The widow of a man shot in a Florida movie theater in 2014 is suing the theater where the shooting took place and one of its employees. She is seeking $15,000 in damages related to physical, economic and psychological damage after the incident, which started over the use of a cellphone. The suit claims that Cobb Theaters and an employee at the Wesley Chapel location failed to uphold its gun ban at the time of the incident.
The death of a Florida woman from carbon monoxide poisoning is one of several that has prompted a U.S. senator to demand that keyless ignition systems in automobiles be made safer. The Florida death was one of six in 2015 that happened when cars with keyless ignition systems were left running.
Many Floridians suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and some experience either paraplegia or quadriplegia as a result. Recent research into people with paraplegia and quadriplegia demonstrates a link between suffering neuropathic pain and cortical plasticity.