- Text Me One More Time: The Risks of Teens Who Text
Text messaging can present hazards, whether it means wear and tear on your hands, or a dangerous distraction while driving. Laws are being passed at all levels to ban texting and driving. Learn about the dangers posed by the almost addictive and popular text messaging form of communication.
- Swimming Pool Safety
There are thousands of swimming pool-related injuries and deaths each year. A new federal law aims to reduce those numbers by requiring public pools and spas to install anti-entrapment drain covers. Learn about this new law and pool safety issues.
- Be Careful of Heat-Related Sports Illnesses
There's nothing to prove in toughing out the heat in sports practices and training at the expense of one's health. Read about the dangers from heat-related illnesses and know who can be responsible for setting limits on exertion. Finally, know how to look out for yourself or your student-athlete.
- Helmet Use as a Factor in a Personal Injury Suit
If you're involved with an accident arising out of an activity where helmets are worn, such as motorcycle use, biking or other sports, whether the injured person wore a helmet can be an issue in a personal injury case. Find out how helmet use factors into personal injury lawsuits.
- Ask a Lawyer: Can I sue someone who hit me that didn''t have insurance if I accept a settlement from my insurance?
Can I sue someone who hit me that didn''t have insurance if I accept a settlement from my insurance?