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August 09, 2010

In summer, swimming is one of the best ways to get exercise and have good, clean fun at the same time. However, it's important to be aware of potential injury hazards -- and how to prevent injuries -- when swimming in a public or private pool.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission suggests that swimmers look for certain features before entering a swimming pool.

Fences: swimming pools should be completely enclosed by a fence that includes a self-closing, self-latching gate.... Read More
July 29, 2010

It's summertime. The kids are out of school and the heat swelters - the lake is the perfect way to cool down and get some R&R. Whether you're enjoying a week-long family vacation out of town or just a quick afternoon on the boat, it's important to practice basic boating safety.

In 2008, over 3,330 people reported injuries due to boating accidents. And more than 700 died from drowning and other boating-related injuries like trauma, hypothermia and carbon monoxide poisoning. Of... Read More

July 16, 2010

Though another Fourth of July celebration has come and gone, chances are that you have a few leftover bottle rockets or sparklers in a box in the garage just waiting for your next BBQ. And why not? Fireworks are fun to watch and fun to set off. But to make sure using fireworks stays fun and doesn't result in serious injuries, following proper firework safety is important.

Approximately 7,000 injuries occur each year due to fireworks. Of those firework-related injuries, children 15... Read More

May 04, 2010

Our attorneys established Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, out of a desire to truly serve our clients. As a smaller law firm, we have the opportunity to give our clients the same level of individualized legal services that we would want for ourselves. We zealously represent injured people and family members of wrongful death victims.

Our experience in personal injury law is rich and varied. We have obtained numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of... Read More