Motorcycle Safety Series Part 21: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Riders

November 6, 2015

Dr. Mike Tuccelli, a former University of Florida professor of American Sign Language has been profoundly deaf since birth, but his lack of hearing has not stopped him from being...

Heintz & Becker Brain Injury Series Part 1: The Silent Epidemic

November 2, 2015

By Steve Heintz of Heintz & Becker We decided to launch our newest series of blogs on the subject of brain injury for three main reasons.  First, the most common...

Costume Contact Lenses Lead To Serious Eye Injuries

October 27, 2015

This message is so important that we're skipping our customary lead-in language and getting right to the point: whatever you do this Halloween, DON'T use special effect contact lenses purchased...

Boating Safety Series Part 3: MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY . . .

October 26, 2015

Mayday (originally from the French term "venez m'aider" meaning "come help me") is the universal distress signal to call out to marine rescue and other vessels that you are in...

Motorcyclist Killed in Brandon – FHP Asks for Help to Locate Driver of Chevy Equinox

October 7, 2015

Heintz & Becker is reaching out to its readers to try to help the Florida Highway Patrol in its search for the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox who caused...

Motorcycle Safety Series Part 20: Preventing Motorcycle Theft

September 3, 2015

Is your motorcycle an easy and attractive target for motorcycle thieves?  Did you know that experienced thieves can steal a motorcycle in a matter of seconds, to be shipped overseas...

Health Alert: Warnings Issued for Contaminated Tattoo Ink

August 17, 2015

Lawyers and tattoos have not traditionally been very closely linked.  But with tattoos becoming commonly accepted, even lawyers are getting tattoos.  But, true to our profession, we lawyers contemplate much...

Heintz & Becker Boating Safety Series Part 1: Florida Leads in Preventable Boating Accidents

August 12, 2015

We want to welcome our readers to the first installment of a brand new series of Boating Safety blogs we are launching on our Heintz & Becker website and Facebook...

Controversial Proposal to Regulate Roadside Memorials in Palmetto

August 5, 2015

Losing a family member or friend to a car or motorcycle accident is devastating and changes everything.  Everything that is, except the love of family and friends.  For those left...

Motorcycle Safety Series Part 19: Special Price Offered for Motorcycle Rider Safety Classes in August at State College of Florida in Bradenton

July 24, 2015

Attention motorcycle riders: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering its Basic Motorcycle Rider 1 class for a special price of $175 for its upcoming 16-hour class that will...

FSU Study of Distraction Caused by Cell Phone

July 20, 2015

"Shocking" is the word used by one of the FSU research coordinators who worked on a study to see how  distracted a person can become when they get a notification...

Distracted Florida Driver Jumps Partially Open Drawbridge!

July 3, 2015

By Steve Heintz of Heintz & Becker Palm Beach resident James Montano crashed through the flashing gates and jumped a small gap of an open drawbridge on the Flagler Memorial...