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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 »

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Self-Driving Cars Headed Your Way

By Robert W. Elton |

Free-range robot cars: the semi-autonomous vehicles that are being tested by Audi, Ford, and others, have been successfully lured to Florida by lax laws here in the Sunshine State. Despite recent tragedies involving the driverless vehicles in other states, there seems to be no effort toward tougher regulations on the vehicles here in Florida…. Read More »

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Mosquito Repellent Dangers

By Robert W. Elton |

As many of us celebrate the approach of long summer days, water parks, BBQs, and camping trips, we must also acknowledge that pesky mosquito season is nearly upon us. That means more than simple annoyance: memories of disease-carrying mosquitoes whose bite could have catastrophic effects on unborn fetuses due to West Nile Virus are… Read More »

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Dangers You’d Never Suspect: Keeping Kids Safe

By Robert W. Elton |

When making purchases for the home, we all look for good deals on items to create a cozy environment for our families. No one anticipates that those purchases could wind up causing serious harm, or even death, for our family members. Sometimes the most innocent of purchases pose real danger in the home, especially… Read More »

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Hazing: It’s Against The Law For A Reason

By Robert W. Elton |

A Florida State University student who lost his life as a result of college hazing could not have imagined that pledging a Greek fraternity would be the last decision he ever made. Nor could the young men who were a part of the initiation scheme. But sadly, now one young man is dead, and… Read More »

Florida Boating Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

You might expect that Florida would have more boating accident than inland states. But why does the Sunshine State lead the nation in boating accidents and in boating fatalities? Regardless of the reasons, if you are involved in such an accident, a local personal injury attorney may be worth contacting. Key Causes of Boating… Read More »

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Fatal Auto-Bicycle Collisions In Florida

By Robert W. Elton |

Many commuters choose bicycles as a healthy alternative to motorized vehicles as a way to get around town. But they would probably be surprised to learn that Florida has the highest death rate for bicyclists in the country. So much for healthy alternatives, right? The Sad Facts The truth is, bicyclists are at risk… Read More »

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Personal Injury At The Massage Parlor: When A Massage Turns Into Sexual Assault

By Robert W. Elton |

What’s more relaxing than having a soothing massage to knead away the stresses of the week?  The firm, but gentle pressure that slowly releases all of the worries from tired muscles can be invigorating, while at the same time soothing, But what happens when the experience turns into sexual assault? Sadly, that has been… Read More »

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Driving In Fog

By Robert W. Elton |

Fog is a fact of life in Florida, causing low visibility and the potential for disaster on Florida roadways. One memorable pileup in 2012 involved commercial trucks as well as passenger vehicles, and took 10 lives, as well as multiple injuries. Survivors of the crash report hearing the stomach-turning sound of vehicles smashing together… Read More »

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Drug Impaired Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

When a bleary-eyed Tiger Woods was arrested in May 2017 for driving under the influence, the intoxicating stimulus was not alcohol. Prescription medications impaired his driving. Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, and Ambien, along with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, were all detected in a toxicology report. Luckily, Woods was guilty only of reckless driving… Read More »