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Blog Posts in December, 2014

  • Staying Safe on the Roads on New Year's Eve

    It's that time of year to celebrate with friends and family. For many of us ringing in the new year is a celebration of the year coming to an end with new beginnings and resolutions. Unfortunately, it's also a big night for car accidents. At The Gilbert Law Group®, we hope one of your resolutions is to make it home safely this New Year's Eve. Plan ahead! It's the only way to ensure that as the ...
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  • How to Keep Toys Safe at Home

    Now that children have unwrapped all of their holiday gifts and are happily playing with new toys, it's time to consider the steps you can take to make sure play time remains fun and doesn't end with an unexpected trip to the emergency room. One of the keys to keeping your children safe is to always supervise their play. It can be tempting to take some extended quiet time for yourself while they ...
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  • 12 Days of Hidden Dangers in Toys

    As the holiday shopping season is reaching its peak, we are continuing our twelve day video series about the hidden dangers in toys. It's important for you to know the facts when selecting toys. This year saw record numbers of emergency room visits for children injured by toys, and in the last decade 3.2 million children were treated in ERs across the United States for toy-related injuries. Follow ...
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  • Defective Tires Causing Car Accidents

    Defective tires are a larger cause of accidents on our roadways than many people realize. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), each year defective tires lead to: 11,000 accidents 6,361 injuries 195 deaths Tire blowouts come unexpectedly in most cases and cause the driver loss of control of the vehicle, often leading to rollover crashes. Flaws in the system for recalls ...
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  • New GM Trucks May Need New Keys to Prevent Ignition Shutoff

    GM investigators determined that the shift lever in some of GM’s newest trucks can bump the ignition key and cause the engine to shut off. GM said the issue is not a safety defect because the driver’s foot is on the brake while shifting gears. Instead of issuing a recall, GM has advised dealers to replace keys for customers who complain about the problem. Affected vehicles include: 2014-15 ...
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