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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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Florida Students Found To Be At Risk of Lead Exposure

By Jeff Brown |

On June 5th, health experts warned that Florida’s children are likely being exposed to heightened levels of lead in their school drinking water on a regular basis. This exposure can lead to aggressive behavior and IQ loss, amongst other symptoms and illnesses. Tests were conducted in 16 cities in the state’s capital, all of… Read More »

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May News in Florida: Dangerous Sinkholes and Exploding Airbags

By Jeff Brown |

Florida news headlines of late have covered issues involving serious personal injury concerns: one highlighted how Florida now leads the nation in the highest number of Takata-airbag-related injuries and deaths; the other on how worker negligence will open upon up deep sinkholes in the Sunshine State, leading to injuries, death, and property damage, in… 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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The FIU Bridge Collapse: Who Knew What Beforehand?

By Jeff Brown |

The tragedy that occurred with the Florida International University bridge collapse has been all over the news, especially as emergency crews recovered the last two of the total six victims killed on Sunday, March 18th, one of which included a married father of three. The bridge broke into pieces and came crashing down on… Read More »

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Was An Individual Or Agency Responsible For The February Florida School Shooting?

By Jeff Brown |

The tragic Florida shooting has dominated headlines in our sunshine state of late. With 17 killed and others injured in the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland on February 14th, many are now looking at whether anyone knew—ahead of time—that the shooter (Nikolas Cruz) posed a danger to the public, and whether… Read More »

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In Wake of Florida Nursing Home Deaths Ruled Homicides, Important Changes Coming

By Jeff Brown |

In the fall, we reported on the September tragedy at the Hollywood Hills nursing home, whereby a number of residents were found dead after the havoc that Hurricane Irma wreaked. In late December, twelve out of fourteen of those deaths were declared homicides, and steps were taken to prevent similar tragedies in the future…. Read More »

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Investigation Reveals Widespread Abuse in Florida Juvenile Detention Facilities

By Jeff Brown |

A Miami Herald investigation into Florida’s juvenile detention facilities revealed harrowing details involving guards provoking incarcerated adolescents into fighting and injuring each other. It also revealed guards bribing and beating the teens, prompting two Florida lawmakers to make surprise visits and inspect the facility conditions. Investigators looked at 10 years’ worth of data from… 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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