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New Research Shows That Infants, Children, and Teens Are Especially At Risk after Radiation Accidents Due To Smaller Size

By Jeff Brown |

According to research released by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published in Pediatrics on November 26, children, infants, and teens are more susceptible to radiation poisoning and more likely to develop serious medical issues as a result, including certain cancers and mental health issues. This most frequently happens as a result of being… Read More »

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Serious Dog Bite Attack in Florida Leaves Young Girl in Critical Condition

By Jeff Brown |

A serious dog attack incident involving a little girl in Florida has unfortunately left her in critical condition. Three-year-old Alyssa Bartolotta was with her aunt, who was visiting a friend, when a dog ran out of the front door and grabbed her by the face. She was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in… Read More »

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Algae Blooms. Bacteria & Dangerous Products Sending Floridians to the Emergency Room This Summer

By Jeff Brown |

There have been a number of concerns of late involving Floridians being significantly harmed by what many would label a failure of our state and federal agencies to keep the environment safe (and products) for human use, as we discuss below. Sewage Spills In late July, one of the pipes abandoned and replaced almost… Read More »

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Can E-Cigarettes Cause Injuries?

By Jeff Brown |

As recently covered by People and ABC Action News, one Florida producer who worked for CNBC died in early May after his vape pen (also known as an “e-cigarette”) exploded, causing a massive fire in his home. When the pen exploded, the projectile penetrated his brain and skull. It also caused a massive fire,… Read More »

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Unforeseen Danger at the Gym

By Jeff Brown |

If you’ve joined a gym, you know the standard contract you sign relieves the facility of liability for personal injury under a variety of circumstances, such as injuring yourself while incorrectly using the machinery. However, Consumer Reports discusses a new type of threat at the gym – one that leads to serious skin infections…. Read More »

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Child Acquires Mysterious Injuries at Florida Preschool

By Jeff Brown |

After one couple’s child came home with suspicious bruises on her cheeks, surveillance revealed that the toddler acquired the bruises due to being force-fed by her teacher at her preschool, King’s Academy in West Palm Beach. The parents are now suing the school for injuring their daughter, as the video explicitly shows the child’s… Read More »

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Several Florida Nursing Home Residents Dead after Storm Has Families Wondering About Negligence

By Jeff Brown |

On September 13th, eight nursing home residents were found dead in the wake of Florida’s post-hurricane heat. When police entered the home after the storm, they found a foot of standing water filled with feces and urine. Many are now wondering why some facilities in the state were able to take care of residents… Read More »

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When People Are Injured or Killed at State Fairs, Who’s Responsible?

By Jeff Brown |

It’s the type of accident that haunts every parent’s worst nightmares: a ride that malfunctions at a state fair and injures and kills people in the process. On July 26th, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed and seven others severely injured when the “Fire Ball” attraction at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned, falling apart in… Read More »

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When Sexual Abuse Is a Personal Injury

By Jeff Brown |

The issue of sexual abuse in conjunction with certain religious figures has been rampant in the news lately, not only implicating particular churches, but some schools as well. For example, on Monday, May 22, 13 former faculty and staff members were named in conjunction with investigations involving substantial claims of sexual misconduct involving students…. Read More »

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When Airlines Use Excessive Force on Customers

By Jeff Brown |

The incident involving United Airlines and the passenger they forcibly removed in order to board staffers at the last minute has received widespread attention, particularly because of the severe personal injuries suffered by this man, David Dao. Dao was forcibly removed and hospitalized for his injuries after being forcibly dragged down the plane’s aisle… Read More »

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Death of Florida Inmate Highlights Abuse and Injury Incidents in Prisons

By Jeff Brown |

A report released by Prosecutors in Miami-Dade County on March 17th concerning the suspicious circumstances surrounding one inmate’s physical injuries and death in the Dade Correctional Institute has many Floridians concerned about the abuse of prisoners that has been documented (and litigated over) in the state. The inmate—Darren Rainey—died after corrections officers locked him… Read More »

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