Great advice from out friends at Indiana Electric Cooperatives.
For an inexperienced teenaged driver, wrecking the family car is almost a rite of passage. The only way for young drivers to gain experience is by getting behind the wheel and putting miles behind them.
Some dangers, though, cannot be learned from personal “experience.” Take this example: an accident involving a utility pole. How the driver and passengers handle themselves in those moments after the car comes to a stop may mean the difference between life and death.
Residents in a senior living center in Santa Rosa have filed suit against the facility's owners, claiming that staffers abandoned them in the face of last month's devastating wildfire. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Sonoma County Superior Court, four residents of the now-destroyed Villa Capri assisted living center said they were abandoned by the staff, along with “other residents in wheelchairs, and other residents with dementia who were physically and cognitively incapable of escaping a burning building without assistance.”
The parents of Spencer Nicodemus, a Joplin High School senior who was fatally injured by a falling basketball goal last spring, have reached a settlement agreement with the defendants they had named in a wrongful-death lawsuit.
Ikea is recalling again a number of its dressers after an eighth child was killed by one of them. The latest victim was a 2-year-old California boy who was crushed by a Malm dresser after being put down for a nap in his bedroom in May.