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dog bite claims

Dog Bite Claims Increase

April 19, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Homeowner Liability Increased Significantly for Dog Bite Claims National Dog Bite Prevention Week occurred the second week of this month, with the purpose of educating dog owners and the general public about how to prevent dog bites. The IIHS and State Farm released a report for this event that revealed how much dog bite claims
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Car Heatstroke Deaths Children

Car Heatstroke Deaths Children

April 17, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Protecting Children from Heatstroke Deaths You might keep saying, ” I would never forget my child in the car, some parents are reckless and forgetful but I am not one of them?” We are here to tell you that contrary to popular belief,  it can absolutely happen to you. For example, Raelyn Balfour thought it was
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Used Vehicles For Teens

IIHS Recommended Used Vehicles for Teens

April 12, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

What Used Vehicle is best for your Teen Driver? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released new guidelines in regards to recommended used vehicles for teens. This is in light of safety improvements in vehicles trickling down to lower-cost cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups. This tool from the IIHS is perfect for families
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Cars or SUVs Safer Vehicles

Which are Safer? Cars or SUVs

April 10, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Are Cars or SUVs Safer Vehicles? When buying a car there are so many different factors to consider. As injury attorneys, we want to stress safety as the number one most important factor when deciding on a new car. Especially when it comes to crash prevention systems and crash test strength results. A question that
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distracted driving awareness month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Drivers Beware – PSA on Distractions The National Safety Council (NSC) recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and while many ignore the warnings, the consequences can be devastating. According to the NSC, “There is no safe way to use a cell phone while driving – even hands free. Distracted driving takes many forms, but
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