Entries by K Ryan

Blogs By K Ryan

The rise and looming fall of gas station heroin

Walking up to the counter at your local 7-Eleven, you might notice an array of supplements and boosters, small bottles of pills or liquid promising strength for your workout, stamina in the bedroom, or energy for a long drive. In this seemingly-innocuous assortment may be bottles of Pegasus, Tianna, or ZaZa – aka “gas station […]

The reality of carnival and amusement park safety in Florida

In Florida, year-round nice weather means year-round fun at amusement parks and carnivals. One of the biggest concerns for many people is safety in amusement park rides, especially after recent news stories about fatal accidents. When the unthinkable happens and you or a loved one are injured in an amusement park or carnival ride accident, […]

Who is responsible for a student driver crash?

Learning to drive is a major milestone in a young person’s life, but with newfound freedom comes responsibility. Student drivers have to learn the rules of the road, be aware of their surroundings, and make smart decisions all at once. But young drivers can make dangerous mistakes that cause crashes and severe injuries – even […]

Lawsuits accuse hospitals of selling medical data to third parties

Data is one of the planet’s most valuable commodities. The healthcare industry, which generates vast amounts of personal and medical information, is a prime target for data brokers and other third parties seeking to monetize this information. Lawsuits are now accusing hospitals of illegally selling medical data to those third parties, putting patients’ privacy and […]

Social media mistakes personal injury plaintiffs should avoid

Social media is a potential minefield for personal injury plaintiffs – without taking precautions, insurance companies could “stalk” your pages, looking for ways to deny your claim. Social media and personal injury claims simply don’t mix. Below you’ll find common mistakes plaintiffs often make on social media. Avoiding these mistakes could make the difference between […]

Long-term effects of multiple concussions

The majority of people who suffer one mild to moderate concussion often heal within three months, but not everyone is so fortunate. Approximately 30% of people with concussions have lingering symptoms and the risk of long-term complications or permanent damage increases with subsequent concussions. If you’ve already had one concussion, you’re more susceptible to another […]

How a driving record could affect an insurance settlement

\\Insurance companies employ different tricks to minimize the value of a car accident settlement, including intimidating or pressuring the injured person (the plaintiff) into settling quickly. Implying that your driving record will prevent you from receiving compensation for this incident is just one of their tactics. If you’re worried that a past speeding ticket or […]

9 vehicles most at risk for catalytic converter theft

Catalytic converter theft has been on the rise in recent years, and owners of some vehicles might be bigger targets. Learning how to protect your vehicle, especially if it’s one on the list of popular targets, can help reduce your chances of having the catalytic converter stolen. What are the vehicles most likely to have […]

U.S. company creates bulletproof shelters for classrooms

Mass shootings aren’t just getting more common, they’re also getting deadlier, and it appears that schools have become a more frequent target of these attacks. Is it time for a more drastic approach to protecting children? Many people worry that passing more laws won’t be enough or that the process is fast enough to prevent […]