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The Ripple Effect of Giving

The Ripple Effect of Giving

The term “ripple effect” is used to describe what happens after an object is dropped into water. It creates a ripple pattern expanding out from the point of origin. The impact is felt in waves ...
Seemingly simple fireworks, such as these sparklers, can cause a serious burn injury

Burn Injury FAQ – Staying Safe this Fourth of July

According to the CDC, more than 1.1 million burn injuries occur each year for which people seek medical care. The Fourth of July is the busiest day for emergency responders called upon to treat burns ...
Image: Car Accident Headlight - Car accident injuries can have a long lasting impact.

Common Car Accident Injuries

The squeal of brakes, blaring of a horn and a deafening crash - there's no mistaking the sound and feel of a collision. Even a major car accident is over in a moment, but the ...
Someone pictured in handcuffs. If arrested, it's important to understand your rights including your right to remain silent

How and when should you invoke your right to remain silent?

Most of us have heard of our "Miranda rights" from television shows and movies, "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of ...
Improper maintenance of equipment may cause you to be injured at the gym

What should you do if injured at the gym?

With summer already here, many people are heading to the gym to stay healthy. As you head to your favorite gym, you may notice some pieces of workout equipment or unsterile areas that pose a ...
hotel pool accident, photo of hotel pool

What should you do if injured in a hotel pool accident?

Summertime is upon us, which often means fun in the sun! As your family hits the road for their summer vacation, keep in mind that your hotel may not be following all of the necessary ...
Riding a motorcycle can be fun, but it also puts you at risk for these common motorcycle injuries.

The 5 most common motorcycle injuries

Florida offers the perfect combination of weather and scenic beauty to make it a popular place for local residents and visitors to get out onto the open road on their motorcycles. The popularity of riding ...
A dog bite can inflict physical injury as well as pain and suffering.

What to do if you have suffered a dog bite from someone else’s dog

Dogs are often called "man's best friend," but that doesn't mean that they are necessarily everyone's friend. Regardless of size, a dog bite can inflict serious harm and personal distress on both adults and children ...
Back up cameras in cars are installed avoid backover accidents

Backover Accidents Prompt Back-up Cameras To Now Be Required by Law

The alarming number of fatalities and injuries from backover accidents - accidents in which a person is struck by a passenger vehicle traveling in reverse - prompted the federal government to study ways to improve driver ...
A trucking accident can wreak havoc on victims, knowing how these accidents are different can make a difference.

How is a trucking accident different from other automobile accidents?

While automobile accidents may often seem similar, the truth is that a trucking accident can be vastly different. In addition to the severity of truck accidents, the rules that govern truck drivers often play into ...
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