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Personal Injury Law Firm in Orlando Lauds FSU Head Injury Work

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Orlando Accident Lawyers on Distracted Driving Lawsuits

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Orlando Personal Injury Attorney: Accidents in Roadway Work Zones

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Injury and Accident Lawyers in Orlando: Slow Down

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Orlando Personal Injury Law Firm on Construction Work Dangers

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="18707" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][mkd_custom_font font_size="30px" font_weight="600" text_transform="Uppercase" content_custom_font="Orlando Personal Injury Law Firm " color="#000000"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Martinez Manglardi PA wants to remind workers to be safe and avoid workplace injury. In Florida, on-the-job or work-related accidents kill nearly 300 people a year. A recent report from FairWarning says that falling from scaffolds, roofs or any elevated platform is the biggest killer. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, falling kills nearly 900 workers every year nationwide. Construction sites are the most dangerous, with falls accounting for almost 40 percent of workplace fatalities. Last year,  a scaffold collapse killed two workers at a construction...

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Free Consultation with Orlando Car Accident Lawyers?

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Central Florida Car Accident Attorneys: Slow Down, Move Over

Central Florida Car Accident Attorneys Martinez Manglardi PA are reminding drivers to slow down for emergency vehicles. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, so far this year, 14 State Troopers have been hit by cars and killed nationwide. In all of 2017, nine Troopers died that way across the country. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) says “Florida law requires you to Move Over a lane when you can safely do so. This applies to stopped law enforcement, emergency, sanitation, utility service vehicles and tow trucks or wreckers.” In 2018, there were 231 Florida car...

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Orlando Auto Accident Attorneys: Takata Air Bag Car Accidents

Orlando auto accident attorneys Martinez Manglardi PA say that defective Takata airbags have killed at least 24 people. In the latest incident, metal shards from an exploding airbag killed an Arizona man in a car accident. In what has become the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history," auto manufacturers have ordered about 42 million cars returned to dealers for repairs. Toyota says that the number will reach 70 million by the end of this year. The Takata scandal has been unfolding for decades. It's a tale of negligent manufacturing, car accident deaths and injuries, personal injury lawsuits and...

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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer on Avoiding Accidents

Florida personal injury lawyer Martinez Manglardi PA is promoting The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles campaign to help prevent accidents. While the Sunshine State may be a visitor's paradise, Florida is one of the most stressful places to live. Not surprisingly, a big stress factor in Florida is navigating the roadways. The mix of disoriented tourists, commercial traffic, commuters, and new and elderly drivers makes for dangerous driving. More than 1,000 car accidents happen every day in Florida, almost 400,000 crashes a year. That’s 44 car accidents every hour, nearly a car accident a minute on Florida roads....

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Florida Injury Lawyers See Rise in ATV Accidents and Injuries

 Florida injury lawyers are calling for caution in using recreational vehicles in light of recent accident reports. In a recent study, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said that off-road all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents claimed 15,250 lives from 1982 to 2017 in America. In Florida, ATV accidents killed more than 600 people during that period. The investigative journalism site Fair Warning writes that one in five of the ATV fatalities were children. Fair Warning notes that accidents and injuries may actually be higher than cited in the report. That's because, experts say, many outdoor recreational motorists use ROV's, a different type...

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