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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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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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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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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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Florida Work Zone Safety

By Robert W. Elton |

While nobody enjoys the orange highway cones designating construction is under way, the fact of the matter is, the cones, signage, and barriers are all displayed to keep drivers, and the construction workers– who strive to repair Florida’s network of roads,highways, and bridges– safe. Nonetheless, far too many preventable accidents occur in Florida construction… Read More »

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Does Sandal Season Mean Infection?

By Robert W. Elton |

Women everywhere treat themselves to a pedicure to pamper their feet and acquire lovely microscopic threats  to your health. Common Ailments  If you leave the salon with more than pretty polish, you could be in for some serious problems. Some common issues include several nasty infections: Bacteria that infect the skin surrounding the nails… Read More »

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Do You Need A Personal Injury Attorney?

By Robert W. Elton |

In the aftermath of a car accident or other type of misfortune that led to personal injury, many people wonder whether or not hiring an attorney to help them get financial remuneration is a worthwhile endeavor. If you are suffering the repercussions of medical malpractice, the aftershock of a dangerous product, or the ache… Read More »