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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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  • tallahassee
  • May 27, 2016

5 Major Victories Against Big Tobacco

Tobacco has been rooted in the history of the United States since the 1600s. Starting as a cash crop, it became a heavily advertised household...

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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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  • fort-myers
  • May 20, 2016

After Chemo: What It's Like for Breast Cancer Patients to Live with Permanent Hair Loss

Defeating cancer is one of the most difficult and courageous things a person can do. The ultimate hope is that their life returns to normal,...

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  • May 20, 2016

Morgan & Morgan's Derrick R. Connell Named to Top 40 Under 40

We’d like to congratulate yet another of our attorneys at Morgan & Morgan! For the second year in a row, The National Trial Lawyers: Top...

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  • melbourne
  • May 20, 2016

Daytona Beach Latest Florida City To Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

Daytona Beach leaders on Wednesday unanimously voted for a plan to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in what is the first big step in a...

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  • daytona-beach
  • May 20, 2016

New Overtime Rule Change: If You Earn Up to $47K You Get Overtime Pay

This week Vice President Joe Biden and others announced the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule requiring overtime pay for white-collar workers making up to $47,476...

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  • May 19, 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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  • memphis
  • May 18, 2016

What Hawaii's Takata Lawsuit Means for Drivers in Other States

The state of Hawaii announced Friday that it will be suing Takata for allegedly covering up a problem that causes its airbag inflators to rupture...

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  • May 17, 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

How Bullying Affects Mental Health

May is Mental Health Month, when people shine a light on the nature of mental illness and the factors that contribute to it. Bullying is...

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  • May 17, 2016

Could Federal Funding Help Curb Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice can result from medical errors that occur in a variety of treatment settings, including an overcrowded hospital. One way that hospital overcrowding can...

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  • louisville
  • 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