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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What is PIP and do I need it?

PIP, personal injury protection, is a complex type of auto insurance that provides medical coverage when an auto accident occurs, regardless of who is at fault. Creating a plan that is right for you and your family can save you from financial devastation and give you the time you need to fully recover.  What you…

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Choosing Long-Term Care for Your Loved Ones

Americans are aging slower, and therefore living longer, compared to 40 years ago. Whether aging in place or transferring to an older adult community, it’s important to find care for your loved ones that not only aligns with their interests, but also has their safety top of mind. How can you ensure that you’re finding…

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