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Orman Kimbrough

Recent Parasailing Death Stirs Painful Memories for One Family

The recent parasailing accident fatality of Kathleen Miskell in Florida has caught the national media’s attention and has forced one family to relive some painful memories, according to the…

Council Wooten

Yamaha Found To Be Liable In Wrongful Death

A Florida court recently found Yamaha Motor Corporation USA at fault in a products liability case after a boating accident, which resulted in the wrongful death of a 14-year-old girl. Two riders…

Orman Kimbrough

SeaWorld Orlando Charged With A “Willful Violation” In Trainer’s Death

A trainer who was injured in an accident at SeaWorld involving a killer whale does not hold the park accountable, according to Reuters. Ken Peters was nearly drowned by a whale in California in 2006…

Orman Kimbrough

Investigation into Disney World Monorail Accident Concludes

Officials have determined that a lack of safety protocols lead to a 2009 monorail accident at Walt Disney World, which resulted in the death of a 21-year-old park employee, according to the Orlando…

Mark Willingham

Alcohol and Energy Drinks: An Unrecognized Danger

What if there was a way to feel intoxicated and wide-awake at the same time? What if a drinker could party until dawn without feeling the fatigue brought on by alcohol consumption? Would this be…

Ed Normand

The Dangers of Legionnaires’ disease

A recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease at an Orlando hotel serves to remind us about this dangerous disease:

The Orange County Health Department says two laboratory-confirmed cases of…

Ed Normand

Disney Cleared of Any Wrongdoing in Death of Stunt Performer

Disney has recently been cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of a 30-year-old stunt performer over the summer. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) concluded its…

Ed Normand

Mother of Disney Worker Killed Over the Summer Sues

Christine Wuennenberg, the mother of the Disney monorail driver who was tragically killed while operating one of the monorails over the summer, has sued Disney, accusing the theme park of reckless…

Ed Normand

Disney Fine Following Monorail Death Investigation Reduced by 20%

Last week, I blogged about Disney receiving just a $44,000 fine for four safety violations following the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation into the monorail…

Mark Willingham

Protecting Your College-Student from Alcohol

We tell our college-bound (or college attending) children to be careful. We tell them not to drink. We may even tell them that if they must drink, always ride with a designated driver. Yet, 1,700 of…