In a previous post, we discussed the added risks of being involved in a slip-and-fall accident in late adulthood. Compared to younger people, older adults have more brittle bones--making them more likely to suffer a break in the event of a fall. In addition, older adults who takes a tumble also have a higher probability of suffering traumatic brain injury.
Thanksgiving weekend is behind us. You may have gotten through the Thursday feasting with a couple extra pounds and a little indigestion to show for it. However, if you ventured out to the malls the next day, you risk of personal injury was probably a bit greater.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you may be eagerly anticipating a day off of work to feast with family or close friends. The holiday is a happy, festive occasion to take stock of what you have and be grateful.
In Florida, boating is practically a way of life. Whether you own your boat or you enjoy the occasional cruise, this can be a great way to relax and enjoy what our beautiful state has to offer. However, you and other Floridians should be aware of the potential dangers that might occur when you are a passenger on a cruise ship or smaller pleasure boat.
If you have suffered an injury in a motor vehicle accident or on the job, you are likely dealing with many stressful issues all at once. In addition to the pain and suffering of your injuries, you may be facing expensive medical bills, difficult insurance company issues, and possibly lost wages or lost days at work.
More than 12 million Americans live with the effects of brain injuries, and every year more than 3.5 million people suffer what the experts call an "acquired brain injury." In addition, about 50,000 people die from traumatic brain injuries in the U.S. every year.
If you have been injured in West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, or any of the surrounding areas, filing a personal injury lawsuit may be your best bet at pursuing compensation. Before you do, however, you'll need to meet with an attorney. Here are 10 questions to ask a lawyer before hiring someone
Loving parents will step between a speeding car and their children to protect them. Times come, though, when moms and dads can't be there - but the speeding cars are. One such time is the start of school in Florida.