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Palm Beach County Truck Accident News Roundup June 19

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Driving on I-95 in South Florida can be terrifying for the uninitiated. Anyone who thinks that South Florida is one of the easiest places in the United States to drive because of the flat terrain and the abundance of spacious parking lots has never seen the madness of Palm Beach County’s major roads. 18-wheeler… Read More »

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Tesla Model 3 Is No Magic Carpet Ride, Product Liability Lawsuit Alleges

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Despite the scary headlines that vie for your clicks, electric cars are generally very safe, at least as safe as conventional cars. All new products have a few glitches, though, and unfortunately sometimes they do not get worked out until after the products are commercially available and after some accidents have happened. People who… Read More »

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Husband of Woman Who Died from an Infection After Receiving Spinal Injections Wins Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

A medical error by a doctor or hospital employee can turn a patient’s life upside down every bit as much as a car accident or slip and fall accident can. Doctors do not intentionally harm patients (the few that do are subject to the same criminal penalties as anyone else who intentionally harms another… Read More »

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Florida Motorcycle Accident Facts and Statistics

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Even though people who crave danger are often attracted to the idea of riding a motorcycle, motorcycle riding has become much safer in recent years. The bikes themselves are safer, as the safety features for all types of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, has improved, and current traffic laws aim to protect motorcyclists as well… Read More »

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Premises Liability in Florida: To What Extent Are Property Owners Responsible for the Safety of Guests on Their Property?

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

It appears that Disney World is about to be a defendant in another premises liability lawsuit. Lisa Dixon of Celebration, Florida was walking on the dock that leads from the Polynesian Village Resort to the ferry boat that takes guests to the Magic Kingdom theme park when a bird flew toward her and collided… Read More »

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Whiplash: A Potentially Serious Injury That Can Result from Even Minor Car Accidents

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Driver’s ed teachers, frequently asked questions pages on car insurance websites, and police officers who take statements from drivers and passengers at the scene of a car accident all agree that you should go to a doctor’s office or hospital to be examined after you are involved in a car accident, even if you… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Verdict Against Boca Raton Healthcare Staffing Firm Highlights Several Important Risks of Birth Injury

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

When you see advertisements on television for medical malpractice law firms, they often mention birth injury cases as one of the types of medical malpractice cases they handle. Just what is a birth injury, though, and what does it have to do with medical malpractice? Birth injuries occur when and error by a physician… Read More »

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Palm Beach County Car Accident News Roundup June 30

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Palm Beach County has the highest per capita income of all the counties in Florida, but behind its luxuries lurk many hazards. The roads are great for driving fast, but it is obvious how dangerous that is. The Florida Turnpike in Palm Beach County is one of the most comfortable ways to take a… Read More »

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Royal Palm Beach Man Sues Royal Caribbean Cruise Because of Medical Error by Infirmary Doctor

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

What is the biggest health hazard associated with cruise ships? Is it seasickness? Is it the close quarters, which are so conducive to the spread of infectious diseases? Consider how norovirus is notorious for affecting cruise ship passengers. Is it the buffet tables overflowing with artery-clogging burgers and pancreas-busting desserts, plus endless leisure time… Read More »

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Miami Herald Report Shows That South Florida Has a High Rate of Train Accidents

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

People who visit Florida from eminently walkable cities like New York and Washington, D.C. often comment on how little public transportation there is in the Sunshine State’s major urban areas. A map of the bus routes in South Florida reveals huge, densely populated areas with no public transportation at all. Many Palm Beach County… Read More »

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