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In October 2017, Fisher-Price, a company that produces various toys and children’s products, recalled 63,000 Soothing Motion Seats. The recall was issued after Fisher-Price received 36 reports of these seats overheating in addition to a report of a fire within the motor housing of the seat. Fortunately, there have been no injuries disclosed so far.
When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) first created its small-overlap front crash test, it soely tested the driver’s side of the vehicle. Recently, however, the IIHS has introduced a passenger-side version of this test in an effort to ensure that front passengers receive the same level of safety as drivers.
Now that it’s the holiday season, shopping for gifts, attending parties, and decorating your home are likely on your mind. While you are enjoying all of the excitement that comes with the holidays, it’s important to take certain safety precautions. To learn about keeping your house safe this holiday season, read the tips below.
This Thanksgiving, you may be going on a road trip to spend the holiday with your loved ones. If you are planning on driving more than 50 miles, you should follow the safe driving tips below in order to keep yourself and your passengers safe. If an accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence leaves you or your loved one injured, you should reach out to our Chicago ...
November 16 is National Fast Food Day. This is a day where fast food lovers across the country celebrate by going through a fast food drive-thru or dining at a fast food restaurant. If you’re planning to go to a drive-thru in honor of this holiday, you should follow the drive-thru safety tips below in order to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
There are a number of hazards in every office. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that in 2008 approximately 80,410 office employees were injured while working. By following the office safety tips below, you can ensure your and your coworkers safety while at work. If you have been injured in your work office because of the negligence of someone else or lack of prop ...
As your children enter the workforce, it is important to educate them on what work safety entails. Unfortunately, many workplaces that hire teenagers for seasonal and temporary work do not follow work safety guidelines. You can learn more about work safety for teens below in order to ensure your child’s safety and rights.
In 2010, there were over 4,500 fatal motorcycle accidents. While motorcycle riders are taking their last few rides of the season, it is always important to remember to use proper motorcycle safety when riding. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of someone else, our Chicago motorcycle accident attorneys at Staver Law Group can help you.
Traffic accidents are common throughout Chicagoland, and they can result in devastating injuries. If you or a loved one has been involved in a crash, you need the experienced Chicago personal injury lawyers at Staver Law Group to help you obtain compensation for your losses. You may be able to obtain financial compensation for medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, dis ...
Due to improved technology and consumer awareness, injuries and deaths on the road have become less common. While seat belts can save the lives of drivers in high speed car accidents, seat belts can also protect the lives of those who are in the rear seat of a motor vehicle. Although the government requires auto manufacturers to have seat belt warnings in sight of those sitting ...
Lasik eye surgery has improved the vision of hundreds of thousands of people and reduced their need for glasses and contacts. Although Lasik eye surgery has made a positive difference in the lives of many, it has caused complications in some patients. While the majority of Lasik complications subside after a few weeks, others can be long-term or even permanent.
When you go through a medical procedure, whether it is a life-saving treatment or an elective surgery, the last thing you want to experience is a medical error. Small and significant medical mistakes can cause injuries and in some cases, even death. According to research performed at Johns Hopkins University, more than 250,000 deaths every year are due to medical errors in the U.S. If the U.S.
Car seats have been proven to significantly lower children’s injuries in car accidents. Car seats lower the risk of injury for infants by 71 percent, toddlers by 54 percent, and children 4 to 8 years of age by 45 percent. Installing and using a car seat properly can save your child from being seriously injured.
When you visit the dentist or oral surgeon, you hope to receive the highest quality of care for your teeth, gums, and mouth. Unfortunately, sometimes, dentists and oral surgeons can be negligent and cause injuries such as chronic pain, permanent numbness, TMJ syndrome, facial nerve damage, and even disfigurement.
Many U.S. residents are not fluent in English and will require medical treatment at some point in their lives. If they are unable to provide a healthcare provider with their symptoms and previous medical history and cannot understand what their healthcare provider is saying, they will not be able to receive the high quality of care they deserve.
Unexpectedly losing a loved one can be devastating for an entire family. On top of losing a loved one, you and your family may be dealing with large medical, funeral expenses, and a sudden loss of income. A wrongful death claim seeks compensation from the responsible party of your family member’s wrongful death.
Since there are so many trick or treaters during the season, it is especially important to practice safe driving during Halloween. By following the safe driving tips below, you can help ensure your and other trick or treater’s safety this Halloween season. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of someone else, you should contact our Chi ...
The state of Illinois contributes more pumpkins to the United States yearly harvest of over 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins than any other state. With National Pumpkin Day coming up, it is important to remember the important pumpkin carving safety tips below in order to ensure your safety when you and your loved ones are carving a pumpkin.
Choosing the perfect costume during Halloween can be challenging when there are a variety of options. When picking out a costume, there are several important factors to keep in mind. By following the below tips, you can ensure your and your child’s safety during this year’s Halloween. If you or a loved one has been hurt because of someone else on Halloween, you should call Sta ...
With the many Halloween parties and events in Chicago every year, it is important to remember how to stay safe while still having fun. Whether you attend the Freaky Deeky Halloween concert, the Halloween party at the Hard Rock Hotel, or anything else in between, make sure to follow the Halloween party safety tips below.