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Sunny Florida is home to hundreds if not thousands of avid motorcycle riders. However, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that Florida leads the country for the greatest number of motorcycle accidents that are fatal accidents. According to the motorcycle accident data recently released, there were 577 motorcycle rider deaths in […] Read More
For the third consecutive year, helicopter accidents and related fatalities have declined in the United States. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the rate of helicopter accidents in 2016 fell to 3.19 incidents per 100,000 hours in flight.In 2015, 3.67 accidents occurred per 100,000 flight hours. Last year’s fatal accident rate fell to 0.51 […] Read More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released ratings for hospitals throughout the nation revealing that the majority of Florida hospitals rank below the national average. If were injured because of poor medical care while staying in a Florida hospital, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and […] Read More
Nursing Home Abuse is surprisingly common, though many instances are from a source many would not suspect: another resident. A recently published study found that approximately one in five nursing home residents has suffered resident-on-resident abuse. Researchers analyzed incident reports, conducted staff and resident interviews, and observed interactions at 10 urban and suburban New York […] Read More
Stanford researchers have revealed that one percent of doctors are linked to approximately one-third of all paid medical malpractice claims. The study found that those physicians share a common set of characteristics related to gender, age, practice area and prior malpractice claims. The study found that physicians who are most prone to receive a malpractice […] Read More
Florida state troopers have revealed that last year, 186 fatal hit and run accidents were reported. Overall, more than 92,000 hit and run crashes were reported in 2015.The statistics were released in correlation with Florida’s Hit and Run Awareness week, which highlights the impacts of leaving the scene of an accident as well as campaigning […] Read More
Seven South Florida hospitals will see a one percent reduction in Medicare payments for 2016 as a penalty for high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes and injuries to patients. Hospital acquired infections can be especially dangerous for patients who are already in a weakened state in the hospital. If you or someone you loved has […] Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a slight decline in traffic fatalities in 2014. However, despite that decline, early predictions indicate an increase in traffic fatalities for 2015. Over the first half of this year, traffic deaths are projected to climb 8.1 percent. 2014 Traffic Fatality Numbers Data from the NHTSA’s Fatal Analysis […] Read More

Drowsy Driving by the Numbers

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on in Auto Accidents
Drowsy driving is a dangerous and deadly cause of thousands of accidents each year. The effects of fatigued driving inhibit drivers in a way very similar to drunk driving and often have the same fatal effects. Many people think they can drive while tired just once and it will be OK, but its a poor […] Read More

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