During Florida’s rainy season from May to October, storms causing any amount of rainfall create dangerous driving conditions on our roads. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determined that the likelihood of a crash after rainfall on wet pavement is higher than on roadways covered in sleet, snow or ice. NHTSA determined [...]
Sarasota, Manatee and the surrounding areas provide a beautiful backdrop for those who enjoy riding motorcycles. Unfortunately, even with proper protective gear, motorcyclists are often injured in accidents due to the actions of inattentive, negligent, or reckless drivers.
Slip-and-falls are the leading cause of workplace accidents and injuries. According to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Insurance Workplace Safety Index, businesses in the United States paid more than $11 billion in 2015 in direct workers’ compensation costs for accidents involving slips, trips and falls. This figure does not include the costs of liability or lost productivity. [...]
Distracted driving is the leading cause of automobile accidents. Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. In 2013, the National Safety Council estimated that there were 1.4 million crashes in the United States involving cell phone use. Moreover, teenagers drivers, with less experience behind the wheel, are more likely to [...]