DePuy Hip Implant Failures Continue – First Jury Verdict

When someone goes in for a serious surgical procedure, like a hip replacement, they have several reasonable expectations: The medical operation is necessary Their doctor is properly trained and capable of performing the procedure The tools and medical devices used in the surgery are safe and secure Sadly, those very simple and fair expectations are frequently not met, resulting in …

Baker & Zimmerman Asked to Appear At Texting and Driving Press Conference

On January 30th, State Senator Maria Sachs held a press conference at Broward College to announce her initiative to pass a new bill in Florida making it illegal to text and drive. Senator Sachs’ office contacted Baker and Zimmerman after seeing the recent article regarding the dangers of texting and driving, which has appeared in several magazines throughout South Florida. Joshua Frachtman showed his …

The Dangers of Driving While "Intexticated"

In today’s world everyone watches the road carefully while driving.   Certainly, no one is distracted by telephone calls, Facebook postings or Instagram.  If this were only true.  The truth is that the manner in which we use technology has made already dangerous activities, such as driving, even more dangerous.  Our quest to stay “connected” may ultimately lead to the ultimate …

Recall Update: Child Safety Alert

Manufactures are constantly working to make their products safer for use by the public. Generally, the cost associated with making a product less dangerous is nominal compared to the danger certain products can present. Unfortunately, not all defects are identified and remedied in time. As a parent, I find it imperative to be proactive about recalls, especially when the safety of …

The Cold Hard Truth About Cold Therapy

Thousands of Americans, including athletes, accident victims and post-surgical patients use various forms of cold therapy, or cryotherapy, to minimize and reduce swelling. Cold therapy devices are often prescribed by orthopedic surgeons and podiatrists after surgical procedures to minimize pain and swelling and encourage mobility in areas such as the ankles, feet, wrists, hands, knees, and shoulders. At-home cryotherapy machines …

Parasailing Accident Victim Dies In Florida

  Multiple news outlets are reporting that a woman vacationing from Connecticut was killed yesterday while parasailing in Pompano Beach. According to Pompano Beach Fire Rescue, the 28-year-old woman was tandem parasailing with her husband. The couple was in the air as high as 250 feet when the harness and tandem used to take the parasailers out snapped. The woman …

Like Us On Facebook, But Be Careful What You Post

In today’s social media age, it has become relatively easy to track down an old friend from high school or college. Unfortunately, insurance companies and defense attorneys know the same tricks. It is important to remember that if your pictures, tweets, biographies and blogs are public, then they can be seen by anyone. Remember, the internet goes beyond just your Facebook and Twitter accounts. …