Florida paramedic killed in motorcycle accident

A 22-year-old firefighter and paramedic was killed last Thursday after his motorcycle struck the back wheel of a tractor on Highway 89. The first responder was heading home after one of his EMS shifts, and was northbound on Highway 89. He was behind a tractor, being driven by a 45-year-old man, when the accident took place. The tractor, which was …

Teenager found guilty of burning Ft. Lauderdale classmate

The personal injury lawyers of the Winston Law Firm, P.A. have learned that a Fort Lauderdale jury has convicted a teenager of aggravated battery in regards to setting a classmate on fire three years ago. The teenager was the mastermind behind a plan to douse a classmate in rubbing alcohol and ultimately set him ablaze. He conspired with two other …

Fort Lauderdale car wash damaged by truck accident

A car wash in South Florida is handling the aftermath of a truck accident that took place Tuesday night. A truck was traveling near 34th Avenue and Broward Boulevard when the driver lost control of the vehicle when attempting to make a U-turn. As a result of this, the truck crashed into the car wash that was located at that …

Fort Lauderdale hospital receives highest marks in patient safety

A hospital safety score system was recently put in place by experts from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and the non-profit hospital safety organization, The Leapfrog Group. These experts formed a panel that rated hospitals throughout the country based on their ability to keep patients safe during their time at a hospital. Twenty six different measures were taken into consideration when handing …