Heintz & Becker Boating Safety Series Part 8: New Law Signed after Heartbreaking loss of two Florida Teens

April 14, 2016

Last July, two Florida teenagers, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, set out for a day of boating from the Jupiter Inlet and were never heard from again. Days of searching...

Heintz & Becker Golf Cart Series Part 5: Safety Issues Associated With Golf Carts and Low Speed Vehicles

April 12, 2016

Golf Cart Safety The fun, convenience and economy of getting around in a golf cart or Low Speed Vehicle can be very appealing. But, there is a major catch. Golf...

Brain Injury Series Part 8: How Sleep May Improve Post-Concussion Recovery Results

April 8, 2016

As we saw in our last post the very first thing recommended by doctors after a concussion is "rest and recovery," including getting as much sleep as possible.  Indeed, the...

Pirates Charities and Bradenton Boosters Giving Back to Local Community

March 24, 2016

There's a lot more to having the Pittsburg Pirates in Bradenton than baseball.  Pirates Charities and the Bradenton Boosters are also hard at work helping to make a difference in...

Brain Injury Series Part 7: The NFL Concussion Protocol is Subject of Post-Season Review

March 17, 2016

Throughout the 2015 NFL season, fans were frequently advised that a player was entering the "concussion protocol" and would need to be "cleared" before returning to play.  Based on the...

Golf Cart Series Part 4: All Aboard the B-Town Shuttle – It’s FREE!

March 14, 2016

One local company is providing a wonderful FREE shuttle service in downtown Bradenton, Village of the Arts, Tarpon Point, Riverwalk and all the way to McKechnie Field.  The service not...

Heintz & Becker Golf Cart Series Part 3: Low Speed Vehicles and “Street Legal” Golf Carts

February 29, 2016

As we discussed in our last post, Golf Carts are not ordinarily allowed to be used on Florida's public roads or streets outside of self-contained retirement communities such as Sun...

Heintz & Becker Boating Safety Series Part 7: Small Craft Advisories

February 18, 2016

We all heard the recent news of that luxury cruise ship that sailed right into weather so horrific that some passengers were fearful for their lives.  So, how was it...

Heintz & Becker Golf Cart Series Part 2: Everyone knows what a Golf Cart is – Right?

February 11, 2016

Yes, we all know what a golf cart is - in the general sense. But, for purposes of Florida Law, a "Golf Cart" has a limited, specifically defined meaning. Florida...

Heintz & Becker Brain Injury Series Part 6: Second Impact Syndrome – a Rare Catastrophic Consequence of Multiple Concussions in Youth Athletes

February 3, 2016

The ever expanding medical evidence documenting the harmful effects of concussions has caused serious concerns about sports-related concussions in youth athletes.  One particularly serious concern is an event that can...

Golf Cart Series Part 1: Serving Our Growing Number of Golf Cart Lifestyle Clients

January 27, 2016

The number of people choosing to travel by traditional golf carts and newer "street legal" versions just keeps growing.  In addition to beautiful communities like Sun City Center and the...

Boating Safety Series Part 6: Tips for Stocking Your Boat’s First Aid Kit

January 25, 2016

Boaters, when is the last time you checked your first aid kit? If you can't recall, then it's time to make sure that your first aid kit is waterproof and...