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Stockbroker Call Contributes To Medical Malpractice Judgment In Negligence Suit

By Robert W. Elton |

When one woman arrived at North Shore Medical Center to deliver her baby, she was full of the anticipation all mothers-to-be experience in the delivery room.  After months of carrying a child, it was finally time to meet the baby. Little did she know, her doctor would be focused on his own personal matters,… Read More »

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Driving In Construction Zones

By Robert W. Elton |

No one likes road construction. It backs up traffic, sends dust everywhere, and has the potential to send gravel pellets toward windshields at an annoying rate of accuracy. But construction zones should give drivers a lot more to consider than the potential damage to vehicles or inconvenience to timelines and travel; because the fact… Read More »

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Semi-Truck Drivers’ Wish List

By Robert W. Elton |

Drivers crossing JD Young Bridge just outside Sarasota were alarmed to see a semi-truck dangling off of the bridge early one July 2018 morning. Fortunately, the driver of the big rig did escape unscathed after the terrifying incident. What Went Wrong?  According to the driver who was behind the wheel of the semi, he… Read More »

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Bad Faith Insurance Claims In Florida

By Robert W. Elton |

If you are injured on the premises of a business, or perhaps in an automobile accident, chances are the insurance company will attempt to settle the case out of court. But how do you, as a victim, know whether or not their offer is fair? After all, as a layman, how could you possibly… Read More »

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Motorcycle Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

Out for a Saturday night spin on his motorcycle, one man and his passenger entered a Riverview intersection, never imagining that this would be their last ride. When a drunk driver making a left turn careened into them, the motorcyclists were thrown from their bike. Despite wearing helmets, the driver was killed instantly; his… Read More »

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When Man’s Best Friend Isn’t

By Robert W. Elton |

Are you afraid of dogs? If not, maybe you should be. At the very least, it pays to be aware of them and to be careful around animals you don’t know. Although most dogs will never attack, it only takes one to turn your world upside down. It Happens More Often Than You Would… Read More »

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Tending To Disabled Vehicles Lead To Disaster

By Robert W. Elton |

June 23, 2018 was the day a lone driver along I-95 in Florida experienced problems with her back tire. She could not have known that getting out of her vehicle to tend to the problem would cost her her life. When a passing driver—unimpaired by alcohol or drugs– was unable to see her, that… Read More »

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Duck Boat Accident Raises Questions

By Robert W. Elton |

The nation was shocked to hear that 17 tourists were killed when a Missouri duck boat capsized and sunk in July 2018. Who could have imagined such a horrendous accident? Surely, these amphibious vessels are safe, right? Certainly, there are precautions taken when stormy weather is on the horizon. Such an accident is a… Read More »

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Thailand Cave Drama Brings Local Spelunking Dangers To Mind

By Robert W. Elton |

As the hopes and prayers of the world focused on the young soccer team trapped in a Thailand cave, rescuers collaborated to contrive the most likely journey out for the boys and their coach. While this rescue mission is far more dramatic and complex than what we normally associate with caving, it does remind… Read More »

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Industrial Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

Occupational injuries may occur for any number of reasons. When they do, an experienced personal injury attorney may be able to assist workers and their families in getting the remuneration they deserve. Fatal Industrial Accidents No one expects to send a loved one off to work, never to have that person return home due… Read More »