Consumer Protection, Family, Injury, Safety, Tips & How-To

Detergent pods: Convenient, but dangerous

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With bright colors and appealing packaging, detergent pods cause many children to mistake them for toys or candy.

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Children, Consumer Protection, Family, Injury, Safety

Reading, writing and … litigating? The implications of injuries at school

Reading, writing and … litigating? The implications of injuries at school

Our children spend close to 40 hours per week at school; inevitably, accidents occur. Who is liable, and what are a child’s rights?

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Consumer Protection, Injury, News, Safety

Crash compensation: Who helps victims’ families in the wake of MH17 disaster?

Crash compensation: Who helps victims’ families in the wake of MH17 disaster?

Airplanes are still the safest method of transportation, but with three large-scale disasters in recent months, it doesn’t feel like it.

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Bizarre, Consumer Protection, Crime & Lawsuits, Injury, Safety

Step right up: Circus and fair safety in the spotlight

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Performers put themselves at risk with each death-defying stunt, while carnival-goers face dangers from unsafe rides and unsanitary food.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Injury, Tips & How-To

How to Respond and Report Animal Abuse

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If you make a report of alleged animal abuse, the responding agency is required to investigate. Learn how to spot animal abuse and stop it before it’s too late.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Injury, News, Safety

Can Third-Party Texters Be Held Liable for Accidents?

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New Jersey has recently set a precedent for the future liability of third-party texters sending messages to people they know are driving.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Injury, Safety

Why Your Icy Driveway Makes You Liable

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If someone slips on your icy public sidewalk, it’s your responsibility and you can be held liable. But, what about your private driveway, stairs and walkways? Should you be responsible if someone comes on your private property and falls because of snow and ice?

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Family, Injury, News, Safety

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

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Halloween is supposed to be scary — but it can turn into a real-life nightmare if someone gets hurt. Use common sense to avoid obvious safety hazards for yourself, your kids, and those little ghouls knocking on your door.

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Education, Injury, News, Safety

Why Does Hazing Persist?

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What is the psychology behind hazing, and why does it persist despite the dangers? And why hasn’t it been universally outlawed?

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Crime & Lawsuits, Family, Injury

Is Your Pet a Liability?

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Pets are like family for most of us, and we love them unconditionally. It may have not occurred to you that Buddy or Tiger could ever be a liability.

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