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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.
A relaxing day by the poolside is the perfect opportunity to indulge in a favorite alcoholic drink. With July 10 designated at National Pina Colada Day, you have an excuse to indulge. However, alcohol can cause serious effects on the body if used in excess, so be safe and drink responsibly. Irresponsible alcohol use has many negative effects.
Summer camp is a rite of passage for many children. You probably have fond memories of the friends you made and the fun you had when you went to summer camp as a child. However, camps are no longer the safe havens that they appeared to be decades ago. Sadly, many children have died at camps, which means that summer camp safety should be on your mind if you’re considering it this summer.
There are special days for many of your favorite foods, and ice cream is no exception. Back in 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as Ice Cream Month, with the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day. No matter how you celebrate on July 16, be sure to know the basics of frozen food safety.
There’s a day for just about everything. Case in point: July 5 is National Bikini Day. On July 5, 1946, fashion designer Louis Reard invented the bikini. The goal of National Bikini Day is to go to the beach and enjoy the day in your bikini. Staying safe in the sun is important on this day – and any other hot summer day. The sun feels great, but make sure you enjoy it in moderation.
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