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Raising Kids – Freedom vs. Safety Giving Children Freedom and Safety

Raising Kids – Freedom vs. Safety

Have you been accused of Helicopter parenting? Or do you find it difficult to let your child do simple things in life without you? Well, Gary Karton, host of Parent Pep Talk – a podcast providing advice though experts, kids, and parents – speaks on Free Range Parenting and how to effectively give more freedom…

How To Protect You & Your Car in the Parking Lot? Parking Lot Accidents in a full lot

How To Protect You & Your Car in the Parking Lot?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas lights are up, the weather is cooling down, and snowbirds are coming to their Florida homes! Not only will the number of drivers go up, but the number of poor drivers will grow simultaneously. Insurance data shows that we are currently in the most dangerous time…

Top 10 Most Dangerous Toys | December 2017

Top 10 Most Dangerous Toys | December 2017

NATIONAL—Last November, World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (“W.A.T.C.H.”) revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2016.” While the group comes out with a new list every year, Tripp Law Firm invites parents to review last year’s list and not forget about the dangers these toys pose to your children. Here is W.A.T.C.H.’s list…

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents & Drivers | October 2017

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents & Drivers | October 2017

FLORIDA—Every Halloween, children of all ages have but one thought in their minds – getting as much candy as possible while trick-or-treating. While parents are often preoccupied with last minute finishing touches on costumes, or picking up candy at the local store to pass out to neighborhood trick-or-treaters, safety always needs to be of the…

Birth Injury Victim Awarded $53 Million for Hospital Negligence

Birth Injury Victim Awarded $53 Million for Hospital Negligence

NATIONAL—Recently, I was reading about an Illinois jury awarding $53 million to a young boy. The boy was born with a severe brain injury after suffering 12 hours of fetal distress during delivery. The $53 million award came after a month-long trial before Cook County Illinois Circuit Judge John P. Kirby for the 12-year-old Isaiah…

Banana Boat Sued For Alleged Inaccurate SPF Labels

Banana Boat Sued For Alleged Inaccurate SPF Labels

NATIONAL—A Banana Boat Sunscreen Class action lawsuit was filed.  There were assertions that the sunscreen did not contain the SPF as stated on its label. And now there are many, many questions. Did you or your child use Banana Boat sunscreen this summer? If so, did it work? For many consumers, it didn’t work and…

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Roundup Linked to Cancer CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ALLEGES ROUNDUP LINKED TO CANCER - FLORIDA MASS TORT ATTORNEY

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Roundup Linked to Cancer

NATIONAL—Roundup is the focus of a new toxic tort lawsuit emerging this past year. According to experts, it’s becoming the biggest mass tort action since asbestos. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a specialized intergovernmental agency of WHO, found glyphosate to be “probably carcinogenic.” In other words, glyphosate caused cancer in lab…

Uber Provides (Some) Auto Insurance Coverage When the App is On Tripp Law Firm - Uber Accident Attorney

Uber Provides (Some) Auto Insurance Coverage When the App is On

NATIONAL—Uber requires their drivers to have car insurance, but if the app is on, then they provide supplemental insurance coverage. According to Uber, here’s how it works: Drivers are covered by their own insurance when they are offline. A driver is protected by a commercial automobile insurance policy with $1 million of liability per incident. This…

How to Find the Right Car Seat for Your Child How to Find the Right Car Seat For Your Child

How to Find the Right Car Seat for Your Child

A car seat is one of the most important purchases you’ll make for your child.  Why? Because child car seats save lives; it’s a fact. That said, finding the right car seat for your child is no easy task.  SaferCar.Gov recently released a video to help you through the decision-making process and keep your child…