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Helmets: Are They Mandatory?

According to the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, in 2013 4,668 people were killed in motorcycle accidents. Also, 88,000 people were seriously injured due to motorcycle accidents. It is estimated that 1,630 lives were saved by helmets in 2013 and close to 800...

The Prevalence of Construction Accidents

Construction is a field of work that involves many skills and precautions. Constantly being around power tools and heavy machinery comes with an abundance of risks. According to OSHA, “one in ten construction workers are injured every year”. With the construction...

Pedestrian Safety

While walking is a great form of physical fitness, it may be more dangerous than you think. According to the CDC, in 2015, 5,376 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle accidents. Even more shocking, 129,000 pedestrians were treated in an emergency facility for...

Liability Within a Nursing Home

As we begin to age, taking care of ourselves may become more difficult. Looking into an alternate way of life is often very common. The decision to move into a nursing home comes with expectations of safety, an exceptional staff, and a trust worthy health system....

Documentation of Damage Caused by an Accident

Obtaining an injury is never planned. That is why it is important to know how to document your injuries in the event that an accident does occur. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there are two very important elements in the documentation of your injuries...

Slip and Fall

A slip and fall can range from a mildly embarrassing situation to a sprain, or at times, even a broken bone. The severity of injuries can vary, and usually, the elderly are at a greater risk for more serious complications resulting from a slip and fall. Most people...

Premises Liability Injuries

Premises liability is an area of law that holds property owners accountable for unsafe conditions which cause preventable harm. Under these laws, property owners have a legal duty to take reasonable measures in ensuring the safety of their premises. When they know or...

E-Cigarettes can Lead to Nicotine Poisoning

In recent years, smoking has become less and less popular due in large part to consumers becoming better educated about the risks involved with nicotine and second hand smoke. Various advertising campaigns have shown the negative effects of smoking cigarettes on the...