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- Electrical Shock Accidents and Injuries Are Often the Result of Negligence
Like failure to fix known hazards; failure to follow written safety rules and processes; and every day negligence. Defective products and equipment are also often at fault.
- Burn Injuries Explained
About 195,000 deaths are caused by burn injures each year worldwide. A burn is tissue damage caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or nuclear radiation. Burns are most commonly caused by scalds, building fires and flammable liquids and gases.
- How the Consumer Product Safety Commission Keeps Us Safe
The CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency whose mission is to keep American consumers safe. The agency issues standards for products and safety recalls for products demonstrated to create risks to users and consumers.
- Considerations in Burn Injury Cases
We surround our lives with them every day – furniture, appliances, and toys. We trust our products to be good, properly manufactured and safe. Unfortunately, not all products are safe. Some result in life-altering burns more frequently than we’d like to admit. Polyurethane, a type of foam found in household furniture is a highly flammable material.
- Survival Damages in Texas
Survival damages in Texas are brought by the estate seeking damages that would have accrued to the decedent because of the accident and prior to his death. Often accompanying a Texas wrongful death lawsuit are pleadings relating to survival damages. Such a pleading, is appropriate when there was a question about the conscious pain and suffering or there were medical expenses and of course the funeral expenses of the family.
- Dangers of Fourth of July Fireworks
The potential dangers of Fourth of July fireworks are well known, yet every year, there are hundreds of injuries. A study by the U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found that “65 percent of all firework injuries in 2011 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.” An estimated 9,600 consumers were injured last year and four were killed. Who’s to blame?
- How to be Safe on the Fourth of July
The NHTSA has rolled out its impaired driving prevention campaign because the Fourth of July just might be the most dangerous holiday to drive. “Drive sober or get pulled over,” says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as part of its impaired driving prevention campaign. The campaign is intended to prevent impaired driving throughout the Fourth of July holiday period (July 2 – July 6), by promoting awareness and prevention through advertising.
- Summertime, Kids and Injuries
As parents we look forward to all types of summer time fun with our kids. In addition to fun there is also an element of risk and potential injury associated with many summer activities. Injuries can be avoided and/or minimized through common sense, watching your kids and discussing and warning them about the dangers associated with various summer time activities. Below are some common injuries that occur as well as some injury prone locations that you may or may not be aware of.
- When is Hot Water Too Hot?
The New York State Consumer Protection Board has issued a directive urging consumers to make sure their children and loved ones are protected from extremely painful and possibly fatal scalding burns. Here are some helpful hints:
- Catastrophic Injuries
More significant than the average injury, a catastrophic injury can be life changing or even life threatening. The negligence of another can leave victims dealing with the repercussions permanently.