January 10, 2013

Red Light Cameras Are Here!

This month, red light cameras are coming to Jacksonville. For years, Florida state law neither allowed not prohibited red light cameras until July 2010, when a […]
January 9, 2013

Vulnerable Adults are protected under Florida Chapter 415

Exploitation of Elderly Elder abuse is a general term used to describe certain types of harm to older adults. Other terms commonly used include: elder mistreatment, […]
January 9, 2013

Is your hospital hurting you?

We go to hospitals when we are sick. Why, then, do so many people get even sicker in hospitals? Remember this motto: Your health is too […]
January 7, 2013

Thousands of Mistakes Made in Surgery Every Year

Malpractice occurs when a medical professional violates a standard of care. In most cases defining that standard and comparing it against the action of the defendant […]
January 3, 2013

Inexpensive test could save newborn lives from congenital heart defects

Congenital heart defects (CHDs) account for nearly 30% of infant deaths due to birth defects. In the United States, about 7,200 (or 18 per 10,000) babies […]
January 3, 2013

Bounce house injuries are on the rise

December 2012: If you’re not a parent, you may not be aware of the popularity of inflatable bounce houses, but they are popping up more and […]
January 3, 2013

3 killed on New Year’s Day in 2 separate accidents

1/2/13: In the first hour of 2013, traffic homicide investigators were called to two major crashes that took three lives and sent four others to area […]
December 21, 2012

One child dies every three weeks from a TV tipping over

It is that time – holiday break for thousands of children all over the nation.   As children are released from school and have long periods of […]
December 20, 2012

Texting and Driving Soon to Be Illegal in FL?

The long battle to make it illegal for Florida drivers to text while driving may soon be over.  Several bills are moving through the state House […]