A recent article in the New York Times reported that the “the most common cause of death in children under the age of 15 is unintentional injury, and the most common cause of unintentional injury is car accidents.” The article goes on to note that an average of 11 children a week died in motor vehicle accidents from 2010-2014 and that the majority of those children were not wearing seatbelts:
As uncomfortable as the topic may be, it’s important that people visit an attorney and plan for the future — including the possibility that they may become incapacitated and unable to make medical decisions for themselves. Two important documents include a healthcare power of attorney and a do not resuscitate order.
The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) — an organization dedicated to reducing occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the construction industry — recently released a Quarterly Data Report indicating a significant increase in the number of fall fatalities in construction.
For those of you who own a pool, the question often comes up: What if someone is injured while swimming in our pool? The answer to that question depends on a number of variables.
It’s important that breastfeeding mothers in Wisconsin be aware of their right to breastfeed in public and at their workplace, and that employers be aware of their responsibilities to provide their female employees with the proper accommodations.