Accident And Injury (page 21)


Legoland Florida Avoids Government Regulations for Ride Inspections

Legoland Florida, a new theme park in Polk County set to open next month, has sidestepped government oversight concerning the safety of its rides, due...

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  • Sep 27, 2011

Florida Trucker Arrested in Fatal Crash Had Long Criminal History

A Florida truck driver that caused a fatal crash in Columbus, Nebraska in August had a long criminal history, according to the Columbus Telegram. John...

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  • Sep 23, 2011

Family May File Wrongful Death Suit Against Nightclub Owners

A family in Palmetto is preparing to file a Florida wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of a nightclub for negligent security. The deceased, 25-year-old...

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  • Sep 20, 2011

Cell Phone Use While Driving Can Be Costly

Though the use of a cell phone to call or text is perfectly legal in the state of Florida, many drivers are finding that this...

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  • Sep 9, 2011

Alcohol-Related Auto Accident Kills 6-Year-Old, Paralyzes 3-Year-Old

Alcohol has been cited by Georgia State Police as a factor in a car crash in Blue Ridge]1, Georgia that killed a 6-year-old girl and...

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  • Jul 22, 2011

What Happens If I'm Injured on the Job?

The aftermath of a Florida workplace injury is often a confusing and overwhelming process, with the pursuit of compensation for workplace injuries often leaving injured...

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  • Jul 20, 2011

Despite Fatal Crash While Drowsy, Georgia Bus Driver Keeps License

Despite being drowsy in an October 2010 crash that took the life of a student, a Carroll County school bus driver will not lose his...

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  • Jul 20, 2011

Signing a Waiver May Not Prevent You from Filing Medical Malpractice Claim

Many people have the false impression that if they sign a waiver before a medical procedure they will be left without legal recourse if anything...

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  • Jul 15, 2011

Georgia Dram Shop Law Extended

The Georgia Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling in a 6-1 decision, stating that a Clinch County convenience store can be held liable...

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  • Jul 7, 2011

Florida Ranks as Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

According to a report by Washington-based Transportation for America (T4A), Florida is the most dangerous state for pedestrians. Using a devised rating system called the...

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  • Jul 7, 2011

Florida Parasailing Death Results from Boat Malfunction

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are investigating the events of a catastrophic maritime accident that led to the...

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  • Jul 5, 2011

FDA Implements Graphic Cigarette Warnings

In the first major overhaul in 25 years, the FDA has implemented new, graphic labels that tobacco companies will be forced to use for packaging...

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  • Jul 1, 2011

Georgia Truck Accident Leaves DOT Worker Injured

A Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) worker, 27-year-old Troy Moore of Conyers, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer along Interstate 85...

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  • Jun 28, 2011

Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

Whether you’re a new driver or a veteran on the road, you should always be prepared in the event of an auto accident. Because millions...

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  • Jun 23, 2011

Florida Statutes of Limitations and How It Affects Your Case

If you want to file a lawsuit, there is a certain period of time during which a case can be filed; this is called the...

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  • Jun 2, 2011