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Don’t Let Slip and Fall Accidents Ruin Your Holiday Party

Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve: These are just some of the occasions to throw a party this time of year. Party guests have a reasonable expectation of not getting injured, FindLaw suggests. This means that the party host has...

/ December 6, 2017
workplace injuries

Preventing Workplace Injuries

A previous post reported that there were 4,379 fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the private industry during 2015. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 2.9 million nonfatal private industry workplace injuries. A recent Chicago Now...

/ November 15, 2017

Protect Your Child from Bicycle Accident Injuries This Fall

It’s fall. For children, this means that school is back in session and playtime is delayed until after the final bell. The rush hour brings more vehicles on the road, and it begins to get dark earlier. The increased traffic...

/ October 16, 2017
distracted driving accidents

Can an iPhone Update Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents?

This this past August, representatives from Apple appeared in court to argue that the company was not responsible for injuries a plaiantiff sustained due to a distracted driving accident caused by another driver who was texting on an iPhone when the...

/ October 3, 2017
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Using Technology to Prevent School Bus Accidents

September is synonymous with the start of a new school year.  Like back to school shopping, back to school safety is at the forefront of parent’s minds. While USA Today reports that school bus accidents are rare, school bus safety...

/ September 8, 2017
workplace injuries

Most Common OSHA Violations and Frequently Reported Workplace Injuries

Workers entitled to a reasonable expectation of safety during the workday. Employees entrust that employers take the necessary steps to prevent workplace injuries.  Employers are required to follow a set of safety guidelines. Failure to take proper safety precautions can...

/ August 15, 2017
amusement park accidents

Amusement Park Accidents Lead To New Regulations

Summer is in full swing. Many families will spend at least one day at an amusement park. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) estimates that the more than 400 amusement parks in the United States welcome at...

/ July 5, 2017
workplace injuries

OSHA Updates System for Reporting Workplace Injuries

The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) recently enacted a new rule regarding the reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. BizJournal reported that certain employers are now required to electronically submit data that is already collected regarding workplace injuries and illnesses....

/ June 15, 2017
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Interacting with Law Enforcement During an Arrest

Police officers makes an arrest when they have reason to believe that a person may be involved in criminal activity. An arrest does not make the suspect guilty. However, the individual’s way of interacting with law enforcement can often sway...

/ May 26, 2017

Is a Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer Necessary for Texas Theft Crimes?

During 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a list of the Most Dangerous Cities in Texas.  Surprisingly, the report found that for the most part, the more dangerous areas were not the larger cities. Houston was the only...

/ May 10, 2017