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How to Keep Your Kids Safe at a Public Playground

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Play is an essential part of the development for children, and what better place for kids to play, explore, and interact with other kids than a public playground

 

 

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Swimming Pool Drains Pose Major Danger to Children

Swimming Pool Drains Pose Major Danger to Children | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Do you know if that pool uses a drain system? If so, you may need to add some new safety features to keep your family safe this summer.

 

 

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Staying Safe While Riding Your Motorcycle in the Rain

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You’re on the road when the blue skies suddenly become overcast and rain starts to fall. First it’s a few drops at a time, but eventually it becomes a torrential downpour.

 

 

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Crane Accidents, a Leading Cause of Construction Fatalities

Crane Accidents, a Leading Cause of Construction Fatalities | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

With more and more people moving to urban areas and looking for central places to live and work, sometimes the only direction to go is up.

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Widespread Food Distribution Makes Contamination a Huge Issue

Widespread Food Distribution Makes Contamination a Huge Issue | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

The globalization of food production and distribution has made it so that American consumers can go to their local grocery store and find items from every corner of the world.

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What You Need to Know about Wrongful Death in Car Accidents

What You Need to Know about Wrongful Death in Car Accidents | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Last November, “The Fast and the Furious” actor Paul Walker and former race car driver Roger Rodas lost their lives after crashing a high-performance Porsche in Santa Clarita, California.

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Helmets a Must, but Motorcycle Culture Still Discourages Them -

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Helmets a Must, but Motorcycle Culture Still Discourages Them


It’s pretty hard to ignore the statistics surrounding helmet use and motorcycle accidents.
Head injuries are the most common cause of motorcycle fatalities, and even when motorcyclists survive a crash, injuries …
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Are Motorcyclists in Danger Because There Are So Few?

Are Motorcyclists in Danger Because There Are So Few? | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

The leather-clad motorcyclist riding off into the sunset has been an iconic American image since the days of Rebel without a Cause, but in reality, it’s not a sight we see all that often on our roadways. And that scarcity of motorcyclists might be precisely why some drivers claim that they crashed into a motorcycle: “I didn’t see them coming.

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Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death

Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people every year in the United States. Among them, people who drive for a living – truckers, school bus drivers, and cab drivers – are the most exposed to injury and death. Here we take a look at some alarming statistics regarding fatal work injuries caused by transportation incidents

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Would Raising the Driving Age Reduce Car Accidents?

Would Raising the Driving Age Reduce Car Accidents? | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Would Raising the Driving Age Reduce Car Accidents? This is an issue that seems to come up every few years, go through several rounds of research and debate, and then ultimately get dropped as other concerns take its place in our national consciousness: Should the legal driving age in this country be raised?

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Horrible Truck Accident Leaves Woman Trapped in Cement -

Horrible Truck Accident Leaves Woman Trapped in Cement - | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever known someone––a friend, relative, or acquaintance––who’s been involved in a serious truck accident, you know how traumatic the experience and its aftermath can be.

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You’re Going the Wrong Way! - Why Wrong Way Driving Happens - HG.org

You’re Going the Wrong Way! - Why Wrong Way Driving Happens - HG.org | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

While cities and states should obviously work to improve signs and barriers around any areas that have been a problem site for wrong way accidents, it seems clear that the best way to stop wrong way accidents is to stop drunk driving.

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Campaigns against Distracted Driving: What’s Working? -

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Campaigns against Distracted Driving: What’s Working?


Anything that takes a driver’s attention off the road is dangerous, but with more and more Americans owning and relying on cell phones, texting while driving has become a particularly pervasive problem. And with …
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Steering Clear of Dangerous Drivers: How to Protect Yourself on the Road

Steering Clear of Dangerous Drivers: How to Protect Yourself on the Road | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

If you’ve spent any time on the road, even if it’s just a short commute to work every day, chances are you’ve encountered dangerous drivers.

 

 

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How to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Errors in Boca Raton

How to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Errors in Boca Raton | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

From drug companies to doctors to nurses to pharmacists, many people play a role in handling your prescription before it gets to you.

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How to Avoid a Highway Accident

How to Avoid a Highway Accident | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Getting into a car accident in a parking lot or residential area is bad enough, but getting into a crash on the highway is far worse.

 

 

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4 Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Florida

4 Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Florida | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Florida’s summer is well underway, and the hot weather is a perfect excuse to get out on the water. With close to 900,000 registered vessels in the state, chances are that you or someone you know owns a boat and is planning to use it this season.

 

 

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“Happy” Text Has Grim Outcome for North Carolina Woman

“Happy” Text Has Grim Outcome for North Carolina Woman | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Despite the overwhelming evidence that texting while driving is dangerous, all too many drivers are still deciding that using their smartphones can’t wait until they get to their destination.

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Should There Be a Cap on Slip and Fall Awards? -

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Should There Be a Cap on Slip and Fall Awards?


Each year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. Sometimes, injuries sustained from these accidents can be severe, particularly in instances where an individual has preexisting medical …
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Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death

Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people every year in the United States. Among them, people who drive for a living – truckers, school bus drivers, and cab drivers – are the most exposed to injury and death. Here we take a look at some alarming statistics regarding fatal work injuries caused by transportation incidents.

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Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death

Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people every year in the United States. Among them, people who drive for a living – truckers, school bus drivers, and cab drivers – are the most exposed to injury and death. Here we take a look at some alarming statistics regarding fatal work injuries caused by transportation incidents

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Transportation Workers: Most Exposed to Injury and Death

A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people every year in the United States. Among them, people who drive for a living – truckers, school bus drivers, and cab drivers – are the most exposed to injury and death. Here we take a look at some alarming statistics regarding fatal work injuries caused by transportation incidents.

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Why Banning Certain Dog Breeds Will Never Work

Why Banning Certain Dog Breeds Will Never Work | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it
Deciding whether or not to ban particular breeds of dogs is always a hot-button issue and one that draws emotional responses from both sides of the argument. A responsible dog lover will argue that breed doesn’t matter – it’s the way that the owners treat and train
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Parents and Dog Owners Must Work to Prevent Dog Bites

Parents and Dog Owners Must Work to Prevent Dog Bites | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

Lots of young children are crazy about animals and see nothing wrong with throwing their arms around the furry neck of a dog they don’t know. Clearly, there’s a problem with this that extends beyond the embarrassment of pulling your child away from a stranger’s dog. Because you and your child don’t know anything about the dog, you can’t know whether the child’s behavior is going to provoke the dog to bite.

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“You’re Going the Wrong Way!” -Why Wrong-Way Driving Happens

“You’re Going the Wrong Way!” -Why Wrong-Way Driving Happens | Law Offices of Slootsky, Perez & Braxton | Scoop.it

It’s the most terrifying sight most drivers could imagine: You’re heading down the highway and suddenly, a car or truck is headed straight towards you, driving the wrong way in your lane. Thanks to signage and barriers such as medians, it’s not a situation that occurs very often, but it still happens often enough to become a national problem.

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