In a significant medical malpractice case, Essentia Health, a health system serving 3 Midwest states, was ordered to pay $19 million to the parents of Johnny Galligan, now 10 years old, for misdiagnosing his meningitis at birth. The incident unfolded in 2013 when Johnny, only 8 days old, exhibited symptoms like crying, lack of appetite and fever. His parents, Alina and … [Read more...] about Family Wins $19 Million in Meningitis Lawsuit
What the latest crash statistics say about the safety of Tampa roads As personal injury attorneys in Tampa, we believe that ensuring the safety of our roads is critical to reducing accidents and protecting lives. So, with the end of 2023 quickly approaching, we thought it would be a good time to examine the current state of traffic safety in our city. This year's … [Read more...] about Tampa Crash Fatalities Down in 2023 but Remain a Concern
Addressing the recent Peloton recall and what it means for exercise bike safety In the ever-expanding world of fitness, exercise bikes occupy a prime spot. They're beloved for their accessibility, their simplicity and the effective workouts they provide. But as with any piece of fitness equipment, there exists an underlying risk of injury. It's here that we step … [Read more...] about Exercise Bike Injuries: When Your Path to Fitness Takes a Detour
Last October, 3 American tourists died in an Airbnb apartment in Mexico City. Their cause of death was deemed as carbon monoxide poisoning. Now, their families plan to file wrongful death lawsuits. How it happened In October 2022, 3 young Americans journeyed to Mexico City to join in the annual celebration of Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The holiday, widely observed in … [Read more...] about Lawsuits To Come After 3 Americans Died at a Mexican Airbnb
Texting and driving, a form of distracted driving, is increasingly becoming a major cause of car accidents in Florida and throughout the U.S. Just look at these recent texting and driving statistics: In 2020, a total of 3,142 lives were lost across the U.S. as a result of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In Florida … [Read more...] about Students Answer: How Might Florida’s New Texting & Driving Laws Impact Safety?