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Whiplash Caused by Rear-End Accidents, West Palm Beach Attorney Explains

Whiplash occurs when the head and neck move forward and back in a very fast motion, which commonly occurs in rear-end car accidents. That quick motion can cause damage to the connective tissue in the neck.   Sometimes the pain caused by whiplash is not felt right away. Instead, it can take hours or days for symptoms to appear. In some cases, whiplash...

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Recovering From Traumatic Brain Injury Following an Accident, West Palm Beach Attorney Discusses

Every year, millions of people nationwide sustain a traumatic brain injury. Some die from their injuries. Many require prolonged care and hospitalization. The recovery process can take several weeks to many years. And cognitive issues may persist for the rest of a victim’s life to varying degrees.   How traumatic injury affects the brain Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are defined as damage...

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Holiday Driving Risks In West Palm Beach: An Attorney Discusses

The holidays are upon us. Many people in West Palm Beach will be traveling, celebrating with family and friends, and hitting up retail stores in pursuit of gift-giving. However, this time of year ushers in risky driving habits. In fact, Christmas and New Year’s ranked significantly high in traffic fatalities in comparison to the daily...

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What A Car Accident Does to Your Body, A West Palm Beach Attorney Discusses

Whether it’s a head-on collision or T-bone crash, auto accidents in West Palm Beach can happen unexpectedly. And the higher the force of impact, the more likely you will sustain an injury. In an article by Student Edge, Dr. David Logan, a researcher at Melbourne’s Monash University Accident Research Centre, explains how your body absorbs...

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When West Palm Beach Drivers Ignore Traffic Signals

Accidents caused by drivers who ignore traffic signals happen far too often in West Palm Beach and throughout Florida. In many cases, drivers who run red lights do so because they are in a hurry. They may see the light turn yellow and speed up. Others may run straight through a red light.   Red light running can also...

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Why Florida Motorists Over 65 Should Discuss Their Driving Abilities

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), around 83 percent of elderly drivers reportedly never discussed their ability to drive safely with family members or doctors.   Due to declining vision, judgment, and overall driving ability, elder drivers are not only likely to suffer severe or fatal injuries in a crash, but also to potentially harm other road users.   Senior...

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What Is Being Done To Reduce Fatal Accidents In Florida?

With the growing economy and cheaper gas, more drivers are taking to Florida roads. Unfortunately, the careless actions of even one negligent driver can put many road users at risk of being fatally injured. In response to the growing number of fatal accidents, the automobile industry has been taking measures to make vehicles safer. In...

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Distracted Pedestrian Concern Overblown, Study Shows

Florida has had the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most dangerous places for pedestrians in the entire country. West Palm Beach has been noted to be especially perilous. In recent years, "distracted walking" has been discussed as a possible cause of many pedestrian accidents. But new research casts doubt on this idea. A recent...

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