Summer Recreation: Accidents and the hidden dangers of rental waivers

Summer vacation is just weeks away for many Americans. That means travel, campouts, fireworks, fun in the sun, and beach outings – among others. Most people let their guard down when they take off for a few days. But this is the time when injuries and accidents pile up, especially among children. Consider these stats from the Consumer Product Safety …

How Florida law treats e-scooters

How Florida law treats e-scooters: Electric scooters accidents are popping up in South Florida, and now one unlucky rider died in a crash with a car on a busy Fort Lauderdale street. Florida law lacks specifics to deal with the proliferation of e-scooters like Bird, Lyft, Lime, and Bolt now popular in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. In Florida, mopeds, electric scooters, …

Keeping Your Kids Safe on the Way to School

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Keeping Your Kids Safe on the Way to School Now that schools are back in session in South Florida, here’s what you need to know about safety for your kids on the road. Much of the concern regarding school safety remains on the roadway, where most dangers exist. Kids are either walking to school, taking a school bus or getting …

Ensuring Summertime Swim Safety

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Ensuring Summertime Swim Safety Studies show that most drowning incidents occur in swimming pools. However, young children have been known to drown in less than two inches of water. Florida The problem is worse in Florida, which has lost more children to drownings than any other state. The statistics are startling:  In 2017, there were 51 fatal child drownings in …

Tips for Motorcycle Safety in Florida

Tips for Motorcycle Safety in Florida May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and it has never been more relevant than now for Floridians. Florida Highway Patrol reported 9,500 motorcycle crashes in 2017. About 611 people died in those accidents. Safety is at the heart of reducing accidents and deaths. The fact is, motorcyclists are 27 more times likely than passenger car …

The Winston Law Firm is Accepting “Mass Torts” Cases

The Winston Law Firm is Accepting “Mass Torts” Cases Many reading this have heard about (or seen advertisements on TV) regarding “Mass Tort” claims.  Generally, these cases involve defective or dangerous consumer products, medications or medical devices.  Some of the more well-known have involved asbestos products, TVM (trans-vaginal mesh) and various medications, both prescription and over-the-counter. In order to effectively …

Motorcycle accident kills Boynton Beach man

On Wednesday night, Ira Rosenberg, 59, of Boynton Beach, was hit by a car and killed on Boynton Beach Boulevard. Rosenberg was riding his 1974 Harley Davidson motorcycle on El Clair Ranch Road when he was hit by a 1997 Pontiac after driving through a red light while making a left turn onto Boynton Beach Boulevard.  Denise Robinson, 30, was …

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer There is no shortage of attorneys who are more than willing to take your business. However, simply because someone has a law degree and is willing to discuss your case with you does not mean that he or she is competent to handle your particular legal situation. One of the main goals of this …