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Motorcycle safety can be simple if you follow a few rules

Warmer weather is just around the corner and this means more people will be riding motorcycles. If you have a motorcycle, it's extremely important to balance the excitement of riding with a few safety practices. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than drivers of passenger vehicles. They are also six times more likely to be injured than other drivers.

Will workers' comp be enough after a construction accident?

You know that construction is a dangerous industry, but do you know what to do if you are injured in a construction accident? It can be confusing, especially when there are multiple parties and employers on a jobsite. You may also be scared of losing your job if you report an injury, but it is illegal to fire people for reporting injuries and making workers' compensation claims.

Why are falls so hazardous to the elderly?

We have known that falls are dangerous for elderly people for many years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the number one reason for death from injuries among senior citizens age 84 and over. They are the second most common reason for death for people ages 65-84.

Who has the most dangerous jobs in the U.S.?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released a report on the most common fatal work injuries in 2016. Once again topping the list are accidents involving transportation. In fact, the number of fatal work transportation accidents is now 40 percent of all work-related deaths nationwide.

Keeping kids safe: when to get a new car seat after an accident

You work hard to ensure your children’s safety, but there is always something new to be aware of. Many parents are unsure of the recommendations on when they should replace a car seat or booster seat if they have been in a car accident. That’s understandable, because the recommendations change over time.

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