Not including boating incidents, on average about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States, according to Injury Facts 2017 the annual statistical report on unintentional injuries produced by NSC.
Teens And Young Adults Often Don't Think About Safety
When we think of water safety, we often think of the potential for young children to drown. But drowning also is a concern for teens and young adults. While drowning is more common for children 5 and younger, it's the second leading cause of death for people age 5-24. According to NSC data, 737 people age 5 to 24 drowned in 2014.
In the United States, there are an estimated 12,500 new cases of spinal cord injuries per year, and an estimated 276,000 existing cases *(NSCISC). Over half of those injuries affect people between the ages of 16 to 30, causing a lifetime of pain and complications. Because your spinal cord sends information from your brain to the rest of the body, any kind of spinal cord injury can cause paralysis, nerve damage, severe pain, movement difficulty, and even death.
Power lines and utility companies are subject to strict regulations to prevent electrocution injuries to both workers and the public. Yet, even with these regulations in place, over 150 people were killed in electrical accidents in 2010. Lack of warning signs, poor maintenance, and failure to follow safety codes can result in serious or fatal electrical shock injuries and burns.
Companies and employers who negligently maintain power lines or fail to warn of electrical dangers may be liable for any resulting injuries. Our attorneys are experienced with these types of cases and injuries, and we can help you recover from insurance and the responsible party...
How effectively can you explain UM/UIM coverage to a client who doesn’t know much about insurance? In layman’s terms, UM/UIM coverage is insurance that pays for the client’s injuries from an accident caused by the owner or operator of an uninsured or underinsured vehicle. Excess UM/UIM from a personal umbrella policy pays after the auto policy’s UM/UIM limits have been exhausted.
It’s important for a client to understand that UM/UIM coverage comes into play when an insured is involved in an accident and the person who caused it either doesn’t have any insurance or
Flavors like bubble gum, cotton candy and cupcake have made e-cigarettes attractive to adolescents along with a perception that they are safe. In 2015, 16% of high school students and 5.3% of middle school students used e-cigarettes, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Researchers studied concentrations of 12 aldehydes like formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapors using three popular brands of e-cigarettes, each of which had a different type of heating mechanism.
Aerosols from the flavored liquids contained large amounts of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein, while the liquids themselves did not.
Hitting the road and heading “over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house” is an annual ritual for many families, but experts caution motorists to ensure sure both their cars and their winter driving skills are properly geared up to face the elements.
No one wants to be stranded in the cold by a vehicle breakdown. Properly preparing your vehicle for winter driving is essential for the safety of all passengers and will greatly decrease the chances of your vehicle letting you down.
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Pet owners have certain duties, responsibilities, and obligations to others in the community. In the event that a dog owner or property owner where the pet is housed fails to properly keep an animal under control, they are responsible for the serious injuries caused. If you have been attacked by a dog, you may have a number of injuries, such as puncture wounds, abrasions, lacerations, fractures, tissue loss, and infections. You may also suffer anxiety as a result of this experience. If this has happened to you, there are provisions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey laws that protect victims and provide monetary compensation for injuries resulting from dog...
Product manufacturers, by law, must provide a product that is safe for its intended use. Unfortunately, some companies produce inferior and dangerous products, and allow them to be sold to the public ― resulting in various injuries. Everything from children’s toys, medical instruments, to basic household items must carry some type of warranty. When a product is defective and causes injury to the user or those around him or her, the manufacturer may be liable for the ensuing damages.
Companies have a duty to warn if a product is dangerous, and to inspect the manufacturing and design of their products. Neglecting to do so may save the company money in...
If you have been injured at work and are unable to immediately resume working because of that injury, we can help guide you through the workers' compensation program. You will likely have medical bills and other costs to cover while you are no longer able to earn wages, and you should receive the workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to. Contact our greater Philadelphia workers’ compensation attorneys at Mammuth & Rosenberg today for a free consultation.
We can help negotiate a settlement if it is in your best interest, or we can go to trial if necessary. We will answer any questions you have about the workers’ compensation system and keep you...
Larger law firms do not offer the connection and access that clients want. Clients want, perhaps more than anything else, a connection to their attorneys and to feel as though they can access their attorney when they need them. As a small law firm, Mammuth & Rosenberg is very client responsive and you get individual, personalized attention. Your case is as important to us, as it is to you.
Our style of representation is one of compassion with you; yet vigorous and aggressive at the negotiation table or in a court room. We are result-oriented; because we know the impact your case can have on your future -- so our representation is one that con...