1.7 Million Pots and Pans Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Categories: Personal Injury

Kitchen fires are a consistent danger that often brings on devastating house fires on a regular basis. Usually, these fires happen because a person will forget to turn off their oven or stove before leaving the house or the room. Yet the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission recently discovered another kitchen burn hazard in the form…

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Property Owners May Be Responsible for Pool Injuries

Categories: Accidents on Vacation

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are ten drowning deaths in America every day. In Georgia, clear guidelines establish pool property owner liability. If there is a pool on your property, there are several things you should do to prevent pool-related injuries. The most important thing any swimming pool property owner must do…

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Avoid Accidents with Defensive Driving

Categories: Auto Safety Information

Spring is in the air, and that means pedestrians, joggers, bicyclists, motorcycles, skateboards and scooters are out in full force. If you are driving a car or truck, you have a distinct size advantage over these other modes of transportation, and that means you need to take responsibility for driving defensively to keep the rest…

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Train Your Pet, Fence Your Pet

Categories: Reducing Liability

There’s nothing cuter than new puppy, right? Well, partially right. New puppies are cute, but they grow up to be dogs, and without the proper training and environment, your cute little puppy could grow up to be your neighborhood’s biggest nuisance. Believe it or not, it is not uncommon for a dog bite to escalate…

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Avoid ATV Accidents with Driver Training

Categories: Reducing Liability

The long holiday weekend ahead means lots of people will be heading out to the woods and open spaces with their ATVs. The popularity of these All Terrain Vehicles has increased dramatically in recent years, as have accidents and deaths associated with them. While most parents would never give the keys to their car to…

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Summer is the Time for Pool Safety

Categories: Reducing Liability

During the summer months, pool accidents claim the lives of children all over the world. Sadly, most of these deaths can be prevented simply by exercising common sense swim safety precautions. The law office of Van Sant Law, LLC, helps victims of accidents, including drownings or pool side falls. Here are some safety tips that…

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And the Answer is: Yes!

Categories: Reducing Liability

Oftentimes we are asked, “If I have a car accident and it’s just a minor fender bender, do I need to call the police.” The answer you’ll get from the attorneys and associates in our law office: Yes. While it may not be legally required for you to contact the police to file a minor…

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Renting a Car: What You Should Know

Categories: Reducing Liability

It’s vacation season, and for thousands of people that means flying off to exotic locales or hitting the road for a family vacation. If you plan to rent a car for your trip, here are a few tips from the law offices of Van Sant Law, LLC: Check with your auto insurance provider before you…

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