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The CPSC has published a guide on preventing hair entanglement and body part entrapment in spas, hot tubs, and whirlpools. It is available here for review or download.

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The CPSC has published a flyer on simple pool safety tips titled “Steps for Safety Around the Pool.” This full-color brochure is easy to read and helpful and available for your review or download here.

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The CPSC has published “Safety Barrier Guidelines for Home Pools” and it is available here for your review or download.

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A CPSC publication on How to Plan for the Unexpected – Preventing Child Drownings is available here.

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The CPSC has published detailed guidelines for making pools and spas safer regarding entrapment hazards. Those guidelines can be downloaded directly from the CPSC and we’ve made them available at our site for your convenience.

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An average of 350 children under age 5 are drowned each year in home swimming pools and spas. The key to safety is layers of protection. This CPSC publication alerts parents to the importance of supervision of children and other safety measures.

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Premises Liability — How to Defend the Slip and Fall Claim

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Library Documents:

Boater Safety Tips from Your Erie Accident Lawyers

Boating in Erie is a great way to enjoy Lake Erie in the summer and a great way to enjoy the outdoors with your family. Because we want you to be able to enjoy boating for a long time to come, your Erie Accident Lawyers have put together a list of ways to ensure that you and your family stay safe while boating. [...] Read More

Does Your Erie Pennsylvania Premises Liability Accident Fit into One of these Three Categories?

Whether someone else is responsible for slip & fall injuries is determined by the unique facts of each case, but there are some general rules that come into play. In general, to hold another person legally responsible for injuries you suffer from a fall on someone else’s property, one of the following three things must be proved: [...] Read More

Erie Injury Lawyers Offer Fireworks Safety Tips

Pennsylvania injury lawyers are not unique in understanding how dangerous fireworks can be and how improper handling only makes fireworks more dangerous. Yet it can be difficult to find good safety information about fireworks because they are, after all, mostly illegal in Pennsylvania. [...] Read More

How to Avoid a Dog Bite (and What to Do If You’ve Been Bitten)

By following these seven simple tips, you can reduce the chances that you’ll be bitten by a dog. We also offer helpful information on what to do if you’ve been bitten by a dog. [...] Read More

How to Prevent Your Dog from Biting

Here are 8 simple tips to prevent your dog from attacking others, as well as instructions on what to do if a dog bite should occur. [...] Read More

Pennsylvania Dog Bites & Animal Attacks: An Overview

Learn about the law of Pennsylvania dog bite cases. We offer free information in this site, including information about what to do if you or child has been bitten, safety advice on how to avoid an attack, and information about how a Northwest Pennsylvania dog bite lawyer can help you to use homeowner’s insurance to both compensate the victim and minimize expense and inconvenience to the responsible dog owner. [...] Read More

Pool Safety Tips

The Erie summer is upon us and with it comes pool season. While pools are fun and a great way to cool off from the Northwestern, PA heat wave, it is important to remember basic pool safety when you are around the pool, especially with little children. Here are some basic things to remember if you own or are near a pool: [...] Read More

Premises Liability: How the Status of the Injured Person Impacts Liability Analysis

If you’ve been seriously injured as a result of a dangerous condition on someone else’s property, you may have questions about whether you’re entitled to compensation to offset medical expenses, lost wages, and other harms. The answers to your questions require some complex legal analysis which necessarily involves determining your status as a guest, business visitor, or trespasser. We offer an overview of the law pertaining to the impact of an injured person’s status on the analysis of property owner liability. [...] Read More

Property Owner Slip and Fall Negligence: Generally and Common Examples

A property owner isn’t responsible to pay damages merely because someone was hurt on their property. Legal responsibility arises from the property owner’s negligence or carelessness. What that means, generally, and specific examples of property owner negligence, are explored further here. [...] Read More

Real Life Question-and-Answer Series: Can I Sue for Spoon Mistake?

In our “Real Life Question and Answer” Series, we present actual questions that have been posed by real people and the answers we’ve provided. In this case, a consumer wonders whether a personal injury lawsuit can be brought after work gloves are found in a new box of plastic spoons. The consumer had questions. We offered an answer, although it may not have been what the consumer wanted. [...] Read More

Real Life Question-and-Answer Series: Injury from Defective Handrail on Vacation Property

In our “Real Life Question-and-Answer” Series, we present actual questions that have been posed by real people and the answers we’ve provided. In this case, a woman on vacation was injured when the railing on a staircase at her vacation home came apart. She had questions. We offered answers. [...] Read More

Slip and Fall Accidents Related to Snow or Ice

Icy and snowy conditions are common causes of slip and fall injuries. Unfortunately, snow and ice are part of the reality of living in northwest Pennsylvania and property owners aren’t responsible for all snow- and ice-related accidents. However, there are times when a property owner is responsible for creating, or failing to remedy, a snow and ice hazard. Whether your fall on snow and ice is the property owner’s fault will depend on several factors unique to your case. [...] Read More

Things You Can Do to Minimize the Risk to Your Family While Walking

Pedestrian safety is a serious issue in America, even in small and medium-sized towns and cities in Pennsylvania. Here are Things You Can Do to Minimize the Risk to Your Family While Walking. [...] Read More

Tips for Kids: Dog Bite Prevention

Talk to your kids about these dog safety tips to help them avoid or minimize the risk of a Pennsylvania dog attack. [...] Read More

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Injury

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident that was caused by a negligent landowner, you are about to find out that the insurance companies who defend these cases are going to pick apart every aspect of your case. There are things you can do to be prepared. [...] Read More

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