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Self-Driving Cars Headed Your Way

By Robert W. Elton |

Free-range robot cars: the semi-autonomous vehicles that are being tested by Audi, Ford, and others, have been successfully lured to Florida by lax laws here in the Sunshine State. Despite recent tragedies involving the driverless vehicles in other states, there seems to be no effort toward tougher regulations on the vehicles here in Florida…. Read More »


Products For Kids That Cause Harm

By Robert W. Elton |

Consumers expect the products they purchase for children to be safe. After all, toys have especially high safety standards, because protecting children is a core value in this country. Even so, a surprising number of dangerous items make it onto retailer shelves, putting children of all ages at risk. Most of the time, these… Read More »


When Laser Eye Surgery Goes Wrong

By Robert W. Elton |

If you’ve seen a blurry world when you arise each morning because you cannot make out clear images without your glasses or contact lenses, you may be thrilled at the prospect of laser surgery to correct your impaired vision. After all, imagine a life with no worries about cleaning solutions, scratched lenses, or broken… Read More »


Road Rage And Big Rigs: A Dangerous Duo

By Robert W. Elton |

Road rage is always a dangerous thing, Drivers who choose to tailgate, who weave in and out of traffic, or who deliberately harass or try to harm other drivers pose a safety risk to everyone on the road. After all, a ton of steel traveling down a busy highway at speeds of 40-70 miles… Read More »


Personal Injury Via Fraud And Identity Theft

By Robert W. Elton |

Do you know which state has the highest rate of consumer complaints in the country? If you guessed it’s Florida, you’re spot on. To top things off, South Florida ranks number one in identity theft according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Victims of this type of fraud may not know where to turn:… Read More »


When Dogs Become Vicious

By Robert W. Elton |

Although for many people there is no better companion than a dog, for someone who has been bitten by one, the four-legged friends are anything but companionable. The fact is, between four and five million people are injured by dog bites every year in this country, at a cost of nearly $165 million. Sadly,… Read More »


Mosquito Repellent Dangers

By Robert W. Elton |

As many of us celebrate the approach of long summer days, water parks, BBQs, and camping trips, we must also acknowledge that pesky mosquito season is nearly upon us. That means more than simple annoyance: memories of disease-carrying mosquitoes whose bite could have catastrophic effects on unborn fetuses due to West Nile Virus are… Read More »


Hotel Hazards That Harm You

By Robert W. Elton |

Getting a change of scenery can be like getting a breath of fresh air: having someone else take care of tidying up the room, enjoying room service, relishing a cocktail in a tranquil lounge, or relaxing by the pool are things most people really enjoy, whether away on business or pleasure.But what happens if… Read More »


Dangers You’d Never Suspect: Keeping Kids Safe

By Robert W. Elton |

When making purchases for the home, we all look for good deals on items to create a cozy environment for our families. No one anticipates that those purchases could wind up causing serious harm, or even death, for our family members. Sometimes the most innocent of purchases pose real danger in the home, especially… Read More »


Driveway Accidents: Keeping Children Safe

By Robert W. Elton |

The numbers are astonishing: 50 children are injured on a weekly basis in this country after being hit by, or even run over, by a vehicle backing out of a driveway. Two of these incidents result in a child’s death every single week somewhere in the United States. In point of fact, these backover… Read More »