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“Natural” Supplements that Injure and Kill

By Robert W. Elton |

Herbal supplements are available over-the-counter to assist consumers with any number of health issues, including everything from trouble sleeping to inflammation, anxiety to the common cold. But although herbal medicines sound like a great alternative to pharmaceuticals, don’t assume that just because they are “natural” they can’t have serious risks to your health. In… Read More »

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Pedestrians Lose in Auto Pedestrian Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

Seven months into 2018, the number of pedestrians who have been hit by motor vehicles approaches 5,000, and 325 of those incidents resulted in fatalities. Is it any wonder that foot traffic is highly vulnerable to a ton or more of steel moving at speeds that often exceed 50 or 60 miles per hour?… Read More »

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Taking your Life in your Hands by Walking Florida Roadways

By Robert W. Elton |

Motorized vehicles strike 850 individuals annually in central Florida—more than anywhere else in the country. The collisions leave roughly 150 people with injuries that are classified as incapacitating, and leave another 40-70 pedestrians dead. The trauma associated with these incidents hemorrhages across victims of the crash, their families, drivers, and many others. Personal Stories… Read More »

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Keeping Kids Safe: Avoiding Traffic Incidents On The Way To And From School

By Robert W. Elton |

We send our children to school assuming they will be safe throughout the day. So when traffic accidents occur involving kids on their way to and from school, it is more than alarming. Sadly, the list of such incidents is far too long. Although school zones should be one place we can expect that… Read More »

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Jaywalking that Results in an Auto-Pedestrian Crash

By Robert W. Elton |

Imagine you are driving down a busy Florida roadway, when suddenly a pedestrian appears out of nowhere. There were no lights, signs, or crosswalks to alert you of the potential danger, and yet, a collision is imminent. Auto-pedestrian collisions are nothing short of gut wrenching, regardless of the circumstances. Many assume that vehicle drivers… Read More »

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When Walking is No “Walk in the Park:” Auto-Pedestrian Injuries

By Robert W. Elton |

Is walking a safe activity for Floridians? Sure, most of the time it is. But when a pedestrian and a motor vehicle collide, the pedestrian is going to get the raw end of the deal every time. In such a circumstance, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you recoup the costs associated with… Read More »