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Many drivers tune out when using automated vehicle safety systems

By Musleh Law Firm |

Automakers have developed automated safety technology that can reduce motor vehicle accidents. Trouble arises, however, when drivers of these modern vehicles in Florida rely on the automated systems too much. A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concluded that some drivers stop paying attention to the road because they place too much… Read More »

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Workplace fatalities rose by 2% in 2018

By Musleh Law Firm |

Work-related fatalities in Florida and around the country rose by 2% to 5,250 in 2018 according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Dec. 17. Transportation incidents such as motor vehicle accidents were the leading cause of workplace fatalities, but the BLS figures also reveal an alarming increase in overdose… Read More »

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Bill aims to standardize drunk driving prevention equipment

By Musleh Law Firm |

Work-related fatalities in Florida and around the country rose by 2% to 5,250 in 2018 according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Dec. 17. Transportation incidents such as motor vehicle accidents were the leading cause of workplace fatalities, but the BLS figures also reveal an alarming increase in overdose… Read More »

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Seeking advice on staying safe as you travel for the holidays

By Musleh Law Firm |

As you head out for the day with your holiday shopping list in hand, you may share Florida roads with countless others. With the hustle and bustle of holiday traffic in full swing, many of those around you may have a variety of things on their mind, many of which might not necessarily include… Read More »

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Warehouse workers face dangers on the job

By Musleh Law Firm |

An increasing number of Florida workers have turned to warehouse jobs either for full-time employment or for supplemental income. With the rapid rise of the e-commerce industry, warehouses and fulfillment centers have outstripped traditional brick-and-mortar retail in many areas. Just one company, Amazon, has over 150 million square feet of warehouse space around the… Read More »

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Investigation finds Amazon violating workplace safety rules

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The Atlantic and Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting have published a joint report on an investigation made into the safety conditions of Amazon warehouses across the United States. Amazon workers in Florida, as elsewhere, may be aware already that warehouse work is considered dangerous. The long hours and fast pace can lead… Read More »

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WHO report sheds light on worldwide medical mistakes

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida readers might have heard that medical errors kill between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans every year. Now, a new report by the World Health Organization is shedding more light on the global impact of medical mistakes. According to the WHO report, around 60% of medical error cases worldwide take place in hospital settings, and… Read More »

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Technology can help alleviate distracted driving

By Musleh Law Firm |

Technological advancements have improved life for people globally, but in many cases, there has been a lag time, disconnect or outright contradiction between what the technologies can effectively do and what is a higher and better end use. For instance, many Florida drivers find the increased capabilities of ‘smart” cars enticing but also distracting… Read More »

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What are your next steps after an accident in the workplace?

By Musleh Law Firm |

An accident at work can leave you in pain and facing medical bills you may not be certain you can handle on your own. It’s both overwhelming and confusing to deal with these types of incidents, especially when you are not sure what to do next. If your accident happened at work or you… Read More »

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How to stay safe on the winter roads

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida roads can still become icy and snowy in the winter, so drivers will want to know how they can stay safe during this season. It all starts with knowing a few basic facts. For example, the faster a person drives, the less traction there is on the road. Since icy and wet roads… Read More »

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