Dealing With A Bad Diagnosis From Your Car Mechanic

Driving is a big responsibility. It doesn’t take a genius to work that out. When you’re on the road, the lives of everyone inside and around your car depend on you. As if that weren’t enough, the very act of car ownership brings responsibilities many people don’t foresee. Read more


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Why Working From Home Is Perfect for Parents

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When you have little ones, chances are that you have to change your work routine or career path in order to accommodate your and you family’s new needs and requirements. Working from home could provide you all with everything you could possibly need. Here are a few benefits that come hand in hand with this mode of work!

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Meet the Newest Fingerling WowWee Untamed T-Rex

 

Meet WowWee’s newest innovated creation Untamed T-Rex! With its Fierce roar and big personality, it sure will bring fun to kids, teenagers and even adults across the globe. In untamed mode, they roar, hiss and chomp. In tamed mode they nuzzle, purr and love to be near you.  Read more


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Keeping Cool With Kids In The Car

 

You might be thinking about taking a journey with the kids soon. Perhaps you are heading out on a road trip, or maybe you are just taking a little weekend away. Honestly, this can be a great idea, and it’s good every once in a while to get back in touch as a family. But, you do need to be aware of what it means to be on a car journey with the kids.

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Before You Hit The Road: Prepare Your Car For The Trip

 

You might be thinking about taking a road trip, either by yourself or with the whole family. A road trip can be great fun, particularly if you are truly daring and don’t bother to take a map or a sat nav. Instead, let the journey be the destination and go wherever the tarmac takes you. However, before you get started on this exciting adventure, it is important that you prepare your car for the trip. Read more


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4 Telltale Signs That You’re A Reckless Driver

 

We all like to think we’re great drivers, but is this really the case? Instead of being the safe driver you’ve always assumed you were, what if you’re actually a very reckless one? To help you find out if this is the case, here are some telltale signs you’re a bit of a maniac behind the wheel of your car: Read more


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Four Financial Moves To Make When You Lose Your Job

 

One of the worst times in life is when you find yourself unexpectedly out of work. You’ve got grand plans for your finances, and everyone knows about them, until bam – you’ve been in an accident and have to stop working due to health. Or the company you’ve known and loved for years breaks down and you’re in the line towards redundancy. Or, you’ve made a big booboo, lost a lot of money for your company and you’ve been fired. Read more


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3 Traits of Safe Drivers

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Driving can be dangerous, especially if you aren’t such a great driver yourself but, fortunately for you and everyone else on the road, there are 3 traits that all safe drivers share that are easy to learn and apply to your own skill set. 

If you want to know more about car accidents and the consequences, you should visit here, but if you really just want to know what you can do to make the road a safer place, then read on. Read more


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6 Effective Tips to Maintain the Performance of Your Fiat Vehicle

 

Fiat Automobile is an Italian brand that is famous for manufacturing low-maintenance vehicles. However, you need to take good care of your car to keep it in good shape for long.

Here are some useful tips to help you maintain your Fiat’s performance over the years: Read more


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Are You Responsible If Your Pet Bites Someone?

 

 

You love your dog, and you know your little baby wouldn’t hurt a fly, but even the sweetest animal may bite someone if provoked. When are you responsible if your pet hurts someone? The law varies from state to state, but we will use the state of New York as an example of a jurisdiction that has both “strict liability” and “one bite” laws.

Strict Liability

New York, and many other jurisdictions, makes an owner strictly liable for injuries caused by their pets in certain circumstances.  Strict liability means that the owner will be responsible for medical expenses if the animal causes an injury, without having to show any negligence on the part of the owner. The strict liability rule applies when a dog has been determined by the local animal control authority to be a “dangerous dog.”  A “dangerous dog” is one that attacks and injures a person or other animal without provocation or behaves in a threatening manner toward a person or other animal. If your dog is determined to be “dangerous,” you will be responsible for medical or vet bills if it injures a person or animal. In New York, the owner of a “dangerous dog may  also be required to spay or neuter the animal, keep it confined or muzzled, and/or have the dog micro chipped. In extreme cases, the dog may be euthanized. More information about New York’s strict liability laws may be found by talking to Syracuse personal injury attorneys O’Brien and Ford, or visiting the websites of personal injury specialists.

 

One Bite Rule

For damages beyond medical expenses, such as pain and suffering, New York and many other states follow a “one bite” rule. If your dog has previously bitten someone, or has “vicious propensities,” you may be responsible for non-medical damages, which could be extensive. A  dog has “vicious propensities” if it has a history of threatening behavior like lunging, snarling, or barking at people. For more detailed information, find a person injury attorney in Buffalo, New York, or in your area.

 

Provocation

If your dog is harassed, injured, or provoked, you are not responsible if it threatens or bites the person who is harassing it. A security camera may be a good investment if you have a large dog, or if you have neighbors who seem to fear or dislike your dog.

 

What if Your Dog Bites The Mailman?

It might seem to be a cliché, but postal workers are attacked by dogs pretty regularly.  The same rules apply for postal workers as for your neighbors and others, except that the postal worker is also covered by worker’s compensation insurance. While liability for injuries may not be as much of an issue, the postal worker who comes by your house every day may report your dog to the animal control authority as “dangerous.” If your dog is very territorial, or tends to bark at strangers, it is advisable to keep in indoors, or confined in an area far from the mail route, during the times when your mail carrier usually makes his rounds. For more information about worker’s compensation for dog bite injuries, check out some top-rated workers compensation lawyers in Rick Hill, S.C., or in your state.

 


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