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When A Slip And Fall Leads To A Hospital Stay

By Robert W. Elton |

So you’re out enjoying the beauty and sunshine of a typical Florida day in one of Florida’s many outdoor venues when suddenly you slip, causing an injury that lands you in the hospital. The medical bills are piling up, and you’re unable to return to work right away. What recourse do you have? Slip… Read More »

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When And How To Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer

By Robert W. Elton |

After incurring an injury, you are likely feeling pretty miserable about your circumstances. Besides physical pain, the mental strain associated with the medical bills that are piling up is getting unbearable. You have tossed around the idea of contacting an attorney, but you’ve never been one to expect a handout when you’re down on… Read More »

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Tattoo Risks

By Robert W. Elton |

Tattoos are so common these days we hardly think about potential risks associated with them. After all, tattooing is a centuries-old form of body art. We assume it must be safe. In fact, in 2003 it was estimated that nearly 40 percent of adults aged 25-29 had at least one tattoo. Even so, the… Read More »

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Bed Bug Infestations

By Robert W. Elton |

It’s finally time for your vacation—and you have earned it! After plenty of time on the job, you are really looking forward to some rest and relaxation. What you aren’t expecting is a hotel room infested with bed bugs. As unpleasant as they sound, the real critters are every bit as disgusting as you’d… Read More »

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Bounce House Injuries

By Robert W. Elton |

A church carnival in Orlando resulted in five injuries when a bounce house lost a battle with a wind gust, lifting the house full of youngsters off the ground. The children and one woman who tried to hold the bounce house down all suffered injuries, sending at least three people to area hospitals. Days… Read More »

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Can Drone Use Lead to Personal Injury?

By Robert W. Elton |

By the year 2020, the FAA estimates that somewhere between 10,000-30,000 drones could be flying in skies over the United States. What impacts could this have on the typical Floridian? What are the chances of causing, or incurring, personal injury due to the use of drones? The answer may surprise you. What are Drones? … 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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Hoverboard Dangers

By Robert W. Elton |

Hoverboard were the go-to gift in 2015. They were exactly the thing to get for the person who had everything. And many hours of fun have ensued on hoverboards on this continent and others. By the same token, some serious problems have become quite well publicized, resulting in the recall of over half a… Read More »

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When Cheering Becomes Dangerous

By Robert W. Elton |

Cheerleading is a school-sanctioned activity that frequently results in serious – and expensive – injuries. In fact, it is second only to gymnastics in the proportion of injuries requiring at least a three-week break from the sport due to injuries. With over 400,000 cheer participants annually, it is clear that the number of injuries… Read More »

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Food Poisoning and the Law

By Robert W. Elton |

Food related illnesses are the root of calls to Florida poison-control centers every day. These calls are related to food that appears to be spoiled or expired, that looks or smells wrong, that has been left out for too long, or that has mold on it. Sometimes foods that appear perfectly fine may lead… Read More »