Accident And Injury (page 17)

Independent Medical Exams: What You Should Know

When applying for workers’ compensation in Florida, an employer’s insurance carrier will ask an injured worker to submit to an “independent” medical examination (IME) by...

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  • Feb 7, 2013

NTSB Releases Report on February Brevard Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its findings after investigating a crash that occurred at the Melbourne International Airport in February. According to...

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  • Jan 4, 2013

What Duties Do Florida Landowners Have?

Although many people are not aware, Florida landowners have different duties to those entering their property, depending on the individual present. Although there is a...

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  • Dec 21, 2012

When Can Plaintiffs Recover for Emotional Damages

Medical bills for physical injuries, lost wages, and economic damages are all examples of damages recoverable that are tangible and easy to quantify. But what...

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  • Nov 30, 2012

New Florida PIP Law: How It Affects Injured Motorists' Rights

The Florida legislature’s changes in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law due to take effect on January 1, 2013 were passed under the guise of preventing...

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  • Nov 21, 2012

Falcons Michael Turner Arrested for DUI

Atlanta Falcons running back, Michael Turner, was arrested for driving while intoxicated and speeding in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to National Football...

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  • Sep 21, 2012

Drunken Hit-And-Run Accident Leaves Bicyclist Seriously Injured

Ann Arbor resident 44-year-old Kimberly Vernell Morse, plead guilty to driving while intoxicated causing serious injury, according to Ann Arbor. She also pleaded no contest...

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  • Sep 14, 2012

Driver in Fatal June Crash Turns Himself In

Brendan Hoffman, 19, turned himself into the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s office this morning. Hoffman got into a car crash in late June ejecting and killing...

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  • Sep 7, 2012

Wrongful Death Suit Filed on Behalf of Deceased Child

The family of a recently-deceased child, Jordan Coleman, is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Sunrise’s 3C’s Day Academy day-care center, located in Sunrise, FL....

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  • Aug 29, 2012

Police Reopen I-285 After Fatal 3 Vehicle Accident

I-285 in Cobb County was reopened early Sunday afternoon after being briefly closed to reenact the fatal three-vehicle collision that occurred last Thursday. The highway...

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  • Aug 24, 2012

Speed Boat Operator in Fatal Crash Charged With 13 Felonies

Paul Bennett, the 44 year-old driver of the speedboat that initiated the horrific June 18 crash on Lake Lanier, has been formally charged with 13...

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  • Aug 17, 2012

Fatal School Bus Crash Leads to Charges, Lawsuits

While no criminal charges have been filed, the driver of a school bus involved in a fatal St. Lucie County accident has been charged with...

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  • Aug 8, 2012

Woman Charged After Fatal DUI Accident

A woman has been charged after her role in an ATV accident that killed a 10-year-old girl in April. Kasey Dawn Green, 22, was driving...

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  • Aug 2, 2012

Pedestrian Killed in Bizarre DUI Hit and Run

In a bizarre and tragic series of events, a man is alleged to have left the scene of an accident that killed a pedestrian to...

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  • Aug 1, 2012

Patients Catching Fire in Operating Rooms Catches Eye of FDA

Salient due partially to a horrific Naples operating room fire that badly burned a patient, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking a stand...

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  • Jul 26, 2012