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Financial Scams Targeting The Elderly

By Robert W. Elton |

If there is an elderly person in your life, you should know that elder financial abuse is a serious crime, and it occurs in many ways throughout the country and in Florida. Protecting your loved ones, or going after predators who have harmed them, is a responsibility that must be taken seriously. If your… Read More »


Personal Injury Through Credit Card Fraud

By Robert W. Elton |

When seven Florida Gators faced felony charges for credit card fraud in 2017, it shined a light on the perils associated with this crime. The players duplicitously obtained and used credit card numbers from across the country, and bought themselves trouble with the law. Meanwhile, questions still abound about how this crime occurs and… Read More »


Drowsy Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

If you’ve ever felt yourself fighting to stay awake while driving your vehicle, you are not alone. Three out of five adults admit to drowsy driving, and over one-third of them report actually falling asleep while behind the wheel. That’s over 100 million drivers dozing off while driving. If you have encountered a sleepy… Read More »


Serious Injuries Following A Collision

By Robert W. Elton |

Florida emergency rooms handled almost nine million patients in 2016, at a cost of nearly $50 billion. One common reason people wind up in emergency rooms is vehicular accidents. And it’s no wonder:  the range of serious injuries associated with car accidents is mind-boggling. If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries… Read More »


Unbelievable Accidents And Stories Of Survival

By Robert W. Elton |

People experience all kinds of accidents, but sometimes things happen that are truly mind blowing. Consider the following bizarre accidents that individuals lived to tell about: Dropping from the Sky at 70 Miles per Hour  Michael Holmes had leapt from airplanes plenty of times as a skydiving instructor, but nothing could have prepared him… Read More »


Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Linked To Cancer

By Robert W. Elton |

Although it is commonly known that exposure to pesticides and weed-killers can be harmful, recent data indicates that the risks may be greater than previously thought. If you have experienced detrimental health effects after using Roundup Ready, you may be wise to seek the advice of a seasoned personal injury attorney. Immediate Symptoms The… Read More »


Driving In Fog

By Robert W. Elton |

Fog is a fact of life in Florida, causing low visibility and the potential for disaster on Florida roadways. One memorable pileup in 2012 involved commercial trucks as well as passenger vehicles, and took 10 lives, as well as multiple injuries. Survivors of the crash report hearing the stomach-turning sound of vehicles smashing together… Read More »


Another New Year’s Eve: Another Fatality

By Robert W. Elton |

When a St. Petersburg man put on his helmet and got on his Suzuki motorcycle on New Year’s Eve, no one could have guessed that he wouldn’t make it home. But when his path crossed that of a drunk driver, it resulted in injuries that took his life. The driver of the vehicle who… Read More »


The Not-So-Sweet News About Sugar: When Cover-Ups And Advertising Gimmicks Lead To Health Problems

By Robert W. Elton |

Sugar is linked to obesity. No news there. Cavities? It’s a no-brainer. But what about cancer and heart disease? It might surprise some people to know that studies have been around for decades indicating that processed sugar can have a catastrophic effect on the body, and the sugar industry has known all along. Not… Read More »


Drug Impaired Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

When a bleary-eyed Tiger Woods was arrested in May 2017 for driving under the influence, the intoxicating stimulus was not alcohol. Prescription medications impaired his driving. Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, and Ambien, along with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, were all detected in a toxicology report. Luckily, Woods was guilty only of reckless driving… Read More »