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Beware, Soccer Moms and Dads!

Filled under Child Product Recall, Product Recall, School injury on March 19, 2013 - no comments.

Did you know that movable soccer goals can fall over and kill or injure children who climb on them or hang from the crossbar.  They can also blow over in strong winds.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reports of at least 35 deaths since 1979 resulting from soccer goals falling over. Both homemade and professionally manufactured soccer goals are involved in these incidents.To keep your kids safe and help prevent deaths and injuries

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What should parents look for regarding post-concussive syndrome in children?

Filled under Brain Injuries, Personal Injury, School injury on January 30, 2013 - no comments.

If your child was involved in trauma, he or she may seem OK.  Post-concussive symptoms in kids show up differently than with adults, however.  If in doubt, always consult a medical professsional for your child. With babies, it can be difficult to recognize that a brain injury has occurred. The most obvious symptom is loss of consciousness but other signs include crying inconsolably and not being able to be comforted, vomiting, or excessive sleepiness. Refusing

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The Law on Bullying

Filled under Damages and Compensation, School injury on June 26, 2012 - no comments.

Q. What do I do if my child is being harassed by a bully at school? A. Arizona has a new law that requires schools to have policies on bullying, harassment and intimidation. The message is clear: create an environment where bullying is not tolerated. Each school is required to have a procedure for students, parents and teachers to confidentially report bullying behavior to a school official to trigger investigation, punishment and prevention of further

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Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Damages and Compensation, Lawsuit, Personal Injury, School injury on April 20, 2012 - no comments.

News stories about bullying have flooded TVs and newspapers in recent months. Both parents and students are becoming more and more aware of the seriousness of this topic, and the devastating ramifications it can cause. Many instances result in students being afraid to go to school due to harassment or physical injury, or even worse, taking their own lives when the abuse has become too overwhelming. A recent court ordered a New Jersey school district

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Back to School Safety

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Personal Injury, Road Conditions, School injury, Wrongful Death on August 25, 2011 - no comments.

School is back in session!  Please talk with your children about safety and school bus procedures.  Never let your child cross behind the school bus and always use caution when approaching a school zone. Always obey the school zone speed limit and exercise extra caution. Be alert and stay safe!  Here are some great tips to share with your children: Safety rules to follow when waiting for the school bus: 1. Always arrive at the school bus stop

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