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Premises Liability

By Robert W. Elton |

Many people assume that if they are injured on someone else’s property, that individual is automatically liable for their medical bills and associated costs. But that is not necessarily the case. Understanding when you have a valid claim against someone is essential before pursuing legal action, and a local personal injury attorney can definitely… Read More »

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Do You Need A Personal Injury Attorney?

By Robert W. Elton |

In the aftermath of a car accident or other type of misfortune that led to personal injury, many people wonder whether or not hiring an attorney to help them get financial remuneration is a worthwhile endeavor. If you are suffering the repercussions of medical malpractice, the aftershock of a dangerous product, or the ache… Read More »

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Daytona Beach Roller Coaster Disaster

By Robert W. Elton |

Riders couldn’t have imagined the horror they would encounter when they boarded the Sand Blaster roller coaster on a Daytona Beach boardwalk. The June 14 derailment resulted in incalculable terror for riders and onlookers alike, as the front car completely left the tracks. Two riders in that car plummeted 34 feet to the ground,… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Gallbladder Surgery Gone Amuck

By Robert W. Elton |

When a South Florida man went to the emergency room with severe pain on his right side, a quick diagnosis resulted in laparoscopic gallbladder surgery right away. Less than three weeks later, the man was dead.  The Gallbladder  Positioned just below the liver, the gallbladder is responsible for storing and releasing bile, which is… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

When a Florida man blasted into a barrier while on a St. Cloud toll plaza, he was flung out of his vehicle and landed nearly 20 feet away. What caused the astounding accident? Police cite one key reason behind the crash: driver fatigue. Luckily in this case, the man and the passengers in his… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »