Child Injuries

What Does Personal Injury Mean?

While most people are familiar with the concept of a civil lawsuit, there’s often some confusion about what the term “personal injury” actually means – and how it can apply to your own life. As personal injury lawyers with more than 60 years of combined experience, we can take on a wide range of claims… read more

Back to School Safety Month: Make Safety a Priority

Summer is coming to end and kids across the country are returning, or preparing their return, to the classroom. The month of August is also Back-to-School Safety Month! If your child is going back to school, Roman & Gaynor would like to remind you about the importance of making safety a top item on your… read more

Back to School Safety Tips for Children Who Walk to School

With the school year approaching quickly, many families are getting ready to wave their children off to their first day of school. While many children are taken to school by family members or by bus, other students walk to and from school. While this can be a healthy, daily form of exercise, it can be… read more

Learn the Signs of Swimmers in Distress as Summer Beach Season Approaches

It’s nearly beach season! While enjoying the beach and water is one of summer’s greatest pleasures, we should all take a moment to think about water safety. This is especially important for young children –drowning is the number two cause of accidental death for kids 15 and younger (vehicle accidents are number one). About 750… read more

How to Choose the Right Day Care Facility

Choosing a day care facility for your child is a huge decision for a parent. We all know every parent wants the best for the child, and it can be hard to be apart from them for such a long period of time. You have been with your child since day one, and you will… read more

AAA Study Shows Your Teen’s Friends May Be More Dangerous Than Your Teen’s Phone

Our firm has posted numerous messages on social media about the dangers of texting and driving. There is no question about those dangers, and parents of teenage drivers should be particularly concerned about them. However, a new study issued by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety reminds us that cell phones are not the only things… read more

Florida’s New Law Improves Child Passenger Safety

Until January 2015, Florida had some of the weakest – and most dangerous – child passenger safety laws in the United States. According to pre-2015 legislation, parents were only required to keep their children in booster seats until the child was three. This month, Florida enacted a new law that requires parents to keep their… read more

Florida’s Car Seat Law Is Changing. Are You Prepared?

Florida’s car seat laws are changing. The Governor recently signed a bill into law that will require four and five year olds to ride in a booster seat when in cars. Current Law – Parents must put all children 3 years and younger in booster seats when transporting them in the car. New Law –… read more

Injury Prevention in Youth Sports

Safety in youth sports is everyone’s responsibility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 2.6 million youth sports injuries annually. Break it down and that’s over 7,000 child sports injuries every day in the United States. A majority of American children participate in some form of youth sports. Many play soccer, others are… read more