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Trampoline Safety Tips Published in Safety on April 25, 2017.

Spring has officially sprung, and while the days may feel cold, warmer weather is just around the corner. April is when we bring our patio furniture out of storage, fire up the grill, and begin enjoying time outdoors. For some of us, it’s also time to take an inaugural jump on the trampoline. Whether you’re setting up your own, or… READ MORE

Top Tips for Keeping Kids Safe in Cars Published in Safety on February 17, 2017.

Car accidents are the leading cause of fatal injuries in children ages five to 19. Parents and caregivers play a major role in protecting their children from vehicle-related injuries. Transporting your child requires several different precautionary measures to adhere to Georgia law and maximize the safety of your child while in the car. You need to know the proper safety… READ MORE

Pool Safety Tips, Summer’s Coming, Stay Safe While Staying Cool! Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Personal Injury,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Summer wouldn’t be the same without dips in the pool, but is your family safe from common pool-related accidents and injuries? Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death in children between one and four years old. If you have children in the house or in your neighborhood, it is your responsibility to keep your pool safe. Pool safety… READ MORE

Prevent Injuries to Toddlers from Falling, Climbing, and Grabbing Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Toddlers are notorious for getting into things they shouldn’t. It is in a child’s nature to crawl, pull up, and eventually walk. Unfortunately for parents, it is also in a child’s nature to climb, fall, and grab. At this age, your home can seem like a war zone, full of potential hazards for your child. Knowing how to prevent injuries… READ MORE

Thanksgiving the most Dangerous Day of the Year to Drive Published in Safety on November 23, 2016.

Thanksgiving is well-known as a terrible day for driving, but studies indicate it may actually be the most dangerous road travel day of the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that several contributing factors make Thanksgiving the worst day of the year to drive. While you cannot always predict how other drivers will behave, you can drive safely… READ MORE

Holiday Season Safety Tips Everyone Should Know Published in Safety on November 21, 2016.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for many Americans. While most people look forward to the winter months and holiday gatherings with friends and family, this time of year can be hazardous. To protect yourself, your family, and your property during the holidays, be proactive – there are many ways to do so. Safety… READ MORE

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  • Watch Out for More Trucks on the Road at the End of the Year
    Trucks drive our economy. After all, they deliver the goods that we, as consumers, demand. And demand is never higher than around the holiday season at the end of each year. Commercial trucks are a big part of the traffic we deal with every day, but as we head toward the end of the year, […]
  • Intoxicated Drivers Are a Huge Risk during the Holidays
    The holidays are nearly upon us, and that means there’s a lot to look forward to. The holidays also mean, however, that there are more  drivers on the road – and increased accidents are the result. The holidays and adult beverages often go together, but when motorists fail to take their responsibility to drive safely […]
  • Appealing a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you have suffered an injury or illness while you were at your job and while you were working in the course of your employment, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some instances, however, employers and their insurance companies deny these benefits for workers’ compensation. For example, your employer might allege that […]
  • Truck Accidents in Rainy or Foggy Conditions
    Truck accidents can occur in any weather conditions, but they are more likely when the weather is rainy or foggy. When road surfaces are wet, trucks can hydroplane, causing them to collide with other vehicles. Moreover, foggy conditions can reduce visibility, leading to a collision with another vehicle. Some truck drivers fail to operate their […]