Hot car deaths are a serious problem in the United States. Each year, our Erie car accident lawyers remind caregivers and parents about the dangers of vehicular heatstroke. It is essential to remind ourselves that the unthinkable can happen to us and learn how to prevent hot car deaths in Erie. How Many Children Die… Read more »
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Preventing Hot Car Child Deaths in Erie
The National Safety Council (NSC) has a free online course to help educate parents and caregivers about the dangers of hot cars and how to prevent hot car deaths. Approximately 38 children die each year in hot vehicles. During 2018, 52 children died of vehicular heatstroke, which is a record high for the past 20… Read more »
How Do the Changes in Car Seat Recommendations Impact Pennsylvania’s Seat Belt Laws?
Protecting your child when he or she is in a vehicle is a top priority. For that reason, many parents research car seats to choose a car seat that provides maximum protection for their child. With that in mind, we wanted to alert parents to a change in the recommendations regarding rear-facing car seats. What… Read more »
Back To School Safety Tips for Erie County Students and Parents
Summer break has come to an end and the day that student dread and parents cherish has arrived — the first day of school. As the new school year begins in Erie County, it is important for parents and students to review how to stay safe on their way to and from school. Drivers, parents,… Read more »
Summer Fun Can Lead to a Serious Dog Bite
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that children are at a higher risk for dog bites than other age groups. In addition, dog bites for children can be more traumatic and cause severe injuries. Because it is summer, more children will be playing outside and in parks. Therefore, the number of dog bites could… Read more »
Is Santa Claus Bringing a Bicycle to Pennsylvania for Your Child This Christmas?
Has your child asked for a new bicycle for Christmas? If so, it is important to teach your child how to ride his or her bicycle safely. Thousands of children are injured and killed in bicycle accidents each year. To prevent a wonderful surprise from turning into a tragic accident, our Erie bicycle accident attorneys… Read more »
Do I Need to Replace My Child’s Car Seat After a Car Accident?
Being in a car accident is a traumatic event, especially if your child was in the car with you at the time of the crash. Car seats and safety restraints keep children safe during a crash. However, if you are in a crash with your child, you may need to replace the car seat your… Read more »
Back to School Time in Erie – Safety Tips for School Zones
It is that time again in Erie — back to school time for thousands of students. Schools in and around Erie will be opening their doors to students later this month. Drivers need to be looking for children in school zones and around parks and neighborhoods. Also, more children may be walking to school or… Read more »