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August 15, 2018
The loss of a family member is a heartbreaking and difficult experience. Even worse is if their death was caused by the carelessness or negligence of another. The unexpected death of a loved one can create a significant amount of emotional pain for the surviving family members, especially if the... Read More
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August 10, 2018
The roads can be a dangerous place. With the number of commuters increasing each year, the potential for a car accident is real. Serious injury can occur to you and/or your passengers if you’re involved in a crash with another vehicle. At Portner & Shure, we want you to know that you have the... Read More
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July 31, 2018
Accidents happen every day on the roads. It’s an unfortunate reality with the high number of vehicles that commute each day. The best defense against a potential accident is to be aware of your surroundings and practice safe driving. However, you cannot control what other drivers do. An accident of... Read More
July 27, 2018
When you place your loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility you trust that the medical and assisting staff will take care of them. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. In the U.S. there are many instances of nursing home abuse and neglect afflicted on seniors. There are many... Read More
July 23, 2018
Summer is a time to be outside and enjoy the warm weather and long nights. One way people take advantage of those things is to ride a motorcycle. Whether you use your motorcycle for all your commuting or purely for recreation on the weekends, understanding motorcycle safety can be the difference... Read More
July 17, 2018
For the last decade, e-cigarettes, commonly referred to as e-cigs or vape pens, have been gaining popularity among smokers. Users believe that e-cigarettes are healthier than traditional cigarettes and while it’s true that they contain fewer harmful chemicals than conventional cigarettes, smoking... Read More
June 27, 2018
The potential for injury is real in every place of work across all industries. That’s why the U.S. Department of Labor established a set of safety regulations and standards that is run by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA is the governing body that develops safety laws... Read More
June 06, 2018
For anyone who has lived in an apartment in the last 10 years the fear of bed bugs is real. Over the last decade, bed bug infestations have been widely reported in cities large and small across the country. These little parasitic insects are more than just a harmless nuisance; they can cause pain... Read More
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May 08, 2018
As advancements in medicine and technology continue to improve, the remedies and treatments for diseases, illnesses, and personal injury evolve and advance as well. While our ability to treat a wide range of ailments is a marvel of the modern world, these treatments are not without their flaws.... Read More
April 30, 2018
The roads can be a dangerous place. No matter if you live in the suburbs, in a rural area, or in the big city, the risks of driving on the roads seem to be increasing each year. In fact, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016 alone, police... Read More
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