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Traffic Deaths Show Startling Spike Second Year in a Row

By Jeff Brown |

The traffic accident statistics for 2016 were just released, and they are dismal: According to the report, 40,200 people died in auto accidents in 2016 alone, making 2016 the first year—since 2007—to see more than 40,000 people die in auto accidents, and making the recent two-year increase (14 percent) the largest in more than… Read More »

Safety

Construction of Pipeline in Florida Has Those Nearby Worried About Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

Florida citizens upset about the construction of a $3.2 billion natural gas pipeline that will stretch 268 miles (or 829 kilometers) from Alabama to Florida have started protesting against its construction, concerned that it will threaten the environment, freshwater supply, and the state’s future in solar energy. Some are also concerned that an accident… Read More »

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Housing That Is Dangerous and Unfair To Consumers

By Jeff Brown |

Recently, the New York Times reported on an issue that is hurting residents all over the country, not only in terms of injury and harm, but also in terms of civil rights, contracts, and consumer protection. The article details the many moldy, decrepit, and unfit homes that have been and continue to be turned… Read More »

MedLaws

Jury Awards $2.85 Million in Broward County Medical Malpractice Case

By Jeff Brown |

On February 6th, a jury found a Broward County doctor liable for $2.4 million in damages for failing to properly treat a 72-year-old retired police officer—Jerry Pettigrossi—who was suffering from an autoimmune disorder and ended up dying as the result of the medical care he received. Allegedly, Pettigrossi was placed on the regular medical… Read More »

Malpractice

Florida Supreme Court Questions Whether State Medical Malpractice Law Violates Patient Privacy

By Jeff Brown |

On December 8th, the Florida Supreme Court reviewed a case that could have repercussions for victims of medical malpractice who choose to bring malpractice lawsuits here in Florida. The case centers around a 2013 state medical malpractice law that allows what are known as “ex parte communications,” or communications between attorneys and doctors who… Read More »

Pacifier

New Study Highlights Toxins in Baby Pacifiers

By Jeff Brown |

A new study just released by the American Chemical Society found that the most popular teething rings contain hormone-disrupting chemicals and toxins linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, obesity, and heart disease. Although the teethers were found to contain these harmful substances—including Bisphenol A (BPA), Bisphenol S, Bisphenol F, parabens, and antimicrobials… Read More »

SlipFall

New Rules Aimed At Reducing Slip and Fall Accidents Could Leave Employers Liable

By Jeff Brown |

New rules finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which will go into effect on January 17th of the new year, require all employers to take stringent steps to prevent slip and fall accidents. While the construction industry has long been dealing with such requirements, these rules now essentially apply to all… Read More »

A New Crisis in Distracted Driving & Auto Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

After being on the decline over the last forty years, in 2015, highway fatalities due to auto accidents were recorded at their largest annual percentage increase in over 50 years. And the numbers for 2016—thus far—are even worse: fatalities jumped more than 10 percent in the first six months alone. What’s causing this crisis… Read More »

Used Cars Slipping Past Recalls, Leading To Deaths on the Road

By Jeff Brown |

On October 26th, the New York Times featured an article on how used cars are falling through the cracks when it comes to recall safeguards, placing many drivers in danger each year. Although consumers may believe that the Takata airbag disaster is over and done with, in fact, it claimed another life recently. Cars… Read More »

The Dangers of Faulty & Underinflated Tires

By Jeff Brown |

According to recently-released statistics, every year, 40,000 Americans die in auto accidents and only nine percent of the cars out there on the road have properly inflated tires. In fact, under inflated tires are significantly contributing to dangerous accidents. Because many of these accidents involve teens or inexperienced drivers, a campaign launched by state… Read More »

Boca Raton Personal Injury

Lavalle, Brown & Ronan, Attorneys at Law, is located in Boca Raton, FL and serves clients in and around Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach, Pahokee, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Loxahatchee, Dania, Broward County and Palm Beach County.

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