When you send your children to school, you don't expect them to get hurt as a result of their bus driver's behavior. You hope that all the drivers have been trained to be cautious, especially with children on board. A Jan. 7 report in Kissimmee shows just show dangerous riding to school or using a bus for a field trip can be, though.
No one wants to become a victim of a personal injury. Injuries, whether they're serious or not, are a real frustration. They impact the things you want to do and the arrangements you have in the future.
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.