You may not have heard of “product liability” before, but you’ve likely heard of defective products. They’re often in the news: remember the faulty Toyota accelerators that caused car crashes, the baby sleepers that harmed infants, or the Samsung phone batteries that caught fire?
Unintentional drowning: it’s something that no parent wants to ever consider would happen to their children. However, it happens to too many children each summer—making it vital that you learn the warning signs of aquatic distress and what to do, should the unthinkable happen.
These days, it can be downright scary to be a bicyclist or a pedestrian. Between aggressive drivers and distracted drivers, it can feel like you’re playing chicken—when all you want to do is cross the street!
Distracted driving—anything you do that takes your attention away from the act of driving—is a big problem. Many people get behind the wheel but pay little attention to the road—fiddling with the radio, staring at the GPS, talking on the phone, or (worst of all) texting and surfing the Internet instead.
Drunk driving. Distracted driving. Teen driving. We’ve heard for years about how certain activities and demographics are associated with an increased risk of car accidents, injuries, and deaths. If you’ve watched the news or read the newspaper, you’ve surely heard of these things.
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that covers employees who suffer a work-related injury. But what about injuries caused in a car accident? Does workers’ compensation cover this situation?
Riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating and fun—but it can also be dangerous. Motorcyclists are far more likely to be seriously injured or killed on the road: motorcycles make up just 3 percent of all registered vehicles, yet motorcyclists account for 13 percent of all fatalities.
PING! Your cell phone sounds from your pocket or purse while you’re driving, and you’re tempted to check it. You might think that not much harm can come from a quick glance or two at your phone.