Considering Child Safety Concerns

It is one of our most important duties as adults to make sure our young ones are carefully cared for, educated, and protected. Without properly protecting their health and wellbeing, nothing else matters! Today, we will talk about some of the primary safety concerns facing young children and explore some ways we can address them. […]

The Best ways to avoid Slips, Trips, and Falls

Here at Hastings and Hastings, we see a large number of personal injury cases involving slips, trips, and falls come through our doors each and every year. Through the hundreds of these cases we have dealt, we have learned a lot about how and why slips, trips, and falls occur. We have also learned a […]

Considering Vehicle Anti-Theft Devices

In our previous blog we discussed some simple steps you could take to prevent a carjacking. Briefly at the end we touched on anti-theft devices. Considering modern technological advances, these may be your most powerful tool in terms of combating car theft. Today we will look at options you may have when installing an anti-theft […]

Don’t make it Easy: 4 Steps for Avoiding Car Theft

You love your car. You depend on your car. Without your car, well, life would just start falling apart. We are right there with you. We rely on our car for everything. If we were to suddenly lose it, we don’t know what we would do. Unfortunately, car thefts do. Today we will look at […]

What to do if you are bitten by a Dog

According to statistics gathered by the CDC in 2014, approximately, 4.7 million dog bites occur annually in the United States. A majority of these 4.7 million bites are extremely minor and require little to no medical attention. Of these 4.7 million, some 800,000 seek medical attention by visiting the emergency room or their family physician. […]

4 Tips for Safely Approaching a Strange Dog

We have all been there before, we see an unbearably cute dog walking on the street, and we just have to go up and say hi. Who can turn down a stocky little corgi waddling down the sidewalk? They need to be greeted. And Pet. There are rules to doing this though! You should never […]

Guide to Accident Scene Photography

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. When it comes to personal injury lawsuits and getting to the bottom of an accident, a few pictures can be worth much more than that. Pictures can be worth thousands of dollars. As always, your primary concern at the scene of an accident should be […]

Basic Dog Park Etiquette (Part Two)

You might be thinking to yourself, “we need two blogs to cover dog part etiquette?! What is this, a fancy dinner party?!” Well, a visit to the dog park is a few degrees less formal, but involves even more chaos and moving parts. Keeping things under control requires rules, both formal and informal. By following […]

Basic Dog Park Etiquette (Part One)

If you have ever taken your dog to the dog park, you know what a wild and crazy place it can be. Humans and animals alike circle and play in a maelstrom of fur and fun. Unfortunately, sometimes things can get out of hand. Dog bites do occur at the dog park. Often, it may […]

The Warning Signs of Drowsy Driving

We have made it through the holiday season. Barley. It was exhausting that is for sure. Now it is time to recover. You have earned some rest and relaxation. Did you know that in the few weeks following the holiday season, from January 2-14, we actually see a small spike in accident frequency? A number […]