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Study: Many nurses rate their hospitals low for patient safety

When patients are at hospitals, their health and well-being can be affected by many things. This includes how vigilant the hospital they are at is about patient safety.

One would hope that all hospitals would have great patient safety conditions. However, hospitals sometimes fall short in this regard. In fact, a recent study suggests such shortcomings might be fairly common.

How to create a holiday child visitation schedule that works

The holiday season can be tough on the family schedule as visits with grandparents, siblings, friends and even co-workers can eat up much of your calendar. If you are going through a divorce with children, you may also have to be creative with your scheduling to fit time in to be with your kids.

Conflicts regarding who will be with the kids on which days is nothing new. But there are ways to diminish any problems that may arise, and hopefully get you into the new year with a relatively low level of built up stress. Here are some tips that you can follow that may help you and your ex-spouse navigate the holiday season scheduling time with your children.

Distracted Driving: More Than Just A Text

Distracted driving is a common topic in the news. You’ve seen campaigns about the dangers of texting and driving. News stories pop up all the time about distracted drivers causing accidents. Because of this, Florida law prohibits texting and driving.

However, other forms of distracted driving are legal and may not be as obvious. You may participate in some of these activities yourself without realizing what’s at stake.

Division of Property in a Divorce

shutterstock_409708513-1.jpgDivorces can be messy and complicated. In addition to determining any applicable child custody arrangements, divorce settlements detail how marital assets will be divided. Since divorces tend to be emotional affairs, it can be difficult for soon-to-be ex-spouses to come up with amicable arrangements on their own.

Tire Blowouts Can Lead to Large Truck Accidents

Thumbnail image for shutterstock_329292857.jpgLarge truck accidents can have tragic outcomes. So many times, a catastrophic injury is sustained, if not a fatal injury. For commuter vehicles, the dangers posed by tractor-trailers needs to be taken seriously. Our Bartow, FL truck accident attorneys can help following an accident that was caused by someone else's negligence.

How Improperly Loaded Cargo Can Lead to Truck Accidents

000063337947.jpgThere are many different causes of truck accidents that our Bartow, FL attorneys have dealt with in lawsuits. We know the dangers of driver fatigue, for instance, in which physical and mental exhaustion can result in truck drivers falling asleep behind the wheel or making poor decisions. Yet there are times when the driver is not the issue per se, but rather the cargo the truck is carrying.

Medical Expenses Associated with Spinal Cord Injuries

shutterstock_114189172.jpgA spinal cord injury is classified as a catastrophic injury because of the severe impact it has on a person's life. Spinal cord injuries can result in long-term or lifelong consequences, including changes in a person's strength, sensations, bodily functions, and movements. Although all spinal cord injuries are unique, victims of these types of injuries can expect to require lengthy medical treatment, and the potential need for lifelong medical care.

Establishing Liability in Wrongful Death Cases

The attorneys at The Saunders Law Group know how hard it is to lose a family member to an accident. When the accident is caused by the intentional or negligent acts of a third party, those left behind have certain rights. Initiating a lawsuit against the responsible party may not be the first thing on your mind when your loved one dies at the hands of another, but aggressive pursuit of all you deserve can ease the financial burdens associated with making final arrangements and adjusting to the loss of income.

Drafting a Prenuptial Agreement: Advice from Our Lawyers

iStock_62865516_LARGE.jpgWhen marriages don't work, emotions run high. The disappointment, heartache, frustration, and even anger that follows can make the legal dissolution of a marriage quite difficult. That is why prenuptial agreements can be extremely helpful in such instances.

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