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Pedestrian Accidents and Drivers’ Responsibility

Pedestrian Accidents and Drivers’ Responsibility | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
Typically, when we imagine car accidents, they are between two or more vehicles. It could be two cars, a car and a semi, or a pile-up, but it’s the vehicles that come to mind. Broken glass and shredded metal. Debris splashed across a highway that causes delays. Sure, people are involved, but only as drivers …
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Crosswalk Countdowns May Actually Increase Accidents

Crosswalk Countdowns May Actually Increase Accidents | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever been a pedestrian in a major city, you’ve probably seen a crosswalk countdown before.

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Keeping Your Family Safe around Backyard Swimming Pools

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According to the CDC, about 10 people die every day as a result of unintentional drowning.

 

 

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Why Hospitals Need Emergency Pharmacists

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While being on-call 24 hours a day is expected of emergency room doctors, it’s much less common to hear about a pharmacist being on-call.

 

 

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Common Truck Accident Sites Require City Investigation

Common Truck Accident Sites Require City Investigation | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it

There are lots of reasons why a truck accident might occur, but most of them boil down to either driver or mechanical error.

 

 

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Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution -

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Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution With our society increasingly dependent on having technology available at our fingertips, it comes as no surprise that driving accidents stemming from technological distractions have skyrocketed in recent years. Government agencies, advocacy groups, and cell-phone companies are scrambling to create campaigns to combat the dangers of distracted driving, …
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Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accidents -

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Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accidents Although it might seem like a commercial truck driver is the obvious person to be held responsible in a truck accident, there are actually instances where the accident may be a result of a mechanical failure. If you or a loved one is injured in a truck accident, …
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2014 Cruise Industry Trends: Focus On Image, Not Injuries -

2014 Cruise Industry Trends: Focus On Image, Not Injuries - | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
2014 Cruise Industry Trends: Focus On Image, Not Injuries To say that the last few years have not been good ones for the cruise industry’s image would be a huge understatement. Most people are well aware of this fact, but just in case you haven’t watched or read any news anywhere for a long time, …
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‘I’m Just Buzzed’: Driving under Legal Limit Still Dangerous - Earsucker

‘I’m Just Buzzed’: Driving under Legal Limit Still Dangerous - Earsucker | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
How many times have you been in a situation like this? You’re with friends at a restaurant, bar, or house party, and someone who says that they “never drive drunk” heads out to their car after one or two drinks. You may even have done this yourself. After all, the conventional wisdom has always been that, if you stop after one or two drinks, you’re fine to drive, and besides two beers shouldn’t get your …
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New Drivers Are More Likely to Have an Accident If Distracted (with images) · DavidFaltz

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When You’re In an Accident with a Police Car -

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When You’re In an Accident with a Police Car Police cars are expected to arrive at the scene of traffic accidents, but they’re not supposed to be involved in them. After all, police officers should be modeling safe driving behavior for the community, right? It turns out that our law officers aren’t infallible – they …
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Social Media, Criminal Law, And Ethics | Sexy Social Media

Social Media, Criminal Law, And Ethics | Sexy Social Media | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
From criminal activity shared on Facebook to evidence on Twitter feeds, social media is increasingly becoming the perfect crime-solving partner for police
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Can Motorcycle GPS Systems Lead to Accidents?

Can Motorcycle GPS Systems Lead to Accidents? | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
In today’s world, drivers of all kinds face myriad distractions. Sometimes those distractions are obviously bad--such as when a driver texts while behind ...
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Individual Advocates Can Take Stand Against Drunk Driving

Individual Advocates Can Take Stand Against Drunk Driving | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it

A weak excuse for failing to stand up for a cause is, “I’m just one person.

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How to Avoid Being Distracted by Navigational App

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The dangers of texting and driving have been well-documented, and the risky practice is gradually becoming less common thanks to public service announcements and the texting-while-driving bans that have now gone into effect in 44 states.

 

 

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Should Lane Splitting Be Legal in Florida? -

Should Lane Splitting Be Legal in Florida? - | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever been on a motorcycle in gridlocked, rush-hour traffic, you’ve probably thought about whether it would be worth it to just ride in between the rows of stopped cars.

 

 

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The Outrageous Cost of Car Accidents in the U.S

The Outrageous Cost of Car Accidents in the U.S | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it

Anyone who has ever been injured or lost a loved one in a car crash can tell you that motor vehicle accidents exact a staggering emotional and physical cost.

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The Most Dangerous Days to Drive: Beyond Christmas and New Year’s (with images) · JeffreyLuhrsen

A car accident can happen at any time of year, but it’s pretty clear that there are certain holidays and seasons when fatal crash rates increase.
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Black Box Technology Is Changing How We Understand Crashes - Legal Blogs - Legal Help & Legal Advice Questions & Answers on Legal Issues

Black Box Technology Is Changing How We Understand Crashes - Legal Blogs - Legal Help & Legal Advice Questions & Answers on Legal Issues | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
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Anniversary a Reminder that Cruises Can Be Deadly -

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Anniversary a Reminder that Cruises Can Be Deadly   Most people probably don’t have to be told that cruises can be dangerous. Over the last few years, all kinds of unfortunate goings-on, including rampant illness outbreaks, countless cancelled trips, vessels that lost power and had to be towed back to port, and even people stranded …
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Rare Breed: “Uncommon” Sight of Motorcycles Increases Crash Risk -

Rare Breed: “Uncommon” Sight of Motorcycles Increases Crash Risk - | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
Rare Breed: “Uncommon” Sight of Motorcycles Increases Crash Risk Just about everyone who has ridden a motorcycle has stories about how drivers have cut them off, gone out of turn at an intersection, or tried to pull out from a side street as they were going by. Those motorcycle riders who are lucky escape these …
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Distracted Driving a Greater Risk for Those with ADHD

Distracted Driving a Greater Risk for Those with ADHD | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
No driver can claim that they’ve managed to avoid all distractions every time they get behind the wheel. Even if you are adamant about putting away your cell phone when you drive, there’s probab
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Spinal Cord Injuries on the Rise for Older Americans

Spinal Cord Injuries on the Rise for Older Americans | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
As baby boomers reach retirement and the American population begins to gray, the number of yearly traumatic spinal cord injuries has also increased.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University looked at...
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Big Trucks Don’t Have to Hit You to Hurt You -

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Big Trucks Don’t Have to Hit You to Hurt You Most drivers inherently know that big trucks can cause big damage and try to stay away from them when they’re on the road, but how far is far enough? Depending on the type of truck, how fast it’s going, and what it’s carrying, you don’t …
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Distracted Driving Puts Pedestrians at Risk - exploreB2B

Distracted Driving Puts Pedestrians at Risk - exploreB2B | Personal Injury Lawyer Sarasota | Scoop.it
What’s causing this increase? One major culprit appears to be distracted driving. Whether it’s talking on a cell phone, eating behind the wheel, or turning to talk to a passenger in the ...
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