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Common Injuries Seen on Escalators and Elevators

Hilton & Somer Common Injuries Seen on Escalators and Elevators

In many metropolitan areas, it is not uncommon to see elevators and escalators in use. Unfortunately, there are several malfunctions that may result in devastating injuries. The buildings that use these types of transportation options and the companies that maintain or manufacture them may be considered liable for an injury if one occurs.

If you are injured while using an elevator or escalator, you need to contact a personal injury attorney right away. They will be able to review the facts of your case and determine whether or not you have the right to file a lawsuit. Here you can learn more about the common accidents and injuries that are seen on escalators and elevators.

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Will Your Fitbit Help or Hinder Your Injury Case?

Hilton & Somer Will Your Fitbit Help or Hinder Your Injury Case?

There is no question that fitness trackers have become extremely popular over the past few years. One of the biggest manufacturers of these trackers is Fitbit. However, other brands that have versions of a fitness tracker include Apple, iFit and Samsung.

Each of these trackers is designed to help people remain active, remember their fitness goals and get in shape. However, they have another use as well.

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Most Common Injuries Seen During Summer Vacation

Hilton & Somer Most Common Injuries Seen During Summer Vacation

When summer vacation rolls around, everyone – adults, children and teens alike – are excited to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Unfortunately,

if you aren’t careful, you may become victim to some of the most common injuries that occur during the summer months of the year.

According to statistics, summer is considered “peak season” for the occurrence of injuries. If you want to make sure that you and your entire family gets the most out of summer while spending as little time as possible in the emergency room, get to know some of the most common injuries that occur during summer months so you can take steps to try to prevent them.

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Is Your Teen Safe at Their Summer Job?

Hilton & Somer Is Your Teen Safe at Their Summer Job?

With summer in full swing, there are millions of young people all across the country seeking summer employment. For many of these kids, this represents their very first job.

According to information from OSHA, workers who are under the age of 25 are twice as likely as older workers to suffer an injury while on the job and they are, in many cases, not aware of what rights they have.

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Statistics Show Teen Accidents are More Common during the Summer Months

Hilton & Somer Statistics Show Teen Accidents are More Common during the Summer Months

With the summer getting closer, many teens are looking forward to the long vacation ahead. After all, they get about 100 days off of school and away from academic responsibility. During this period, they can spend time with their family, hang out with friends and sleep in as late as they’d like every single day. It is a much-anticipated break from the mundane school schedule they usually have to adhere to.

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