Archive for March 2013

5 Attractive Nuisance Liability Items to Avoid

As adults, we may or may not choose to do dangerous things “at our own risk,” but what about children? Children are innocent, and oftentimes they do not fully understand the danger present in certain situations. That is exactly why the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine was passed.  Under this law, landowners are held responsible for child injuries involving…

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Parental Response to Product Recalls Critical

It’s critical that parents heed product recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). This agency reports that baby products were linked to more than 75,000 emergency room visits for children under the age of five in 2009 alone. The CPSC also asserts that an average of 88 children die annually as a result…

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New Moms Get into as Many Accidents as Teens?

The demands of being a new mother are numerous but many may be shocked by new results of research conducted by American Baby magazine and the advocacy group Safe Kids Worldwide. Their survey reveals some rather alarming statistics about the driving habits of new mothers. The survey concludes that 78% of new mothers (mothers with…

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Types of Compensation for a Work Related Injury

The general assumption regarding workplace injuries is that Workers’ Compensation provides all of the financial compensation. While you may or may not receive compensation from Workers’ Compensation, keep in mind that you may also be eligible for additional compensation. Here are some things to consider after a work relation injury. Toxic Substances  There are very…

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Personal Injury Compensation for Dog Bites

A recent article reports that more than 5 million Americans per year are the victims of dog bite injuries. It’s estimated that less than 20,000 of these victims receive compensation from insurance companies under homeowners or renters policies. In addition, the average payment by insurance companies to dog bite victims is only $21,875 (not much…

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