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  • 17 Feb 2016

    Causes of Electrocution Accidents on Construction Sites

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    On almost every construction site, there is an abundance of power tools, heavy machinery, and large construction vehicles used on a normal basis. Undoubtedly, these electronically powered pieces of equipment can cause a worker to suffer serious injuries from electrocution if they are not careful or employers do not enforce the proper safety precautions. In
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  • 10 Feb 2016

    Largest Vehicle Recall in History Continues to Grow

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    Last year, we saw the largest vehicle recall in history involving defective airbags installed by Tataka Co., but the issue is far from over. At least five more airbag-related recalls were announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) since the new year started. Approximately 34 million vehicles are potentially affected in the United
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  • 26 Jan 2016

    Injuries Caused by Tanning Beds

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    Most people are probably aware that over-exposure to UV radiation is unsafe because it can cause cancer and/or burn injuries. The sun is a major source of this type of radiation, but besides the sun, people are also exposed to UV radiation by man-made devices such as tanning beds and medical devices for radiation therapy.
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  • 20 Jan 2016

    Safety Tips: 3 Dangerous Shoe Types that Increase Your Chance of Falling

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    Our firm has handled numerous slip and fall accident cases in our years of practice, and have seen firsthand how painful and frustrating it can be to recover from a preventable injury. Many of these accidents are caused by factors outside of the victim’s control, usually involving some degree of negligence from a property owner. In the
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  • 19 Jan 2016

    Who Pays for Medical Care after a Car Accident? Auto Insurance or Health Insurance?

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    If you are injured in a car crash, you can use both policies to pay for medical care, but your car insurance will be primary. When you seek medical attention following a car accident, your PIP coverage (Personal Injury Protection) will pay 80% of your medical bills until it is exhausted; you are still responsible for
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  • 13 Jan 2016

    Dangerous Toys Are Still on Department Store Shelves

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    It can be fun to buy your child or a young loved one a toy. Their eyes light up and smiles spread across their faces instantly. Despite how fun it may be to give a child a toy, it is important to do research on the item to ensure it is safe for the kid.
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  • 17 Dec 2015

    Hoverboards: A Popular Holiday Gift that Can Catch Fire and Explode

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    They are calling it the hottest Christmas gift this year, the hoverboards, but be careful because they can literally get so hot they can catch fire. In the last month, there has been several reports across the country about these products exploding and causing serious injuries to consumers. An exploding two-wheeler burned a house down
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  • 30 Nov 2015

    Cyber Monday Security Tips

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    With more than 900 retailers offering deals this Cyber Monday, security might not be of the highest important, but in fact, it should be your number one priority when buying things online. Here are some security tips to protect yourself from fraudsters. Watch how you shop online Be especially careful of any unexpected pop-ups while
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  • 18 Nov 2015

    Home Depot Recalls 28 Different Products

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    Home Depot is recalling 28 different products at once due to hazards including fire, burn, shock, falls, lacerations or other injuries depending on the product. Just this morning the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Home Depot announced a multi-product recall warning consumers that 28 different recalled products continued to be sold even when
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  • 13 Nov 2015

    Jury Awards $21.5 Million to a Man Injured in Cruise Ship Incident

    Posted By Darrigo and Diaz and Jimenez

    Yesterday, a jury in Seattle awarded a man $21.5 million in damages for a mild brain injury he suffered when an automatic sliding glass door hit him in the side of the face. The man was enjoying a family vacation on a cruise when the accident occurred. There is a surveillance video showing the moment when guests
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