Waterpark Injuries: What Can Happen
When visiting the waterpark, people expect a relaxing fun day in the sun with family and friends. At the same time, waterparks can present risks of their own. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, IAAPA, reports that 83 million people visit water parks in the U.S. each year, […]
Drone Rules Adopted by FAA for Commercial Drone Use
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules for commercial drone use went into effect August 29, 2016. The drone rules require drone operators to strictly follow all guidelines spelled out in a 624 page rulebook. The FAA hopes the long anticipated regulations will achieve increased safety for all operators, pilots, and all […]
Sports Injuries: Recovery for Pain & Suffering?
Athletes often consider sports injuries an unfortunate reality. Sports injuries also hit students, runners, people who exercise and even those with generally active lifestyles. Often, those injured in sporting events or organized activities can’t hold anyone liable because injury is a known risk, and also because they may have signed […]
Vaping, E-Cigarettes: Potential Liability
Vape Pens are battery operated nicotine delivery devices that heat “vape juice”, nicotine, and other chemicals producing a heated vapor. Some consider it a good way to quit smoking tobacco. But vaping also brings controversy and potential dangers. There’s a difference between “E-cigarettes”, “Advanced Personal Vaporizers”, “Vape Pens” and “Vape Mods”. […]
Car Hacking: Prevention & Security
Hacking happens to more and more people, but car hacking? Major government agencies, large retailers, banks, and others acknowledge hacking incidents. Now experts warn that cars provide a target for hackers. If you have any doubt, we covered the fact that car hacking is possible in a previous blog article. […]
Car Hacking: A Threat Now?
Car hacking. The practice of high tech hackers remotely accessing a moving car and taking the controls. Far fetched? Perhaps it was at one time. But with computer technology advancing into more and more functions of newer vehicles, car hackers have dallied in this area. So much so the FBI […]
Driverless Cars: Who is Responsible?
Whether we want to face it or not, driverless cars will be here sooner than you think. Autonomous cars, capable of sensing the environment around them and navigating without human input, are on the drawing board and the roads. Nissan promises to have a driverless car on the market by […]
Solar Glare: Dangers Driving Into the Sun
You’re driving along and suddenly the bright sun blinds you. In that moment your car slams into another car causing an accident. Are you at fault? Reverse roles. You’re driving along minding your own business and suddenly without warning a car in the oncoming lane crosses the center line and […]
Construction Injuries & Illnesses
Construction workers face dangerous obstacles and risks at work every day. Construction injuries in the profession take place more frequently than anyone would hope. Centers for Disease Control statistics confirm construction work as one of the most dangerous fields of work, producing the highest number of fatalities each year compared […]