Hurricane Irma was a doozy for Florida. Battering winds and sweeping power outages cut power to a majority of the state's 20.6 million residents. Meanwhile, ocean swells and flooding continue to impact large portions of the state. Fortunately, here in Tampa, the emptying of the Bay on Sunday when the storm struck proved to be a saving grace for our fair city. According to the … [Read more...] about Lorenzo & Lorenzo Reminds Tampa Residents to Stay Safe During Irma Recovery
In many areas of the country, especially urban areas, walking is a primary mode of transportation in everyday life. Unfortunately, walking can be one of the most dangerous ways to get around. Pedestrians are not protected by the metal encasing of a vehicle. This means that pedestrians are more likely to experience serious injury and high damages after an impact with a … [Read more...] about Most Common Types of Pedestrian Accidents
In 2016, 31 reported fatalities were caused by dog bites, and many more are injured due to dog bites every year. Out of these victims, the majority are children due to their vulnerability and size. Though each dog is an individual with a unique temperament, there are a few breeds that tend to cause the majority of serious dog bite cases in Florida and nationwide. Pit Bull … [Read more...] about U.S. Dog Bite Statistics by Breed
If your home has a pool, you know that it’s one of the best ways to relax in the summer - especially when surrounded by family and friends. However, swimming pools can turn dangerous in the blink of an eye, and someone can easily be hurt. Here are a few tips to help you prevent swimming pool accidents and have a safe summer. 1. Clearly mark pool depths. Make sure your pool’s … [Read more...] about How You Can Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents
When someone is injured in a drunk driving accident in Florida, he or she likely has the ability to sue for certain physical and financial damages. However, sometimes the drunk driver isn’t the only person responsible for the accident. Bars, clubs and even the hosts of social events can potentially be held partially liable under Florida law. Florida’s Dram Shop Laws The … [Read more...] about Social Host Laws in Florida: Could You Be Held Responsible for a Drunk Driving Accident?