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Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend: Applications for your Teen Driver

When your teen driver first gets behind the wheel, it can be nerve-wracking. Today’s teens face a number of in-vehicle distractions. When combined with a feeling of over-confidence, the results can be deadly. Kinney, Fernandez & Boire attorney Marcus Fernandez recently sat down with Carley Boyette of Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend to highlight phone apps […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety, technology,

February 13, 2018


Could Your Landlord Be Responsible for Your Burn Injury?

National Burn Awareness Week offers an opportunity to take a look at the cause of more than 486,000 people seeking medical treatment last year. Injuries associated with burns can be devastating. The physical and psychological injuries can require a long and difficult course of treatment. If you are a tenant and suffer a burn injury […]

Marcus Fernandez

burn injuries, burn injury, Personal Injury, Premises Liability,

February 2, 2018


Safe Celebrations: Tips for a Responsible New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve is a when family and friends get together for a celebration. If the celebration is at your home this year, your first priority when planning it must be to ensure the safety of your guests. Whether you are a hosting the year-end festivities for the first time or are a seasoned veteran, […]

Marcus Fernandez

Liability, Personal Injury, Safety,

December 28, 2017


Teen Driving Apps that Reinforce Safe Habits

Many of us remember the excitement and newfound freedom that came with driving our first car. Maybe that’s why as parents we immediately become fearful when our kids begin to drive. Afterall, it wasn’t that long ago that we, or our peers, might have been driving dangerously when behind the wheel. While not all teens […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, car Accident, technology,

October 12, 2017


The Rise of Trampoline Accidents and How to Stay Safe

Trampolines have been a common sight in backyards throughout Florida for decades. The risk of suffering a trampoline accident injury has been a concern for as long as the devices have been a part of the American landscape. According to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, emergency room visits for trampoline injuries have jumped to […]

Marcus Fernandez

injuries to children, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, sports injuries,

August 2, 2017


How To Protect Loved Ones Who Are Victims of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes are places where loved ones can receive the level of care they need to live out their lives in comfort and safety. While the vast majority of Florida facilities live up to the standards you want for your parents, grandparents or other family members, when nursing home abuse occurs, you need to know […]

Marcus Fernandez

Abuse, Elderly Care, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury, Senior,

April 12, 2017


Motorcycle Safety Tips To Make Sure You Are Road Ready

Taking your motorcycle out for a spin is a fun way to spend the day on the road. Motorcycles can be enjoyable, but risky too. As a motorcyclist, you have your own set of responsibilities and procedures to keep you safe on the road. There are several motorcycle safety tips you can apply to not […]

Marcus Fernandez

bike accidents, Motorcycle, Safety,

February 21, 2017


Sports Injuries: What to do if your child is hurt

Soon after the first school bell rings, you will hear the familiar sound of coaches’ whistles coming from the courts and fields of our schools. 30 million children and teens participate in organized sports. While that number is impressive, sadly 3.5 million sports injuries sideline these participants each year. Before your child takes the field […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety,

August 22, 2016


No Lifeguard on Duty: Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

The sun is shining, the weather is perfect, and the pool is ready for guests. But as a homeowner, are you? Before you or your guests dive in, it’s important to make sure that your home meets pool safety guidelines to better protect guests and help prevent uninvited visitors. Conversely, those involved in a pool accident […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death,

July 12, 2016


From Trail to Traffic: Road Cycling Safety

Many people never graduate to fully fledged cyclist because they’re too nervous about cycling on the road. Concerned with cycling safety, they prefer to stick to the sidewalk or trail for their journey, seeing these as the safer options. But while you may have less chance of colliding with a motor vehicle when riding on […]

Marcus Fernandez

bicycle accidents, bike accidents,

May 10, 2016