Slip, trip, and fall accidents are a common cause of injury in the United States. They may not seem like complicated matters – how often have you tripped without any injury? Yet, some slip, trip, and fall accidents can lead to serious injury including broken bones, torn ligaments, or head, neck or spine injuries that…

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has lowered its star ratings for 1 in 11 of the nation’s nursing homes — almost 1,400 of them — due to either inadequate numbers of registered nurses or a failure to provide federally-mandated data that proved they had the required nursing coverage, federal records released in…

More American women are dying from pregnancy-related complications than any other developed country in the world. Let that sink in for a moment. The United States, for all its wealth and technology and highly skilled professionals, is the most dangerous developed country in the world for a woman to give birth. Where deaths per 100,000…

Attorney Mike Trentalange secures medical malpractice recovery for couple whose son was born with severe birth defects. July 23, 2018, Tampa, FL – A Tampa, Florida Jury returned a $41.1 million verdict in a medical negligence case tried by Mike Trentalange of Trentalange & Kelley, P.A. The jury found in favor of a Hillsborough County…

It’s finally here…summer! Beautiful weather, family fun, and outdoor activities are endless for the next 92 days. Unfortunately, so are the dangers of heat stroke, drowning, accidents, and other summer activity hazards. Below are some important safety tips to keep your summer emergency free. Safety Tips for Drivers and Motorcyclists The summer months bring an…

It’s finally here…summer! Beautiful weather, family fun, and outdoor activities are endless for the next 92 days. Unfortunately, so are the dangers of heat stroke, drowning, accidents, and other summer activity hazards. Below are some important safety tips to keep your summer emergency free. Safety Tips for Swimmers and Boaters Florida is known for its…

In urban environments like Tampa Bay, commuting by bicycle is becoming more common. In fact, there was a 21% increase in cyclists traveling to work from 2000-2012. But how safe is riding a bicycle in rush-hour congestion or even on a Sunday afternoon? According to the most recent data from the National Highway Safety Administration,…

You use dozens of products every day. Most of them function properly every time, but sometimes, due to defective or flawed design, manufacturing, labeling, or instructions, they can cause harm or injury. Any product – from a hair dryer to a food product or even a coffee mug – can cause serious injuries. You may…

When thinking about nursing home abuse, your first thought is probably physical abuse or neglect, but financial exploitation is another type of abuse that nursing home residents can experience. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, financial exploitation of the elderly is the most common type of elder abuse, with 5% of older Americans falling…

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