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Intersection Accidents

How defensive is your driving? When approaching an intersection, a driver must be alert, be aware of their surroundings and prepare for the unexpected. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), more than 50% of accidents annually occur around intersections. Below is a guide to understanding the causes of intersection collisions and how to...

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Unintentionally Retained Surgical Objects

When going into surgery, patients are putting their life in the hands of others. There is complete trust that the doctors operating will do everything they can to avoid a negative outcome. What happens when the surgical team makes a mistake? What is a URFO? An unintentionally retained foreign object (URFO) is a medical...

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When is it safe to pass a school bus in Ohio?

Being stuck behind a school bus while rushing to work can be frustrating, but school bus safety is more important than shaving a few minutes off your commute time. From 2010 to 2019, there were 1,199 people of all ages killed in school transportation-related crashes—an average of 120 fatalities per year. Bus drivers, pedestrians, cyclists… read more

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Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore After an Accident

Immediately after a motor vehicle accident, everyone involved should be seen by a doctor. No matter how minor, accidents can create life-long injuries that must be taken care of. Even after seeing a doctor, injuries not originally spotted can still surface. Below are the top symptoms that you should watch for after an accident....

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5 Common Types of Premises Liability Cases

 When people leave the comfort of their homes, they do not typically expect to get hurt. Unfortunately, when property owners are negligent, it can result in injuries. We have created a list of the five most frequent premises liability claims to watch out for. What is Premises Liability? Premises liability is a legal...

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Backyard Campfire Safety

Summer and fall offer the perfect nights to sit by a campfire, roasting marshmallows and enjoying a night with family and friends under the stars. Below are seven safety tips to help avoid campfire accidents. 7 Safety Tips for Campfires 1. Keep your campfire a safe distance from any structure. It is recommended that...

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Allergic Reactions & Using an EpiPen

Allergies are the sixth most common chronic disease people deal with. More than 50 million people in the U.S. have allergies, and approximately 90,000 are hospitalized each year due to serious reactions. We have created a guide to understanding what to do when someone has a severe allergic reaction. What is Anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is...

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Summer Surgeries

Surgeries of any capacity include risks, but what if the time of year you get one could make it more dangerous? Do you know why the summer months could pose a threat to safe surgery? What is the July Effect? The July Effect is an increased risk of complications in surgery and medical errors...

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Patio Dining with Elk + Elk Partners

Throughout summer in Ohio, patio dining is a staple for many people. We asked some of the Elk + Elk partners about their favorite patios to visit! Arthur Elk Source: Instagram @alleycat_cle Source: Instagram @lindeyslakehouseflats Art Elk’s preferred patio is a toss-up between Alley Cat Oyster Bar & Lindey’s Lake House Flats. Art and...

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4th of July Fireworks Around Ohio

The 4th of July is right around the corner, meaning fireworks take place all weekend. Below is the list of displays throughout Ohio for the whole family to enjoy! Location Date(s) Avon Lake July 1, 2022 (Rain Date: July 5) Bainbridge July 1, 2022 (Rain Date: July 3) Columbus July 1, 2022 Gahanna July...

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