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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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Ridesharing Without Car Seats for Children

In Pennsylvania, children aged eight and under are required to be restrained in a car seat when riding in a vehicle. This includes if the child is riding in an Uber, Lyft, or another ridesharing vehicle. A recent study has highlighted ridesharing vehicles failing to use car seats when transporting children. Riding in a properly-fitting […]

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Cleaning Safety Tips

Warm weather has finally arrived, and the instinct for most people is to spruce up and clean out. Philadelphia slip and fall lawyers know that accidents can happen when people take on activities that they are not accustomed to doing. The following are safety tips to consider when cleaning and can be helpful to avoid […]

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Steps to Take After a Car Accident

In recent years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a marked increase in the number of fatal car accidents in the United States. In fact, that number increased between 2014 to 2016 by 14 percent. This was the largest increase in 53 years. The best way to handle an accident is ensuring […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

When spring and summer are in full bloom, motorcyclists dust off their bikes and head out on the road. Before hitting the open road, motorcyclists and motor vehicle drivers should be aware of safety tips that could prevent fatal accidents. Safety Tips for Motor Vehicle Drivers Regarding Motorcycles Motorists should first be aware that when […]

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Exercise Can Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Preventing slip and falls can also prevent fatal injuries. Within a year, about 33,000 people over the age of 65 in the United States are fatally injured from falls. About one in three individuals over the age of 65 reported that they had fallen within a year. Reducing the number of falls among older adults […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips

A beautiful day for a bike ride can turn into a nightmare if the cyclist and a motor vehicle collide. Cyclists have little protection from this type of impact, so the results may prove fatal or cause serious, permanent injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission (NHTSC), cyclists account for two percent of […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents at Restaurants

Slip and fall accidents can occur in restaurants due to negligence on part of the restaurant owner. Restaurants should do everything in their power to ensure safety to avoid accidents that injure customers. Slip and fall accidents are cause for premises liability lawsuits. This liability happens when an accident occurs on a property where the […]

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Self-Driving Cars and Liability

As technology advances, Philadelphia car accident attorneys are getting up to speed on how self-driving cars work and their advantages and disadvantages.  Although self-driving cars are not yet popular in the Philadelphia area, the state of California has taken a friendlier stance toward allowing these cars on the road.  One of the primary concerns with […]

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Predicted Distracted Driving Risk

Anyone out on the road at any time is at risk of having an accident involving a distracted driver. Even if you do not use your cellphone while driving, that does not mean other behaviors behind the wheel will not put you at risk. If you engage in any of these practices while driving, you […]

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