Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer in Middleburg, Florida

What Should I Know About Nursing Home Neglect in Middleburg, FL?

May 25, 2018

Nursing home residents are often subject to abuse and neglect. But the biggest problem is that nursing home neglect is often not easy to detect. Part of the problem is that a large majority of Florida nursing home residents are very elderly. Some can hardly speak while others may be suffering from dementia or may…

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41.5 million Americans Will Kick Off Summer With A Memorial Day Getaway

May 24, 2018

Automobiles: The vast majority of travelers — 36.6 million — will hit the road this Memorial Day, 4.7% more than last year. Planes: 3.1 million people will travel by air, a 6.8% increase and the fifth year of consecutive air travel volume increases. Trains, buses and cruise ships: Travel across these sectors will increase by…

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Safety Agency Recommends Seat Belts, Automatic Brakes On School Buses

May 23, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended for the first time that all new school buses in the U.S. be equipped with lap and shoulder belts. The NTSB also voted to recommend that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mandate automatic emergency braking systems. The technology can help prevent or mitigate frontal collisions if…

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What are the Most Common Vehicle Accident Injuries?

May 16, 2018

A look at soft tissue injuries and other common kinds of injuries suffered by drivers and passengers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than three million people are injured each year in vehicle accidents across the country. The different injuries resulting from a car accident can be as varied as the…

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What Can I Do If My Florida Workers’ Comp Claim Was Denied?

May 15, 2018

When you go to work, you expect to be safe. Employers are required to provide a safe and secure working environment for their workers. If you are hurt on the job, you might be entitled to workers’ comp. Workers’ compensation is money provided to you to cover medical costs and other expenses that occurred because…

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Damages: How Much is a Personal Injury Case Worth?

May 15, 2018

Evaluating your accident or injury case: A look at the different types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit. If you’re considering filing a personal injury lawsuit over a car accident, slip and fall, or any other kind of injury, you may be wondering “What is my case really worth?” The answer comes down…

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Medical Malpractice Basics

May 15, 2018

Learn about medical malpractice and how to prove a claim. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor (or other medical professional) who fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. The rules about medical malpractice — from when you must bring your lawsuit to whether you must notify the doctor…

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6 Tips To Protect Your Home And Property For 2018’s Hurricane Season

May 14, 2018

1) Examine your property. Before an event, examine your property to ensure there are no physical and/or liability hazards present. 2) Protect vulnerable areas of your home. Protect the four critical areas where wind and water can enter: roof, windows, doors and garage doors. 3) Protect valuables. Protect mementos, photos, etc., in waterproof containers and/or…

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NICB Issues Warning On Fraud Related to Flood-Damaged Cars

May 14, 2018

A young man who bought a pickup truck in Houston is now warning buyers to follow the advice of the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) before closing a deal on a used vehicle. Kenton Basinger shelled out $14,000 for a 2012 Chevy Silverado that normally would sell for about $18,000. But the good deal he…

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Weather May Have Brought About Reduction in Motorcyclist Traffic Deaths Last Year

May 9, 2018

Motorcyclist deaths reportedly declined an estimated 5.6 percent in 2017, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) that projected that 4,990 people were killed on motorcycles in 2017. This number, based on preliminary data provided by State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs), represents a decline from 2016 figures – a difference…

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