May Accident and Injury News
A Florida woman from Duval County (Jacksonville) Florida was recently awarded $100,000 dollars for her injuries. She was burned by a cup of Starbucks Coffee. Joanne Mogavero, the plaintiff won the lawsuit after the jury found Starbucks negligent for the coffee cup lid popping off, making her drink spill onto her lap. The drink was scalding hot.
Memorial Day Weekend Tips!
Read these tips to ensure you have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!
Get ready for an above-average active hurricane season starting June 1st. The NOAA predicts that there will be a 70 percent chance there will be between 11 to 17 named storms this year. Make sure that your family is prepared to handle a major storm, as well as your house. Be proactive and have everything ready before a storm hits! Read more here.
At a kid’s birthday party recently, children were jumping in a bounce house. A neighbor came across the street and tried to pull the plug on what he thought was the DJ, but it was the bounce house. The bouncy quickly deflated and family and friends rushed over once they realized to try to pull the kids. Thankfully there were no serious injuries but, it was could’ve easily ended worse.
During the summer, you can see boats out all over the bay. In Florida, they are widely used in all types of conditions. All this to say, it’s not crazy to think that they can be just as dangerous as car accidents. Boats also do not come equipped with safety features that cars have such as brakes, seat belts and airbags. So potentially they are even more dangerous than cars.
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