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Carnival Worker’s Injury Highlights the Lack of Regulation of Amusement Park Rides in Central Florida

Rides in Central Florida

Michael Damaso / 01-15-2020 / Theme park accidents

Visitors at Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Waterford Lakes Town Center witnessed a frightening event last month after a 37-year-old man was pinned between a claw carnival ride. The injured man was a worker who fell from a ladder during a pre-operative check of the ride. He was freed before paramedics arrived and was transported […]


Hoverboard Safety Still a Major Concern in 2020


Michael Damaso / 01-08-2020 / Personal Injury

Hoverboards have increased in popularity in recent years, but that doesn’t mean they have become any less dangerous.  Hoverboards are electric and hands-free, self-balancing scooters. The speed of a hoverboard can range depending upon the brand, but most travel between 6 mph and 15 mph. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, after […]


11 Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Fool Florida Car Accident Victims

Fool Florida Car Accident Victims

Michael Damaso / 12-18-2019 / Auto Accidents

Being involved in a car accident is a stressful event but dealing with insurance companies after the accident can be just as frustrating. Following the trauma of a serious car accident, a person is often in a state of emotional shock, and at the same time getting treatment for multiple injuries. Insurance companies will often […]


The Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in Florida

Slip and Fall Accidents

Michael Damaso / 12-18-2019 / Slip And Fall

Approximately one million people are admitted to the hospital each year due to injuries sustained from slip and fall accidents.  These injuries can range from bumps and bruises to fractures, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and even death.  The most common causes of these accidents might surprise you, what’s even more surprising […]


Nissan Recalls More Than 400,000 Cars in U.S. Due to Fire Risk


Michael Damaso / 11-20-2019 / Car Accident

Nissan has recalled over 400,000 cars in the U.S. due to a defect in the braking system that could cause the vehicles to suddenly catch fire. The four specific Nissan models included in the recall are the 2015 to 2018 models of the Nissan Murano SUV, 2016 to 2018 models of the Nissan Maxima sedan, […]


What Are a Homeowner’s Responsibilities When It Comes to Backyard Swimming Pools?


Michael Damaso / 11-15-2019 / Premises Negligence

Owning a backyard pool can be a lot of fun, especially on those warm Florida days, but it is also a huge responsibility. Having a pool on your property drastically increases the likelihood of a drowning, no matter how careful a homeowner may be. In fact, every year, approximately 7,000 drowning deaths occur in the […]


10-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Fall from Florida Zip Line Attraction


Michael Damaso / 11-12-2019 / Theme park accidents

A 10-year-old boy sustained serious injuries after he fell from a zip line attraction at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park in Lakeland, Florida. Video surveillance released last week captured the horrifying moment. The child was on a zip line ride called “Sky Rider.” Before taking off, passengers are to be strapped in via a […]


Federal Investigation Launched into the Cause of Tesla Battery Fires


Michael Damaso / 11-12-2019 / Auto Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into the cause of Tesla fires due to a defect in the vehicles’ batteries. This investigation covers Model S and Model X Tesla vehicles that were manufactured between the years 2012 and 2019 and were sold in the United States. The term “investigation” is […]


Trucking Accident Fatalities Reach Highest Level in Nearly Three Decades


Michael Damaso / 11-05-2019 / Truck Accident

A trucking accident poses a serious risk of catastrophic injury or death. These accidents can be deadly, due to a number of factors, including the sheer size of the truck, the speed at which it is traveling and the force of impact. The number of lives lost in large truck accidents have reached the highest […]


The Most Dangerous Intersections in Central Florida

Dangerous Intersections_

Michael Damaso / 11-05-2019 / Auto Accidents

Central Florida’s interstates, roads and highways are some of the most dangerous in country. Approximately 395,000 car accidents happen on Florida roads every year, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. I-4 has been named as the most dangerous interstate in the country, based on fatalities per mile.  According to MetroPlan Orlando, the following intersections […]


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