In an unusual story out of Orlando, cyclists have claimed that motorists are challenging them with intentional close calls known as "punishment passes." These close calls are used as a kind of threat, encouraging cyclists to stay off the roads.
When you go out to eat, you expect the food to be of a high quality and for it to be safe. You don't want to find out that you're expected to get a hepatitis A vaccine because of workers who may have contaminated the food.
It's the reality that many people with brain injuries suffer from long-term consequences. They may have mood swings, impaired language skills, a higher risk of seizures or strokes and many other issues to deal with on a daily basis.
Bicycle crashes are fairly common in areas where cyclists share space with vehicles. Even with bike lanes, drivers may not notice cyclists or could make mistakes that result in a crash.
Brain injuries are devastating. Even a mild injury can take a week or two to resolve, changing your daily life in the meantime. These injuries can range significantly in their severity, and no two people will have exactly the same recovery.
In Florida, summer never seems to end, and theme parks stay open most of the year. With that comes risk, though, since injuries can still happen in these happy venues.
In a car crash, one of the injuries that you may suffer is a head injury. A head injury may lead to a brain injury, which can have devastating consequences. Head injuries may be minor, like contusions or lacerations, or they can involve the brain, skull fractures or other major concerns.
When you're in Orlando or Kissimmee, one thing is for sure: You will see pedestrians. People love to come to this area for tourism, and there are plenty of residents, too.
Florida is a great place to get away for a vacation, but with any new environment, it takes time to get used to. You planned to head out on the water, but what you couldn't have expected was that you'd get hurt as a result of participating in normal water sports.
You wanted to spend a nice day out with friends and family at a local amusement park. You brought lots of food and water with you, and you got ready to go on rides and experience the activities in these places.