IKEA Recalls Massive Following Injury and Death Claims

July 7, 2016

After the deaths of 3 toddlers in furniture tip-overs, IKEA has issued a voluntary recall on over 25 million dressers and chests sold over the last three decades. These “tip-overs”...

Motorcycle Safety Series Part 22: Beginner Advice from The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus

July 1, 2016

Motorcycle Safety With Daryl Dixon In the popular AMC series “The Walking Dead” fictional character Daryl Dixon uses his mojo to navigate through the zombie apocalypse on a motorcycle. Not surprisingly,...

Brain Injury Series Part 9: New High School Football Practice Limits in Florida

June 27, 2016

Contrary to what you might think, 60% to 75% of sports- related brain injuries to high school football players occur in practice, not in games.  In the NFL, that number is...

Stand Together, Don’t Divide #WeAreOrlando

June 15, 2016

By now, the entire world is aware of the mass shooting that took place in the early hours Sunday morning.  Omar Saddiqui Mateen entered Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida...

Sarasota’s Specialized Plumbing Technologies Spreads Waves of Love

June 13, 2016

As part of a mission trip organized by the non-profit organization Waves of Love, Sarasota-based Specialized Plumbing Technologies (formerly Sleuth Plumbing Technologies) recently assembled a group of volunteers that spent...

CRPS/RSD PART 23: Stronger NSAID Warnings Issued by the FDA

May 30, 2016

By Steve Heintz of Heintz & Becker posted in CRPS on Monday, May 30, 2016. In our most recent CRPS/RSD post we told our readers about how some pharmacies are refusing...

Urgent Warning: Exploding E-Cigarette Batteries Resulting in Serious Injuries

May 15, 2016

Exploding E-Cigarette Batteries Some e-cigarette batteries are exploding without warning and causing blindness, serious burns and permanent injuries.  A teenager in New York was blinded in one eye and may have...

CRPS/RSD PART 22: News Probe Reveals Pharmacies Refusing to Fill Prescriptions for Pain Medication

May 9, 2016

People suffering from chronic pain with valid prescriptions issued by reputable physicians are being turned away by pharmacies that are refusing to fill their pain medication prescriptions.  Why is this...

Heintz & Becker Boating Safety Series Part 2: Nighttime and Pre-Dawn Boating

Last month one Florida teen was killed and five others were injured when their small boat ran into a bridge on the Middle River near Ft. Lauderdale.  The accident happened...

Volkswagen’s Shameless Deception Destroys Owners’ Trust and Loyalty

What was once the iconic and beloved Volkswagen has now fallen from grace after the recent revelation that the company intentionally manipulated its "environmentally friendly" diesel cars. These cars cheated...

Red Light Runner Causes Crash on U.S. 301 that leaves 87 Year Old Parrish Woman with Serious Injuries

April 26, 2016

By Steve Heintz of Heintz & Becker posted in Car Accidents on Monday, October 19, 2015. Virginia Boria, 87, of Parrish was seriously injured on Saturday, October 17, 2015, after...

Heintz & Becker Golf Cart Series Part 6: “GolfBoards” Bring Excitement and New Safety Issues to Golfers

April 15, 2016

A revolution is underway at the Legacy Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch that lets golfers "surf the turf." It's called 'GolfBoarding" and it's the latest golfing craze thanks to the...