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10 Facts about Product Liability Claims

If you suffered injuries or lost a loved one as a result of a defective product, you can file a product liability claim against a manufacturer and in some cases other parties as well. Here are some facts about product liability claims. 1. Florida is a Strict Product Liability State  Florida’s product liability laws are based… read more

The Use of Strict Liability in Product Liability Claims

Under the strict liability doctrine, a person who suffered injuries as a result of the use of defective product can hold the manufacturer responsible for the injuries without the need to prove negligence. In other words, the person can hold the manufacturer liable even if the manufacturer did everything possible to prevent the defect. The… read more

Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Workers who perform repetitive motions in the workplace are at risk of repetitive stress injuries. Back pain is one of the more common musculoskeletal disorders because many workers perform repetitive motion that put stress on the back muscles. Workers in jobs requiring them to do the following may be at risk for repetitive stress injuries…. read more

Watch This Campaign and You Will Never Drive Reckless Again

The holiday season brings a higher volume of drivers on the road in Fort Lauderdale. There are relatives and friends visiting others, there are holiday parties, and there are seasonal residents trying to escape the cold winter season up north. With a greater number of vehicles on the road – and people attending holiday parties… read more

Parent News Alert: Toy-Related Injuries Up 40 Percent

According a new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH), toy-related injuries rose 40 percent over the last two decades. The researchers studied US National Electronic Injury Surveillance System data from 1990 to 2011. During that period, 3,278,073 children received treatment in the emergency room… read more

Staying Safe at Work during Florida’s Construction Boom

In the last year, there were 40,100 new construction jobs in Florida, according to the Sun-Sentinel citing state data. This is over a 10 percent increase from the year prior. It’s an excellent state to be a construction worker these days, now that Florida leads the nation in new construction jobs. Florida is a Hotspot… read more

How Strict Automotive Product Liability Applies to Tire Defect Cases

Strict product liability laws allow consumers to recover damages when they suffer injuries because of a defective product. Under these laws, an injured consumer does not have to prove that the manufacturer of the product was negligent. A court might find the manufacturer liable even if it did everything to manufacture and sell a safe… read more

Process of Product Liability Claim for a Defective Tire

When a defective tire causes an accident that leads to injuries, the victims of the accident have the right to file a product liability claim for damages. A product liability claim can yield compensation for medical expenses, personal suffering, lost wages, physical repairs, and more. While a product liability claim can be a good option… read more

The Future of Spare Tires: Some New Cars Don’t Come with Them

Most car owners assume they can find spare tires in the trunks of their vehicles. They rely on it being there in the event of a flat tire. But today, more and more cars are being sold with a tire inflation kit instead of a spare tire. If you’re car shopping, here is what you… read more

Spot Checking Tires Before Buying a Used Car

Purchasing a vehicle is an exciting process, but it’s one that requires a lot of work and research, too, especially when the vehicle you’re purchasing is used. If you’re considering buying a used car, one thing that is absolutely critical to assess is the car’s tires. When tires aren’t in good shape, they can be… read more

7 of the Best Vehicles for Families

When you are buying a car for your family, safety is paramount. You want a car that’s safe, reliable, spacious, and affordable. U.S. News and World Report assesses the options on the market for families, and publishes a yearly list of the best cars for families for each vehicle class. U.S. News and World Report… read more

Misdiagnosis of Medical Condition or Cancer

Receiving a correct diagnosis for cancer or other serious medical condition is critical especially if a condition or cancer is wrongly diagnosed, treatment is often delayed or incorrect. This error can cause catastrophic results for the patient, ranging from increased health complications because of improper treatment, to death from lack of proper care. When a… read more

Dangerous Florida Intersections

Florida has a history of significant numbers of traffic accidents each year. Florida had the third highest number of traffic fatalities in the nation in 2012, second only to Texas and California, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. A new list published by TIME shows that Florida is, unfortunately, living up to its reputation. Of… read more

Nurse Neglect of Serious Complications

When a nurse fails to administer care when a patient is suffering from a serious complication, the patient’s symptoms may worsen, and the complication may lead to more serious problems, including death in severe cases. Just like doctors, nurses have a moral and legal obligation to provide patients with a high standard of care. When… read more

All You Need to Know about Low Rolling Resistance Tires

Low rolling resistance tires are popular among vehicle owners hoping to save some money on fuel expenses. However, these tires have their downsides, too. Read on for all you need to know about the advantages and disadvantages of these tires, as well as some more fuel-saving tips to reduce gas costs and keep your tires… read more

When Patients Suffer Injuries from Medication Errors

Patients rely on their doctors and pharmacists to provide them with the right medications in the proper dosages, and to inform them of any possible drug interactions. Unfortunately, prescription errors are not uncommon and wind up harming numerous patients each year. When a patient is harmed because of a careless mistake by a physician, nurse,… read more

Truck Accident Statistics in the U.S.

Semi-trucks are responsible for transporting necessary goods across the country. Without these trucks, many of us wouldn’t have access to the food, gasoline, and other products that we use each and every day. Unfortunately, however, while these large trucks provide benefits to all, they also pose a danger to others traveling nearby on the roads…. read more

How to Check if Your Tires are Recalled

If you own a vehicle, staying up-to-date on recall information about your vehicle is important for your safety and the safety of others. For information on how to check if your tires have been recalled, refer to the following. What is tire recall?  A defective tire recall is an order that’s issued by a tire… read more

Holding a Tire Manufacturer Liable

If you or a loved one was injured in an auto accident that resulted from a tire defect, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages from the tire manufacturer. Manufacturer liability claims can be complex, and each case is unique, so make sure to consult a product liability attorney to discuss the specifics… read more

Common Causes of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), also referred to as nosocomial infections, occur frequently. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.4 million people around the world are suffering from an HAI at any one time. In the United States, roughly 9.2 out of every 100 patients acquire a nosocomial infection, according to Healthline. Some HAIs can be… read more