January 29

Whiplash After A Car Accident

Whiplash is so commonly used after a car accident. Unfortunately, it is sometimes used to minimize the injuries after a car accident – “You just have whiplash.” Knowledge is power so let’s look into what whiplash really is. According to the Mayo Clinic, whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of.

February 16

Safe Driving Apps That Could Save Lives

There are safe driving apps, but there are also apps that can encourage reckless driving in the quest to be cool on social media. Just check out this video on ABC Action News showing a reckless driver who was captured on the app SnapChat doing dough nuts in the middle of 66th Street North in.

April 27

Going to Mediation After a Car Accident or Work Comp Claim?

A mediation conference is something that many of my personal injury and workers’ compensation clients will experience in their case. Often times, a person involved in a car accident or work accident has not been involved in a mediation and is uncertain as to what will happen. This article will discuss what mediations are and.

March 27

A Creative Way To Gather Evidence of a Bicycle Accident

After a car accident or bicycle accident, there is often a dispute about who caused the crash. Many bicyclist and motorcyclists are now taking steps to reduce the argument by mounting cameras on the front and rear of their bicycles to capture video of road rage drivers as evidence for police. In a recent Bay.

March 17

What Happens Every 46 Minutes on St. Patrick’s Day?

According to U.S. News & World Report, 37 million Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at a bar or restaurant and 13 million pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day.  Unfortunately, this means more drunk driving accidents. Enjoy your green beer and corned beef and cabbage, but watch out for those.

February 5

Will a Proposed Law Change Reduce Chances Of A Boating Accident?

Wonderful Florida weather brings wonderful Florida boating opportunities. However, with wonderful boating opportunities comes the risk of a serious and sometimes fatal boating accident or crash. Last year alone, there were approximately seventy (70) reported boating accidents in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties alone. Eight of those boating accidents caused a person to be killed. One.

November 26

Preventing Black Friday Parking Lot Car Accidents

Too many car accidents happen in the parking lots of Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, Best Buy, Kmart or the malls—especially on Black Friday (and now Thanksgiving Thursday). Taking a few extra seconds can prevent you or a loved one from being injured in a parking lot car accident or a victim of crime in the parking.

November 7

Honda Adds to the Air Bag Recall

Car accident injuries are supposed to be reduced by air bags. However, according to ABC Action News, Honda has now added to the millions of vehicles being recalled because of air bag problems – problems so severe that the air bag can shoot pieces of metal into the passenger compartment. The culprit may not be.

September 29

The Difference Between Social Security Income and Social Security Disability

Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or SSD) are both confusing to determine whether someone qualifies for one or the other. This question seems to be one of the most common questions amongst Social Security applicants. Although they may appear to be very similar, they both have exceptionally different eligibility.

September 25

The Unfairness of Death Benefits in Florida Work Comp

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.

August 26

Car Accidents Impact Everyone – Even the Pope

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..

August 21

Men Shocked While Tree Trimming — Workers Compensation Benefits?

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.

July 14

What are the 10 Worst Tampa Bay Intersections for Car Accidents?

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.

June 27

Four Kids Left Without Their Mothers After St. Petersburg Car Accident

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.

May 21

Where Is the Most Dangerous & Safest Cities for Pedestrians?

Pedestrian accidents happen more often than one may think. From 2003 through 2012, 47,025 people died while walking on America’s streets and another estimated 676,000 were injured—meaning someone on foot was hit by a car about every eight minutes. These numbers are part of a report released yesterday by the National Complete Streets Coalition. According.

May 14

Pregnant Drivers At Greater Risk of Car Accidents

Car accidents happen whether you are pregnant or not, but are pregnant woman more susceptible to car accidents? According to a recent study, the answer is yes. As published in USA TODAY, a study published in the in the Canadian Medical Association Journal concludes that pregnant women have an extra risk of being involved in.