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What to Do after an Automobile Accident

Nash & Franciskato Car Accident

Being involved in an automobile accident is a time of extreme emotions. While you may think you will know what to do, often, in the chaos and confusion of an accident it is easy to forget, especially when injuries or even fatalities are involved.

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FDA Recall Issued: Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis

Hip problems

On June 8, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I recall of the Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinective Technology Femoral Stems and Necks. The devices involved were manufactured and distributed from March 31, 2015 through April 20, 2015.

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The Dangers of Invokana and Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Invokana

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones.

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Safety for the 4th of July

Firework safety

Fourth of July brings to mind family gatherings, BBQs, fireworks and lots of fun. While injuries are commonplace during this holiday, they can easily be prevented, too.

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Motorcycle Safety Reduces Accidents

Motorcyle accident

  • 4,957 motorcyclists were killed in 2012 – a 7% increase from 2011.
  • In 2012, motorcyclists accounted for 15% of all traffic fatalities, 18% of all occupant fatalities, and 4% of all occupants injured.
  • From 2003 to 2012, motorcyclist fatalities increased by 33%.

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What To Do If You’re Bitten By A Dog

Dog Bite

Pet ownership in the U.S. has more than tripled since the 1970s. According to the Humane Society and APPA, 83.3 million dogs live in family houses. The chance for a dog bite occurring has increased dramatically – with children being the most likely victims.

  • Each year, dogs bite more than 4.5 million people in the U.S.
  • Almost 1 in 5 bitten by dogs requires medical attention.
  • Every year, more than 800,000 Americans receive medical attention for dog bites; at least half of them are children.
  • Children are the most common victims of dog bites and are far more likely to be severely injured.
  • Most dog bites affecting young children occur during everyday activities and while interacting with familiar dogs.

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12 Things You can do to Help Stop Elder Abuse

Nursing Home abuse

Today, June 15th, Nash & Franciskato are acknowledging World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It’s unfortunate that we actually have to have a day called World Elder Abuse Awareness Day; however, many of our elderly are in care situations where they suffer abuse and neglect on a daily basis.

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Swimming Pool Risks, Safety & Liability

Pool Risks

The school year is wrapping up. Warmer weather is here. And the time for swim play has arrived. Your kids will soon be begging to go to the pool.

Unfortunately, that day of fun can turn scary quickly if safety measures aren’t in place. Safety is not just about behavior and actions, but also supervision and maintenance of the pool.

So, what do you need to know before they head out for a day of fun in the water?

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