4 Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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Abingdon, Bristol and Johnson City Elder abuse is a worldwide problem. According to data released by the World Health Organization in the summer of 2018, 15.7 percent of individuals over the age of 60 experienced some form of abuse in a community setting—that’s almost one in six! The data, which is drawn from 52 studies encompassing 28 different countries, is … Read More

Tips for Staying Safe when Riding your Motorcycle

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Abingdon, Bristol and Johnson City If you own a motorcycle, there’s nothing quite like being out on the open road. Motorcycles can be fun, but also dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration completed a survey of 2016 crash data, which found that motorcycle riders were 28 times more likely to be killed in an accident than people who were … Read More

4 Water Safety tips to keep your Kids Safe

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Abingdon, Bristol and Johnson City It’s getting warmer outside, which means time for some water fun. Whether you are headed to the lake, a neighboring swimming pool, or adding a Slip’N Slide or kiddie pool to your backyard, you want to keep your children safe from drowning. According to the Centers for Disease Control, from 2004-2014 an average of 3,536 … Read More

Was your Wreck caused by Faulty Brake Pads

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Abingdon, Bristol and Johnson City When you press on your brake pedal, your car stops … or at least it is supposed to. That is one of the first things we are taught when we start driving. Your brakes stop the car by using brake pads, which create friction and slow the speed of your car. The actual pad itself … Read More

What to do when you’ve been Forced to Stop Work

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Abingdon, Bristol and Johnson City It can happen to anyone who has been injured or suffers from a disability – your work hours may be stopped or reduced if you are unable to fulfill your job duties, and your employer is not able to offer you a comparable position to accommodate your disability. Reasonable accommodations, by law, are to be … Read More