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8 Common Workers Compensation Injuries

September 14th, 2017

Workers compensation is a type of insurance that covers employees who are injured on the job. Each state has their own unique set of laws pertaining to workers compensation programs, but it is mandatory that any business with at least 1 full-time employee carry workers compensation insurance. Benefits to injured workers often include medical expenses, death benefits, lost wages, and…

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Pennsylvania Ranked 3rd Worst State for Speed-Related Fatalities

August 11th, 2017

Maybe you’ve been there before. You’re driving on I-95 when all of a sudden there are glaring headlights zooming closer to your bumper. You aren’t going fast enough for the person behind you, so they cut to the right and zoom past you. Perhaps you’re even on the other side of this scene, weaving in and out of traffic lanes…

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Entertained During Long Car Rides

July 19th, 2017

For many American families, summer is nothing without an ultimate family road trip. Safety should always be a priority when it comes to hitting the open road, but that can prove difficult on long drives through parts of the country where there really isn’t much to look at. You can imagine what it feels like for a child when there’s…

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Safe Summer Driving Tips For Teens

May 8th, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching and if you’re a licensed teen or the parent of one, that means summer adventures on the road. At Flager & Associates, P.C., we’re big proponents of being prepared. Whether you’ve been driving for some time or newly licensed to drive, these 5 driving tips will help to keep you safe on the road this summer….

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How to Stay Alert on Long Drives

March 14th, 2017

Did you know that drowsy drivers are considered just as dangerous as drunk drivers? Falling asleep at the wheel is a major concern for drivers on the road. If you are planning a long distance trip, it’s important that you understand the signs your body gives you that let you know when you need to take a break. Of course,…

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The Dangers of Furniture Tipping

January 16th, 2017

Twins Brock and Bowdy Shoff of Orem, Utah were playing in their bedroom last Friday when one of their dressers tipped over and fell onto Brock. The family had home surveillance cameras in place that captured the horrific events that followed. Bowdy spent 2 minutes helping his brother out from under the bulky furnishing. Fortunately, he was able to come…

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Ikea Orders a Complete Recall of Dangerous Dressers

July 25th, 2016

Over the course of the last two decades, there have been over 80 reports of Malm and other Ikea dressers falling forward when they are not secured to the wall. Accidents caused by these unstable dressers have resulted in a total of six fatalities, the last three of which occurred in the past two years. “If you have or think…

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When Aggressive Driving Leads to Road Rage

July 21st, 2016

In a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, approximately 8 out of 10 drivers in the United States reported aggression and anger while on the road. As a result, they exhibited dangerous driving behaviors including yelling, honking their horn repeatedly, making rude hand gestures, tailgating or intentionally ramming another vehicle. While some of these behaviors might not…

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Child Injured In Tacony Scaffolding Collapse

June 27th, 2016

Earlier this month, a 10-year-old boy was injured in a scaffolding accident  in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia. The scaffolding was set up on a playground at the Hamilton Disston Elementary School. The incident occurred outside of school hours, at around 7:30 p.m. According to witnesses, some children had been playing on the scaffolding when it collapsed. The children tried…

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Postal Service Tractor Trailer Jackknifes on I-95 in Philadelphia

May 17th, 2016

A United States Postal Service 18-wheeler recently jackknifed on Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia near the Academy Road exit. No one was injured in the accident, but such crashes serve as a stark reminder of just how dangerous jackknife tractor trailer accidents can be for motorists. Traffic was backed up on the Delaware Expressway for more than five hours during…

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One Northbrook Corporate Center
1210 Northbrook Drive
Ste. 280
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053

Phone: (215) 953-5200
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1500 John F Kennedy Blvd
#910
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: (267) 234-7448

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