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Miami Bicycle Lawyers Warn Riders to Be Careful, Wear Helmets

After this recent bicycle accident that killed a local Miami rider, it's important to know that as a bike rider here in Florida, the roads can be tremendously dangerous. In fact, here in Florida, the rates at which bike riders are struck and killed are the highest in the nation. According to an article on [...]

Hit and Run Leaves Bicyclist Dead in Miami

Sad news. A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the Naranja area of Miami. The name of the deceased has not been released nor has the driver. The driver apparently hit the cyclist as they were crossing US-1/ S Dixie Hwy near southwest 260th street in Naranja which is a high [...]

Keep Kids Safe: What You Might Not Know About Car Seats

Unfortunately, there are far too many tragic news stories that involve young children in car seats. Over the summer, I discussed in another blog the shocking number of children who die when left in car seats on hot days in another blog. While this is often a tragic mistake on a parent’s part, children in [...]

Have You Been Bumped From Your Seat by the Airlines?

Airlines in the U.S. bumped more than 40,000 passengers from their seats last year, NOT counting those who volunteered to give up their seats. Airlines can offer deals to volunteers to give up their seats, however when there are not enough volunteers, the Airlines can demand a passenger give up a seat. If the Airline [...]

Florida Is the Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

According to the results of a recent study, eight of the most dangerous metropolitan communities for pedestrians in the U.S. are located in Florida. Smart Growth America is an organization based in Washington, D.C. that focuses on promoting walkable cities. Last week, the group released a report called Smart Growth America's Pedestrian Danger Index, which [...]

Bad Turkey Sandwiches Sicken 29 Children at Lauderhill Preschool

On Monday, Ave Marie Friends Preparatory School in Lauderhill was the scene of chaos and fear as 29 young children became ill, some violently so. It now appears that tainted turkey sandwiches from a local catering company caused the illnesses, and the Florida Department of Health is investigating the incident, as is the Broward Sheriff's [...]

Evidence suggests Marlins Pitcher was Drinking Before Fatal Boat Crash

One month after the boat crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men, evidence has surfaced that suggests all three men were intoxicated when they died. The Miami Herald reports that Fernandez, 24, and two other men were out for a ride in his 32-foot SeaVee named "Kaught Looking" on September [...]