Boating is a popular leisure activity that can bring families and friends closer, and can offer a sense of relaxation. It is especially popular during the warm summer months. However, not all drivers are equipped to safely operate boats, and resulting accidents and injuries can occur. [Read more…]
Dogs are often viewed as beloved pets that keep us company, and are prominently found in neighborhoods around the world. However, dog bites can occur and can be quite serious. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, more than 4.5 million Americans are bitten by a dog each year. Dog bites cannot only cause physical distress, but can also cause immense emotional distress.
More and more students across Southern California are ending their academic year. The last day of school reminds us that the summer season has officially begun.
Summer provides the perfect opportunity for families to enjoy outdoor sports and leisure activities in the warm climate. As a result, playgrounds are popular places for families to visit. However, playground accidents are not uncommon. In 2012, more than 600,000 children were injured on playgrounds. [Read more…]
According to the Helicopter Association International, 20 civil helicopter accidents occurred in the Unites States alone in the first quarter of 2014 (from January 1 through March 31). Seven fatalities have also resulted in the first quarter of the year.
Helicopters are an engineering feat and, as a result, there are many components that must work together in order for the machine to properly operate in a manner that is safe. [Read more…]