Posts Tagged ‘safety’

How Do Dram Shop Laws Protect Public Safety?

How Do Dram Shop Laws Protect Public Safety?

Dram Shop Laws are an aspect of social host liability. These laws discourage serving alcohol to someone who is already under the influence. However, this isn’t the only reason for Dram Shop Laws. Social host liability holds the host of a private gathering responsible for an injury or death directly caused by serving alcohol to a guest. Dram Shop Laws are in place to hold an establishment such as a bar or a restaurant liable for the negligent actions of a patron.

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Burn Injuries Are Preventable With Proper Fire Safety

Burn Injuries Are Preventable With Proper Fire Safety

Parents should take the time to teach children the specifics of fire safety and schools should be educating students of appropriate ages by employing fire safety courses in conjunction with local fire stations in the classroom. There are endless ways to reduce the risk of severe burn injuries starting with informing oneself on what to do in the event of a fire. This article provides readers with the most important tips to be familiar with when it comes to preventing burn injuries.

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Fireworks Displays Pose a Safety Risk, Here’s How to Stay Safe

The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings families from all over the country together to celebrate America. Aside from food, the number one activity families participate in together is watching firework displays. These intricate displays are meant to celebrate our Independence Day in a big and extravagant way. While firework shows are a can’t-miss summer event, it’s important to educate yourself and your family on firework-safety, should you choose to put on your own firework show for friends and family.

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How Does Hotel Liability Keep Vacationing Guests Safe?

Summer is officially upon us, and most of us in Florida are already feeling the sweltering heat of the season reaching the triple digits. Regardless of the scorching heat, Florida is where many tourists choose to spend their summer vacation. Whether it’s a trip to Walt Disney World, one of our dozens of beautiful white sand beaches, or the nightlife of Miami Beach, it’s more than likely we’ll be checking into a hotel for the duration of our stay. While we like to think of hotels as safe and clean, with adequate safety measures in place so as not to worry about anything while we’re vacationing, that isn’t always the case. Unfortunately, some hotels have let customer service standards slip, resulting in dissatisfied guests as well as serious injuries.

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Alarm Systems Provide Safety and Peace of Mind, Can Prevent Drowning Accidents

While most people think “security” is keeping thieves off a residential property where family resides, there are other alarm systems that could save the life of a child, an elderly, or disabled person. These alarm systems are life saving when they’re installed in areas of the home prone to accidents; one of these areas is of course, a swimming pool, and it should have an alarm system to accompany it.

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It’s Summer in South Florida, the Risk of Accidental Drowning Increases

Who becomes liable in the event of drowning accident that results in a wrongful death, and what steps can families take to prevent drowning accidents from ever occurring in the first place? As summer approaches South Florida in a matter of days, no one wants to think about the loss of a loved one amidst vacation and much needed relaxation. It’s devastating to think that something as enjoyable as a summer vacation, when families are enjoying the beautiful South Florida weather, can turn tragic due to only seconds of another’s negligence.

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DUI Accident Cases Pose Serious, Costly Civil Liability

It’s important to understand that a DUI can happen to anyone, no matter how high they believe their tolerance to alcohol. When they let their guard down and act irresponsibly, assuming they won’t get caught, or that they can’t possibly hurt anyone after “just one drink”, life threatening accidents happen. Drinking and driving is a risk no one should ever take.

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Florida Motorcycle License Laws: Safe Riders Know The Facts!

When it comes to motor vehicle safety, Florida’s laws are clear. The same clarity applies to Florida’s motorcycle laws. It’s important to be as knowledgeable as possible with Florida’s state statutes on motorcycles, and what’s required of riders before the fun part–riding a new Harley–can begin.

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Staying Safe on Halloween: Follow These Quick Tips!

Share This!Halloween: for most of us we have fond memories of trick-or-treating with friends, dressing up in spooky costumes, and eating way too much candy–all while our parents kept us safely in their sights. Most children wait all year for this holiday, and it’s one that creates happy memories for years to come.

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