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Why and Where Falls Occur Most Often

To better prevent falls, a business must first get a better understanding of why and where falls occur on the premises. Where the fall occurs focuses on the physical aspects surrounding the fall area. Determining why a fall occurred involves understanding the mental state of the person who fell, such as if they were distracted […]

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Halloween Safety

Halloween is such a special time of year for children and adults. When Halloween or your town’s designated day for trick-or-treating finally arrives, it is such an exciting event. Parents must also be aware of the safety hazards and concerns that accompany this day. The National Safety Council tracks safety statistics regarding injuries and fatalities […]

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Philadelphia Neighborhoods Tackle Traffic-Related Fatalities

With busy city streets of Philadelphia often come speeding cars and relentless traffic. Bicyclists and pedestrians commonly fight for a safe space on and across the roads, carefully maneuvering from one point to another. Often, cyclists must choose between riding next to zooming cars without so much as a bike lane or riding on sidewalks […]

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The Difference Between Trip, Slip and Fall

Lawyers often use phrases like slip and fall or trip and fall. It can be useful to take a moment to understand the specific meanings of these phrases. People are often seriously hurt on the property of someone else, whether it be a store, a public area, an apartment, or an office building. Slip and […]

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Securing Car Seats Saves Lives

Parents believe they are doing the right thing when they buy the most complex car seat for their child. They may even research the seat that has the highest safety rating. What some parents may not realize is that even the safest car seat may not be as safe if they are not installed properly. […]

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Back-to-School Slip and Fall Safety

A recent study has shown that slip and falls are among the most common of all accidents that lead to injuries. With the start of a new school year, preparation and common sense are key to avoiding potential slip and fall accidents in schools. It is not too early to review procedures to avoid potential […]

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NHTSA Acts to Shut Down Autopilot Buddy

Technology is evolving every day and helps make our world easier, faster, and more efficient. However, not all technological advances are positive. Tesla currently uses an Autopilot driver-assistance program, and owners of Tesla vehicles have been using this system in potentially dangerous ways. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ordered several companies that own […]

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Geoffrey Gompers Featured on WWDB Talk Radio

Attorney Geoffrey Gompers joins Jeff Prim on the show, Legal Matters, on WWDB AM Talk Radio 860. Topics discussed include what to do if you have been injured in an accident and how to pursue a personal injury claim. Click here to listen or to download the podcast. To schedule a free consultation with an […]

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Avoiding Collisions Between Bicycles and Cars

In the Philadelphia area, motorists may not be used to seeing bicyclists on the road in the colder months as much as they do during the summer months.  Motorists need to be more aware of bicyclists on the road, but bicyclists should also take precautions to avoid potential accidents with cars. Bicyclists have the most […]

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Safety During Summer Pool Use

Summer is here, and the kids are ready to head to the local public pool or even a private pool in the backyard. Pool safety is always a top priority and pool-goers should be aware of who is responsible if an accident does occur. A Pool Owner’s Duty of Reasonable Care Pool owners have a […]

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