Wrongful Death


Thirty years ago, a family living in a home that caught fire had about 15 to 17 minutes to escape unharmed. Today, that number has dropped to a harrowing three to four minutes. Read on to learn why and how you can prepare your house for fire safety during the holiday season and beyond. They Just Don’t Make ’Em Like They Used To Home fires move faster today. Two major culprits: modern, cheaply made furniture and synthetic fabric...

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Party Cheerfully & Safely

Party Cheerfully & Safely


Posted By on Nov 11, 2019

Drunk driving crashes surge during the holiday season. Click here to expand.One too many toasts can prove deadly during the holidays if partygoers choose to drink and drive. The long Thanksgiving weekend has become the deadliest holiday of the year, propelled by an increase in alcohol sales and drunk driving. During the 2017 holiday season alone, 1,143 people were killed between Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s...

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Gun Safety @ home & about

Gun Safety @ home & about


Posted By on Oct 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior reported in 2017 that over 101 million Americans, or about 40 percent of the population over 16, participate in wildlife activities. This includes more than 11 million hunters across the nation. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control still record approximately 500 unintentional firearms fatalities a year. But there is good news: That number has been steadily decreasing for the...

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Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in 2014, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. Riders are older on average as retiring baby boomers and frustrated commuters heed the call of the open road. And more riders are women, now nearly one in five. What hasn’t changed much are the leading...

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In early 2018, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported an outbreak of E. coli found in romaine lettuce, which sickened nearly 200 people and killed five. Right before Thanksgiving, another outbreak caused the CDC to recall all romaine, fresh and bagged. In the fall, over 19 million pounds of ground beef were recalled in three separate salmonella outbreaks. Is our food out to get us? If you think you’re...

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Surgical Centers & Danger

Surgical Centers & Danger


Posted By on Mar 22, 2019

As the number of surgeries performed in these centers has risen into the millions, so have the risks of medical complications. A new joint investigation by USA TODAY and Kaiser Health News sheds light on centers plagued by poor oversight, unqualified or ill-equipped staff, and little to no accountability. The rising cost of health care in America is a big concern. Small, relatively routine surgeries that are performed in a...

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