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Man dies in hit-and-run collision in Miami, Florida

The Coral Springs area is a bustling metropolitan sprawl, with vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians sharing the road. A desirable place to live, such as Miami, can expect this type of conglomeration, but, unfortunately, this also means that there will be times when deadly collisions will occur involving pedestrians and motorists. That is what happened in the early morning hours on June 3, according to reports.

Focus on health after an accident, but remember legal options

Each year millions of people in America are injured in many different types of accidents. These accidents can leave people suffering from a variety of injuries, including such injuries as whiplash, broken bones and brain injuries in car accidents, to ligament injuries and spinal cord injuries in accidents that occur on another person's property. When Florida residents suffer any kind of injury in these types of circumstances, the obvious primary concern is to get medical treatment as soon as possible.

How do they determine car safety ratings?

There are three things most people consider when looking for a new vehicle: price, style or appearance and safety. The first two are easy to measure-all you have to do is look at it. Safety, though, relies on the word of third parties and many people don't really know what those safety ratings mean.

Hit-and-run crashes are more common than ever before

It may seem unbelievable to decent Florida residents that people would leave the scene of a car accident that they cause. Unfortunately, according to a recent report, these types of hit-and-run accidents are occurring in America these days more often than ever before.

Is "drowsy driving" just as dangerous as drunk driving?

South Florida residents are probably used to seeing news reports about drunk driving arrests in the local area, as well as car accidents that are caused by drunk drivers. It is a sad reality that, despite the best efforts of government entities and non-profit corporations to raise awareness, thousands of Florida residents engage in this dangerous conduct every year. But, is there something else out there that drivers should be aware of? According to a recent news article, the answer is a definite "yes": drowsy driving.

Elderly woman's death leads family to pursue legal action

Many Florida residents have family members who reside at assisted living facilities or nursing homes. When elderly loved ones move into these types of facilities, the expectation is that they will receive the best care and the medical attention they need. Unfortunately, we have all seen news stories about nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have failed to live up to their requirements. A recent news article described a particularly troubling incident at a facility in Florida, in which an elderly female resident died.

The causes and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries

Americans everywhere, including in South Florida, may not realize that on an almost daily basis they are putting themselves in situations in which they may suffer serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries. For most people, the situation occurs when they get behind the wheel of their car. For others, it is when they are walking, jogging or riding a bicycle next to a roadway. All of the people who find themselves in these situations are open to one of the most common causes of injuries in the country: car collisions.

Know your options after a personal injury occurs

Car accidents occur every day in America, especially in large metropolitan areas such as South Florida. Fortunately, most car accidents are minor fender-benders, usually resulting only in damage to the vehicles involved and not injuries to the people in the vehicles. But, unfortunately, there are many accidents that also result in severe injuries, and even death.

Deadly car accident occurs in North Miami Beach

Most Florida residents probably got a chance to have some time off of work to spend with family members and friends over the recent holiday season. But, just imagine having those good times shattered by the death of a family member in a car accident. According to a recent report, at least one family is going through this devastating issue.

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