Accident And Injury (page 14)


Tallahassee Car Accidents Up 41%: Distracted Drivers Partly to Blame

It has been almost three years since Florida passed a law banning texting while driving, but a newly published report by the state Department of...

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  • May 27, 2016

National Safe Boating Week: How You Can Help Reduce Boating Accidents in FL

Boating accidents in Florida were up by almost 20 percent last year compared to 2014, according to a new state report showcasing a rising tide...

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  • May 24, 2016

These Fort Myers Area Jobs Have Higher Workplace Safety Risks Than You'd Think

No one expects to be seriously injured going to work at a grocery store, or in a nurturing career like nursing or teaching. For most...

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  • May 20, 2016

Florida Hurricane Season 2016: How to Keep Orlando Workers Safe

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and if predictions from the National Hurricane Center are correct, 2016 could be a rough year for residents and...

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  • orlando
  • May 18, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About the Proposed Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law Changes

Tennessee could revisit a bill that would allow employers to opt-out of the state’s workers’ compensation insurance program and instead purchase their own through a...

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  • May 18, 2016

JAX Pedestrian Death Zone: Can the City Become a Better Place to Walk?

The City of Jacksonville has been regarded as one of the nation’s most dangerous zones for pedestrians and bicyclists alike. But the city is finally...

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  • jacksonville
  • May 17, 2016

Alafaya Trail Construction Update: Do New Road Safety Measures Adequately Protect Pedestrians?

The Orange County Commission is reviewing a nearly $5 million pedestrian improvement plan for the University of Central Florida, which may bring the campus one...

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  • orlando
  • May 13, 2016

Lakeland Student's Death Near School Prompts Renewed Calls for Safety Measures

Lakeland residents are coming together in an outcry against the dangerous conditions for students along Clubhouse Road, after the untimely death of George Jenkins High...

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  • May 10, 2016

How to Improve Safety Around the Wekiva Parkway Construction Route

Construction on the second phase of the Wekiva Parkway began on May 2, bringing the Tavares community one step closer to a complete Central Florida...

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  • May 5, 2016

Automobile Drivers Responsible for Most Tennessee Motorcycle Accidents

In Tennessee and elsewhere, automobiles are a major cause of motorcycle accidents. Even more importantly, though, is the fact that motorcycle accidents are more likely...

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  • May 5, 2016

Motorcycle Accident Deaths: Why Fatalities Are Up 25% in Tennessee

Deaths from motorcycle accidents are up nearly 25 percent in Tennessee so far this year compared to this same period last year. Although officials don’t...

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  • Apr 29, 2016

Morgan & Morgan Attorneys Win $11M for Georgia Woman Injured in Car Crash

We are very happy to announce a major victory for our client, Glenda Williams. Attorneys Keenan Nix and Christopher Graddock were able to secure an...

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  • Apr 27, 2016

Chloe's Law to Help Prevent Car Accident Deaths in Florida

Florida’s roads are set to become a lot safer, after state lawmakers last week passed Chloe’s Law, legislation requiring the Florida Department of Transportation to...

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  • orlando
  • Apr 25, 2016

Defective Takata Airbags Pose New Safety Concerns After Local Woman’s Death

A Jacksonville woman’s recent death from a recalled Takata airbag — two years after it deployed with such force that it broke her back —...

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  • jacksonville
  • Apr 15, 2016

5 Ways Your Office Could Be Making You Sick

Downtown Louisville is experiencing a real estate boom, thanks in part to a sustainability partnership between the Louisville Metro Government and Portland State University’s Urban...

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  • louisville
  • Apr 7, 2016