Holidays

Fourth of July Safety Tips for the Whole Family

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Summertime means spending more time with friends and family and participating in activities such as swimming, camping, outdoor games, fireworks, cookouts, and more. Sharing wonderful summer experiences with your loved ones can help you create lifelong memories. Unfortunately, many warm-weather activities can increase the number of accidents and injuries.  That is why, through the 4th of July…

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No Humbug on Safety: Santa’s Workplace Hazards

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With Santa’s crew preparing for the big night ahead, it’s essential to take all necessary precautions to ensure a safe and non-hazardous journey. Although the North Pole might be one of the safest workplaces in the world, the attorneys at Daggett Shuler thought we’d help out Santa’s Health & Safety team by putting together a…

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Shopping for Kids? Avoid These Dangerous Toys

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According to World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) statistics, around 240,000 children each year are injured due to playing with an unsafe toy. Additionally, the organization states that, on average, a child is brought to the emergency room every three minutes due to an injury sustained while playing with a toy. Although intended for entertainment,…

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Halloween: Have Fun While Staying Safe

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Pumpkins, witches, ghouls, and goblins make for a scary holiday, indeed. Many of the traditional ways of celebrating Halloween will be considerably scarier this year as some of the more traditional activities can be high-risk. However, there are several safe, different ways to participate in Halloween this year at home. Here are some suggestions for…

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Keeping Kids Safe This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is here, and with that comes purchasing toys for the children in your life. However, no matter how much fun a toy looks, you need to keep safety in the forefront of your mind when shopping. Not all toys are created equal; some can pose serious hazards. How big is the problem?…

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Be Safe and Stay Sober This Holiday Season

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The holidays are a time for celebration, but sometimes celebrating goes too far when alcohol is involved. Individuals who get behind the wheel while intoxicated can turn a joyful day into a nightmare. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, the number of DUI arrests is the highest of the year. This is referred to as “DUI…

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Keeping Your Home Safe for Trick-or-Treaters This Halloween

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Decorations are one of the most exciting parts of Halloween. Yards are transformed into haunted houses, spooky graveyards, or other eerie venues. But between the strobe lights, lawn decorations, and artificial fog, they can also create a recipe for injuries. When anyone invites another person to their home, they owe them a “duty of care.”…

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Have a Safe 4th of July By Practicing Safe Driving

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The 4th of July holiday is fast approaching. For many of us, a long Independence Day weekend means summer travel plans—and long hours spent behind the wheel. With this in mind, the team of personal injury attorneys at Daggett Shuler Law wish you safe travels and a happy holiday. North Carolina Statistics The North Carolina…

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December is Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month, So Shop Carefully

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With holiday gift shopping in full swing, some shoppers may forget safety in their excitement to secure the perfect gifts for the young people in their lives. While consumer product safety has come a long way in recent decades, many potentially dangerous toys still enter the market each year. With this in mind, Daggett Shuler…

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Holiday Party Tips from Daggett Shuler Law

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With Thanksgiving behind us and New Year’s on the horizon, the holiday season is in full swing. For most of us, that means celebrations with family and friends. For some, however, it could also mean overindulgence. Daggett Shuler Law offers some useful tips to help you enjoy the season safely and responsibly. ‘Tis the Season…

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