CDC: traumatic brain injuries up 60 percent among youth athletes

July 19th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

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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One trolley went way off track in Fort Lauderdale, injuring 5

July 18th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

Trolleys can bring about a feeling of nostalgia for adults or a bit of wonder for children. Beach trolleys in Florida are a great way for residents and tourists alike to enjoy some of the great weather that The Sunshine State has to offer. Not all trolleys are on a track anymore, but they still […]

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Miami restaurant’s deck collapses, at least 24 injured

June 14th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

Last night, Miami Heat fans were nervous. Their team, down 2-1 in the NBA Finals, needed to win in San Antonio to even up the series. When the buzzer finally sounded, many Heat fans were relieved — they had evened up the series. But some Heat fans in Miami, Florida didn’t get to see the […]

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Driver goes through stop sign, strikes young boy on bike

May 24th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

A young child was hurt in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida last week when a negligent driver slammed into him. The 12-year-old boy was hospitalized with minor injuries, so thankfully the incident was not as bad as it could have been. According to investigators, the young boy was on his bike and attempting to cross an […]

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Florida teens help accident victims on way to prom

May 21st, 2013 - by niftyadmin

It is very difficult to write about motor vehicle accidents, simply because there is an inherent element of carnage to them. Either people are hurt, or vehicles are damaged (or, all too often, both). Usually the damage inflicted on the people is quite serious; and even if it isn’t, their lives can be changed forever. […]

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Roughly 4,400 teens, kids are hurt every year at amusement parks

May 15th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

Amusement parks are such a nice way for Boca Raton families to be able to unwind on a weekend. They can be a lot of fun, allowing kids and parents alike to enjoy exhilarating rides and play games. The idea of amusement parks is exactly this — they’re supposed to be fun. However, just like […]

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Sneeze allegedly causes fatal Florida car accident

May 13th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

A tragic car accident outside of Palm Beach — in Greenacres, Florida — has claimed the life of one man and severely injured another. The crash occurred in the early morning hours; and the circumstances of the car accident are a bit bizarre, which will certainly warrant some questions from the public and investigators. Two […]

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Truck strikes overpass in Miami, no one seriously hurt

May 1st, 2013 - by niftyadmin

A truck accident in Miami, Florida has raised some questions about the driver and the company. However, they are not the only parties receiving some skeptical looks — it appears the area where the truck accident occurred is also unsafe, as it lacked the proper warning for the trucker. The crash occurred at an overpass. […]

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Truck strikes overpass in Miami, no one seriously hurt

May 1st, 2013 - by niftyadmin

A truck accident in Miami, Florida has raised some questions about the driver and the company. However, they are not the only parties receiving some skeptical looks — it appears the area where the truck accident occurred is also unsafe, as it lacked the proper warning for the trucker. The crash occurred at an overpass. […]

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Florida boat accident results in serious injuries

April 26th, 2013 - by niftyadmin

Two boats recently collided off of the Florida coast. Though investigation will need to be conducted to determine which, if any, operator of the boat was most at fault for the accident, the individual that appears to have been most seriously injured was one of the boat’s passengers. It was reported that one boat was […]

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