spring cleaning safety tips

For many, early spring is associated with deep cleaning. Whenever we exert ourselves more than normal, however, it is important to be careful to prevent an injury. Follow these spring cleaning safety tips to get your house and yard sparkling clean without getting into an accident.

pressure washer safety tips

With winter out of the way many home owners are busy with spring cleaning. Outdoor spring cleaning projects may include cleaning up the debris that gathered in the yard and moss or dirt that now lines your driveway, patio or the siding of your house. The most efficient way to clean moss or dirt is […]

Gardening safety tips

The Northwest gardening season is just beginning and many amateur gardeners will be eager to get out and get their hands dirty. Whether you are a beginner or have been gardening for years, safety protocol is important. The CDCs gardening safety tips can help to prevent a gardening accident this year. Top gardening safety tips […]

failure to diagnose cancer

Failure to diagnose cancer can lead to devastating consequences. When a patient approaches their doctor with a set of symptoms, the physician is required to fulfill a “duty of care.” A doctor may be able diagnose a disease or medical condition after performing an exam to confirm symptoms, order tests to clarify symptoms or refer […]

common car accident injuries

More than five million car accidents are reported each year in the Unites States and they are a leading cause of personal injuries. While a wide variety of injuries are caused by car accidents, there are some common car accident injuries worth noting. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 35,092 people were killed […]

sexual violence allegations

The Center for Investigative Reporting announced Saturday that the U.S. Marine Corps is investigating a veteran’s allegations that military personnel and other veterans distributed nude photos of female colleagues and other women as part of a social media network that promotes sexual violence. While a spokesperson for the Marine Corps confirmed the investigation, he reiterated […]

splitting firewood

Splitting firewood was once a necessary way to heat our homes. Today, many choose to at least partially heat their homes with a wood burning stove. For those who heat their home with firewood a decision must be made about sourcing the wood. Setting up a stockpile before the cold weather hits is the smartest […]

winter driving conditions

With the longest stretch of winter weather faced by the Pacific Northwest in years, road safety is on our minds. When the season is finally over, we are likely to find that there were more car accidents this winter than the previous one that had mild weather. On average, more than 116,000 Americans are injured […]

failure to diagnose

When a medical professional fails to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart disease, he or she may have committed medical malpractice in the form of “failure to diagnose.” A general practitioner is responsible to listen to a patient’s heartbeat, test blood pressure and identify family history of heart disease. In some cases, a general […]