Five Safest Car Brands to Purchase Based on 2012 Crash Reporting

Don’t look now, but your car is quickly becoming smarter than you. And that’s a good thing. Forbes.com auto expert and author Jim Gorzelany compiled a list of the safest cars and why they are the safest. Hint: Safest equals smartest. And on the road, it isn’t only the quick that can avoid auto accidents,…

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What if I’m Hit by an Uninsured Motorist?

Being involved in an auto accident in Fort Lauderdale is one of life’s most stressful experiences, doubly so if the person who hits you is an uninsured motorist. Without the proper coverage it is much harder to recoup damages, medical expenses and lost wages. This is a particularly poignant scenario in the state of Florida,…

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The Damage a Spinal Cord Injury Leaves Behind

A spinal cord injury is the result of a sudden or traumatic event that fractures or dislocates the vertebrae. The damage is caused by bone fragments, disc material or ligament bruises that tear the spinal cord and produce the injury. The spinal cord can be compared to a computerized central server in charge of sending…

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The Mall May Cause a Slip & Fall: Be Careful of These Places

How many places can you think of where you may be going faster than usual and not paying attention to your surroundings? During the holiday season it is common for our minds to be rushing with thoughts of all we need to accomplish while out shopping for friends and family. It’s inevitable — at some…

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Three Places Prone to Slip & Falls

It’s a world of hazards out there. How do we do it? How do we go about our business, as busy as we are, and manage to avoid all of the things that can take us down? Who hasn’t walked on a sidewalk and tripped at least once on uneven concrete slabs? Who hasn’t skidded…

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3 Ways To Practice Safe Boating

While safety should be your first priority when you go out on the water — sadly, it is often the last —taking a back seat to the fun and thrills of being on the ocean or lake. Who wants to get bogged down with safety issues when it’s a free day without no work and…

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Staying Safe During Holiday Traffic

On an average day, 41% of auto accident deaths are related to alcohol. Unfortunately, this already alarming number increases by over 10% during the holiday season. Alcohol related fatalities become more the rule than the exception during seasonal holidays. From holiday parties to evenings with the family — where a drink might seem needed totake the…

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Avoid These Holiday Parking Lot Hazards

The holiday season can be a hectic time of year — you’re moving faster, your kids are moving faster, holiday signs and symbols vie for your attention everywhere and your head spins with the to-do lists. The top priority on your to-do list is probably buying presents for all of your family and friends, which…

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National Bike Month: Ride to Stay Fit and Productive

Bicycles are a passion with children and a very healthy mode of transportation for adults. In my childhood days, I remember pestering my parents to buy me a bike as soon as I knew what a bike was. I took the bike and started riding on the wrong side of the road without a helmet…

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What Doctors Don’t Want You to Know About Medical Malpractice

If you are dealing with a medical issue following a recent hospital stay or doctor visit, chances are that medical personnel may have neglected to carry out their duty to the fullest degree. Suspicions of negligence, however, and proving such negligence, are two different things. Finding out whether a medical malpractice case is valid requires…

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