Don’t Forget Your Seatbelt!

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When something is in motion, it stays that way until it hits an immovable object. Thus, when you ride in a car, the car isn’t the only thing moving—you are as well. If the car stops gently, you stop gently. When the car stops quickly, you keep moving and jerk forward and back. In most […]

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Dangers of Distracted Driving

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You’re driving down the road with your family when you stop at a light. You take a moment to look at your rear view mirror and notice that the person braking behind you has their hands and eyes fixed on texting something from their phone. The person looks up just in time to avoid rear-ending […]

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Consultation Checklist: What Should I Bring?

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If you’ve endured a personal injury due to the carelessness of someone else, there may be information you need to collect and preserve to hold the other party accountable for their recklessness.   After scheduling a free consultation to meet with a Parvey & Frankel attorney, make sure you collect everything needed for your first […]

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Check the Backseat Before You Leave

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Although Southwest Florida is beautiful year around, the temperature rises and we experience hot and humid weather during the spring and summer months. This excess heat and humidity creates health hazards, especially for kids. A child’s small body is unable to regulate internal body temperature, and increases in temperature 3-5 times faster than adults when […]

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How to Avoid a DUI

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Americans take 233 billion trips in cars each year. Every day, approximately 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve alcohol-impaired drives. This totals to one death every 51 minutes. So a proportionally tiny amount of bad behavior is one of the major causes of death and injury on our […]

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Defective Power Tools

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Defective power tools and machinery are often identified as the cause of serious injuries or death in accidents on the job as well as accidental injuries occurring in private individuals’ garages or homes. Power tool defects are sometimes attributable to a manufacturer, and sometimes to someone else, such as a marketer, a supervisor, a repair or […]

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Minor Accidents & Fender-benders

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You get into your car, reach over to change the radio station and begin to back out of your space in the local grocery store’s parking lot. All of a sudden, another car from the lane behind you decides to back out and just as you try to put your foot on the brake to […]

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Negligent Security Claims

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When you drop your child off at daycare, visit a school or stay at a hotel, you expect your family to be safe from crime. Likewise, most of us trust our bosses to maintain our protection when we are on the job.   But what happens when you suffer a loss or injury on someone else’s property […]

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National Do Something Nice Day

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The seasons change so  fast, and before you know it, it’s already Fall!  More excitingly, it’s the best month of the year, October. What’s even better? National Do Something Nice Day falls on October 5! There are many ways to contribute your own participation to this event. Whether you driving in a car, taking a troll […]

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Nursing Home Abuse

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Elderly abuse in nursing homes is an “invisible” problem, due to many patients’ failure to speak up about their experience. Some elderly patients struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, making themselves more at risk of enduring harm that goes unnoticed. Physical forms of elderly physical abuse may include abrasions that resemble injuries from ropes or straps, scratches, […]

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