Could the speed limit on some of Florida’s highways be raised in the near future?  That is a very real possibility now as the Florida House narrowly passed the bill to raise the limit by only 2 votes.  If the bill is passed it does not mean that speed limits will be raised at all.  before the speed limit can... 
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A broken ankle that occurred 10 years ago led to the amputation of a man’s leg. In what may be one of the largest jury awards of its kind, a New York man was handed $9.1 million for his medical malpractice lawsuit against his former doctor. The story in this case is that Donald Schultz once held a job as a public... 
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Although this workplace lawsuit happened in Philadelphia, it could just as easily happen in Austin, Texas, the state with the highest number of on-the-job injuries and deaths. This was a wrongful-death lawsuit that arose after the death of a Philadelphia man while on a jobsite. The $17 million settlement involved the... 
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Distracted driving accidents are probably more numerous than the numbers show. This is due to the way statistics are kept, with distracted driving often being logged under careless driving. There is not, as of yet, any real way to track distracted driving accidents. Additionally, it is not always clear at the scene... 
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How Annuities Work

// Apr 30th, 2014
Annuities are an investment tool that investors use to help plan for retirement. Before deciding whether to make an annuity contract part of your financial plan, it is important to understand how annuities work and what potential pitfalls you need to watch out for. Annuity contracts are usually made between an investor... 
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Austin has had a rash of drunk driving injuries in the last several months, including the huge SXSW wreck. After Kelly Noel, a local popular blogger, was killed by a drunk driver this weekend, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is calling for a summit on drunk driving issues.  The article noted that fifty-five percent... 
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Five people were injured when a New York City bus collided with a vehicle, careened onto a sidewalk and crashed into a building. The accident occurred on the morning of April 4, 2014 on Broadway near West 155th Street in Washington Heights. According to Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Kevin Ortiz, witnesses... 
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It’s easy to tell another election is around the corner. Politicians are once again using immigration reform as a political football. It doesn’t really matter what the politicians say. It’s their actions, or in the case of immigration reform, their non-actions that speak louder than their words. Senator John... 
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Most people think tiles are for the floor. These days, tiling the wall is the hot new trend. When new trends hit the market, you tend to see a lot of homeowners rushing out to try the latest fad. Right now, the hottest trending new idea is to tile walls. According to a number of real estate agents, properties with... 
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According to a survey by the AARP, the majority of people say that they would prefer to spend their senior years in their own home. However, it is worth considering how issues of health, mobility or finances might affect one’s preferences. Many other retirement living options exist for different needs. Downsizing... 
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