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Month: August 2022

What should you do after a slip-and-fall accident?

Slip-and-fall accidents happen all the time. Since trip, slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone and anywhere, it is important to know the steps you should take if you are involved in one. This is especially true if the accident is attributable to someone else’s negligence. The law requires property owners or occupiers to maintain their homes, parking lots and walkways to ensure that they are safe for visitors. Where there are hazards, like slippery floors or loose cables, property owners are required to issue adequate warnings. This responsibility is known as premises liability. Thus,...

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How can car stickers help you avoid a crash?

If you have been driving long, you have likely sat behind numerous drivers displaying stickers that announce who they have on board. Whether it’s “Careful. Baby on board”, “Careful. Precious cargo on board,” or a giant paw print with “Dog on board” is irrelevant. In both cases, the driver is telling you to take special care. You might find those stickers annoying. As a careful driver, you take care around every vehicle. Yet there is a good reason to give those vehicles a little extra distance, and it's not what drivers displaying them might think. Children and dogs are distracting It’s not...

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