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Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, have been on the market for approximately a decade. These devices were introduced as a safe smoking alternative to cigarettes since they contain fewer chemicals than traditional cigarettes. However, over the years, it has become known that e-cigarettes may actually be as harmful as regular tobacco products.
Devices that use or generate electricity to transform it into motion, heat, light, or another form of energy are known as electrical devices. Some examples of popular electrical devices include vacuums, toasters, lightbulbs, space heaters, and heating blankets. While electrical devices are meant to make your life easier, some of these devices can make your life more difficult ...
Workplace safety training is one of the most important aspects of a job, and yet it is often rushed or overlooked completely. To avoid serious or potentially fatal injuries, employers should ensure that all employees receive extensive training for their jobs and follow up with refresher courses annually.
Some light has recently been shed on the unsavory business tactics being used by many port trucking companies on the west coast. These dangerous trucking company practices, such as forcing employees to work up to 20-hour days and demanding that they falsify their hours of service log books can lead to deadly consequences both for the truck drivers and the motorists with whom they share the road.
Many bicyclists fail to realize how dangerous riding their bike on the sidewalks can be. They can believe that riding on the sidewalk is safer because the sidewalk is separated from motorized traffic. But, motorists often have their eyes on the road and are extremely likely to miss bicyclists, especially at intersections and driveways.
Wallet Hub recently conducted a study analyzing the teen-driving environment in all 50 states. They used three key dimensions that include safety, economic environment, and driving laws. Fortunately, Illinois was ranked as one of the safest states for teen drivers ranking third overall behind New York and Oregon.
A new study by the National Transportation Safety Board states that speeding has significantly contributed to the increase of traffic-related deaths in the United States. The study, which examined United States passenger vehicle accidents from 2005 through 2014, discovered that speeding was a factor in 112,580 deaths or approximately 31 percent of all traffic fatalities.
When you’ve been in an accident, you may think it’s best to call your insurance company and have them take care of everything for you. But a settlement offer from an insurance company is meant to save the company as much money as possible, rather than fully cover your injuries, property damage, and mental anguish.
Have you been injured in a sideswipe accident involving a semi truck in Texas? Call our law firm today at 1-877-405-4313. Don’t let the truck driver blame a sideswipe accident on you. Let us handle your claim from beginning to end, while you focus on recovering. Our goal is to get you every penny you deserve, and we work on a no-win, no-fee basis.
Motorcycles often make drivers nervous because they are smaller than other vehicles and tougher to spot. In addition, they don’t have airbags, seat belts, and other safety devices that are typically found in cars and trucks. To learn more about how to drive safely around motorcycles, read our list of tips below.
Although motorcyclists cannot control the actions of car and truck drivers, they can practice certain safety precautions to avoid potentially dangerous situations. If you are a motorcyclist, the motorcycle safety tips below can help reduce the risk of accidents to keep yourself as well as other motorists safe on the road.
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Safe driving is especially important if you have a baby in the car. To assist you in becoming the safest parent you can be while behind the wheel, Staver Law Group has compiled this handy list of tips. By following these tips, you can make driving safely with a baby a reality. In the event that you get into an accident with a baby in the car, contact Staver Law Group at to spe ...
The road is full of reckless, unpredictable drivers. Fortunately, defensive driving can decrease your risk of getting into an accident with a reckless driver and potentially save your life. The tips listed below can help make sure that you and your loved ones stay safe while on the road. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of someone ...
One of the most effective ways to keep a workplace safe is to design a workplace safety checklist. Workplace safety checklists can be used on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis so employers can identify hazards and ensure that those hazards do not cause accidents that lead to serious injuries. A workplace safety checklist can also be used to educate employees on how to minimize ...
The Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the Illinois Department of Labor and was designed to protect employees through the inspection, investigation, and evaluation of public facilities and working conditions. Illinois OSHA sets forth various workplace health and safety codes to ensure working conditions for employees in the state are safe.
In 21st Century society, we interact on social media without even thinking a lot of the time. It’s a great way to post pictures and to stay in touch with family and friends across the globe. However, you should never post accident details on social media if you have been hurt. If you have been in a car accident, social media can make your personal injury claim more difficult.
Last year, Spanish authorities raided the Madrid offices of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Police say the bank was at the center of a European money laundering operation. ICBC is billed as the world’s largest bank with approximately $3.5 trillion in assets. That story is back in the news as new details are emerging that suggest that senior bank officials had knowl ...