National Heatstroke Awareness: Park. Lock. Look.
202007.31
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National Heatstroke Awareness: Park. Lock. Look.

The National Heatstroke Awareness Campaign from the United States Department of Transportation runs from July to September of this year. Perhaps you’ve seen their public service announcements for Park. Look. Lock. As personal injury lawyers, we are all too familiar with injuries to children and would like to help spread the word about what parents…

Teen Driving Safety Tips for Families | John Price Law Firm
202007.28
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Teen Driving Safety Tips for Families | John Price Law Firm

Are you the parent or caregiver of a new teen driver? Much anticipation and preparation likely went into getting your teen driver ready for this milestone. Many of us can remember what it was like to get our first set of car keys. We may also have memories of our first fender bender or close…

Children’s Water Safety Tips for the Home | John Price Law Firm
202007.26
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Children’s Water Safety Tips for the Home | John Price Law Firm

Most new parents are aware of the important task of baby proofing their home, carefully anchoring furniture, covering outlets, removing cords, installing baby gates, locking cabinets, and more. Sharp edges become a hazard and stove knobs pose a threat. Keeping your sweet baby healthy means everything and the extra precautions you take to provide a…

Summer Boating Safety Tips During COVID-19
202007.24
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Summer Boating Safety Tips During COVID-19

Are you planning an afternoon on the lake or the Intracoastal Waterway? During these unsettling times, an outdoor adventure complete with nautical breezes and sunshine provides a welcome respite from the worries of the day. Boating safety is always a priority when enjoying an outing on the water, but even more so during COVID-19. Today’s…

Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tips
202007.18
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Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tips

Whether your motivation for riding a motorcycle is to save on vehicle and fuel expenses, for the camaraderie you share with other riders or simply a love of the sport, staying safe on the road is crucial. Before planning a summer ride, refer to today’s post for motorcycle safety tips. Being as prepared as possible…

Meeting for Drinks? Getting Home Safely During COVID-19
202007.13
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Meeting for Drinks? Getting Home Safely During COVID-19

As some restrictions lift and businesses reopen, you may consider meeting a friend or family member for a drink to catch up (while socially distancing). Before making plans, be sure to review the latest information from the CDC on going out, keeping in mind “the more closely you interact with others and the longer that…

Golf Cart Safety Tips for Families This Summer
202007.08
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Golf Cart Safety Tips for Families This Summer

It’s not uncommon to see families on golf carts zipping around local neighborhoods, especially in the spring and summertime. In larger neighborhoods, taking a golf cart to the pool can save a car ride or a longer, much warmer walk. Master-planned communities may have a grocery store or school within the neighborhood where it’s tempting…

Construction Workers and the Risk of Falls
202005.24
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Construction Workers and the Risk of Falls

When it comes to death in construction, falls are the top cause. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports “in 2018, there were 320 fatal falls to a lower level out of 1,008 construction fatalities (BLS data)” and goes on to say “these deaths are preventable.” In their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, The Centers…

Children and Playground Injuries: Five Tips for Safer Play
202005.19
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Children and Playground Injuries: Five Tips for Safer Play

As summertime approaches and public parks and spaces reopen, parents and children may be visiting a nearby playground for some welcome fresh air and sunshine. At the time of this post, COVID-19 is also a reality that has changed daily routines and precautions taken for many families. Before heading to a local playground or taking…

Nursing Home Negligence | Wheelchair Accidents
202005.13
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Nursing Home Negligence | Wheelchair Accidents

Nursing Home Negligence  | When we think of wheelchairs, we may think about the added mobility and freedom they can provide to injured and disabled people. We don’t tend to consider the estimated 300,000 serious wheelchair-related accidents each year. Sadly, there have been too many recent stories about collisions between automobiles and wheelchairs, some of…

Five Safe Driving Tips for Summer
202005.11
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Five Safe Driving Tips for Summer

Although your summer plans have likely changed due to COVID-19, some families are taking shorter road trips to enjoy the great outdoors while socially distancing. The National Park Service (NPS) website states: “In many areas, people can visit parks, trails, and open spaces as a way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and vitamin…

Car Accident Attorney | When Your Teen is Injured in a Car Accident
202005.04
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Car Accident Attorney | When Your Teen is Injured in a Car Accident

Car Accident Attorney | You knew the day would come that your child would become a teen driver. However, the statistics haven’t changed. By nature of their immaturity and lack of experience in the driving world, teens are prone to accidents. In fact, car accidents are the number one cause of death amongst American teenagers….