Professions

Is your job putting you at a deadly risk? Read this post to learn about the deadliest jobs in America, and how someone else’s negligence can put you in danger.

Many employers use strict safety standards to protect employees. However, no matter how many precautions are taken, some jobs are just inherently risky.

If you have been injured on the job, or if your loved one died due to [..]

Hurt Due to Bad Conditions at a Florida Hotel? You Can Fight Back

If you are injured at a hotel, you may be entitled to compensation if you can prove negligence.

That’s what happened for one 75-year-old woman. After an unfortunate accident, she sued a Days Inn hotel in Bradenton and recently won $675,000 in her lawsuit against them.

What happened?

The woman slipped in a hotel bathtub and broke her leg. Her attorney claimed that it occurred because the bathtub lacked [..]

What Florida Kids Should Know to Avoid Back to School Car Crashes

School is starting again. Morning commutes now include stopping for crossing guards and children on their way to class. If you are a parent in Florida, this time of year is both exciting and frightening.

Why? Because motor vehicle crashes caused a quarter of all unintentional injury deaths of children under the age of 18 in 2016. Of these deaths, 19% were pedestrians who may have been walking to [..]

Here’s Why So Many Florida Kids Get Hurt in Bounce Houses

Kids love bounce houses. If they see one at a party, they go running. If the thought of this makes you want to start nervously biting your nails, don’t feel like a helicopter parent.

Why? Because the reality is that bounce houses may be more dangerous than we think.

Quick Stats about Bounce House Injuries

We don’t want to scare you, but the facts are the facts. Bounce house [..]

Ways That a Florida Funeral Home Can Act Negligently

Losing a loved one is one of the most painful life experiences that we as humans endure. The bereaved often rely on the support of physicians, clergy members, and funeral home staff to make the process of losing a loved one easier.

The majority of funeral homes operate responsibly, treating the deceased with dignity and the survivors with compassion. Nevertheless, funeral home negligence is a growing problem in the [..]

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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

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

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

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

Broward County

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

Miami-Dade County

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

Collier County