June Accident News
A 35-year-old Mother of 5 was killed when her 6-year-old son accidentally put her car in reverse and ran her over as she was packing the car. The baby was delivered at a hospital via C-Section and is “not doing well”. Such a tragic situation can be prevented in the future by making sure children are strapped in the car before putting things in the trunk, or keeping the kids in the house until you are ready to put them in the car. Read more here.
Whether at work or play, your safety should be held in the highest regard, although that’s not always the case. At times, we can become complacent about safety issues, which makes June the perfect month to remind ourselves of its importance. It also becomes a great time to open discussions with family members on ways to improve the safety within our homes, and with employees/colleagues regarding workplace safety. Read more here.
Hyundai has recalled about 600,000 cars in the U.S. due to faulty hood latches and parking brake warning light problems. The recall is for Sante Fe and Sante Fe Sport SUVs from 2013-2017. Make sure that you take your affected car to a dealer starting on June 30 to get the latch and lights fixed. Read more here.
Many of our clients experience long-term car accident back pain. Sometimes we got so caught up in getting better and moving on, that we don’t actually listen to our bodies when they are telling us we are in pain or are still injured. If getting back to daily tasks is necessary, then at least we recommend using your back and body in the proper way to avoid back strain. Click here for some “Do’s and Don’ts” when it comes to using your back after a car crash.
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