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Laws Created to Reduce Truck Accidents

Truck accident lawyers throughout Florida are hoping that the advent of new laws will reduce truck accidents, making roads safer for car drivers. Federal Regulations Fatigue is a major factor in truck accidents. This fact led the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) or the U.S. Department of Transportation to mandate new federal regulations dedicated to reducing fatigue in commercial truck drivers. Commercial truck drivers work long hours on a daily and weekly basis and are exceptionally prone to fatigue.

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Truck Accidents in Florida Each Year

How Many Truck Accidents Are There Each Year in Florida? Truck accidents are increasing at an alarming rate in the state of Florida. An accident with a truck or other commercial vehicle isn’t like an accident involving a car or other small vehicle. The results of a truck accident are often devastating. Truck Accident Statistics ● Every sixteen minutes a person is gravely injured or killed in a truck-related accident in the United States.● There are over 400,000 accidents involving

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Miami Beach Taser Death Revives Debate Over Product Safety

The tragic death of an 18-year old graffiti artist in Miami Beach earlier this month is sure to spark renewed debate over the safety of stun guns that deliver electric shocks to incapacitate their targets. A related question concerns when it is reasonable to use the stun guns if they should be used at all. An investigation last year conducted by Amnesty International uncovered at least 500 deaths since 2001 that occurred after a person was Tasered. At least 60

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Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Later in Life

It is obvious that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause significant cognitive impairments following a head injury in a slip and fall, auto accident, or another personal injury. But did you know that a TBI also greatly increases an individual’s likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia, even years after the accident? Research conducted over the past 30 years has turned up this link in study after study. One study found that young adults who

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