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Firework Accidents – Rates and Injuries

Fireworks are a major part of many summertime celebrations around the nation. While enjoyable to observe, the safest way to enjoy these explosive demonstrations is to leave firework shows to the professionals. Firework accidents now account for over 15,600 emergency department rooms annually. This is over a 50% increase from previous years. Why are fireworks


Summertime Car Accidents in California

Summertime in California allows increased opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, due to warmer and clearer skies. Unfortunately, the pleasant weather during the summer months also results in a significant increase in traffic on city streets and highways. A summer car accident is not uncommon during the 3 months. There are approximately 3600 motor vehicle-related deaths


Traffic Deaths Surged in 2021

2021 was the deadliest year on American roads since 2005. Early reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that nearly 43,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents last year. How dangerous is driving in California compared to the rest of the country? How can California car accident lawyers help if you were


What To Look For In An Auto Insurance Provider

There are several reasons that you may be interested in switching auto insurance providers. This decision may result from a recent automobile purchase that requires better coverage or if you are interested in lower rates. There are factors that you should consider before purchasing a policy with a new auto insurance provider. The following informational


What are Some Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries?

The National Safety Council reported that accidental injuries are the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. These fatalities are often a result of a catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injuries result from sudden, accidental events, including motor vehicle crashes, falls from heights, and other unforeseeable events.  These occurrences leave victims with severe, life-altering, and/or


Nighttime Hiking/Biking in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is known for its mild climate, picturesque landscape, and many desirable locations for outdoor enthusiasts. SLO is close to beaches, open biking, and numerous hiking trails. The opportunities for SLO residents and visitors to enjoy the great outdoors are endless. It is important to practice caution during any outdoor activities, including hiking and biking,


Be Aware of Defective Children’s Toys and the Safety of Your Kids

Hundreds of thousands of children are hurt every year due to toy-related injuries. Many of these products are defective in design, manufacturing, and or fail to warn consumers about potential hazards. This prevalent issue is a serious threat to the safety of our little ones. Someone should be held accountable when a child is hurt


When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When an accident occurs, the injuries sustained can be life-altering. The aftermath of these accidents can leave the victim with stressful physical and financial damages. Sickeningly enough, insurance companies use the victim’s turmoil to their advantage, offering them little compensation to settle their cases. It is important to hire a personal injury attorney to ensure that


How to Protect Yourself and Your Party Guests This Holiday Season

The team at James McKiernan Lawyers put together this monthly newsletter to remind family and friends to be safe during this holiday season. Learn more about shocking holiday driving statistics, safe party tips, and more! Protect Yourself and Your Party Guests This Holiday Season Celebrating the spirit of the holidays is more than simply planning


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