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Many homeowners prefer to complete projects themselves rather than paying a professional. Although DIY projects can save you money, they can also cause serious accidents and injuries. Therefore, if you often do DIY projects, you should make it a top priority to be extremely careful when working. Here are some home constructions safety tips that Staver Law Group recommends to an ...
National Watermelon Day is August 3, and if you plan to celebrate this day, you will probably be using kitchen utensils to cut up the watermelon. Since kitchen utensils can be hazardous and cutting watermelon can lead to serious injuries, it’s important that you practice caution while slicing up this delicious fruit.
Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can enjoy your time riding roller coasters at an amusement park while reducing your risk of injury.
The 2017 Illinois State Fair begins on August 10 and runs through August 20 in Springfield, Illinois. If you plan to attend this exciting fair, you should make every effort to protect yourself as well as your family from a variety of accidents and injuries that often arise in fair environments. Here is a brief list of safety tips that will reduce the risk of you and your famil ...
Now that it is summer, you may be planning a road trip. Although road trips can be enjoyable and leave you and your loved ones with happy memories, they can also be perilous when certain safety precautions are not taken. In order to avoid accidents and injuries during your next road trip, be sure to keep these 10 tips for a safe road trip in mind.
The Chicago truck accident lawyers with Staver Law Group recently aided a man after a commercial vehicle attempted to make a wide left turn, but struck his car, which was lawfully stopped at a red light in the lane behind the crosswalk. The occupant of the car was transported via EMS to Holy Cross Hospital where he was treated for some very serious injuries, including multiple ...
An elderly woman was recently walking with her grandson when the two attempted to cross the street. Unfortunately, a speeding vehicle approached and failed to see the two of them and struck the woman. She was immediately taken to Christ Hospital and sustained numerous fractures requiring her to spend a week in the hospital.
Now that summer is finally here, children will be at the playground often. Although playgrounds can bring children lots of joy and laughter, they can also lead to serious injuries, making it vital to adhere to playground safety tips. If your child has been injured on a playground and you believe their injury was the result of another’s negligence, contact the Chicago premises ...
The heightened dependency on auto transportation has increased the number of car crashes that take place each year, and the number of car crashes each year will likely continue to rise. Contrary to popular belief, not all accidents occur in high-speed circumstances. In fact, many accidents happen where you might least expect.
For those who love music festivals, it doesn’t get much better than Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza will be coming to Chicago’s Grant Park from August 3–6. This popular music event allows you to see more than 170 bands. Given that this event is held during the hottest time of the year, it’s important to follow safety precautions so you don’t have to rush to the hospital and miss you ...
Many common household items can be harmful. With proper knowledge of everyday products that can be dangerous and how to use them safely, you can prevent injuries caused by these items. If you or a loved one is injured due to a dangerous or defective household product, Staver Law Group can help. Our Chicago product liability lawyers can evaluate your case and help you understan ...
The annual Tour de Fat is coming back to Chicago on July 29. This fundraiser combines beer, music, and bicycling. The day starts with a bicycle parade through Chicago. While the parade is designed for riders of all skill levels, safely riding a bicycle around cars is an important skill to have. Bicyclists must follow the same rules of the road as motorists.
Gardening can be a fun outdoor activity for those who enjoy being outside. Gardening is also productive, as it allows you to grow your own fruits and vegetables. However, many dangers lurk in garden areas and it’s important to have garden safety on your mind at all times. Equipment, chemical, insects, and excessive sun can all cause serious injuries.
Each year many fires can easily be prevented by following fire prevention and safety tips. Roughly 4,000 people die annually in fires and more than 25,000 are injured. Fires cost Americans an average of $8.6 billion a year in property damage and loss. If you get caught in a fire, remember to get out, stay out, and call for help.
With school out and much more free time available during the day, many children enjoy playing sports to pass the time. Swimming, football, tennis, volleyball, and basketball are the most common activities this time of year. While playing sports offers fun and friendship, it’s important to exercise safety while playing summer sports.
Safe driving habits take time and practice to develop. As a new and inexperienced driver, it is easier to lose control of the vehicle. Follow the teen safe driving tips below to ensure proper safety when driving. If you or a teenager you know has been in a car accident due to someone else’s error, Staver Law Group can help evaluate your situation and assist you in your case.
With the weather warmer, many people are enjoying the outdoors by having outdoor parties and picnics. Picnics are great ways to bring together family, friends, and neighbors outdoors. However, food left outside can quickly get hot and cause food poisoning and other serious health issues. Read on to learn picnic safety tips to ensure your guests have fun – and stay free of food-related illnesses.
They were the decades that brought us glow sticks, boy bands, and Pac-Man, but the 80s and 90s were also when some of the most dangerous toys were manufactured. You should take caution before allowing your child to play with your old toys because they could cause injuries. Staver Law Group can help if your child is hurt when playing with dangerous toys of the 80s and 90s.
With school out and the weather heating up, many families like to spend the day at the local water park. Illinois water parks like Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park, Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park, and Rainbow Falls Waterpark offer great fun for those who want to do more than just swim. However, water park safety should also be on your mind, since accidents are bound to happen when ...
Summertime is a great time for kids to go out and explore. A visit to a local museum is a good way to accomplish this goal and hopefully help your child learn something at the same time. Chicago offers many museums geared toward children, and while this may seem like a fun experience, it’s important to exercise museum safety. People can get hurt anywhere, and museums are no exception.