Accident And Injury (page 23)


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

AP: Mass. Pharmacy Issues Date Back to 2006

The Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak has been plagued by numerous issues dating back to 2006, according to USNews.com’s HealthDay reporters....

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  • Oct 28, 2012

Multiple Deaths Reported in Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak

The death toll continues rise from an outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated steroid injections, CNN reports. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has...

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  • Oct 12, 2012

Family of Crushed Tampa Girl Files Wrongful Death Suit

A Tampa family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their apartment complex’s owners after a gate fell and crushed their daughter’s head, the Tampa Bay...

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  • Oct 12, 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

Fan Falls From Georgia Dome Upper Deck

Tragedy struck at the Georgia Dome over Labor Day weekend. Isaac Grubb, 20, died of injuries sustained from falling from the 45-foot-high upper deck. According...

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  • Sep 7, 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

Mother Files Wrongful Death Suit

Sandrini Scott, the mother of Fabian Avery III, is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Pelham just over a year and a...

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  • Aug 31, 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

Driver Charged With DUI in Atlanta Wrong-Way Accident

An unidentified man has been charged with a DUI after yet another wrong-way accident in the Metro Atlanta area. The driver was allegedly driving on...

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  • Aug 28, 2012