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Florida’s Premises Liability and Dram Shop Laws – Why Allowing Underage Drinking in Your Home is a Bad Idea

Posted March 11, 2014

In the state of Florida, all private and commercial property owners are subject to certain liability provisions defined by state premises law. All residents of Florida bear the burden of general responsibility for the safety of any person who sets foot into their home or onto their property. If you or a loved one has… read more

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics – Studies Show Pedestrian Fatality Rates are Higher in Cities and Urban Areas

Posted March 10, 2014

Pedestrian accident fatalities occur primarily in urban areas, according to historical data. Vehicle factors also are important. In pedestrian accidents, the most serious physical trauma responsible for disabling injuries and death comes from pedestrians impacting vehicle bumpers, hoods, or the windshield areas of automobiles. In addition to traffic solutions innovations such as warning devices and medians,… read more

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Two Dead in Largo Motorcycle Trike Crash

Posted February 25, 2014

On Thursday February 20th, two people riding a three-wheeled motorcycle (trike) died in a traffic accident late at night after their motorcycle crashed into the median as they entered U.S. 19 near 150th Avenue N, according to Largo police. The motorcycle driver, Gilles Michaud, and his passenger, Mona Dube, both of New Brunswick, Canada, were… read more

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Wave Runner, and Jet Ski Safety Tips

Posted February 20, 2014

Personal watercrafts (PWC) are a common pass time for residents in the greater Tampa Bay area and other popular tourist destinations throughout Florida. PWCs are defined as jet-propulsion boats designed to carry between 1 and 4 riders. The term PWC includes all types and brands of Jet-Skis, Wave Runners, and Sea Doos. Warm weather states… read more

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Five Killed in Wrong-Way Traffic Accident on I-275

Posted February 13, 2014

Just after 2:00am during the early morning hours of Sunday, February 8th, a fiery car accident caused by wrong-way driver resulted in the traffic deaths of four University of South Florida (USF) fraternity brothers on Interstate 275 in Tampa. The collision also claimed the life of the wrong-way driver who crashed into the students on a… read more

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Recent Advances Yield a Smarter, Safer Seat Belt

Posted February 12, 2014

A seat belt is an automotive safety device designed to secure the occupants of an automobile and prevent any harmful movement that could result during a collision or a sudden stop. A seat belt functions to: Reduce the likelihood of death or serious injury in a motor vehicle accident by reducing the force of secondary… read more

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