Accident And Injury (page 19)


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

St. Augustine Residents Want Safer Roads After Recent Accidents

A rise in pedestrian, cyclist, and skateboard-related accidents have led concerned citizens to make strides in an effort to improve public safety regulations throughout the...

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  • st-augustine
  • Apr 18, 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

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Under Review By FL SC

The Florida Supreme Court is debating arguments heard last week about the constitutionality of the state’s workers’ compensation system, and whether they have jurisdiction to...

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  • Apr 14, 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

Amtrak Derailment in Philly Raises Questions About Train Safety

An Amtrak train derailed southwest of Philadelphia Sunday morning, killing two employees and injuring dozens of passengers after hitting a railroad backhoe parked on the...

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  • philadelphia
  • Apr 4, 2016

Tannerite Under Fire for Potential Injury Risks

A widely available product called Tannerite, used by gun enthusiasts for target practice, is under scrutiny because its explosive qualities have put people at risk...

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  • atlanta
  • Mar 31, 2016

Jonesboro Man Dies from Boat-Related Injuries

A boating accident on Norfolk Lake turned fatal recently, when a Jonesboro man involved in the crash died from injuries he incurred during the accident....

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  • jonesboro
  • Mar 31, 2016

5 Things You Shouldn't Do After a Car Accident

Last week’s multi-vehicle crash on the I-4, which involved a semi tractor-trailer and four other vehicles, injured four drivers and demolished eight sections of concrete...

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  • Mar 30, 2016

OSHA Cracks Down on Rampant Workplace Safety Violations

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) authorities are cracking down on local companies that have repeatedly violated the agency’s workplace safety rules and regulations. However,...

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  • mobile
  • Mar 29, 2016

110-Ton Crane Collapses in All Aboard Construction Site

Workers at the All Aboard West Palm Beach station construction site narrowly escaped death recently when a 100-ton crane collapsed while they were working, according...

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  • fort-lauderdale
  • Mar 29, 2016

Highway Safety Group Report Gives Florida “Danger” Rating

The annual report from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety identifies Florida as one of the worst states in the country for driving safety....

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  • Mar 10, 2016

Tallahassee to Implement Ban on Snow

Tallahassee seems to have issued a challenge to mother nature by approving a “Zero Snow” resolution, which calls for the “absolute ban” of snow in...

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  • tallahassee
  • Feb 19, 2016

Jump Into Lakeland's New Trampoline Park

Are you ready to get high in Lakeland? If CircusTrix has anything to do with it, you’ll be doing just that in 2016. CircusTrix, self...

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  • lakeland
  • Feb 10, 2016

How to Drive Safely in the City of Atlanta

Atlanta is the unofficial hub of nightlife in the center of the universe that is the “Dirty South.” In recent years, the bustling city and...

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  • atlanta
  • Feb 10, 2016