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Why Are Child Eye Injuries Going Up?

Have you ever watched A Christmas Story? In this classic holiday movie, a young boy wants a BB gun for Christmas, but his parents tell him no because he’ll shoot his eye out. When the boy does get a BB gun, he does almost shoot his eye out, and though this scene was played for laughs, it actually hits on a major issue for the safety of our children. A recent study has made some shocking discoveries about child eye injuries, and every parent needs to know these findings. What Parents Need to Know About Rising Rates of Child Eye Injuries As the 1983 movie A Christmas Story pointed out, non-gunpowder driven guns have a reputation for injuring eyes. Yet sales of air soft pellet guns, BB guns, and paintball guns are on the rise, and so are the rates of child eye injuries. A study published in the journal…
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Will 2018 See More Recalls for Auto Defects?

Did 2017 seem to have a lot of auto recalls going on? Well, it wasn’t your imagination. Automakers all across the industry were asking consumers to bring their vehicles in to fix some problem or another. Whether it was a faulty seatbelt switch or a malfunctioning airbag sensor, cars all over the U.S. (including Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska) were called in to get repairs. That leaves us all with just one question, how many auto defects could cause recalls in 2018? Will Auto Defects Rule 2018? If you are hoping that auto recalls will slow down in 2018, then you probably aren’t going to like what we are about to say. It looks like 2018 is on track to be just as busy when it comes to recalls as 2017 was. This is due to increasing standards at automakers and a need to avoid liability for any big defects. Some…
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Did Negligence Cause the Death of a Ski Tourist?

A family on vacation from San Antonio, Texas was visiting Ski Granby Ranch when disaster struck. The ski lift the mother and her two daughters were riding shifted and rocked violently. It slammed into the nearby tower before dumping the woman and her children to the hard-packed snow. The incident proved deadly, but was there anything the resort could have done to prevent the tragedy? A new negligence lawsuit seems to suggest resort workers could have done a lot. Was Negligence the Reason a Ski Tourist Lost Her Life? The fall on December 29, 2016 claimed the life of this San Antonio mother. Her daughters survived with severe injuries, but endured months of recovery and are still being treated for post-traumatic stress. They were riding the Quick Draw Express when the accident occurred, but answers as to why they were bucked off the lift were obscure until the recent filing…
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