Monthly Archives: August 2009

Texting PSA Shows True Danger of Texting while Driving, High Risk of Auto Accidents

A new British public service announcement is gaining international media attention because of its graphic nature: however, it is also drawing attention to the fact that texting while driving is extraordinarily dangerous and puts many lives at risk when drivers … Continue reading

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Parkland to Draft City Text Message Ordinance

Parkland is taking the next steps necessary to create and enforce a city ordinance to ban text messaging while driving. The city commissioner Jared Moskowitz instructed the Parkland city attorney to draft an ordinance for the ban. The issue could … Continue reading

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Hidden Toy Hazards Can Put Children at Risk

An onslaught of product recalls in the past year has drawn international attention to the fact that many of the products we use in our homes and purchase for our families are not always safe. The toys our children play … Continue reading

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It’s Back-to-School Season: Keep Your Kids Safe

Kids are going back to school throughout South Florida, and the rest of the country will soon follow. Keeping our children safe is any parent’s number one priority, and the attorneys at the law firm of Balkan & Patterson work … Continue reading

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Texting While Driving: Parkland Could Crack Down on Offenders

Officials in Parkland, Florida, are weighing the options of making texting while driving illegal because of safety concerns. Texting while driving greatly increases the risk of an accident because a driver’s attention is significantly reduced – it is estimated that … Continue reading

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