Ladder Safety

Ladders are handy devices that can be used for a number of different purposes. Unfortunately, ladders can also be very dangerous if not used carefully. Ladder-related accidents account for almost 200,000 emergency room visits each year. Each year, 300 deaths are linked to ladder accidents. Here...

Poison Proofing your Home

Our homes hold many products that are poisonous and could be extremely dangerous if we swallow or come in contact with them. Each year, over 2.3 million people (more than half younger than age 6) swallow or come in contact with a substance that is...

Move Over Law

The Move Over laws began in response to the increasing roadside fatalities involving emergency responders in the United States. These laws are specifically aimed at protecting these people when they are in the line of duty. Just as the name states, you are supposed to “move...

Fall Prevention Tips for the Home

To most of us, our home is one of the safest places we can be. Although this is generally true, we can easily become injured in our safe space if we’re not careful enough. Falls at home are very common and more often that not,...

Cloudy Headlights can be Dangerous

As cars age, it isn’t unusual for their headlights to go from clear to having a yellow and cloudy appearance over time. This cloudy appearance is caused by the ultra-violet light from the sun. Not only does your car look old and dirty with cloudy...

Shopping Cart Danger for Children

Stores can be a dangerous place for children for many reasons. They run the risk of getting lost, kidnapped or injured. In 1947, manufacturers began to add child seats to shopping carts in order to provide a place where children can be under the watchful...

Kanner & Pintaluga Moves to Boca Raton

The Law Offices of Kanner & Pintaluga, P.A. has outgrown its Delray Beach Office and is now moving to the city of Boca Raton. With 150 employees and growing, the current 15,000 square-foot office was no longer suiting their needs and it was time to...

Auto Rollover Prevention

One of the most devastating types of road accidents and the one with a higher rate of fatalities is a vehicle rollover. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 275,000 rollover accidents occur every year. Vehicle rollovers are responsible for claiming...

Railroad Crossing Safety

To many, staying safe around railroad crossings seems like its common sense. Unfortunately, the statistics surrounding railroad crossings begs to differ. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2009 there were 532 highway/rail grade crossing collisions in the US. Of that number, 200 were seriously...

Safety Tips for Older Drivers

Just because you’ve reached a certain age doesn’t necessarily mean you are not cut out to drive anymore. As you get older, your body goes through lots of physical and mental changes like vision, hearing, strength, reaction time, attention, coordination, or flexibility. Here are some...