While the holidays are first and foremost a time for friends, family, and celebration, they also bring their own set of accident hazards. If you’ve ever seen the movie “Christmas Vacation,” then you know what we’re talking about. In all seriousness though, accidents often increase this time of year due to high amounts of decorating, the potential for dangerous winter … [Read more...] about 4 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Accidents
Sleep apnea is a serious issue that affects many individuals across the US, especially truck drivers. Sleep apnea is a medical condition in which a person's airway is constricted during sleep. This constriction is caused by muscle relaxation and can lead to restless, frequently interrupted sleep for those who suffer from it. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … [Read more...] about Sleep Apnea: A Growing Problem for Truck Drivers
Over the past few months, the zika virus has been making its way from Central and South American countries into the United States, with new cases being reported daily. The number of infected mosquitos and individuals is expected to rise during the summer months, especially in southern areas of the United States where the hot, humid climate encourages mosquito activity. … [Read more...] about What Tampa Area Residents Need to Know About the Zika Virus
Every year, millions of Americans are victims of slip and fall accidents. Slips, trips and falls are the most reported personal injury and account for the most lost work days in the U.S. Injuries, even though they may be minor, can easily cause bills to pile up, which is why many seek personal injury claims for their slip and fall accidents. Here, we’ll discuss what makes up a … [Read more...] about Slip and Falls: America’s Most Common Accident
As the summer months arrive, the outside temperatures have taken a turn upwards, especially across the southern US. Every year at this time, we hear stories of children who die after being left in hot cars; last year alone there a reported 24 children were the victims of hot car deaths. These deaths were mainly caused by the carelessness of the children’s guardians, but how … [Read more...] about Hot Car Deaths: Accident or Homicide?