Posts Tagged ‘safety’

It’s Summer in South Florida, the Risk of Accidental Drowning Increases

Who becomes liable in the event of drowning accident that results in a wrongful death, and what steps can families take to prevent drowning accidents from ever occurring in the first place? As summer approaches South Florida in a matter of days, no one wants to think about the loss of a loved one amidst vacation and much needed relaxation. It’s devastating to think that something as enjoyable as a summer vacation, when families are enjoying the beautiful South Florida weather, can turn tragic due to only seconds of another’s negligence.

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DUI Accident Cases Pose Serious, Costly Civil Liability

It’s important to understand that a DUI can happen to anyone, no matter how high they believe their tolerance to alcohol. When they let their guard down and act irresponsibly, assuming they won’t get caught, or that they can’t possibly hurt anyone after “just one drink”, life threatening accidents happen. Drinking and driving is a risk no one should ever take.

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Florida Motorcycle License Laws: Safe Riders Know The Facts!

When it comes to motor vehicle safety, Florida’s laws are clear. The same clarity applies to Florida’s motorcycle laws. It’s important to be as knowledgeable as possible with Florida’s state statutes on motorcycles, and what’s required of riders before the fun part–riding a new Harley–can begin.

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Staying Safe on Halloween: Follow These Quick Tips!

Share This!Halloween: for most of us we have fond memories of trick-or-treating with friends, dressing up in spooky costumes, and eating way too much candy–all while our parents kept us safely in their sights. Most children wait all year for this holiday, and it’s one that creates happy memories for years to come.

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Fire Safety: Preventing Burn Injuries is the Smartest Defense Against Catastrophic Injury

Every year catastrophic fire-related injuries take the lives of thousands of people and leave just as many fighting for their lives in hospitals across the country for months or even years at a time. Endless surgeries, painful healing, scarring, and disfigurement can all occur with severe burns. Whether these injuries are sustained as a result of an explosion, house fire, car fire, or any number of other devastating circumstances, they all have one thing in common: they may have been preventable with a better knowledge of fire safety.

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Staying Safe This July 4th is Easy, Follow These Tips!

While most of us will be celebrating the upcoming 4th of July with family and friends, enjoying the fireworks, food, and what feels like the heat of summer in full effect, there are always people who will choose to act recklessly, putting innocent lives in danger. Unfortunately, the reality of alcohol-related accidents on holidays where alcohol flows freely such as July 4th, when the heat is high are all too real. To avoid becoming the victim of someone else’s recklessness, or getting into an accident yourself, it’s important to have plans in place for alcohol consumption. This is especially true if you’re a parent or guardian of minors.

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What is Airline Liability?

In 2018, we’ve all used airlines to get us anywhere we want to travel. Safer than railroads and faster than automobiles, airplanes cut down our travel time and provide the luxuries and comforts that other means of travel simply cannot. Travel today is not so much unlike it was in the early 1900s when air travel became the way to get from one coast to another more quickly than ever before. Aside from the convenience that remains the same, we’re still offered food and beverage in-flight, and safety precautions are still announced over the speakers.

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What is Hotel Liability?

In a matter of days Summer will officially be upon us, although most of us in Florida are already feeling the sweltering heat of the season. Aside from the heat, Summer is known for being a time of BBQ, swimming, sun, and of course, vacation. Whether we take that yearly trip to Walt Disney World, or go farther away, we’re most likely to stay at a hotel. We like to think of hotels as clean, relaxing home-away-homes where everything is taken care of and all we have to focus on is that much needed R&R. Unfortunately, hotels in recent years have let customer service and therefore their standards fall by the wayside.

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Moving This Summer? Here’s What You Need to Know About Moving Truck Safety!

Summer is just weeks away and the kids are out of school, work might be winding down for the season, and you’re planning that big move to your dream home. The boxes are packed, the kids are excited about new adventures, and you? You’re just stressed out! Because let’s face it: moving is a hassle. Picking up the family and moving to a brand new house whether it’s one mile or a thousand miles away is a pain. The last thing you need is a problem with the moving truck. Unfortunately accidents happen, but you can be as prepared as possible should anything go awry. This article will provide our readers planning a move with exactly what they need to know when it comes to renting, driving, and returning their moving truck.

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