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Happy 241st Birthday America!!!

Sunny blue sky, warm summer breeze, American flags waving outside buildings and homes, family and friends getting together for picnics and barbecues, patriotic music, games, parades and the most impressive fireworks.  This is Independence Day!

An evening of lighting up the sky and dazzling spectators with amazing fireworks.  However, the same explosive power that awes audiences […]

Fly Me to the Moon-Bounce

Moon bounces, also called house bounces, are about as universally loved by kids as ice cream cones on a summer day and candy bars on Halloween.

For kids, they see moon bounce, they run toward it.  But for some parents, the feeling about these inflatables is more along the lines of “accident waiting to happen.”

Recently, five […]

Keep Summer Pool Time Safe

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without relaxing by the pool and throwing pool parties with friends and family.  Many of us enjoy swimming – it is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States; not only for its health benefits, but it is also an excellent way to have fun with your […]

HO, HO, HO! It’s Summertime ’tis the season for Child Safety

Spring and summer in Southern California—gorgeous weather for all types of outdoor activities.  For children, it is the season for skateboards, skates, scooters and bikes; which could also mean it is a season prone to injuries.  Do you know how many children are being rushed to the Emergency Room for not wearing helmets and protective […]

Recall Notices: Toyota, HoMedics, Combi Strollers

If you own any of the products described below, you and your family could be at serious risk for injuries. This month’s recalls included reports of electric shock and burns from handheld HomeMedics massagers, a potential fall hazard from Combi strollers, and risk of oil leakage in some Toyota Tacoma vehicles.
HoMedics Handheld Massagers
HoMedics has recieved […]

Car Seats Must Be Replaced After an Accident

As I’ve covered in previous posts, there are a great many details to handling the aftermath of a car accident. Today I wanted to draw attention to one very important detail that in many cases goes unmentioned: If a car seat was in your vehicle at the time of the accident, can that car seat […]

5 Common Motorcycle Collisions

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which means that the U.S. Department of Transportation, the CHP and the California Office of Traffic Safety are all taking this month to spread awareness about sharing the road with motorcyclists.

According to the California DMV, motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as automobile drivers. That being said, riding […]

Traffic Deaths on the Rise in SoCal

In 2015, Mayor Eric Garcetti created the Vision Zero program in L.A. with the lofty goal to end all traffic fatalities in the city by 2025. To stay in line with this goal, Garcetti sought a 20% drop in traffic deaths by the end of 2017. Last year was the first full year that the […]

Southern California Bike Laws 2017

Each year more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions in the state of California alone, according to the DMV. LA is a dangerous enough place to drive a car, imagine taking on this city on a bike. Many of my past clients have been involved in […]

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

In honor of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s annual Dog Bite Prevention Week, I wanted to share some helpful resources on dog bite prevention.

Dog-bite injuries are at epidemic levels – almost 5 million per year across the country – and local animal control agencies simply cannot keep up with this level of activity. I’ve noticed […]