Florida workers’ compensation benefits can be so unfair sometimes. One situation is when a worker is killed while working. Sadly, this happened last night when a worker was killed in Tampa by a large steal beam while operating a forklift, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The man, identified as Ricardo McCalop, was apparently using.
Wrong-way drivers seem to be on the rise. One woman was killed as she drove north on the inside southbound lane of Interstate 75 near State Road 52 in Pasco County and hit a tractor-trailer. Another was a teacher who drove the wrong way on the Selmon Expressway and Interstate 75 before he was pulled.
Florida workers’ compensation can be tricky. What if you get hurt at an employer-sponsored and paid-for Halloween party, Christmas party or company picnic? Are you entitled to workers’ compensation benefits? Well, a few days ago, a workers’ compensation judge in Orlando shed some light on this subject. Here are the facts of that case: A.
Car accidents can happen in the weirdest way. Teenagers can act in the weirdest way. Put them today and it can spell disaster. Parents now have added reason to worry about who is driving or riding with their teenagers. According to, an Idaho car accident resulting in a rollover and two girls being ejected was.
With school in full force and car-pooling being utilized, the risk of your child being injured in a car accident increases. However, the proper seat and restraint system could reduce the risk of car accident related injuries. Tampa Bay Fox 13 reports that three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly – information provided.
If you drove on Hillsborough Avenue near Double Ranch Road yesterday evening, you may have wondered how the car accident you drove by happened. According to Tampa Bay Fox 13, the five-car car accident occurred after a driver of a Hyundai passed a Ford F-250 and hit it when it drove back in front of.
Anyone who drives through Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard’s intersection knows how dangerous and prone to car accident this intersection is. With the building of the Walmart Neighborhood Store, Wawa, Bob Evans, and other stores on the corner, the traffic at this intersection will only increase making it more dangerous for car accidents. What else.
This weekend we celebrate the American worker during Labor Day weekend. Although the working conditions now are far different than when Labor Day was introduced, the American workers still deserve recognition for making this country (and keeping this country) what it is today. Before Labor Day, during the Industrial Revolution in late 1800s, the average.
A car accident can change a person’s life and their family’s lives in seconds. One day, you can be thinking about calling the family member you haven’t spoken in some time and the next day, you are informed that they were seriously injured or even killed in a car accident. Car accidents can impact everyone..
Two men were injured while within the course of their employment after their aluminum ladder made contact with power lines that they were trimming trees in Largo. According to the Tampa Bay Times, three workers from Happy Palms Tree Service was trimming trees at a home in Largo when two of them, identified as Lance.
School is back in session and so are the school buses and kids walking and riding their bikes to school. To prevent accidents (and hefty fines), let’s be reminded about Florida’s law about when you are required to stop for a school bus. Florida law (Section 316.172(2)) states that “the driver of a vehicle upon.
While driving to work today, I was listening to AM 820 when the host Chris Markowski decided to attack people who file claims after car accident and their attorneys. He proclaims our Florida legal system as horrible and the reason why it costs so much to drive in Florida is because of all the lawsuits..
Many people after getting hurt in a car accident, work comp injury or other type of injury believe that they can predict the weather based on the pains they sustained from the accidents. I know that since I broke my hip in my car accident many years ago, it seems that it aches right before.
Giving back to the community is a wonderful thing and feels good to do. Recently, the Florida Bar News – the newspaper that all Florida attorneys received – highlighted our recent community event. Our personal injury firm — Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes, P.A. – gave the entire third grade class from Ponce De Leon.
If you were one of the hundreds of drivers driving on U.S. Highway 19 near Curlew Road yesterday evening, you were probably stuck in traffic because of this bad car accident. According to TBO.com, this car accident involved 10 vehicles and sent two adults and one infant to the emergency room. According to the TBO.com.
Car accident can happen at any intersection, but if you drive on U.S. 19 in the Clearwater/Palm Harbor area, the results of the 10 intersections with the most car accidents will not surprise you. ABC Action News’ I-Team recently analyzed the and found that three of the five bay area intersections with the most car.
The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate being an American. However, with this year’s being on a Friday night, expect a spike in drinking and driving and an increase in the number of car accidents. According to data from NHTSA, during July 4th holiday period over the last five years of data.
I am honored to be again included in the lawyers listed in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite this year. Just 1,165 lawyers throughout the entire State of Florida are selected which represents fewer than 2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. Florida Trend asserts that the lawyers listed as “Legal Elite” exemplify.
The crash was not just another early morning St. Petersburg car accident. A family mourns as two are killed and their aunt battles to live while another family waits for their family member to turn themselves in after fleeing the police. According to WFLA.com, the horrific car accident occurred just before 3:00 a.m. Thursday on.
Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard is one of the most dangerous intersections in Clearwater. Car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and motorcycle crashes happen too often at this intersection. One of these motorcycle crashes was caught on video and you would not believe what happened to the motorcyclist. Tampa Bay Fox 13 showed the video.