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Safety Tips for Your Christmas Tree

Christmas Trees represent almost everything we love about the holiday season. They’re a symbol of beauty, warmth, and closeness. They’re festive and joyous, packed with lights and decorations and presents, and evoke a feeling of togetherness and family memories going back to when we were children. Unfortunately, for too many people every year, they also Read More

Saftey Tips for Driving in Bad Weather Conditions

The holiday season is upon us once more, but that also means the oncoming winter months with snow, ice and dangerous and deadly roadways. In truth, however, any time of year can present dangerous driving conditions, and there are thousands of accidents across the nation every year that are caused by drivers losing control of Read More

Thanksgiving Safety: What You Need to Know

Thanksgiving is coming up! That means possibly the best meal you’re going to eat all year. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and all those assorted mixed-vegetable casseroles that nobody eats but show up every year. It also means fun and family and warmth. Unfortunately, for many people, it also means accidents and tragedy. As Read More

When a Trucking Accident is Caused by Tire or Brake Failure

Trucking accidents are often nothing short of catastrophic. Car accidents are bad, but when you add the extra momentum, size, and tonnage of a big rig on top, the damage is generally truly devastating. It’s unfortunate, but very often these accidents occur due to mechanical failures in the truck itself. Malfunctioning brakes and tires are Read More

How to Prove Fault in a Car Accident

When you’re involved in a car accident and it’s someone else’s fault, it can have a devastating effect on your life. Not only can it result in physically debilitating injuries, but it can damage your ability to earn a living, cause emotional damage and even disrupt your personal relationships. When this happens, you deserve to Read More

Nursing Home Bedsores Are Dangerous and Preventable

Bedsores – or pressure ulcers – are one of the biggest problems faced by residents of nursing homes. They also can be more dangerous than most people realize. Yet they can and should be avoided. Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that as many as one out of 10 nursing home residents Read More

Common Causes and Liability in Trucking Accidents

Just like any vehicular accident, there are a broad range of factors that can contribute to a crash involving a big truck. Unfortunately, trucking accidents are still on the rise all across the country and they tend to be far more devastating than accidents involving two cars. When you do get hurt in a truck Read More

Consumers Advised Not to Sign Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

Putting a loved one into a nursing home is difficult and overwhelming. Decisions must be made and documents signed. Unfortunately,   many nursing homes tuck into those documents a mandatory arbitration agreement, so that if there is neglect or malfeasance, the case would go to a hearing before an arbitrator rather than to court. That Read More

The Importance of Evidence For Your Big Truck Case

Getting into an accident with a big truck is devastating and disorienting. When you are surrounded by the chaos of an accident, it is easy to forget details from that will help you win your case against the trucking company. We at Stewart Bell, PLLC cannot stress enough the importance of documenting as much as Read More

Why Truck Accidents Happen and How to Avoid Them

Currently, on roadways across the United States, about 9% of all traffic-related fatalities involve large commercial vehicles like 18-wheeler trucks. Trucking accidents, in fact, are on the rise across the nation, with the numbers being up by 20% over the past two decades. That’s an epidemic level. The IIHS reports that, in 2010 alone, there Read More

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