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Charity Spotlight: Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is a Nationwide charitable organization whose mission is to collect and donate new, unwrapped toys to give as Christmas gifts to children in need. The group believes that every child should be able to open a present on Christmas and their work makes it possible for every child to open a gift during the holidays. It sends a message of hope to......
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10 Really Strange Personal Injury Claims

At The Reeves Law Group, we advocate, through the justice system, for victims who have suffered as a result of the negligence of another individual or organization. The clients who we work with have genuine grievances, and deserve compensation from those whose negligence resulted in pain, suffering, and substantial financial loss. However, if there is one thing that we know to be true it’s that,......
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Trick or Treat Safety Checklist

Kids love Halloween, and why shouldn’t they? They get to dress up, they get to stay out late with their friends, and they get to eat all of the candy they can stomach! Even still, Halloween is widely considered one of the most dangerous holidays for kids. While the greatest danger to little ones on Halloween is careless drivers, there are several other things that......
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Five Pieces of Motorcycle Safety Gear You Can’t Afford to Skip

Every year, approximately 4,000 people are killed in motorcycle accidents. Those numbers have not shifted much, in spite of significant drops in the number of people killed in auto accidents. The right kind of motorcycle safety gear is key to helping reduce your risk of injury or fatality in an accident. It’s not always easy to convince motorcyclists about the need to wear appropriate safety......
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What to Do After a Minor Car Accident?

Not all accidents that occur in the United States every year end in fatalities and injuries. Most of these accidents are minor car accidents like fender benders, where there may be some amount of property damage in the form of damage to your car or the other car in the accident, but no injuries are caused to the motorists. However, even if you have no......
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Prevent Backpack Injuries

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, every year, there are more than 7,500 backpack-related injuries reported across the United States.  These backpack injuries include everything from bruises and sprains, to back and shoulder fractures. Backpacks pose a major and serious back injury risk to children.  This is in spite of the fact that the American Academy of Pediatrics has set specific guidelines for the......
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Statistics on School Zone Accidents

According to statistics, as many as 100 schoolchildren are injured every year in accidents that occur inside school zones.  Clearly, these are some of the most dangerous areas for children, and many of these accidents are entirely preventable if motorists focus on looking out for children. Many accidents involving children inside school zones every year involve children who are getting into or out of the......
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What Percentage Do Lawyers Take for Personal Injury

Most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis.  That means that they recover their fees after they have managed to recover a settlement or verdict in favor of their client.  Usually, the contingency fee amounts to a certain percentage of the money that has been recovered. Contingency fee plans are very beneficial for persons who have suffered an injury, because you will have......
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The Most Famous Personal Injury Case

When it comes to high profile personal injury lawsuits and verdicts, nothing beats the McDonald’s hot coffee case of the 1990s.  This almost mythical case is often used by supporters of tort reform and restrictions on personal injury lawsuits, to allege that the personal injury justice system in this country is flawed and out of control. A closer look at this famous personal injury case......
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Workplace Accident Statistics

According to statistics by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2011, 4,600 American workers were killed in workplace accidents.  That works out to 3.5 fatalities for every 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in the United States.  It also works out to approximately 90 fatalities per week, or nearly 13 fatalities every day. Some of the most frequent worker fatalities in the United States occur in the......
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