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Texting Parents Set Poor Example for Teen Drivers

September 12, 2014

Survey suggests parents are worse distracted drivers than their teens. After countless campaigns warning teens of the dangers of driving while distracted by their cellphones, it seems that parents are now the ones that need a reminder. A recent survey found that many American parents routinely talk or text while driving and ignore their teens’ […]


Michigan Man Learns a Lesson in Social Host Liability

September 10, 2014

Party hosts can be held responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. On a Saturday night in early August, a young man’s house party quickly spiraled out of control when over 2,000 guests responding to social media invites descended on his parents’ Michigan farmhouse. Officers with the Sheriff’s Department initially came out […]


Motorcycle Lane-Splitting: Still Legal But No Longer Advised

September 9, 2014

Authorities in California have stopped publishing guidelines for motorcycle lane-splitting. In most respects, motorcycles are expected to behave just like any other vehicle while out on the road. However, there is at least one special traffic law that applies to motorcyclists, namely the ability to bypass traffic jams by riding in between lanes of stopped […]


Understanding Drowning Accident Risks

September 8, 2014

Drowning accidents are a serious threat that claim an average of 10 lives per day. According to the CDC, an average of 10 people die as a result of accidental drowning every day. Many more individuals may suffer serious complications from near-drownings, including brain damage. The ray of hope here is that drownings and near-drownings […]


Has Your Child Suffered a Playground Accident?

September 4, 2014

Learn when a personal injury lawsuit might be an appropriate response to a playground accident. Playground accidents and injuries are a natural part of growing up. Most of the time, injuries are minor and require just a few days or weeks of healing. However, according to the CDC website 45 percent of playground injuries are […]


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