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Today’s 24 Hours Dedicated to Injury That Occurs Every 21 Seconds

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and today is Brain Injury Awareness Day. As noted in the video above from the traumatic brain injury (TBI) information website Brainline.org, somebody…

Orman Kimbrough

Worker Dies at Orlando’s Magical Midway Thrill Park

An accident at the Magical Midway Thrill Park recently claimed the life of a worker after he fell while working on the I-Drive amusement ride. The accident investigation is ongoing, but early…

Ed Normand

Tired of Debt Collectors: Sue Em!

With the national unemployment rate at around 12% many Americans are getting behind in their bills. While most of us try to protect our credit, sometimes even good people get late in paying bills….

Ed Normand

Suicide, Men and Divorce

A recent study published last year in Social Science Quarterly found:
1. Men who are divorced are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide than those still married. The difference increases to 50…

Ed Normand

Pink Floyd Sues Record Label and Wins

The Rock Band Pink Floyd creates concept albums with common themes joining the singles on the album; think The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon. Pink Floyd wanted to make sure that its albums could…

Ed Normand

The Dangers of a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is caused by a jolt, bump or blow to the head or a penetrating head injury that interferes with the normal functioning of the brain. Not all blows to the head…

Ed Normand

Relief From Unfair Hospital Billing Practices

There is a little known but highly unfair practice in charges for hospital care. That is that a private pay or uninsured patient is charged much more for the exact same services than is charged…

Ed Normand

“Go Ahead And Hurt My Kid” Law Progresses

Incredibly the Florida Legislature is proceeding with a bill to allow negligent corporations to escape all liability for injuries or death that they cause to children even from negligence. At…

Ed Normand

Hidden Dangers of Theme Park Rides

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 had a back or…

Ed Normand

Personal Watercraft Accidents

Personal watercraft (PWC) cause many injuries and deaths each year in Florida. Despite mandatory boating education classes and higher age limits for operating PWCs the deaths and injuries still…