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ATV Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are fun and exciting for Floridians.  Many people experience the great outdoors by buzzing along on these popular machines. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, sometimes resulting in serious injuries, and even death. In such a case, the services of an experienced personal injury attorney may prove to be valuable. Case in Point… Read More »

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Hazing: It’s Against The Law For A Reason

By Robert W. Elton |

A Florida State University student who lost his life as a result of college hazing could not have imagined that pledging a Greek fraternity would be the last decision he ever made. Nor could the young men who were a part of the initiation scheme. But sadly, now one young man is dead, and… Read More »

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Laundry Detergent Or Candy? Sometimes It’s Hard To Tell

By Robert W. Elton |

Nearly 9,000 children under age 5 experienced serious health consequences last year from what some might consider an unlikely source: laundry detergent. But not just any laundry detergent:  detergent that is packaged in attractive little plastic pouches called pods. If your loved one has been harmed by ingesting one of these dangerous items, a… Read More »

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Prison Deaths Spike

By Robert W. Elton |

Inmates in the Florida Penal System face more dangers than inmates in virtually any other prison in the country. In 2017, those dangers resulted in a 20 percent rise in the number of inmate fatalities. It’s difficult to imagine that these deaths were simply nature taking its course. If your loved one was an… Read More »

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Unusual Florida Fatalities

By Robert W. Elton |

The death of a loved one is never easy. Accidents and injuries remind us of just how transient life is. When bizarre events take a life, a local personal injury and wrongful death attorney can help families deal with the aftermath. Inexplicable Events Some of the most flabbergasting scenarios that led to injuries and… Read More »

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Is Medicine Making You Sick?

By Robert W. Elton |

Much has been said about the opioid crisis of late, and indeed, it is a serious issue. The dose and quantity of pills frequently prescribed following routine surgeries is a well-documented problem. But if you are under the conception that prescription opioids are the only problem facing consumers when it comes to medications, you… Read More »

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When, Where, And Why Injuries Occur

By Robert W. Elton |

Nobody enjoys a visit to the emergency room. Nevertheless, we all expose ourselves to common hazards on a daily basis. The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently listed the most dangerous things every person should keep an eye out for. Some items are particularly dangerous for children. If you experience harm due to a defective… Read More »

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Summer Hazards On The Road

By Robert W. Elton |

Summer is right around the corner, and drivers should gear up for the problems they may face as the warmer days set in. Overheating  The most obvious of issues in the summer is overheating. Make sure your radiator is filled and your cooling system is working. Keep plenty of liquids in the car in… Read More »

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Avoid A Camping Disaster

By Robert W. Elton |

Many Floridians enjoy communing with nature: the sound of water lapping on the beach, the smell of the campfire, and breathing in the fresh outdoor air can make you feel alive like nothing else can. Even so, smart campers know that there are hazards involved with camping, and take appropriate steps to remain safe…. Read More »

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Unsafe Conditions For Road And Bridge Workers

By Robert W. Elton |

Construction workers face hazards of all kinds on a daily basis. Those workers focused on road and bridgework are exposed to unique challenges that can put their health, and their very lives, at risk. If an employer has failed to provide adequate safety precautions for workers and serious injuries or death result, a good… Read More »