Halloween Guidelines Announced – How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic

  While the global pandemic has postponed many events, one thing we don’t have to lose is Halloween. With the holiday on its way, the Halloween and Costume Association together with the Harvard Global Health Institute have announced the tools and resources you and your loved ones need to celebrate safely. How safe is your area? The posted guidelines break down the COVID-19 risk levels for each county in the United States. By using the interactive map, you can discover your county’s level of risk. Depending on your county’s risk color code (green, yellow, orange, or red) you can learn…

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How to Avoid the Most Common Fall Sports Injuries

From football to cross-country, a variety of fall sports encourage athletes to stay active, even as the chill of autumn begins to take over. These sports encourage us to move our bodies when we’d rather stay cozy inside. Unfortunately, they can also prompt their fair share of injuries. That being said, a variety of preventative measures can be employed to keep the risk of such injuries to a minimum. An effective regimen begins with knowledge, so we’ve highlighted a few of the most common conditions—and reliable prevention methods—below: ACL Tears Easily the most common knee injury among football players, ACL…

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Common Leaf Raking Hazards — And How to Avoid Them

The beautiful spectacle of fall colors has arrived — and with it, the opportunity to marvel at nature’s majesty. Enjoy the scenery while it lasts, for your future likely involves a whole lot of leaf raking. This might seem like one of the least dangerous of the various outside chores you’re subjected to each year, but it’s not as innocuous as you might think. A few common — but oft-forgotten — hazards are highlighted below: How to Avoid Repetition Injuries The repetitive nature of raking can leave you prone to a surprising array of injuries, particularly if you attempt to…

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More Companies Recall Inclined Sleeper Cribs

Dorel Juvenile Group USA has become the third company to voluntarily recall inclined sleeper crib models after reports of infant fatalities in similar products. The voluntary recall through the Consumer Product Safety Commission affects about 24,000 units sold by juvenile product stores such as Target, Kmart, Ross, Marshalls, TJ Maxx. Reason for Recall As we have previously highlighted, inclined sleepers are unsafe for children and do not follow the guidelines for safe sleep supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In April, Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘N Play sleepers that have been linked to 30 deaths and Kids II…

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The Three Most Common Workplace Injuries According to OSHA

Workplace injuries occur more frequently than you might think. In fact, many thousands of workplace injuries happen each year. While the most workplace injuries occur in construction, these injuries can affect anyone in any industry. Here are the three most common workplace injuries according to the statistics. Slips, Trips, and Falls Slips, trips, and falls account for the majority of workplace injuries. Slips, trips, and falls most often occur due to unsafe work conditions. Wet floors that are not marked properly, objects in walkways, and not using fall protection are the most common reasons for slips, trips, and falls. While…

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Slip-and-Fall Accidents While Intoxicated: Can You Recover Damages?

Scenario: You get together with some friends at a bar across town. It’s an older neighborhood, and the sidewalks outside are uneven due to years of tree roots growing underneath. While you were in the bar, a light snow shower left a coating of snow outside, covering a patch of black ice underneath. You’ve had several drinks and you’re a bit tipsy, so when it’s time to go, you step outside to hail a cab home. You slip on the patch of ice in front of the bar, fall and break your arm. The question: Can you recover slip-and-fall damages…

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Washington DC Personal Injury Attorney

Assisting Injured Individuals in Washington DC Being injured by someone else’s negligent or reckless actions can easily throw a person’s life into chaos and confusion. We at Regan Zambri Long PLLC know this well, which is why we provide top-notch legal services to individuals who are dealing with this stressful situation. If you need to take legal action after being wrongfully injured, we are the kind of law firm you want on your side. We handle a wide range of cases, such as: Vehicle accidents Catastrophic injury Birth injury Premises liability Wrongful death Police misconduct Call (202) 463-3030 to arrange…

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Do You Handle Police Brutality Cases?

In some cases, law enforcement officers can cause serious and even deadly injuries by using excessive force. If the police injure you, then you may be able to file a civil claim to recover compensation for your medical bills and other damages. In this video, attorney Victor Long explains how we handle police brutality claims and gives an example of a past case. Many times, they’re very valid protests that occur. Well-meaning people have issues with things that are going on. The example that comes to my mind is that, several years ago, there was a Ku Klux Klan march…

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Workers Comp Claim?

Workers compensation benefits can help you recover the cost of your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages after a work injury. However, the workers comp system limits the amount and type of compensation you may receive. In this video, attorney Victor Long explains why consulting with a personal injury lawyer after an on-the-job injury can help you maximize your recovery, even if you are already receiving workers compensation payments. Well, we practice many types of law. One of the areas that I’ve been particularly interested in is construction law. A lot of working people are familiar with…

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How Do Personal Injury Cases Improve Lives?

After a severe accident causes catastrophic injuries, many victims and their families are unaware of the services and assistance that is available to help. This includes medical care as well as home renovations and life care planning. In this video, attorney Victor Long discusses the many ways a personal injury lawyer can help families, beyond filing a claim for compensation. For example, our law firm works with industry experts to determine the full scope of your injuries and all possible means of enabling you to live a full life. So many of the severely injured people that we work with…

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