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Many Car Seats Are Installed or Operated Incorrectly by Parents

Car seats are designed to save young lives and prevent personal injury. Unfortunately, although most parents think they are installing the seats correctly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 46% of car and booster seats are misused! The consequences can be deadly, given that motor vehicle accidents are the number-one killer of kids in […]

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Trick or Treater Safety

Prevent personal injury and keep your trick or treaters safe. Many 2020 Halloween festivities were paused by COVID-19. So this year, kids are excited to get out there and make up lost trick-or-treating time. Review these safety tips before heading out into the spookiest night of the year: 🎃 Be visible! Carry glow sticks or […]

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Legal Myths: The McDonalds Hot Coffee Case

As we approach the 30th anniversary of the famous McDonald’s hot coffee case, it’s an excellent time to explore the myths and realities of a personal injury claim. That 1992 case became a rallying cry for those who really want to limit the rights of all Americans to hold corporations accountable for the injuries they […]

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Ruling Comes for Bald Head Island Lawsuit

After numerous years, judges finally come to a conclusion on a case involving former public safety officers for the Village of Bald Head Island. https://www.wect.com/2020/12/08/judge-rules-wrongful-termination-libel-suit-brought-by-former-bald-head-public-safety-officers/

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Talk to Your Kids About Vaping

Critics say young people are targeted by vaping companies – many owned by big tobacco – to maximize profits and create a new generation of addicted users. Use this infographic to help start a conversation with your kids and young friends about vaping.

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Vaping Statistics

According to the CDC, 2,409 people have been hospitalized due to vape-related lung damage as of December 2019, and 52 people died.

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American Teens and Vaping

An alarming 2019 study of American teens revealed that more than one in four young people used a vaping device in the previous month.

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Vaping Dangers

2019 was a deadly year for some who use vaping products while there is growing concern among health care professionals that it was just the tip of the iceberg. Begin the new decade with our latest “You Should Know” newsletter about the unregulated, addictive and dangerous practice of vaping.

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Social Host Liability Laws

You may be legally liable in some states if your party guest drinks, drives and causes a crash. Learn more about social host liability laws here: http://bit.ly/2O3rkfX

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New Monthly Newsletter

Most of you probably know drunk driving crashes spike during the holidays. But did you know there are ways to protect yourself and your holiday guests? Check it out in our latest newsletter: https://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&newsletterid=499&issueid=1911&subscriberid=

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3 Foodborne Illness Drivers

The three drivers behind more reported outbreaks of foodborne illness include: convenience, imported foods and … well, you might be surprised by the third here: https://letamericaknow.com/view_feature_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&issueid=1904#

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Motorcycle Insurance

Know what you are getting into before buying a motorcycle. Take an accredited safety course from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and be sure your insurance is adequate, NOT just the cheapest policy out there. https://bit.ly/2WcnSCI

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Supersport Bikes

Supersport bikes are often the cycle of choice for the younger crowd, but they are also the most dangerous. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, supersport bikes account for over half of all fatal crashes involving motorcycle drivers. https://bit.ly/2KugmzN

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