A new bill will be reviewed next month in Florida that could ban texting while operating a moving vehicle following a new wave of legislative efforts to curb driving distractions. Not surprisingly, according to the National Safety [...]
While standing in line at at theme park in anticipation of enjoying a ride you have seen advertised on television you read a warning. It tells you not to ride if you are pregnant or if you have a back or neck injury. No problem there and [...]
The new 2009 Volvo XC60 is equipped with a feature called “City Safety.” It is part of a technological advancement made in the car industry and Volvo is on the push to implement it in all their new cars in the future. The “City [...]
Last week in the Orlando Sentinel’s Ticked Off column, a reader was complaining that an orthopaedic doctor’s office charged $35.00 for copies of 10 pages of medical records – that’s $3.50 per page. Not only is that a [...]
Floridians have barely had time to open up their pools from the winter season and we have had the second toddler drowning in just 5 days.
It was reported in the Orlando Sentinel that a 4 year-old girl was found in the swimming pool of a Lakeland [...]
For many years businesses have required parents to sign forms before a child can participate in an activity. Usually the form-called a pre-injury release–is filled with legalese and the parents will not know what it is they signed until [...]
The tragic drowning death of an Orange County toddler this week causes us to once again focus on the dangers of an unprotected swimming pool. The 2 year-old boy who was thought to be taking a nap was found at the bottom a swimming pool and later [...]
Many tourists traveling in and out of Florida buy travel, or trip, insurance as a way of protecting themselves from cancelled trips, but more importantly, to cover the cost of travel-related illness or injury while out of state or out of the [...]
Lately we have been seeing inquiries from folks injured on theme park rides where the ride was operating as intended. Case in point, a visitor from England who sustained injuries including a compression fracture of the lumbar spine while riding [...]
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has proposed new safety recommendations for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
The NTSB reviewed two separate accidents in which a truck towing a trailer full of [...]