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Category: Child Injury Accidents

Are Your Children Protected from Tip-Over Accidents?

The Consumer Product Safety Commission continues its campaign to increase public awareness of child safety and accident prevention caused by furniture falling over. It isn’t hard to understand why when you consider that 200 children have lost their lives in tip-over incidents in the last 10 years and 1000’s more have required hospital treatment for… read more

Bike Safety Tips for Kids

Bicycle riding in the summer is a lot of fun, but accidents can happen. Every year about 300,000 children go to the emergency room due to bike injuries.  Some of the injuries are so serious that children may not survive.  The most common serious injuries are head and brain injuries.  Wearing a helmet is extremely… read more

Bicycle Safety for Kids

The sun is shining and more people are out biking to enjoy the nice weather. Kids should be aware of key safety practices while bicycling. Before riding a bike make sure it is in good working condition and all parts are secure. Below are some importantly safety tips to share with your kids while bicycling. Wear a… read more

Seven Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Accident Case

Mistake 1: Giving a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.  Giving them a statement will give the other insurance company more reasons to reduce the amount of money they will pay you. Mistake 2: Waiting to seek medical treatment, or not following your doctor’s orders.  A jury and insurance company are more likely to take… read more

Who is Liable if your Child is Injured?

Many parents are not aware of who is liable for acts of their minor children. In most states the concept of parental responsibility applies to criminal and civil acts of the child.  State legislatures have confirmed that an innocent victim should not have the financial burden of property damage or medical expenses that results from… read more