Prevalence of Dog Attacks (Updated)

For those who think that dog attacks aren't that common, just scan the news, specifically looking for reports on the subject.  You'll probably be suprised at the frequency in which these tragic events take place, and disturbed by the horrific details behind each dog attack.  Here is just a sampling: Tucson, AZ - An 86-year-old man was walking his dog when two pit bulls, owned by Kevin Nelson, attacked both he and his dog.  Nearby neighbors came to the victim's rescue, before the police arrived.  An officer had to shoot and kill both dogs because the animals continued to present a threat. Deerfield Beach, FL - A 13-year-old girl was attack by her pit bull.  The dog began acting erratic  and biting the girl.  Two neighbors started hitting the dog with bats, in an attempt to help the defenseless girl.  Finally, one neighbor shot and killed the dog, as it was biting the...
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Good health is crucial in order not to become a hazard on the road

Everyone, who wishes to drive, has to remember that being in good health is crucial in order not to become a hazard on the road and not risk being a cause of a car accident . Negligence towards ones physical condition can be very dangerous for any driver and might be a cause of a car accident . A good example for this is failure to acknowledge an eyesight problem. Even though basic requirements of being able to see in a certain distance are mandatory to all those wishing to attain a drivers licence, it is not enough to ensure all drivers have good eyesight or are wearing glasses or eye-lenses of appropriate strength. Eyesight can worsen with years, so regular eye-checks should be carried out by all drivers in order to avoid possible car accidents. Glaucoma and cataracts are both typical eyesight conditions. Even though usually associated with elderly...
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Burn Injuries, Texas Laws, and Texas Burn Injury Lawyers

  A common occurrence in United States and Texas in particular, burn injuries is not only physically painful but is also mentally agonizing. Prospects of losing the excellence of appearances and having a social stigma are both highly disturbing for mental states of any victim. Some of the situations in which such burn injuries could happen are residential fires, explosions, automobile accidents (leading to a fuel fed fire), heaters (including hot water), other workplace accidents, and electrical malfunction. Such risks are widespread including public places like restaurants, theater halls, and public transport systems or homes including apartment fires.   When someone else is to blame or partly at fault for a serious burn injury, sometimes the only justice that can be sought is through a civil compensation claim. Personal injury laws in Texas are based in torts. Broadly speaking a tort is harmful act or failure to act for which...
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How to safely commute - a cyclist’s guide

It may be a challenge for a cyclist to survive on the road when commuting daily, especially if you live in a big city with busy traffic. In order to avoid a hazardous and potentially fatal bicycle accident a few steps can be followed. Firstly , remember that the cars and trucks, as well as motorcycles are bigger than you. They are aware of this, too, and may try to abuse it, in which case, as much as you would want to stand your ground, it is better to give way to them. Secondly , planning your route beforehand may be a good idea, so that you try to avoid the busiest streets and reduce the  risk of an accident. Thirdly , always give signals, so that other drivers know what you intend to do next. Any sudden moves and turns may lead to an accident. Also, be careful when...
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