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Aggressive Driving Accounts for Half of all Traffic Deaths
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Dec 20, 2016According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, aggressive driving accounts for more than half of all traffic fatalities. In a AAA study, eight out of 10 drivers agree that aggressive driving is a “serious” or “extremely serious” risk that jeopardizes their safety, and yet aggressive driving is something that most drivers have exhibited themselves at least once. Examples of aggressive driving ...Continue Reading
Falls are Leading Injury-Related Cause of Emergency Room Visits
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Dec 6, 2016According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional falls are the leading injury-related reason for emergency room visits, with nearly 9 million visits occurring annually. The two highest risk age groups for falls are children under five and adults over 70. For older adults, falls are typically the result of problems with balance and walking, ...Continue Reading
Amusement Park Injuries in Florida
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Nov 30, 2016Theme park injuries happen more often than many people may think. An Orlando Sentinel article reveals that there have been more than 400 reports of illness and injury linked with Florida amusement park rides in the 10-year period between 2006 and 2016. During this time, there were 14 fatalities, all of which occurred at Disney theme parks. Click here to access a searchable database of theme park ...Continue Reading
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Florida?
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Nov 7, 2016If you have lost a loved one in a preventable accident caused by another person’s negligence, you may have questions about your legal rights. In this blog, we’ll discuss who can bring a wrongful death claim in Florida as well as what types of damages may be recoverable in these cases. Pursuant to Florida Statutes section 768.16, the estate of a deceased person may bring a civil lawsuit seeking ...Continue Reading
Interstate 4 Called "Most Dangerous Interstate" in the Country
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Oct 31, 2016A new study by Ever Drive has found that the stretch of Interstate 4 between Daytona Beach and Tampa, Florida is the most dangerous interstate in the country. The company used data from 2010 to 2015 from the Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s fatality analysis report, which revealed that there were 1.41 fatalities per mile during the last six years along the 132-mile stretch of highway. ...Continue Reading
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