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Airports can be more dangerous than you might think

In this episode of Florida Injury Report, we look at slip and fall and other accidents that can occur at an airport. [powerpress]

Slip and fall accidents in airports

Airports are crowded with passengers who are rushing to reach their plane on time, but in their haste, they may run the risk of slipping, falling and suffering an injury. They are frequently carrying heavy luggage, which only serves to compound the situation. In addition, the chaotic atmosphere of the airport may cause some passengers… read more

High school principal loses both legs in DUI crash

A high school principal is on the road to recovery after undergoing a double leg amputation due to the negligent actions of an alleged drunk driver in an April 26 car crash. According to police, 51-year-old Marilyn Aguilera’s SUV slammed into a fence and hurtled onto the ball field at Tamiami Park in Miami, Florida…. read more

What is Erb’s Palsy and Erb’s Paralysis

In this episode of Florida Injury Report, we look at the cause and effect of Erb’s palsy and Erb’s paralysis. [powerpress]

Lawsuit alleges negligence in causing Erb’s palsy

The parents of a baby born in 2013 filed an Erb’s palsy lawsuit alleging that their infant son will suffer neurological damage and be disabled for the rest of his life due to the negligence of physicians and the attending midwife at his birth, at Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida. The birth injury lawsuit… read more

Fort Lauderdale detective killed by suspected drunk driver

A memorial service was held on August 26 for a police detective who died in a fiery rear-end collision. Loved ones, police officers and South Florida community members paid their respects to the seven-year veteran of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. Christopher Sheehan, 30, was driving a 1995 Jeep Wrangler in Coral Springs, Florida, located… read more

High School Principal Loses Both Legs In DUI Crash

In this episode of Florida Injury Report, we look at the somber repercussions of driving under the influence. [powerpress]

Florida appellate court rules in favor of plaintiff in slip and fall case

In personal injury cases in Florida, the jury has to make a decision as to whether to believe part or all of the account of events presented by the defendant. They must decide whether there are any genuine issues of material fact. However, judges must decide matters of law, and they are required to permit… read more

Birth injury lawsuit against the University of Miami

The Florida Supreme Court permitted a family to resume their birth injury claim against the University of Miami (UM). According to the Florida Record, the parents of a child who is currently age 17 filed a lawsuit against UM, alleging that at the time of his delivery at Jackson North Maternity Center in Miami-Dade County,… read more

Erb’s Palsy lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of hospital and staff

A woman from Lake Worth, Florida, filed a personal injury lawsuit against her obstetrician/gynecologist and the staff at Bethesda Memorial Hospital. She alleges that they neglected to use the required level of care, skill and treatment at the time of her delivery. As a result of their negligence, her child suffered a brachial plexus injury,… read more