How to Spot a Drunk Driver

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

You are excited about the Labor Day weekend approaching, but since it’s a holiday weekend there will be many more drunk drivers on Dallas roads. It’s important to know the typical signs of drunk drivers to protect you and your loved ones from drunk driving accidents this holiday weekend. Here are some tips from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers about typical …

3 Common Foods that Cause Food Poisoning

By JohnFood Poisoning

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 76 million people in the United States become victims of food poisoning, and about 5,000 of those victims die from food poisoning. Most people know that the foods that cause the most food poisoning are beef and poultry, but there are other products that also lead to many food poisoning …

4 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

By JohnDog or Animal Bites

When walking around your neighborhood you might see dogs that appear friendly, but they might be more aggressive than you think. Dog bites and dog attacks in Texas happen more often than you would expect. It’s important to know which dog breeds are the most dangerous, so you can keep your loved ones safe from dog bites: Pit bulls: Pit …

CPSC’s August Children’s Products Recalls

By JohnProduct Liability

We want to help you protect your children from anything that might cause them harm. One way we do this is providing the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s children’s products recalls each month. Take a look at these August children’s products recalls and to learn more visit the CPSC recalls page: HALO SleepSacks Wearable Blankets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard Petals …

4 Tips for Preventing Nursing Home Abuse

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

If you can’t give your elderly loved one the care they need, it’s best to find a loving nursing home facility that can. But the Senate Committee on Aging estimates that there are five million victims of elder abuse per year, and the numbers are increasing. So it’s vital to do all you can to prevent your loved one from …

4 Ways to Prevent Burn Injuries

By JohnBurn Injury

According to the American Burn Association, every year in America 500,000 burn injury victims receive medical treatment and 4,000 fire and burn injury victims die from fire-related accidents. To help protect you and your loved ones from traumatic burn injuries, here are four ways you can prevent burn injuries at home: Keep your home well-maintained: Many times burn injuries are …

Cyclospora Outbreak Continues to Spread

By JohnFood Poisoning

We want to continue to keep you updated on the recent food poisoning outbreak of cyclospora. Last week we shared how Texas has the most cases, and this week the amount of cyclospora food poisoning cases in Texas has gone from 204 to 250. The total amount of cyclospora cases in the nation is now up to almost 600 people. …

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site

By JohnConstruction Accidents

In 2011, there were 738 construction accident fatalities in America. Many of these construction accidents occurred in Texas, and some of the most common causes of Texas construction accidents were electrocutions, falls and being struck by objects. To help prevent traumatic construction accidents, here are three tips on how to stay safe at a construction site: Be extra alert when …

How to Prevent Brain Injuries

By JohnBrain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries occur often and if you are a victim it can dramatically impact your life. The most common causes of TBIs are car accidents, falls, sports injuries and violence. Each year 50,000 people die from brain injuries and 80,000 to 90,000 people experience long term disability. But brain injuries can be prevented. Here are some tips from the …

How to Avoid School Zone Accidents

By JohnCar Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents

As summer ends, many children in Texas will be out on the roads making their way to school. It’s vital that you know how to drive in school zones because about 100 children are killed each year in America while walking to or from school, and around 25,000 are injured. In order to avoid tragic pedestrian accidents, here are four …

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