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Tire Safety Myths and Tips

Tire Safety Myths and Tips | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Whether it's the middle of a historic winter blizzard or a scorching, sticky summer day, properly maintained tires keep vehicles on the road and running safely.

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Better check the tread, and stay safe.

 

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It is a recipe for disaster to ride around on tires that have anything less than optimal tread. The resulting loss of traction contributes to scores of auto accidents every year. Find out how to know if you need to replace your tires for your family's safety:


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Crews look to fix dangling scaffolding

Crews look to fix dangling scaffolding | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Work crews are working to lower dangling scaffolding after it failed Saturday.
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Workers are at risk .

 

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Selfies for Safety program helping those at Children's Hospital

Selfies for Safety program helping those at Children's Hospital | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Alexa Zimmerman, 12, fainted while walking into school Thursday, landing her in the emergency department at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.
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Hospital promotes safety by taking pictures.

 

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Police officer among injured in Fulton County wreck

Police officer among injured in Fulton County wreck | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Several people, including a Union City police officer, were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on South Fulton Parkway.
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Officer sent to hospital in #Union City Wreck.

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 14, 8:24 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Car Accident lawyer please visit:

http://ricaraccidentlawyers.com/pro-plaintiff-injury/


an article by RI Car Accident lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
excerpt:


Over the past several months, I have written several in depth articles concerning the various provisions of personal injury law in Rhode Island. As I penned these comprehensive posts regarding liability, negligence and accident laws in RI, I realized that Rhode Island appears to be a very favorable environment for Plaintiff’s and their RI Personal Injury Attorneys.

I never gave any thought as to how Rhode Island and Providence Plantations stacked up against other states across the United States until I started reviewing commentary from injury attorneys and car accident lawyers nationwide.


important keywords:  Cars accident, Bus Accident in RI, Truck Accidents

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For more information concerning Rhode Island Car Accident lawyer please visit:

http://www.rhodeislandcriminallawlawyer.com/car-accident-reckless-driving/


an article by RI Car Accident lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
excerpt:


Reckless drivers are more than just a menace to other motorists operating their vehicles in a safe manner, because of the potential of causing accidents on the roadway. An irresponsible aggressive motorist driving recklessly can commit a moving traffic violation that substantially endangers people and property, which often leads to injuries, death and property damage.


Common types of reckless driving behaviors on the Rhode Island (RI) roadway include:


• Making an unsafe lane change
• Driving at excessive speed
• Dangerously weaving through traffic
• Tailgating (following too closely behind)
• Passing a legally stopped school bus
• Failing to yield to motorists with the right-of-way
• Failing to signaling when turning
• Talking or texting on a smart phone
• Racing and drag racing
• Failing to stay in a single lane
• Operating a vehicle with faulty brakes
• Performing illegal U-turns (180 degree turn)
• Cutting off other vehicles on the roadway
• Passing vehicles on the right
• Road rage driving
• Driving faster than the posted speed limit through school zones and construction zones
• Passing on the right shoulder or in a no passing lane
• Impaired driving such as driving drunk or when on drugs
• Disregard of traffic signals and signs

Negligent and Illegal driving in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations


Any manner of reckless driving is a negligent act and is often explicitly illegal.  The State of RI has various enacted laws imposing strict penalties for any motorist driving at reckless speeds, typically considered numerous miles more than the posted speed limit. In addition to being cited with a traffic violation, the reckless driver can be held civilly liable, requiring them to provide financial compensation to victims of the accident suffering injury, death and/or property damage.


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Is No One Legally Liable for a Defectively Installed Handicap Accessible Shower Bench?

Is No One Legally Liable for a Defectively Installed Handicap  Accessible Shower Bench? | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently declined to impose liability on either an independent contractor or a hotel owner when a defectively installed handicap accessible shower bench broke, causing injuries to a paralyzed hotel guest (Parker v. Holiday...
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Huffington Post is shocked that the handicapped victim could not recovery, but the statute of repose protected one D, and the management had no "constructive knowledge" of the defect. Premises cases can be tough, and must be thoroughly evaluated before suit is filed..

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 14, 9:14 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Personal Injury Law lawyer please visit:

http://www.ripersonalinjurylaw.com/defective-prescription-medication-product-liability-claims-rhode-island/


an article by RI Personal Injury Law lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
excerpt:


Injuries from defective drugs in Rhode Island and Massachusetts (MA) are often due to the pharmaceutical industry rushing medications to market as a way to generate astronomical profits, without proper testing through extensive clinical trials. Product Liability is often the result of a consumer being injured by merchandise and goods that were defective, unreasonably dangerous and unsafe.

Defective Drug Problems in Rhode Island


Pharmaceutical companies are constantly bringing new medications to market in an effort to maintain their cut of the medical niche market. Drug companies can generate billions of dollars in profits every year. While some of their prescription medications save lives and cure medical conditions, many cause significant harm, adverse effects and even death to the patient.


While the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) maintains strict standards, guidelines and policies to ensure consumer safety, the process for approval is tedious and slow moving. Often times, pharmaceutical manufacturers will cut corners in an effort to rush a new product to market, placing patients in great danger of serious side effects. Even when adverse effects are known, it often takes years to remove the drug from the market.


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NTSB: Workplace Safety Standards Should Apply To Railroads -

NTSB: Workplace Safety Standards Should Apply To Railroads - | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
A spike in fatal accidents among track workers included the death of a Metro-North employee in West Haven.
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Workers on railroads are subjected to dangerous conditions.

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 5:51 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Worker Compensation Accident lawyer please visit:

http://www.rhodeislandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/2011/01/how-to-handle-construction-site-accident-injuries/


an article by RI Worker Compensation Accident lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
excerpt:


(This is an excellent Personal Injury Law Article by  Jason Epstein. This Personal Injury article is approved by Rhode Island Personal Injury LawyerDavid Slepkow)


Due to the number of hazards present in construction sites, construction employees are more at risk for injury almost every other profession. Each year, hundreds of thousands of construction workers are injured in some way in the workplace.


Clearly, construction work is a dangerous job, but that does not mean that those who work in it should be withheld from protection if they are injured due to the negligence of their employer. L&I will be able to help in some regard for these injuries, but due to the complexity of construction liability, and the seriousness of most injuries, a personal injury lawyer is oftentimes necessary in fighting these claims.


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Police Hold Motorcycle Safety Course

Police Hold Motorcycle Safety Course | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
This is the fifth Saturday this year the motorcycle unit has spent with riders teaching them the limits of their bikes and how to survive the streets.
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Safety prevents wrecks.  Have you taken a safety class?

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Police motorcycle competition revs up for a good cause -- FairfaxTimes.com

Police motorcycle competition revs up for a good cause -- FairfaxTimes.com | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
FCPD officers host and participate in international charitiable competition
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Cycle safety a must.

 

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Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips » Motorcycle.com News

Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips » Motorcycle.com News | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Holy crap!  Yes, that is a crash test dummy on the motorcycle above, but I still feel sorry for it! For those who've had to pack their bike away for the co [...]

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Can you guess the @1 safety tip? Helmits, training, gear, technique.......Keep reading.

 

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Summer Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders and Other Motorists

Summer Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders and Other Motorists | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
For many motorcycle enthusiasts, two-wheeled chariots are the best way to get around. The sense of f...
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It's not too late to be safe.

 

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Bikers warned over safety of riding without protective gear'

Bikers warned over safety  of riding without  protective gear' | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Police in Cornwall are urging motorcyclists to stay safe on the roads this summer after figures show 20 per cent of all crash casualties are bikers, despite making up only two per cent of the traffic on the roads.
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Distracted driver hits, kills motorcyclist

Distracted driver hits, kills motorcyclist | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Police say a 22-year-old man was distracted when he ran a red light and collided with a motorcyclist who later died.
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Cyclist dies in crash with distracted driver.

 

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Novice vs. Veteran:Improve Your Motorcycle Riding Skills

Novice vs. Veteran:Improve Your Motorcycle Riding Skills | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Novice vs. Veteran: 8 Best Ways To Improve Your #Motorcycle Riding Skills

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There are ways to practice in the winter to keep your skills sharp.

 

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Steven M. Sweat's curator insight, June 17, 2:33 PM

Good tips here on improving motorcycle riding techniques.  Tips range from practicing braking to shifting gears.  The article notes that even experienced riders with new bikes or who have been "hibernating" for the winter should do a little practice in a parking lot or other similar structure before hitting the road "at full speed".



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Top 10 motorcycle safety tips

Top 10 motorcycle safety tips | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Lately we’ve had a surplus of stories about motorcycle accidents -- while fun, motorcycles do not offer the same amount of safety that cars do. With that, we wanted to offer some motorcycle
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10 tips to save lives.

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Monarch Honda's curator insight, June 12, 2:55 PM

Good to be reminded even for those of us who are "seasoned" motorcyclists.

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3 Million Private-Sector Workers Suffered Workplace Injuries or Illnesses in 2013 | OSHA content from EHS Today

3 Million Private-Sector Workers Suffered Workplace Injuries or Illnesses in 2013 | OSHA content from EHS Today | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
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Work injuries are up.

 

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keep workers injury free

keep workers injury free | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
NewPage mills employ a total of 21 safety advocates companywide.
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Workers injuries cuts productivity and can be reduced.

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 5:34 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Personal Injury lawyer please visit:
http://ricaraccidentlawyers.com/rhode-island-motorcyle-accident-personal-injury-attorney/

an article by RI Personal Injury lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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Enjoying the open roads and city streets on a motorcycle in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations can be a dangerous experience. Even though there is a lower frequency of motorcycle accidents compared to other types of collisions involving just passenger vehicles or commercial trucks, typically the injuries to the rider are more severe.


Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents in Barrington, Bristol and Burrillville RI


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) individuals are 35 times more likely to die from a motorcycle accident, when compared to vehicle accidents (car accidents). Motorcyclists face special risks when traveling on highways, city streets and side roads in Providence, Central Falls, Charlestown and Coventry Rhode Island. The most common types of motorcycle accidents in Cranston, Cumberland and East Greenwich include:


Head-On Collision in Rhode Island


Nearly 56 percent of all accident deaths involving a motorcycle occur in a head-on collision with another vehicle or object. In many incidences, catastrophic accidents happen when a vehicle strikes a motorcyclist from the front. In fact, nearly 80 percent of collisions with vehicles hitting a motorcycle occur from the front, where only five percent of accidents are from the rear. In most incidences, head-on collisions involving a bike (chopper) and another vehicle result in the death of the motorcyclist.


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Quinn’s pub closed due to “grave and immediate danger to public health”

Quinn’s pub closed  due to “grave and immediate danger to public health” | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
The pub was issued with a closure order by the Food Safety Authority that was lifted two days later.
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Food poisoning is a hazard to the public.

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Efforts to improve safety for health workers

Efforts to improve safety for health workers | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Medical specialists are at severe risk of contracting the Ebola virus as they tend to their patients. These doctors and nurses often lack protective clothing to keep them safe. As the world struggl...
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Are the Ebola health workers safe?

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 5:44 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Medical Malpractice lawyer please visit:

http://www.ripersonalinjurylaw.com/ri-product-liability-lawyer-rhode-island-defective-product-attorney/


an article by RI Medical Malpractice lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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If you or a loved one was injured as a result of a defective or unreasonably dangerous product, it is crucial that you immediately retain a Rhode Island Product Liability attorney. Most importantly, save the actual product in a safe place for testing and viewing.  It is critically important that you retain a very experienced liability attorney who has the resources to hold the corporation who manufactured the product accountable for their actions.


Every week, numerous people are injured by shoddily designed products. Tragically, some people are killed by defectively or poorly designed products. If your loved one died as a result of a defective drug, medical device or product then you should retain a product liability lawyer (a RI product Liability lawyer) with experience in RI wrongful death litigation.


As a consumer of product and medical devices in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, you should have the expectation that you will be  utilizing safe products. Corporate America is legally obligated to manufacture and design consumer products in a safe and efficient manner. Some injuries are caused by improper warnings while others by improper design or a mistake in manufacturing.


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City Official Joins Public Advocate In Call For Better Safety For Nail Salon Workers -

City Official Joins Public Advocate  In Call For Better Safety For Nail Salon Workers - | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Charlene Obernauer, who heads the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, said the state's 5,000 nail salons use a toxic cocktail of chemicals.
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Nail workers are subject to toxic fumes, and there is little regulation.

 

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David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 5:54 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Personal Injury lawyer please visit:
http://ricaraccidentlawyers.com/bristol-personal-injury-attorney-warren/

an article by RI Personal Injury lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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Bristol Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney


Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney David Slepkow (401-437-1100) is an attorney in East Providence, Rhode Island helping clients with all different types of tort claims including bus accidents, pedestrian accidents and semi-truck collisions. David is a partner at Slepkow Slepkow and Associates, Inc. which was established in 1932. SS &A has an 80 plus years of aggressive and effective legal representation of our clients.


If you were injured in motor vehicle accident in the Bristol, Warren or Newport Rhode Island area, then it is crucial that you retain a RI personal injury attorney. If you end up hiring a Bristol Car Accident lawyer  then the Bristol personal injury lawyer will fight to get you the compensation that you are legally entitled to. Of course, some of the best car accident lawyers in Rhode Island are in the metropolitan area of Providence including East Providence, Pawtucket and North Providence, RI.


Some Bristol and Warren residents are unable to find auto accident attorneys or motor vehicle collision lawyers in their respective town that they are satisfied with so they expand their search to other areas of the Ocean state.


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Huge drop in cycle fatals Accidents

Huge drop in cycle fatals Accidents | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Illinois is on track to seeing a potential record-setting year, as so far in 2014 there has been a noticeable decline in motorcycle fatalities....
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The rate of serious wrecks decline may be from education, training, and saftety measures.

 

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Motorcycle rider escapes injury after fiery Saskatoon crash

Motorcycle rider escapes injury after fiery Saskatoon crash | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Saskatoon Police reported this morning that a young man who crashed his motorcycle into a light standard at high speed over the weekend escaped that crash without serious injury.
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Speed was a factor in fiery crash.

 

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Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Atlanta | Robbins & Associates PC

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident in the Atlanta area, please contact the Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney at Robbins & Associates, PC today to schedule your consultation.
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Do helmits protect you on a cycle?

 

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Ripon motorcyclist killed in distracted driving crash

Ripon motorcyclist killed in distracted driving crash | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
RIPON, WI (WTAQ) - Investigators said driver was looking down toward the radio when his car rear-ended a motorcycle and killed the biker. It happened about 3:30 a.m. Sunday near ...
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Motorcycle Helmet Laws Recommended to Reduce Deaths and Injuries

Motorcycle Helmet Laws Recommended to Reduce Deaths and Injuries | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Community Guide News: Universal helmet laws—laws that require all riders to wear helmets—save lives and reduce injuries.
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CDC research shows that helmets save lives.

 

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Motorcycle safety tips

Motorcycle safety tips | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it

bThis time of year there are a lot more motorcycles on the road. The Department of Motor Vehicles offers tips for staying safe while travelin…

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1. avoid distractions 2. learn the bike before you ride it.

 

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Motorcycle safety tips for driving in the rain

Motorcycle safety tips for driving in the rain | Georgia Premises Liability Legal News | Scoop.it
Riding a motorcycle in the rain can be very tricky. WIAT 42 News’ cameras were rolling on Finley Avenue in Birmingham Saturday night where t…
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