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Tragic Hit and Run Crash Takes Three Lives

By Robert W. Elton |

As utility workers stood in a ditch trying to restore electricity alongside State Road 77, a vehicle towing a U-Haul came careening toward them. With no time to react, the three workers didn’t stand a chance. All three died soon after the collision. And the driver? The maddening fact is that the driver was… Read More »

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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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Maternal Mortality Rates: The Facts Behind the Numbers

By Robert W. Elton |

Which developed nation ranks highest for complications during pregnancy that result in the mother’s death? It might surprise many people to hear that the United States takes that honor. If you have lost a loved one in these circumstances, a local personal injury/wrongful death attorney may be able to secure some modicum of justice… Read More »

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Injured as a Spectator? Who’s Liable?

By Robert W. Elton |

When you head to a sporting event, hyped up and ready to cheer on your favorite competitor, you don’t expect to wind up having to be hospitalized. And yet, it’s surprising just how many innocent fans end up in emergency rooms across the country. Dangers at Sporting Events In addition to injuries directly related… Read More »

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ATVs, OHVs and Staying Safe

By Robert W. Elton |

Imagine driving down a South Florida roadway, only to have a pack  of ATV and motorcycle riders coming toward you in your lane. If you happen to have been on the roads on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend that is precisely what has been happening on an annual basis for the past several years…. Read More »

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Who is Liable when You Slip and Fall?

By Robert W. Elton |

Unexpected falls can cause serious injuries. When the fall occurs in a public area, who is liable for medical bills and associated costs? An experienced local personal injury attorney can help with that question. How common are these Incidents?  Not surprisingly, falling accidents are quite common. In fact over one million people who slip… Read More »

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Dangers of Electric Scooters

By Robert W. Elton |

When one man felt something like what he called grains of sand in his mouth, he was dismayed to realize that what he was feeling were the remains of his teeth after a crash on an electric scooter that landed him face planted on the ground. In addition to pulverizing his teeth, this man’s… 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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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 »