Florida Workers’ Compensation Laws

January 2, 2019

While most people think of Florida as a place to vacation, you know full well that it takes a lot of workers to provide services to all of those tourists. Whether you spend your days dressed up as Cinderella or you’re a proud senior caretaker, if you are injured at work, you need to prepare…

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Florida Workers’ Compensation Laws

January 2, 2019

While most people think of Florida as a place to vacation, you know full well that it takes a lot of workers to provide services to all of those tourists. Whether you spend your days dressed up as Cinderella or you’re a proud senior caretaker, if you are injured at work, you need to prepare…

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9 Ways in Which Seniors Can Avoid Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents

January 2, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent of seniors age 65 and older suffer a fall every year. Annually, slip, trip and fall accidents among the elderly account for 2.8 million injuries and 27,000 deaths. Many suffer head trauma, hip fractures and lacerations due to falls. Since falls are the leading…

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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

January 2, 2019

You may be out late celebrating the New Year. Welcome it in safely with these tips. Do: Plan a ride in advance On average, driving accidents rise during the holidays, so it’s crucial to have a safe ride on a night when so many people are out and about. Don’t assume you’ll be able to…

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December 17, 2018
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Five Christmas Hazards Around The Home

December 17, 2018

It’s that time of year again: when we get out the tinsel and baubles, fire up the fairy lights, and bring a tree into the house. Christmas is certainly an enjoyable time of year, and we waste no time in making sure our houses are full of that Christmas feeling, both inside and out. But…

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10 Dangerous Toys To Avoid This Gift-Giving Season

December 17, 2018

This holiday season, avoid gifting a child a hazardous toy by knowing which ones to avoid. With this in mind, here are W.A.T.C.H.’s “10 worst toys of 2018.” Toy name: Nickelodeon Nella Princess Knight Pillow Pets Sleeptime Lites | Manufacturer or distributor: CJ Products Inc. | Retailer(s): Target, Target.com, Express.Google.com | Age recommendation: “0+” |…

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Delta Air Says No More Support Kittens, Puppies On Flights

December 17, 2018

U.S. airlines began changing the rules earlier this year, especially for emotional-support animals, after passengers brought not only dogs and cats but turkeys, goats, snakes and pigs onto planes. Delta flies about 700 service animals per day, a 150% increase since 2015. Delta Air Lines Inc. is barring emotional-support and service animals that are less…

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IRS Warns of New Surge in Phishing Scams

December 17, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service and state tax agencies are warning of a surge of new, sophisticated email phishing scams. Tax-related phishing scams reported to the IRS declined for the prior three years until a surge in 2018. “More than 2,000 tax-related scam incidents were reported to the IRS from January through October, compared to approximately…

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Don’t Be a Traffic Statistic This Holiday Season

December 4, 2018

Rest Up and Be Ready To Drive Drowsy driving is a recipe for disaster. As many as one in five fatal crashes involves a drowsy driver, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. That percent is higher than previous estimates. Get a good night’s sleep before setting out. If possible, have an alert adult…

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