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Pool Safety Facts

Keeping Children Safe As a parent, your number one priority is keeping your child safe. This is especially true when they are involved in water activities. An accident can happen at any moment, so it is crucial to supervise your...

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Avoid Dangerous Products During Holiday Shopping

Millions of shoppers throughout the globe are striving to find the perfect holiday gift.  However, a gift that seems perfect could actually be potentially dangerous. Five Thirty-Eight reported that 2015 was a popular year for hoverboards and hoverboard related injuries....

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Employer Liability For Distracted Driving

Employers are responsible for ensuring their employees adhere to the applicable federal agency regulations and federal, state and municipal laws, according to the National Safety Council. (NSC) This includes distracted driving laws. Employees who cause an accident as a result...

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Detergent Pods: Time-saving or Life-threatening?

Detergent pods can be a blessing for individuals who have a difficult time measuring the right amount of laundry detergent. But can these little packets that save time and prevent mess be harmful for your little “blessing”? Almost 8,200 children...

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Flavored Vapes: The Poison Apple for Children

Electronic cigarettes, also known as vapes, are an increasingly popular alternative to traditional cigarettes for adults. A recent CBS6 report suggested that hundreds of children under six are suffering vape poisoning—what’s more alarming is that this is not from second-hand...

How An Uber Driver’s Personal Injury Liability Affects You

Whether or not a driver is part of Uber or Lyft can impact the personal injury claim of all parties involved in a car accident. One may worry what will happen if he or she is a passenger in an...

Franchise Pros and Cons: A Guide for Prospective Business Owners

Individuals who yearn for the freedom to be their own boss, but don’t have the time to experience the growing pains of a new business may want to consider a franchise. The time it takes to open a franchise business...

Not Just for New Year’s Eve: Safe Ride Programs

New Year’s Eve is a night for celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another, but celebrations also mean that New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous driving nights of the year. If you plan...

Whistleblowers, Beware: Most Claims End In Disappointment

To many, whistleblowers are akin to folk heroes. After all, the result of many famous whistleblowers coming forward yielded a number of earth shattering decisions in court. Had these individuals not come forward then much of the fraud and corruption...

What You Need to Know About Date Rape Drugs

Bill Cosby recently admitted that he drugged women that he wanted to have sex with during the 1960’s and 1970’s. At that time, many of today’s “date rape” drugs didn’t exist. Cosby had a doctor write him a prescription for...