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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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Size-Appropriate bikes and gear.

Women are joining the motorcycle club faster than ever with ownership up over 10% in the last 20 years. That means means bike manufacturers need to respond with size-appropriate bikes and gear. https://bit.ly/2Ikid7B

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Motorcycle Purchasing Tips

Motorcycle ownership is at an all-time high as baby boomers, women and frustrated commuters embrace motorcycling. If you are looking to purchase a bike, browse our tips for safe ridership.https://www.msf-usa.org/

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Motorcycle Deaths Doubling

Motorcycle deaths were down 5.6% from 2016 to 2017, but have still doubled since 2000. And cyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than motor vehicle occupants. https://bit.ly/2wAVMFN

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Motorcycle Safety

“Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.” This month, You Should Know the latest on motorcycle safety when heeding the clarion call of the open road. https://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&newsletterid=478&issueid=1906&subscriberid=

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Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Motorcyclists are much more likely to be seriously injured in a road crash. Tips on motorcycle safety and how to protect your legal rights are up next in our June newsletter. Subscribe now: http://letamericaknow.com/member/view_profile.php?memberid=22871

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Bank of America Suit

Bank of America settled a class action suit that accused the banking giant of charging higher-than-legal interest rates to military personnel. http://www.bankofamericamilitarysettlement.com

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My Business Partner is Misappropriating Funds: Please Help!

Not every business relationship goes exactly as planned. If you suspect your partner is misappropriating funds, you need to take steps to protect your rights—and possibly save the business. Contact a Wilmington business litigation attorney today. Why Business Partners Misappropriate Funds The reasons vary. Some partners run into financial trouble and use business funds to […]

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Documents revealing profiting from death of service members

Prudential was accused of profiting from the deaths of service members after internal documents revealed the company kept interest money from grieving family members after insurance payouts. https://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/10/05/va-says-it-was-unaware-of-prudentials-strategy-for-alliance-acc.html

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Results of Medical Malpractice

A 1950’s Supreme Court decision effectively bars non-combatant, active-duty service members from collecting damages from the U.S. Government when injured or killed by the negligence of others, including as a result of medical malpractice.https://www.stripes.com/news/us/patients-recount-medical-horrors-under-care-of-military-doctors-with-no-legal-recourse-1.579146

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Protecting Those Who Protect Us

44% of U.S. service members are under 25, making them targets for small and large businesses alike that prey on their vulnerabilities. We must better protect those who protect us: https://www.scpr.org/news/2017/10/12/76522/job-protections-under-fire-for-military-reservists/

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Financial Risk for Military Families

Members of the military have double the risk for identity theft compared to civilians, putting them and their families at significant financial risk. https://www.military.com/spouse/military-life/military-at-double-the-risk-of-identity-theft.html

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Tractor-Trailers Have Larger Blind Spots Than Most Motorists Think

Large commercial trucks like tractor-trailers drive in and out of our state daily, bringing goods to North Carolina consumers and transporting our goods to distant states. These vehicles are especially intimidating, given their size and weight. Some can weigh up to 40,000 tons and cause significant damage when they collide with smaller vehicles. One danger […]

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