Pet Safety Tips For a Happy Thanksgiving

Oh, November… where would we be without you? The turkey; the stuffing; the cat licking gravy off your toddler’s foot; the day of maxing out your credit card because nothing says I LOVE YOU, HAPPY HOLIDAYS like consumerism. Wait, sorry, we misspelled consumption. A turkey bone just fell on the floor. Your cat ate it. [...]

What California’s New AB 588 Dog Bite Bill Means For Adopters

Last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a dog bite bill that in hindsight seems so common sense, you wonder why it wasn’t done years ago. On its face, it seems like a big win — the new law will allow animal lovers looking to give a shelter pooch a forever home the [...]

2019-11-15T12:04:28-08:00November 15th, 2019|Dog Bite Injury, Dog Bite Lawyer, Safety|0 Comments

Halloween Fire Safety Can Keep Your Holiday From Becoming a Nightmare

It’s a scary time of the year in Southern California — not just because Halloween’s night of fright is less than a week away, but because fire season is bearing down upon us. Last year’s wildfires were the most destructive in California history, and officials fear this one could be even worse. In the past [...]

2019-10-29T09:52:32-08:00October 29th, 2019|Fire Hazard, Halloween, Halloween Safety|0 Comments

What a Wonderful Fright: 13 Spooktacular Things To Do in the L.A. Area This October

Halloween is supposed to be a little bit grim and kind of scary, but there are ways to embrace the spirit of the holiday without taking on unnecessary risk. Luckily there are a number of events throughout the Los Angeles area this year that offer just that! Please note that not all are family friendly [...]

2019-10-22T10:00:40-08:00October 18th, 2019|Halloween, Halloween Events, Halloween Safety|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Go: Prepare for a Wildfire With These Tips From Cal Fire

The Saddleridge fire appears to have sparked at the base transmission tower, say officials — though arson investigators at the scene don't want to say for certain. The fast-moving wildfire started only hours after SoCal Edison cut power to thousands of its Riverside County customers, for fear of this exact scenario. It's how last year's [...]

2019-10-15T11:19:46-08:00October 15th, 2019|California, Fire Hazard, Safety|0 Comments

How To Be Safe As A Passenger On The Back Of A Motorcycle

If riding a motorcycle is fun, then riding with a passenger has to be twice as fun. That’s how math works, right? Well, not quite. Having a passenger on your bike completely changes the dynamic of the ride, and can actually be pretty scary. The added (potentially doubled) weight of a second person affects everything [...]

Autumn 2019 Product Recalls

We don’t like it when people get sick or injured, especially when it’s only the start of the school year. That’s when you’re supposed to be getting back into the homework swing — not worrying about whether or not this or that product might be a hazard to you and your kids. Instead, we’ve done [...]

2019-09-27T13:17:16-08:00September 27th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls, Safety|0 Comments

Gearing Up: Hear Us Out (Or Why You Should Always Ride With Earplugs)

Most of us are capable of injuring ourselves on the way to the bathroom — who among us hasn’t stubbed a toe at 3:27 AM? So when it comes to riding two-wheeled machines at inhuman speeds down roads that would make a cheese grater feel inadequate, it’s probably wise to take heed and cover up! [...]

Gearing Up: Head, Shoulders, Knees and… Eyes?

There’s a saying in sports:  leave it all on the playing field. The same should not be said for motorcycles and the road. If you want to protect you in a crash, avoid serious personal injury when you’re on the road, and keep all your body’s requisite components in their original configuration, you need to [...]

Gearing Up: Lessons on Protection from MotoGP Racers

At 209.9 mph, the human body might as well be Play-Doh. That's the thing about evolution, though:  we’re a bit ill-equipped to be run along the ground at speeds so fast they'd make a wedge of Roquefort appreciate a cheese grater. And yet when Marc Marquez, reigning two-time MotoGP world champion, crashed during a 2013 [...]