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National Preparedness Month: A Hurricane Emergency Plan

By Graver Injury Attorneys September is National Preparedness Month where the purpose is to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning. In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, many were left re-evaluating their readiness to both avoid and survive disaster; especially Floridians, who were spared a direct hit from the strongest category 5 hurricane recorded [..]

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Back to School Safety Tips

By Graver Injury Attorneys Drivers Beware: Back-To-School Means Sharing Roads and Brings a Need to Slow Down and be Vigilant For many, summertime means slower days–more vacations, less traffic, and no school! And while kids and parents alike are spending their final summer days preparing for fall by going back-to-school shopping, all drivers will want [..]

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Study Shows Trampoline Parks Unsafe by Design; What About Waivers?

By Graver Injury Attorneys A recent six-year study concluded that most trampoline parks are unsafe by design. So, what does this mean for liability waivers that participants are required to sign? Are they valid? First, let’s briefly look at a recent study by a university professor and biomechanical engineer: Repeated incidents of trampoline park injuries [..]

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Hurricane Safety Guide

By Graver Injury Attorneys This month marks the official start of hurricane season which lasts from June 1st  to November 30th. According to 2019 hurricane forecasts, this season is right at the average for storm forecast activity, unlike last season.  However, experts stress that preparation is key–no matter what the forecast may be. Last year, [..]

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Scooter Rider Dies In Crash With Car

By Graver Injury Attorneys The inevitable happened on a busy Fort Lauderdale road—a person riding an electric scooter crashed with a car and died. This is one of several serious injury accident cases—but the first death in the county–linked to e-scooter crashes, according to the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office. Last November, the City of Fort [..]

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March Brings Brain Injury Awareness

By Graver Injury Attorneys Brain Injury Awareness Month is observed every March to educate Americans on a major leading cause of death and disability known as TBI. It is a time to recognize that more than 5 million Americans live with disabilities due to traumatic brain injury primarily caused by falls, striking objects or motor [..]

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What’s Changed One Year After The Parkland Shooting?

By Graver Injury Attorneys This month marks one year since the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas Highschool in Parkland. The heinous acts of a Parkland gunman motivated many within the community and throughout the nation to assure this would never happen again, period. The campaign that began almost immediately after that horrid day, calling for [..]

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Toddler Strapped to Car Seat Found Uninjured After Falling From Moving Vehicle: A Look At Car Seat Installation

Photos Courtesy of: Baby Lucca-Model for Car Seat Safety   By Graver Injury Attorneys Most law abiding parents realize their babies and toddlers need to be strapped into a car seat to avoid injury or worse when travelling in a moving vehicle. However, not all car seats are properly installed once inside the vehicle, posing [..]

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New Guidelines on Tire Tread for Worn Tires

By Graver Injury Attorneys This season you might not be shopping for a new car, but what about new tires? According to a study by the American Automobile Association (AAA) released earlier this year, consumers need to replace the tires on their vehicles sooner than previously advised. For if you happen to get caught in [..]

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