Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner with children and adults eagerly preparing for trick or treating and celebrations. Unfortunately, many celebrations will become tragic when slip and falls and pedestrian accidents cause serious injury. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers safety tips aimed at keeping children and adults safe on Halloween. Keep overeating to a minimum by having a healthy dinner before Halloween festivities begin. Buy healthy snack alternatives for trick or treaters and party guests. Hem costumes to an[…] Read More

Pedestrian Accidents and Crosswalks

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related incidents in 2017. Pedestrian accidents occur in a multitude of locations, including in crosswalks. Crosswalk accidents are often caused by drivers running red lights, drivers failing to yield to pedestrians, or faulty traffic lights. Therefore, both drivers and pedestrians should stay informed on crosswalk safety precautions. When an accident occurs, pedestrians are encouraged to contact an attorney to explore legal options. Safety Tips for[…] Read More

Why is There a Rise in Pedestrian Accidents in the Summer?

Warmer weather means spending more time outdoors, which also means an increase in pedestrian accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 5,000 pedestrians are fatally injured in car accidents every year. Whether it is a family heading out on vacation, joggers and cyclists out for their daily exercise, or a teen heading to the beach, warmer weather may increase your risk of a car accident. If you or someone you know was in a motor vehicle[…] Read More