February 17, 2014

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5 Simple Ways to Avoid a Bicycle Accident in St Petersburg

Riding a bike can be a great way to stay active and environmentally friendly while getting around the St Petersburg area. Unfortunately, it only takes a moment of negligence to be seriously injured in a bicycle accident that easily could have been prevented. Below we examine five simple ways that bicyclists can stay safe while […]

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February 14, 2014

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Symptoms St Pete Parents Should Look for After a Child Head Injury

Parents are right to be concerned when it comes to looking after children who have suffered a recent head injury. Although suffering occasional bumps and scrapes are an inevitable part of an active childhood, some head injuries can result in concussions and other types of brain injuries that may have very serious consequences. Below we […]

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January 24, 2014

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How to Avoid Boating Accidents around St Petersburg

The waterways around St Petersburg offer boaters with a wide range of great opportunities for recreation and exploring our area. However, it only takes a moment of neglect or inattention to cause a boating accident that results in serious injury. Thankfully, there are some simple ways to avoid St Petersburg boating accidents that we can […]

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January 7, 2014

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5 Symptoms of Whiplash to Look for Following a St Petersburg Car Accident

Many personal injury victims find themselves experiencing some of the symptoms of whiplash in the days and weeks following an accident. Depending upon the severity of a victim’s injury, their symptoms may range from mild stiffness or pain to immobility, severe headaches and cognitive issues. Before addressing some of the more common whiplash symptoms, it’s […]

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December 13, 2013

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The Hidden Risks of Exposure to Asbestos in the Workplace

Asbestos is associated with a variety of adverse health consequences. When employees are exposed to asbestos in their workplace or a product, they may decide to file an asbestos exposure lawsuit. Type of Health Consequences Individuals who are exposed to asbestos may develop lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis and other forms of cancers that are due […]

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December 5, 2013

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Four Common Causes of St Petersburg Car Accidents

Over 2.36 million people were injured in traffic accidents in 2012. The majority of these accidents were caused by the same handful of dangers to traffic safety that have been responsible for most car accidents for years, including factors like distracted driving, drunk driving, driver fatigue and speeding. Distracted Driving With more people than ever using […]

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December 4, 2013

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Common Types of Construction Accidents and Construction Injuries

Due to the nature of the job, construction workers are exposed to a particularly high number of workplace hazards. Although most employers do their best to reduce the risk of construction injuries occurring on a job site, accidents still occur, sometimes with traumatic consequences. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 775 fatalities occurred […]

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November 22, 2013

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Study: Most Florida Motorcycle Accidents are Caused by Car Drivers

A recent Florida motorcycle accident study shows that the drivers of passenger vehicles are more frequently to blame for motorcycle accidents than riders themselves. Motorcyclists’ Viewpoint Motorcyclists say that passenger vehicle drivers do not properly look out for them. Additionally, they believe that distracted driving due to cell phone use is largely to blame for […]

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November 21, 2013

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An Inside Look at Some Revealing Florida Pedestrian Accident Statistics

While crossing a street may seem like a simple part of everyday life, it can sometimes lead to tragedy. Florida pedestrian accident statistics show just how serious the problem is. Some Statistics The Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle Department reveals that about 500 pedestrians die and about 7,500 pedestrians are seriously injured each year […]

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November 8, 2013

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Older Drivers Very Receptive to New Car Safety Technologies

A new study reports that older drivers are actively seeking technologies that can assist them with tasks such as changing lanes and parking. The study was conducted by MIT and the Hartford Insurance Company to evaluate technology for older drivers. Types of Technologies According to the study, older drivers are looking for the following technologies: […]

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