CDC: traumatic brain injuries up 60 percent among youth athletes

July 19th, 2013 - by DKRPA

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of youth athletes sustaining traumatic brain injuries is frighteningly on the rise. Based on the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the number of kids under 19 suffering brain trauma from collisions during recreational sports rose by a shocking 60 percent between 2001 and […]

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Young Florida man remains brain injured from car crash

January 8th, 2013 - by DKRPA

A Florida family’s lives have changed ever since their son was involved in a devastating car crash in 2010. The young man’s parents purchased a Corvette for him as a gift. What better way to test the speed of the race car, than in a controlled drag race? Certainly illegal drag racing on city streets […]

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Epidemic of speeding police officers puts civilians at risk

March 20th, 2012 - by DKRPA

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel recently completed an investigation into the speeding tendencies of state police officers. Data uncovered by the paper showed that 800 officers drove between 90 and 130 miles per hour in one year, and one incident shows the dangers presented by recklessly speeding officers. A 23-year-old man from Orlando, Florida was stopped […]

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Florida man close to $10.75 million personal injury settlement

January 11th, 2012 - by DKRPA

The family of a 32-year-old Florida man and the former insurer of the Broward County Sherriff’s office agreed to a $10.75 million settlement recently, a personal injury case that stems from a car accident that left the man with brain damage. The 32-year-old was 18 at the time of the accident, preparing to graduate from […]

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