Zika virus has recently become an epidemic in many South and Central American countries, and is now present in Florida. Zika, which is spread primarily through mosquito bites, poses the largest threat to pregnant women and their fetuses, which may develop serious complications and birth defects. Specifically, the infant’s of Zika-infected mothers develop a condition called microcephaly, causing the infant’s head to be abnormally small and leading to incomplete brain development. Likewise, the Zika virus can also be spread through sexual intercourse, similar to an STD. As discussed below, there are different levels of liability involved in contracting the virus.
If you drive a car, it is very likely that you’ve experienced “road rage.” Road rage typically arises when a driver becomes irritated by the actions of another driver. It is completely normal to feel this anger, but often the rage is disproportionate to the situation and can lead to a dangerous situation. In many cases, [...]
If you or a loved one has suffered an accident or injury, the experienced team at Wittmer|Linehan can help. Wittmer|Linehan represents clients in cases involving physical and non-physical injuries. Our team’s goal is to recover all of your past and future damages and losses. Our attorneys will assist you through the entire process and are [...]
Increased traffic on local roads can make routine commutes a chore for drivers in the Sarasota area. When drivers become stressed out, their reactions are linked to higher aggression which poses a higher risk for collisions. Experts recommend that drivers use the tips below to stay calm during common driving hassles. Road Construction Winding past potholes [...]