Florida Is One of the Leading States for Dog Bites in 2017 A recent nationwide study showed the number of dog bite incidents across the U.S. increased 2.2 percent in 2017 when compared with 2016. The study, which was conducted by insurance industry trade group the Insurance Information Institute (III) and State Farm, the nation’s […]
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Bus Carrying Canadian Junior Hockey Team’s Bus Crashes, Kills 16 In an international tragedy, a bus carrying a junior hockey team from the town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan in Western Canada was involved in a crash with a tractor trailer in April, killing sixteen passengers on the bus. The athletes were members of a junior league […]
Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota A motorcyclist in Sarasota was recently injured after another motorist deliberately swerved directly into the motorcyclist in a fit of road rage after the two had engaged in an argument. According to a report immediately after the accident by a local ABC News affiliate, and a second report two days later, […]
Distracted Driving in Florida: In honor of Distracted Driving Month in April, recently released statistics from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) showed that 2017 was the worst year on record for accidents involving distracted drivers in Florida. In addition, even though more than 50,000 accidents occurred in 2017 that were attributed to driver inattention, the […]
Safety Resolutions Many people do not consider making road safety a New Year’s Resolution. However, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are recognized as a dangerous time of year for both pedestrians and motorists. That means, many people who are slack about roadway safety during this period and the rest of the year, could […]
Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in a Week A female pedestrian died in a hit and run accident outside Tampa recently, marking the sixteenth fatality in a motor vehicle accident in the greater Tampa area in a single week.
Woman Files Suit Against Jacksonville Hospital Claiming Surgical Errors According to a report from a local Jacksonville news outlet, a Jacksonville woman recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a naval hospital after discovering only months ago that a portion of a spinal needle was left in her back when she gave birth more than […]
The Law Firm of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath wants you to know that a report released Tuesday, November 27, 2018 on NBC’s Today Show indicates that the hip replacement device produced by Biomet has been recalled by the FDA. But this comes years after research showed that the device could become harmful and […]
Fatigue presents a serious safety issue for motorist during any season. But much like drunk driving, driving accidents caused by drowsy drivers tend to spike around the time of major holidays. This is partially attributed to the fact that during the holiday season, more people travel longer distances or spend more time on local roads. In […]
Pedestrian is Killed A pedestrian wheeling a bicycle across the road was recently killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona. This was the first pedestrian death associated with self-driving vehicles in the United States. Uber had been testing its self-driving vehicles in Arizona, California, Pennsylvania and Canada. The company quickly suspended testing in all […]