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October 2015 Archives

Driving talk tips for parents with teen and young-adult drivers

Are you worried about your child driving and getting into an accident? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has started a new campaign to help you talk to your teens about the risks of driving. The week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 24 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, so it's a good time to speak with your children about the ways they can stay safe when they're on the roads.

How can you treat an animal bite?

Getting bitten by an animal is not something you'd choose to have happen, but sometimes you don't get the chance to back away or avoid an attack. While you should always seek medical treatment, there are also some things you can do to help care for wounds when they happen. After treatment, you may need to show the state of your injuries to help your attorney build your case as you seek compensation.

How can you prevent motorcycle accidents in the fall?

Are the hazards of riding a motorcycle in the fall enough to put you off driving? As a motorcyclist who may now be working with an attorney to claim compensation for an accident, it's important that you stay safe in the future and keep an eye on the traffic and changing weather conditions. Autumn also brings out issues related to slick roads, darker days, and potentially drivers who aren't expecting motorcyclists to be riding on the roads any longer. With this in mind, these tips may help you stay safer on the roads.

Hazardous pits can have dangerously low oxygen levels

If you're an industrial worker who has been exposed to small and confined spaces, you know how important it is to know the oxygen levels as well as how much carbon dioxide is present. If there is too much CO2, you could suffocate, which could result in brain damage or death. If you're working with your attorney to make a claim for a pit hazard in the workplace, it's important to know that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration does recognize the dangers of these areas.

1 killed, 2 injured in fatal accident in New Hampshire

Distractions, speeding, drunk driving and other acts can lead to serious collisions that take the lives of the people you care about. Injuries you suffer in these accidents can impact your life now and into the future, while the death of a loved one can cause feelings of guilt along with the financial burden of losing an income. You are within your rights to make a claim if someone's negligence has resulted in a loved one's death, just as this man's family may choose to do.

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