Summertime is iconic for relaxing, enjoying outdoor activities, and vacation. Don't let the sweetness of summer turn sour. There are precautions one could take to prevent serious injuries. Rubenstein Law hopes Summer 2019 is the best one yet for you and your loved ones! Read on to learn a few ways to ensure this season stays sunny for you and your family.
As a parent or guardian, never leave children or vulnerable adults alone or unsupervised in a pool area. Remain alert and attentive.
A CPR-certified adult should always supervise water activities at pool, beach, lake, etc.
Ensure that children who are not proficient swimmers wear flotation devices.
Never swim alone. Make use of a buddy system.
Don't dive if you don't know the depth of the water.
Children should always wear personal flotation devices while on a vessel of any kind.
If you or a loved has experienced a swimming pool accident, call us at 1-800-FL-LEGAL. We available for you 24/7, nights and weekends.
Working Out and Working Outdoors
Always have some H2O to go to keep you hydrated.
Opt for lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothes in natural fibers. A hat will keep your head cool and protect you from the sun.
Avoid being outdoors during the hottest hours of the day: between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
NOTE: The content of this blog and any other health-related information is intended for informational purposes only, and does not encompass official medical counsel. Information herein should not be taken as medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment plan. Do not rely exclusively on any of the information contained in this post and seek further assistance from a medical professional, where necessary.
Largo, FL - Four Teens Hurt in Crash, Bus Driver Cited
Four teens were injured and a school bus driver is facing charges following a crash in Largo on Thursday, October 11th.
Officials say that Bernard Lee Grant of St. Petersburg was operating a school bus on Ulmerton Road around 6:30 am Thursday morning. Grant was traveling in the westbound lane when he came upon a 2015 tractor trailer driven by William A. Morales. The tractor trailer was stopped in the roadway for a red light. Grant failed to slow down and collided with the back of the truck.
Tallahassee, FL - Child Struck While Waiting for School Bus
Police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while waiting at a bus stop in Tallahassee. The incident occurred around 7:30 am on Wednesday, October 31. Police say that the child was walking across the street to get to his school bus when he was struck by a vehicle at Ox Bottom Road near Tuscan Drive. The driver of the vehicle is identified as a 19-year-old male. According to school officials, the bus had come to a complete stop and had its flashing red light and stop sign out when the crash took place. The driver was charged with two citations for his role in the crash. He has since reached out to the victim's family and offered an apology.