Severe Road Rash

Road rash is term we’re all familiar with, but you may not realize just how severe road rash injuries can be. The majority of road rash injuries are minor injuries that do not require treatment, but severe road rash can grind skin down to the bone and even grind off body parts, such as fingers. […]

Defective Appliances Can Cause House Fires

It sounds like a scene out of Maximum Overdrive. You hear noise in the kitchen, and when you go to investigate, the microwave has turned on all on its own, electricity arcing inside until it cracks the turntable and scorches the bottom of the oven. But it’s not fiction. According to Consumer Reports, that is […]

Airbag Injuries

Airbags save thousands of lives each year, but they can also cause very serious injuries. Although it rarely happens, airbags have killed children and adults. Older airbags were more dangerous, but even today’s improved airbags can cause very serious injuries. If you have suffered airbag injuries, it can make your auto accident claim more complicated. […]

Fire Prevention and Preparation

Fire prevention education and a solid evacuation plan are important for families and businesses alike. To give you an idea of just how important, according to the National Fire Protection Association, (NFPA), in 2013 there was a civilian fire injury every 33 minutes and a civilian fire death every two hours and 42 minutes. Education […]

Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries

The first week of February is National Burn Awareness Week. To prevent burns, you first need to know the most common causes. Scalding Scald injury is the primary focus of this year’s Burn Awareness week. It is a leading cause of burn injury in people of all ages and the most common cause of burn […]

Electric Blankets

When it’s cold outside, an electric blanket can be so inviting. But, faulty or worn-out electric blankets can be deathtraps or cause serious injuries. Many communities conduct free electric blanket testing events, and some will even replace your unsafe blanket for free. It is not uncommon for 30%, 40% or more of the blankets tested […]