Year: 2016

Summer Vacation Safety is a High Priority

Summer Vacation is finally here! School is out, the days are long and sunny, and we are all on a different schedule than the one we keep the other nine months of the year. Summertime is prime time for travel for a lot of families, and even though you might be out of your usual […]


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Scooter Safety and Helmet Laws

Spend any time driving the streets of Evansville and you will most likely see at least one scooter sharing the road with you. Common and popular in cities around the country (and world), scooters are an inexpensive alternative form of transportation – small, light, and economical. For individuals who choose not to take on the […]


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Swimming Pool Water Quality, Health, and Safety

It’s bad enough to be sick in the winter when the weather is uncooperative, but to be ill in the summertime when you really want to be out enjoying the sunshine seems especially unfair. Yes, illness can strike at any time, and sometimes its source is the thing you least expect. After a day of […]


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Premises security at sporting events

Little League and Soccer Teams are Filling Up Now that spring and summer sports are in full swing, many of us will be spending a great deal of time at the sports park – playing, coaching, or cheering our favorite player. For some, the ballfield becomes a second home, where it seems they spend most […]


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Bike Helmets and Safety

Bicycle Helmets Provide Safety in Close Calls Imagine you’re enjoying a leisurely bike ride one afternoon, when a pickup truck passes so closely by you that its mirror strikes your upper arm. The impact causes you to wobble but isn’t strong enough to knock you off your bike, and the truck drives away. Though you’re […]


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Exploding E-Cigs: Health Risks You Didn’t Expect

Recently, an Owensboro man learned what was so hot about the e-cigarette trend. You might have seen the dramatic video on the Evansville news, or even on CNN, where the story was picked up and became national news: an e-cigarette device igniting inside the pocket of his pants, giving him second-degree burns. His story, unfortunately, […]


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Pavement Dropoffs and Driver’s Safety

Every year, thousands of people are injured, disabled, or killed in auto accidents due to unsafe road conditions. We all know the dangers associated with wet or icy pavement, but sometimes accidents happen on a clear, dry day for a surprising reason: the design of the road itself. If you’ve ever dropped off the edge […]


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Hotel Room Safety

The recent court case involving sportscaster and TV personality Erin Andrews served to expose some of the dangers of travel and hotel security that most of us don’t consider. If you’ve ever lost a hotel room key card and had to go to the front desk to get a new one made, you might have […]


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Back Pain and Disability (SSDI) Claims

“Oh, my aching back!” If you’ve ever had a sore back brought on by overexertion, you know how debilitating it can be. For many of us, some pain relievers and a day or two of rest is enough to alleviate the pain. But for someone with chronic and disabling back pain, there is no relief […]


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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Long Term Effects

In 2002, medical examiner Dr. Bennet Omalu performed an autopsy on Pittsburgh Steelers’ legend Mike Webster following a heart attack. But it was what he found in the NFL Hall of Famer’s brain that led to a powerful discovery: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE. The resulting tug-of-war between Dr. Omalu’s findings and the initial reaction […]


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