Articles Posted in Personal Injury

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When you travel outside of Florida, you of course want to have a great trip. No one expects to suffer a personal injury or thinks about being in a truck accident when they’re outside of Hollywood or their community, but in fact vacation and travel injuries do occur.

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Being injured outside of your state can be especially stressful. It can upset your travel plans and increase your travel costs. When you are far from home, you may also not know insurance laws which can impact your claims and may be far from doctors, family members, and others you would normally trust and rely on in this type of situation.

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Personal trainers can help you reach your fitness goals and many people like the idea of having someone who will keep them on track and will help them train properly. Many celebrities work with personal trainers to get into their best shape, and there is now a large market for noncelebrity people who want to have great results, too.

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Unfortunately, personal trainers can vary widely. Some are highly qualified and professional and help you reach your fitness goals. However, there have been instances where people were injured after following a personal trainer’s diet or have sustained serious injuries from incorrect training. If you want to avoid sports injury but want to work with a personal trainer, there are a few tips you may wish to consider:

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First-year students at college in Miami and other cities in South Florida love the sense of freedom. With the responsibility of being an adult and living on your own, however, comes a greater awareness of personal safety. First-year students can be at risk of crime and personal injury, especially since some fraudsters and criminals may target college students.

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While you are pursing a college education, there are a few tips you can follow to improve your safety, especially during your first year:

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In Hollywood and across South Florida and the entire United States, storms and natural disasters can occur at any time. In Florida, especially, tropical storms and hurricanes can be a danger during parts of the year, threatening lives and causing serious injury.

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Authorities recommend that every home have an emergency preparedness kit to keep households safe during and after a natural disaster. To avoid injury, you will want to pack and check your emergency kit regularly. Your kit should contain:

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If you are travelling in Miami, Hollywood, or anywhere in southern Florida, of course you want to have a stress-free and wonderful vacation, one you remember for many years to come. The last thing you want is to remember your vacation as a painful experience. Taking a few steps before you travel can help you avoid travel injuries while on vacation.

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Before traveling, reduce your risk of injury by:

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If, like millions of people, you are travelling to South Florida, you may be expecting nothing more than wonderful memories, delicious food, endless beaches, crashing waves, and a terrific holiday. Certainly, that is what most visitors to Hollywood, Miami, and South Florida enjoy. However, if you are injured on vacation, there are a few things you need to know.

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In fact, vacation injuries at any tourist destination are more common than many travelers realize. Hotel injuries can occur due to slip and fall accidents, cruise ships can be the site of near-drownings, overboard incidents, or criminal activity. Whether you are taking a taxi, plane, bus, rental car, or any method of transportation, you may find yourself in a traffic accident. Even if you’re driving, unfamiliar signs and traffic conditions can mean you are at risk of a car accident in Hollywood or your Florida destination.

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Whether you have been in a traffic collision, have suffered a work injury at your Hollywood job, or have sustained any other serious injury which requires you to stay at your South Florida home to recover, keep in mind that the days and weeks following your injury are important. If you take risks during your recovery, you could end up facing complications and even re-injury.

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To stay safe as you recover, make sure that you:

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Flaxman Law Group would like to extend warm wishes for a safe and happy July 4 to all our readers and clients, as well as their families. To make this July 4 holiday fun and safe for everyone, we would like to also remind all our readers and clients of these safety tips:

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Prolonged sun exposure and sunburns can increase the risk of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer prevention is important and it begins with limited exposure to the sun. Even one serious sunburn before adulthood and can be enough to increase your likelihood of getting this disease, so carefully monitoring UV exposure is important.

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May is skin cancer awareness month, so this is a good month to review safety precautions when it comes to the sun. This is especially important in Hollywood, Miami, and all of southern Florida, where the sun’s rays are especially intense and where more residents and visitors spend a lot of time outdoors.

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