Maine New Hands-Free Law

On September 19, 2019, a new hands-free law went into effect in Maine. Don’t be confused. Maine already had a law against texting while driving and the new law does not retract the old law, it creates more prohibitions on hand-held device use for talking on the phone, and using devices for GPS, playing music […]

Uber Investigators Accused of Putting Company Over Customers

Uber has a Special Investigations Unit comprised of about 80 people tasked with looking into rides that go wrong for any number of reasons, one of which is driver misconduct.  A 26-page memo was released in May 2018 that examined the “inexperienced, overworked, and distraught team members of Uber’s Special Investigations Unit.” The contents of […]

E-Scooter Safety Tips

E-scooters are the newest trend in micro-mobility, but they are not without risks. Following these safety tips can help ensure that you arrive safely to your destination. Simple things like inspecting the e-scootter before hopping on or practicing riding in a safe area. Find out how to ride safely and avoid accidents in this video. […]

The 411 on Playground Injuries and Liability

When our children run off to play with their friends on the playground, we like to assume they are safe and will come home in one piece, but that’s not always the case. Playgrounds, especially those that are not well maintained, pose a serious threat; when kids get injured on playgrounds, many different people and […]

The 411 on Computer Viruses

A computer virus is not that much different from a virus that infects humans. A computer virus attacks your computer and is designed to spread to multiple computers that are connected to the same network, much like the cold virus attacks its host and spreads from person to person. Computer viruses are getting harder and […]

Beware of Utility Company Scams

Most of us are fairly certain we will never be the victim of any type of financial scam that involves giving out any information that would allow someone access to our money or assets. Think again! Some very intelligent, careful people—in fact, tens of thousands so far in 2019—have been duped by scammers out to […]

E-Scooter Riders Need Helmets, CDC Says

Is Your Child Exposed to Asbestos at School?

While there have been strides in asbestos education over the last several decades, and some changes have been made in how asbestos is used, there are still way too many schools that have asbestos in various forms in their buildings. Asbestos exposure can lead to the development of terminal illness, including mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma, the […]

Have You Heard of the “Dutch Reach”? It Saves Lives!

With all the technological advances in our cars today, driving should be safer than ever before. We have forward collision warning systems, blind spot monitoring systems, emergency braking, rearview cameras, and even self-driving cars. There certainly is no shortage of automotive safety technology available today, and as such, drivers are relying on these bells and […]