February 17, 2014

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Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents in Brandon

Riding a bicycle can be a great way to stay in shape while getting around town and exploring the area. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents do happen in Brandon, sometimes resulting in innocent victims being seriously injured. Let’s take a look at some of the most common causes of bicycle accidents, including motor vehicle collisions, poor road […]

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February 17, 2014

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Brandon Slip and Fall Accidents: What is Premises Liability?

If you are seriously injured in a slip and fall accident on another person’s property in Brandon, you may be eligible for compensation for your medical expenses and other damages. This is because individuals who own or manage property have a responsibility to ensure the premise does not pose a safety risk to their guests […]

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February 14, 2014

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What to Do After a Bicycle Accident in Brandon

While no one expects to be involved in a crash while they’re riding their bikes around Brandon, knowing what to do after a bicycle accident can play a key role in protecting your rights. Below we discuss some basic steps for handling a bike accident safely and appropriately. Determine if anyone needs medical assistance The […]

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January 21, 2014

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How Can Local Drivers Avoid a Brandon Car Accident?

The average driver files an accident claim once every 17.9 years, according to insurance industry estimates. While that figure suggests that most of us will need to deal with a motor vehicle accident of some kind at least once in our lives, there’s plenty that we can do to stay as safe as possible while […]

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January 7, 2014

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Drivers Continue to Text While Driving Despite Knowing the Risks

Recent educational campaigns designed to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving appear have been successful in raising awareness in just how dangerous this behavior really is. Unfortunately, it appears that the many people are continuing to text while at the wheel despite being aware of the dangers. Educational Campaigns to Decrease […]

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December 26, 2013

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How Driver Fatigue Can Harm Brandon Area Residents

Most drivers around Brandon know how dangerous drunk driving and texting while driving can be. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to realize that driving without enough sleep can be just as dangerous. Why is Driver Fatigue so Dangerous? One of the reasons that driver fatigue is so dangerous is that it becomes more difficult to realize […]

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December 13, 2013

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5 Toy Safety Tips to Consider This Holiday Season

An often overlooked but important element of buying holiday gifts for children is toy safety. An estimated 181,500 children were treated in emergency rooms due to toy related injuries in 2010. Many of these injuries were caused by dangerous toys or toys that were inappropriate for a child’s age. By using good judgment and following […]

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December 5, 2013

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Major Generic Drug Manufacturer Ranbaxy Faked Tests for FDA

Most of the prescriptions that doctors write for patients in the United States are for generic drugs. A significant portion of these drugs are manufactured overseas in countries like China and India. These drugs are only available to the American public after having been approved by the FDA after undergoing rigorous product safety tests. Unfortunately, […]

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December 4, 2013

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An Inside Look at the Florida Helmet Law and Recent Motorcycle Helmet Statistics

The topic of whether all motorcyclists should be legally required to wear a helmet while riding in Florida has long been a topic of contentious debate in our state. What is the current Florida Helmet Law? In the state of Florida, motorcyclists are not required to wear a motorcycle helmet while they are riding so […]

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November 23, 2013

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How Does Premises Liability Apply to the Average Homeowner?

A person entering property owned by another with the owner’s permission should be able to expect it to be safe. However, not everyone is able to pursue a premises liability lawsuit simply because they were injured on someone else’s property By invitation only A person who receives an invitation from the property owner/resident is an […]

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