Yearly Archives - 2018

Do I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident?

If you were injured in a car accident you might be asking yourself “Do I need a lawyer after a car accident?” Despite having many good reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer, many people are uncomfortable talking to a lawyer after an accident. They think the attorney will cost too much money or will take too much of the [...]

Peg Perego Stroller — Recall — Risk Of Entrapment & Strangulation

Peg Perego issued a recall of about 223,000 strollers on June 24th because of a risk of entrapment and strangulation. The recall involves two different older versions* of the Peg Perego strollers, Venezia and Pliko-P3 (model numbers are printed on a white label on the back of the Pliko P-3′s stroller seat and on the Venezia stroller’s footboard). The strollers were manufactured from January [...]

3 Myths About Car Accident Claims

Myth #1: You have to “go to court” or sue someone after a car accident. Almost always, you do not need to file a lawsuit to receive compensation for your auto accident claim. Instead, you or your attorney will open up an insurance claim with the insurance company of the driver that caused the accident. After the claim is open, you [...]

9 Out Of 10 Cyclists Killed Were Not Wearing A Helmet

Have you seen the photos of the Olympic cyclists in action? Have you noticed what they all have in common regardless of where they’re from?  Helmets! They’re all wearing helmets.They know that bike helmets not only save lives but also prevent or lessen the severity of brain injuries during bike crashes. A properly fitted bicycle helmet reduces the risk of head injury [...]

Drowning Report – 90 Children Dead Since Memorial Day

Information released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign, shows that 90 children younger than 15 have drowned in swimming pools since Memorial Day. 72% of those children were younger than 5 years old. An additional 106 children of that age required emergency response for near-drowning incidents. Drowning Is the Leading Cause Of Unintentional Deaths [...]

Towing After An Accident

If your car is not drivable after an accident, you will need to have it towed from the scene. For many of us, this can be a sad, emotional day. We love our cars. Being separated from them so unexpectedly after an accident can be stressful.To help answer some of your questions and get an inside look at how [...]

Tire Safety Tips

Tire Safety Tips Did you know that tires are one of the most important safety features on your car or truck? But to do their job, they have to be in good shape.* Things to regularly keep an eye on include Making sure that the tires have the correct inflation pressure. Both under-inflation and over-inflation can cause problems Making sure that the tires [...]

Road Debris Causes More Than 25,000 Crashes Per Year

That’s right. According to a report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, vehicle-related road debris is estimated to cause over 25,000 crashes and 80-90 deaths per year in North America. While that’s a tiny fraction of overall accidents and deaths (thankfully), these incidents affect all of us. We pay for them one way or another – through lives injured or lost, [...]