May 1

Car Accident Shoulder Injuries — Often Overlooked

A car accident can often result in a shoulder injury. These injuries sometimes are caused by the seatbelt locking in during the automobile crash. Unfortunately, shoulder injuries are sometimes overlooked initially because the primary injury may be neck pain or back pain. By focusing on the primary injury, radiologists sometimes miss the secondary shoulder injury,.

July 29

Worker Traps Arm in Dough Machine

A worker at St. Petersburg’s Euro-Bake was seriously injured in a workers’ compensation accident getting his arm trapped in a large piece of baking equipment known as a “dough chunker.&quot.Firefighters shut down power to the building and dismantled the machine while paramedics gave the injured man pain medication intravenously. It took nearly 40 minutes to.

July 1

Breakthrough in Treatment for Herniated Disc

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical care, and both degenerative and herniated discs – also referred to as slipped discs or ruptured discs – are common causes of that pain. Herniated discs occur when the tough outer layer of cartilage cracks, allowing pieces of the softer inner material.

April 15

New Technology To Bust Tailgaters Causing Rear-End Crashes

Tailgating can be dangerous. No, I’m not talking about hanging out in the parking lot before the Bucs or Tampa Bay Rays game, I’m talking about what too many people do on the Florida roads every day. Tailgating can cause car accidents. State law allows police to ticket drivers who are two seconds or less.

April 14

Father of Three Killed By Drunk Driver in Clearwater Car Accident

Joshua James Donahue, a 32-year-old New Port Richey father of three, is dead because a drunk transient from Largo decided to flee the police. Brian Keith Ferry Sr. had a blood-alcohol level of 0.205 at the time of the crash, according to Clearwater police, which is more than twice the level at which Florida law.

April 12

New Survey is Concerning As Prom Season Approaches

Prom season is upon us. This raises concern for teenage car accidents and other injuries. A new survey indicates that we have much to be concerned about. As reported in USA Today, according to a national survey of more than 2,500 11th and 12th graders, 90% of teens believe other teenagers are more likely to.

March 31

FREE Program to Avoid Teenage Car Accidents

Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers. The Hernando County Sheriff’s office is trying to prevent teen car accident by holding free teen driver challenge defensive driving and vehicle control program in April. The two-day program is designed to provide young drivers with knowledge and understanding of vehicle dynamics and human kinetics. The.

March 18

Hit & Run Motorcycle Crash in the Middle of Rush Hour

Another hit-and-run accident that put two people in the hospital and this one happened in the middle of rush hour traffic! Kelly Lichtenberg and her husband, James Lichtenberg, were enjoying a St. Patrick’s Day ride on their motorcycle when a maroon pickup truck collided with the back of the bike. James Lichtenberg lost control of.

March 17

Using an Automobile’s Black Box After a Serious Car Accident

We’ve heard about finding the “black box” when there is an airplane crash, but can a “black box” be the answers to questions after a car accident? The answer may surprise you. Believe it or not, about 60 percent of vehicles contain “event data recorders,” or EDRs, which work more or less like black boxes.

March 11

St. Pete Man Killed In Car Accident with Tourist

Yesterday was a beautiful day to drive your convertible Lotus roadster kit car down Gulf Boulevard in Madeira Beach. Sadly, the drive was deadly for Dana A. Pighetti who was killed in a car accident. According to reports, the car accident occurred when Dana A. Pighetti was driving north on Gulf Boulevard when a tourist.

March 10

Bicyclist Bayflited After Car Accident Bicyclist Wasn’t Involved In

A bicyclist is injured after a car accident he wasn’t even involved in. 65-year-old Julian Conley was simply riding a bicycle on East Lake Road and Ridgemoor Boulevard in the East Lake area of Pinellas County. Moments later, Julian Conley was riding in a helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center. According to the Florida Highway Patrol,.