We have talked several times about the best ways to avoid a DUI, especially during the holidays. Uber, designated drivers and taxis are all excellent options for getting home after a night of drinking. One of the best ways to get home, or most useful tools for finding your way home, is the SaferRide app, put forth by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Here’s how it works:
When you click on the app, you open a … Read more
This holiday season, your children will be getting gifts from family and friends. Your little ones will be excited, and they will want to play with and use the gifts that they get. Not so fast. There are thousands of products that are recalled every year and could pose a serious threat to the health and safety of your child. Here are some tips when it comes to recalls.
They Do Not Expire
It’s important to keep in mind that … Read more
The day is drawing near. You will be hosting out-of-town guests for the holidays and are wondering if you are ready. You’ve set up the guest room, put extra towels in the bathroom, and the fridge is stocked with food. Have you really done everything that you can to prepare for your company? If you haven’t checked your home for possible hazards, you could be setting your guests up for injury and yourself for liability.
Know Your Guests
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Family road trips are part of the holiday season for many people. Whether you are traveling with a car packed full with people or on your own, there are some important things to keep in mind as you head out on the open road. If you don’t want to spend time dealing with insurance companies and medical bills when the New Year rolls around, pay attention to these easy tips.
If you live in an area where ice … Read more
There’s a popular meme that occasionally makes its way around Facebook that goes something like this: I’m the type of person that makes friends with all of the dogs at a party. If this sounds like you, read on. While you may love all animals, not all animals love you. It’s important to remind ourselves that we need to be careful around pets we aren’t familiar with this holiday season as we visit the homes of friends and relatives.… Read more
If you will be putting your Christmas tree up this weekend, it’s time for a brief refresher on safety. Thousands of fires are started very year due in some way to Christmas trees. If your tree is already up, give it a good once over. If you haven’t put it up yet, read this list before you do.
- Keep it Fresh
Fresh trees are far less likely to catch fire than ones that are dried out. If you are planning … Read more
Kid-proofing the holiday décor doesn’t need to be difficult, but it does need to be done. Little hands and tiny mouths love to explore. The holidays are filled with shiny, interesting objects that are just begging to be inspected and tasted. Here are a few tips to make your holiday home a safe one for the children in your life.
Pay close attention to the ornaments you choose to hang on your tree or place in bowls around your … Read more
While you may not be able to receive compensation if your pet is injured this holiday season, and you certainly don’t have to worry about your dog suing you in civil court, we would be remiss if we did not take the time to warn of common holiday dangers for pets. As animal lovers, we know that you consider your pets part of the family and want them to be safe and healthy. In that vein, we have compiled a … Read more
We talk a lot about safety. As personal injury attorneys, we feel confident in offering tips for people who want to avoid accidents. While many of our posts are filled with common sense tips, sometimes we run across information in our research that borders on humorous.
While no accident is ever a cause for laughter, some do make you shake your head and wonder just how they happened. According to some experts, there are five holiday accidents that are more … Read more
Holiday movies are a tradition for many families. One of the most popular families depicted in these movies is the Griswold family. We love to laugh at their mishaps and roll our eyes at their misadventures. Unfortunately, what is funny on the big — or small — screen is not always funny in real life. As exaggerated as the Griswolds’ situations may be, they have a grain of truth to them. If you want to have a safe and … Read more