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Florida witnesses over 400,000 accidents every year. Many people sustain serious injuries in these accidents, and thousands of others lose their lives. A majority of these accidents involve car rollover. This post talks about rollover accidents and how you can avoid them easily. Read until the very end to know more about them.

Avoiding Rollover Accidents:

The primary reason for rollover accidents is speeding, followed by slippery roads and technical issues in your vehicle. While you cannot do much about slippery roads, you can definitely avoid driving your car over the speed set by the state government.

People who drive their cars at high speed fail to control them in case something comes in front of them suddenly. In such a situation, they press brakes with full pressure, which can result in a car rollover.

Other than this, tire health is also important. If you haven’t replaced your car’s front tires in a long time, make sure you do that immediately. Due to continuous exposure to bumpy roads, potholes, and rough driving, car tires flatten up, especially the front ones. You must visit a workshop to get these tires replaced with back tires that are usually in better condition. More insights about these can be shared by your workshop attendant.

If you keep these points in mind and drive carefully, you can reduce the chances of car rollover significantly. But if you still find yourself in the middle of an accident where you didn’t commit any mistake, then make sure you talk to a lawyer regarding this. There is a strong possibility of you getting compensation if the mistake was committed by the other party.

There are many personal injury lawyers in Florida that can help, but to get the best possible hassle-free consultation, connect with Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller & Overbeck P.A. as soon as possible.

This firm has been handling similar cases for decades and can make it extremely easy for you to get the compensation you are owed. Give it a try to protect yourself against any unplanned financial burden.

When you decide to invest your hard-earned money in the stock market, you trust a broker or securities firm wholeheartedly. There is no doubt in your head about the capability and intentions of the firm. But many times, your trust gets broken by these brokers. They cheat you in order to increase their own profits.

If you’ve suffered significant investment losses in the recent past due to such fraud brokers and securities firms, then make sure you hire a top-class financial fraud lawyer and drag the culprit to court. It’s the only way to make them pay for their mistake and recover your money quickly.

In this post, we tell you some common traits or qualities of these top-rated financial fraud lawyers. Take a look at them for a hassle-free experience whenever you connect with these lawyers.

Top Traits of Financial Fraud Lawyers:

Financial frauds are the most complicated and biggest frauds in the world. It means that no ordinary lawyer can help you recover your money if you are a victim of these frauds. So, instead of connecting with a random dude calling himself a financial fraud lawyer, check for the leading top-rated firms in your area. The first important quality that you must look for is their corporate office.

Once you walk into that office and get hands-on experience of interacting with them, you’ll know if the law firm is a perfect option for you or not.

Other than the corporate office, you must look for their past track record and success rate. A financial law firm having less than a 99% success rate should be avoided as you don’t want to take a risk when your money is on the line.

You can also have a word with their previous clients if possible and see what they have to say about the firm you want to hire to recover your money. Testimonials are easily available on the law firm’s website and social media accounts, so you can track down the person who gave those testimonials and talk to them before taking the final call.

In most divorce cases, couples take the matter to court and try everything possible to win. For this, they don’t shy away from accusing each other of crimes they never committed and say many things that they shouldn’t have said publicly. In the end, one of them may win the case, but both fail the foundation of marriage and their kids.

While you cannot force someone to be with you for the rest of your life just because they married you, what you can ensure is that whenever you part ways, it’s hassle-free, peaceful, and without any guilt for both. You should approach divorce in a way that in the future when you two cross each other’s path, you can greet and say hello with the same smile that you carried in the past. And the only way of doing it is by parting ways through collaborative divorce.

Collaborative Divorce:

Collaborative divorce requires both the parties to sit together and discuss everything out at home. There shouldn’t have to be a court hearing, trial, accusation, and blame game at any stage of the divorce. As part of the collaborative divorce, the couple can decide a date and time to discuss everything from splitting up properties, wealth, and liabilities, to child support, alimony, and child custody.

Usually, when these matters are discussed in court, they bring shame to the family and cost a lot to both partners. So, you must act with maturity while considering divorce as the ultimate option to safeguard your sanity and end things peacefully.

Both of you can hire separate attorneys to take care of the legal aspects of collaborative divorce and get into an agreement that if either of you doesn’t cooperate, all the terms discussed during the collaborative divorce will become void, and the matter will go into the courtroom.

Most celebrities go for this type of divorce as it helps them keep their dignity intact publicly and, at the same time, doesn’t consume too much of their time. You can also give it a thought and see if it works for you.

If a poll were taken of the least dangerous places to be in the world, a cruise ship might be near the top. A cruise is, after all, by definition, a relaxing place where everything is supposed to be taken care of for you.

On a cruise, in theory, you have no responsibilities. Your food is prepared, activities are available, others chauffeur you around, all you have to do is relax. All that can be true, and yet it can also be true that there are still dangers onboard.

These dangers can be major and obvious or surprisingly small and almost negligible. On the major end, there are plenty of historic and recent examples. Starting with the most glaring, the Titanic was, after all, a sort of cruise ship, even if it had a more direct purpose as well. While few accidents on the sea have ever rivaled that of the Titanic, there are plenty of ships that have stalled in open waters, crashed into docks or other ships, or been harassed by pirates.

Another major concern, and far more common, is food poisoning. While ships do their best to keep food fresh, the combination of being away from land (where fresh ingredients can be bought) and the use of buffets onboard can lead to more than a few food poisoning incidents. These can be individual and confine, or, as in the case of the Celebrity Mercury in 2010, can affect hundreds of individuals on board.

While food poisoning is usually more uncomfortable than dangerous, a lack of fresh water can lead to more serious problems because of dehydration, especially for young children and the elderly.

In terms of dangers that everyone is aware of but thinks little of, there is always a risk of falling off. Every year, people fall off ships or fall from one level of a ship to another. With so much water around, falls aren’t the only possible injury, there are also slips to worry about.

Finally, a lot of injuries that involve cruise ships don’t even take place on board. A large number actually occur at the dock. Cruise ship docks can be dangerous places where any number of people can pick up pretty serious injuries.

Another location would be onshore at a tourist destination. Another big chunk of cruise related accidents happens either on the beach or in the towns.

While cruises remain a safe and fun way to take a vacation, and it is important not to overstate the risks, there are still potential dangers onboard and onshore, just as there are anywhere else.

Just be sure, no matter how little everyone worries about getting on a cruise ship, that you try to stay safe. You may have no responsibilities on board, but that doesn’t actually mean “no” responsibilities. You still have a responsibility to yourself to stay safe. So, watch out for slips and falls, choose what you eat carefully, and watch your step on the docks. Then, just enjoy the party.

According to the National Sleep Awareness Project, some 25 million Americans suffer from some form of sleep apnea, whether it is apnea, which involves breathing cessations of 10 seconds or longer, or hypopnea, in which the reduction of ventilation is at least 50% during sleep. While lack of restful sleep is a problem in and of itself, sleep apnea can also lead to more serious health problems like stroke, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, and other cardiovascular issues.

That’s why Fitbit has stepped into the game, planning to incorporate sensors into its new products that may identify apnea in consumers who wear their product. While the activity-tracking company has secured a large share of the market with its fitness-focused products, scientists are skeptical of how the company will successfully pull off tracking such a sensitive and complex health problem like sleep apnea.

This product, titled the Ionic Smartwatch, is said to have optical sensors and machine learning tools to identify the telltale cessation of breathing or reduced breathing in wearers of the device. For those who are knowledgeable of apnea and the way it is diagnosed, there are questions of whether or not people will actually wear the device when they sleep in the first place, and two, whether or not the sensors and algorithms in the device can actually accurately identify these conditions.

According to an article on The Verge, which covers tech and popular culture, the move is likely a calculated one by Fitbit, which is looking to jump in head-first into a growing market that analysts expect may hit $6.7 billion by 2021. This would be a definite improvement as the company has seen “iterative product launches, slowing sales, and a sinking stock price” over the past year and is clearly actively seeking to prove to investors that it can still innovate in an increasingly crowded health and fitness tech space.

Consumers’ fascination with health and fitness technology has urged companies to push out more products that claim to help us keep tabs on our health and fitness, but it brings about the question: Do these products actually do anything to help us stay healthy? Does tracking every detail of your day on an app really result in better overall health and wellness? Some would argue that any tool that helps remind you to stand up and walk more, or to watch your calories, or to push for fitness goals throughout the week has got to be beneficial to our daily lives. But others will say that these tech “wearables” and phone apps are simply cluttered that really have no effect on our fitness levels and that people will continue their unhealthy habits, even if they are wearing a tracking device that tells them otherwise.

It remains to be seen whether or not devices like the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch will help identify and diagnose sleep apnea say, in the same manner, that professionals like the New York sleep apnea clinic Silent Night Therapy use, which involve doctors’ consultations, at-home controlled testing, test result review (again with a doctor), and treatment after the results are in. To many, it seems that a Fitbit analysis will never surpass the diagnosis and certainly cannot provide the expert treatment that only a doctor can provide.

A smile is the first thing the world sees; it frames a person’s face and adds greatly to first impressions. Dentists, such as cosmetic dentists with Babylon Dental Care, understand how important a smile is to a person and how much it can add to take from self-esteem. That is why there is an abundance of services to improve whatever imperfection on a smile someone feels uncomfortable with, such as

  • Chipped or broken tooth/teeth
  • Stains
  • Gaps
  • Crowding
  • Misalignment
  • Missing tooth

When people are happy, they smile more, but if they dislike their smile, insecurity taints their moments of happiness. Cosmetic dentists have improved their technique so that smile makeovers can be as natural looking as the client wants. What they do is take the shape of the teeth, form a mold, and talk with the client about which areas they would like to improve and which areas they love.

After examining the teeth, the cosmetic dentist can go over the options the client has to improve their smile, such as clear braces, porcelain veneers, orthodontic services, and whitening. The client can choose the most minimally invasive or most drastic change as they please to achieve the look they want that will make them the happiest.

A great smile has the power to change a person’s attitude and their outlook on life. Of course, client’s should care for their new smiles just as they would their natural teeth, by making regular checkups with their dentists, regular brushing, and daily flossing.

There is one core idea that is often overlooked in child custody cases – it is not about you, as it is more about the child and the child’s best interest. The best interest of the child can be ambiguous and inconsistent, because of the many factors that affect home life. But the child’s best interest can be determined using various factors, such as those enumerated below.

Abuse and Neglect

One of the most obvious factors is the history of abuse and neglect. A parent that has received allegations or has real instances of such things may receive less favorable responses from the courts. This is not surprising, as abuse and neglect can result into injuries, nutritional problems, and emotional and psychological responses from the child that may affect his or her development.

General Living Conditions

The court also considers the child’s future life with the parent, especially on aspects that are vital for dignified living, such as food, shelter, security, education, health, and recreation. The parent that has a better financial standing and can provide better living conditions is likely to have a more favorable response from the court.

Level of Adjustment

Not because you can provide more it already means that you will automatically be granted the better custody decision, because the court also considers the level of adjustment the child may make for his or her future life with you. As much as possible, the court wants the divorce and custody to have little effect on the child’s life.

Preference of the Child

The child also has a voice, whether he or she wants to go with the mother or father. But it is important to note that the child’s preference is not absolute, but it will be considered by the court in coming up with the decision. This is because the preference of the child obviously has a reason behind it, like for example, he or she may have a better relationship with the parent he or she has chosen.

New cases of spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States in 2005 was 11,000. In 2014, instead of decreasing through the help of modern medicine, the number has, instead, gone up to 12,500 new cases and every year, more new SCIs, around this same number, gets added to the 276,000 children and adults believed to already be spinal cord injured. Male SCI patients make 82% of the total number, while 56% of those injured are aged between 16 and 30.

The spinal cord, which is a bundle of nerve tissues and support cells, forms the central nervous system with the brain and is one of the human body’s most delicate and sensitive parts. While the brain acts as the body’s command center, the spinal cord serves as the pathway for all information from the brain to the different parts of the body and back to the brain.

Injuries to the spinal cord can damage the spinal cord itself, the ligaments or spinal column disks, or the vertebrae. A spinal cord injury may be traumatic or non-traumatic. The former, which is characterized by a fractured, crushed, dislocated, or compressed area of the vertebrae, is usually a result of a sudden, forceful blow to the spine, or a knife or gunshot would that pierces and cuts the spinal cord. A non-traumatic spinal cord injury, other hand, is usually due to disk degeneration of the spine, infections, inflammation, cancer or arthritis.

A severe injury to the spinal cord can have devastating effects. A severe damage usually results to paralysis, either partial or total, depending on its extent and severity. Paralysis, which loss of control and function on one side of the body is called Paraplegia or partial paralysis; total loss of functions and control of body parts that are affected due to injury to the spinal cord is called Quadriplegia or total paralysis.

In Paraplegia, it is possible that a patient would still have sensation despite having lost control in the paralyzed area. With regard to total paralysis, total loss of control starts from the area of the spinal cord that has been injured down to the rest of the body; this means that the higher the injury, the greater the extent of paralysis.

Vehicular accident was identified as the major cause of spinal cord injuries before the year 2000. In 2014, a study by the Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine shows that falls is the new leading cause of spinal cord injuries, especially in older people. Falls can happen anywhere. Very often, though, hazards that increase risks of accidental falls are due to someone else’s act of negligence, like failure to wipe and clean slippery surfaces, replace or fix a torn carpet, put up signs that warn of uneven flooring, or tidy up exposed electrical wires.

Man in Handcuffs

61-year old Mamadou Diallo was arrested and charged with manslaughter after beating and killing a man who broke into his home and allegedly raped his wife at around 10 pm May 30th in the Morrisania section. He was later on released on his own recognizance.

According to reports, 43-year old Earl Nash allegedly ripped the clothes of Diallo’s 51-year old wife and smashed her head into a chair before managing to cut loose and called her husband on the phone. According to their neighbors, Nash had been acting aggressively to other women in that building.

Diallo was outside the building when he received the call. He then caught up with the suspect on the 6th floor hallway of 1240 Washington Ave. The 61-year old reportedly assaulted Nash with a tire iron. On the other hand, Nash attacked Diallo with a leather belt.

Cops found Nash unconscious and unresponsive with severe trauma to his head and body. He was rushed to the Lincoln Hospital in critical condition. He eventually died.

Prior to his death, Nash had been arrested 19 times and was only released from jail last year after nine years in prison. He was charged with bribery and drug possession.

Regardless of whether you own a car, motorbike, or any other type of motorized vehicle, you need to have liability insurance before setting out to the road. If you own and ride a motorcycle, the laws and requirements for liability insurance can depend on your state. Nevertheless, the minimum should be enough to cover for physical injuries property damage. Such liability coverage is often the ones used to cover for expenses when you are the one that caused the accident.

If you wish to have more coverage, then you might consider getting additional insurance coverage. In case you want to be covered for motorcycle replacement and repairs, you might need to get the comprehensive and collision coverage, which is especially important in events or theft or accidents. According to the website of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, insurance quotes may also include underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage and PIP (personal injury protection) or no-fault insurance to ensure that those who were injured in a collision either as passengers or pedestrians. There are so many options and additional insurance coverage that you can get to make sure that you will not have financial difficulties when you get into an accident. You can ask and talk with your insurance provider regarding customizing the limits and deductibles to make the payments and insurance affordable and easier to the pocket.

Depending on the requirements of your state and what type of coverage you, the liability insurance can be different from one motorist to another. Fortunately, there are many online insurance providers that can provide you a quote and other services to ensure you get the best deals. There is nothing more important than having the right type of liability insurance, especially with such fragile vehicle as motorcycles. Liability insurance gives everyone the opportunity to become responsible motorists and ensure that everyone on the road are safe guaranteed of their wellbeing.