The Sky Is Not Falling, But Objects Are

There are thousands of falling object injuries yearly, and while many people believe these are rare accidents, they are widespread. They are so common, in fact that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) issues detailed reports about exactly how people are injured by falling objects every year. For example, in 2020, 44,760 workers were “struck…

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Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

You work in construction and suffer a fall that results in a brain injury. Your recovery will take months. Who will pay your bills and take care of your family? What if you are unable to go back to work? Workplace injuries can devastate a person’s livelihood and cause debilitating stress. Luckily, all workers are…

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What Can We Do to Reduce Accidental Fatalities?

Fatal accidents take many forms. Thousands of people die every year in motor vehicle crashes, work accidents, slip and fall accidents, drownings, and many other incidents. Sometimes an accident isn’t anyone’s fault, but in many cases fatal accidents are preventable, which makes them even more tragic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports…

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Drunk Driving Increases in the Summer. Be Prepared.

Despite beneficial changes that have happened in the transportation industry, there is still one dangerous phenomenon that increases during the summertime. According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the percentage of drunk drivers involved in fatal accidents is highest in the summertime. It makes sense. Summertime is the time…

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The Dangers of Tip-over Incidents for Children

When it comes to our children, we are willing to do whatever it takes to keep them safe. That means buying expensive car seats, protective gear for inclement weather, making sure toys do not have choking hazards and so forth. Other major risks for children include accidents involving televisions, storage cabinets or entertainment centers, and…

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How Defective Product Injuries Changed History

We all have sustained some sort of injury throughout our lifetime. However, an injury caused by a dangerous or defective product could leave more than just physical damages. The United States is familiar with dangerous products and recall. Thankfully, most products are recalled before too many individuals are harmed. In 2019, the number of product…

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DIY Electrical Safety at Home Tips

In the day and age of the Internet, homeowners are leaning toward Google and YouTube to learn how to do home renovation projects. In a 2019 report, nearly nine in 10 homeowners ran into mistakes when working through DIY home improvement projects, while one in four have injured themselves. Read on to learn how DIY…

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Boating Safety for Summer Fun

After being cooped up in your home for the winter season, you want to enjoy the nice warm weather with a boating and fishing trip. What could possibly go wrong? Many believe that boating disasters occur in the dark on raging ocean water. However, most boating accidents occur during the day, typically with nice weather…

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Safety First: Firework Work Safety

When you think of the Fourth of July, you typically think of turning on the barbecue, pool parties and a day filled with dazzling firework displays. However, a day filled with laughter and fun can end with severe and life-altering injuries. The Fourth of July carries the highest accident statistics in the U.S. compared to…

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Home Pool Safety

Summer vacation is just around the corner for kids and teens. What might seem like the perfect answer to keeping your kids active while beating the summer heat, can also be dangerous if not properly monitored. Taking a splash in a home pool should come with some precautions to avoid unintentional drowning and swimming pool…

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Start summer with a home inspection checklist

Summer is the perfect time to reflect on your home and how you can best maintain it. Whether you’ve owned your home for 5 years or 20, it’s important to regularly ensure it remains safe for you and guests. Over time, safety guidelines change and regular wear-and-tear can take its toll. If someone is injured…

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