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What Should I Do If I Was Attacked By a Dog?

Being attacked by a dog can change your life forever. You might miss work, develop a fear of dogs, have disfiguring injuries, or even become permanently disabled. Luckily, the law allows you to get compensation for some of the ways your life was altered after an attack. Let’s talk about what type of injuries you

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Playground Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Seventy-five percent of playground injuries take place on public playgrounds. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 200,000 children (age 14 or younger) are treated in emergency rooms each year for playground-related injuries. More than 10% of these are traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and the rate of TBIs is rising. Because public

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Should I Hire A Lawyer After a Distracted Driving Accident? 

A distracted driving accident can happen for the following reasons: Hundreds of thousands of billboards line streets and highways across the United States.  The average American checks his/her phone nearly one hundred times a day.  The use of Bluetooth music entertainment in the car has skyrocketed.  From 2018 to 2019, the number of deaths from

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Peloton Treadmill & Bicycle Injury Attorneys in California

Exercise equipment company Peloton has gained a loyal following since it was founded in 2012 with a Kickstarter campaign. The company’s main products are stationary bicycles and treadmills which start at $2,500. Both Peloton products, however, have been involved in recent recalls and safety warnings after reports of injury and even a death.  If you

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Teen Driving: Parent Tips and How to Avoid an Auto Accident

In the United States, teen driving-related car accidents are the number one cause of death in teenagers. The trauma from this type of an accident can last a lifetime, so it is important to talk to your children about the dangers of driving. The best thing you can do is to prepare them for the

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You Should Know – COVID-19 Exposes Systemic Failure of U.S. Nursing Homes

We knew before this pandemic that there was a lot wrong with our nation’s nursing home system. Understaffing, lax oversight, for-profit cost-cutting and more were already causing a shocking number of nursing home neglect and abuse cases. Now all Americans have become tragically aware of how fundamentally broken our nursing home system is after more

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Bike Accidents and Safety in San Luis Obispo, California

We often think of riding a bike as an almost innocent activity. However, with the rise in mobile technology and fall of average attention spans, the rates of bicycle accidents have been increasing. In a world full of roadway distractions, it is more important than ever to protect yourself while riding your bike in California. 

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Motorcycle Accidents in San Luis Obispo: Frequently Asked Questions

Nearly 3,000 riders die every year in motorcycle accidents, and California riders share what some would consider to be a disproportionate percentage of those fatalities when compared to other states. In the vast majority of motorcycle accidents in San Luis Obispo, the motorcyclist was operating according to the rules of the road at the time

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What Is Causing the Spike in California Pedestrian Accidents?

Fatal pedestrian accidents have spiked across the U.S. in recent years. This is especially true in California, which saw 55 more deaths in 2019 than 2018 during the same sixth month interval. The recent spike has prompted safety researchers and government officials to wonder at the cause. In the meantime, cities are looking for ways

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