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Could My Social Media Accounts Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Most people have made social media mistakes at some point or another in their lives. Perhaps they posted an embarrassing photo or unintentionally shared something private. These are the types of mistakes that might cost you friends or hurt your professional reputation. You could also make social media mistakes if you have filed a personal injury case. What you share or what others share about you could affect your ability to recover compensation. Attorneys working for the defense and insurance adjusters have every reason to discredit your injury claim. They could use your social media posts in an attempt to hurt the validity of your case. If you want to avoid making mistakes on social media during your case, then you should consider utilizing the following tips. Consider leaving social media: You should consider dropping off social media while your personal injury case is being handled by your attorney. Whatever…
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7 Helpful Thanksgiving Road Trip Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to travel and see each other for food and celebration. However, Thanksgiving is also one of the deadliest times of year to drive. If you are planning to travel for Thanksgiving, follow these tips to help you along your way. 7 Road Trip Car Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Have your car serviced before your trip. Driving long distances can cause wear and tear to your vehicle, so it’s important to have it in its best shape before your road trip. Ensure that the heater and defroster are working properly, the battery is working fine, your tire pressure is measured, and that your wiper blades are fit for any snow or heavy rain you might experience on the way. Fuel up. To help avoid any additional delays, fill up your car before you head out on the trip. Many accidents during the holidays…
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How Common Are Amusement Park Accidents?

New Jersey is home to multiple amusement parks and water parks. During this time of year, many of you may visit these establishments with your families. However, amusement parks can also be dangerous in some cases. Statistics published by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show emergency rooms treated 30,000 amusement park injuries during 2016. There have also been multiple high-profile amusement park accidents that made national news in the past few years. In 2016, a 10-year-old boy died while riding a waterslide at a Kansas City Schlitterbahn. Recent court documents suggest the waterslide’s design made it extremely dangerous. Another accident in 2017 at the Ohio State Fair caused one death and seven injuries. In this case, a ride broke apart in mid-air because it suffered from corrosion. What Causes Amusement Park Accidents? Amusement park accidents involving rides can be caused by: Mechanical failures. Accidents can occur when the…
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