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Avoiding Personal Injury – Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety



Fall is here and schools across America are once again in session. Now that school has started, the number of pedestrians likely to be on the roads in neighborhoods and in cities thought the U.S. at certain times of the day is high. As a driver, it is important that you be on the lookout […]

Safety on the Roadways This Holiday Season



Labor Day is this coming weekend and according to AAA, Summer 2014 looks to be going out with a bang. An expected 34.7 million Americans are forecast to be traveling over 50 miles or more during the holiday weekend. This number is up an additional 1.3% from last year. If you and your family are […]

Two Journeys Toward Justice



The following was taken from the recent July issue of The American Association for Justice by Steven M. Sellers. Headlines were peppered with Roe v. Wade, Vietnam, and Watergate when Linda Miller Atkinson and Kathryn Emmett launched their legal careers. The turbulent 1970s included a surge in women enrolling in law schools, many of whom […]

SNOW SPORTS in Wisconsin



A Slide into Dark Ages? I. INTRODUCTION “In most regards, the act is typical of ski statutes found in other jurisdictions. The act places certain burdens on ski area operators, most notably a duty to install signage and trail markers. In exchange, it provides resorts with a degree of protection from lawsuits by mandating that […]

Take the Pool Safety Pledge This Summer



The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently released a press release encouraging Americans to take a pledge to be safe around pools this summer. This comes in the wake of the numbers released for 2013 in regard to drowning in pools and spas across the country. According to the latest reports from the USA Swimming […]

Welcome To National Bike Safety Month 2014



According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA , 726 bicyclists were killed and another 49,000 were injured in America in 2012. As summer approaches and thousands of Michigander’s young and old pull their bikes out of storage, now is the time to remember the tips to keep you safe. Don’t be a […]

Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month By Finding Out If Your Home Is Safe



APKH provides information to promote safety in the home. This month, in honor of Electrical Safety Month, we invite you to review the facts regarding fire safety in your home and some tips to help you protect your family. The following information is compiled from a number of sources including the Electrical Safety Foundation International […]

Window Safety – Protecting Your Children



Are your window coverings safe? As a parent, we all want what is best for our children and finding ways to protect them can be time consuming. While many dangers may be quite obvious, including not using seatbelts or accidental drowning, other dangers such as those lurking around the home including cords on blinds and […]

WARNING: ATV’s Are Not a Toy – Know the Rules Before You Ride



Spring is in the air. Although we are constantly being reminded that spring has not yet arrived in Northern Michigan, it is just around the corner. If you are one of the thousands of ATV owners in Northern Michigan, you are likely ready to get out there and start enjoying some much needed fun time […]

Where to Go In Upper Michigan For Disability Services



Getting the Help You Need The Social Security Disability program provides benefits to persons who due to severe disabilities, are prevented from getting or maintaining a job. If you find yourself in this position, you will need to file for Social Security Disability in Michigan. You can file in person at a local Social Security […]