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How to prevent winter chills as an outdoor worker

When most people think about brutal winters, they think about Alaska, Minnesota or Wisconsin as the kings of the snowy season. However, east coast residents know how brutally cold the east coast gets, especially as we head into January.

It makes it crucial that employees start to brace for the low temperatures and snowy streets before any blizzards hit. Luckily, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration brings awareness to the dangers of cold weather for outdoor employees and how to fight them.

How to have a happier holiday as a single parent

Everyone wants a happy holiday, especially if you are a parent because a happy holiday for you means your children are having a great time too. However, the Christmas season is incredibly challenging for most single parents.

Cautions of Driving with Prescriptions

As societal norms have changed in recent years, the use of controlled substances, legal and illegal, has increased exponentially. While there are divergent views on whether we benefit from a more medicated populace, one thing is certain. We all agree that the roadways should be safe from impaired drivers. Just because you hold a prescription from a physician, that does not mean you can, or should, operate a motor vehicle as that prescription is not a license to drive.

A ban on cellphone use may come to Pennsylvanian drivers

Several states recently enacted laws surrounding the use of cellphones while driving, and the list continues to grow as Pennsylvania may be the newest state to ban hand-held cellphone use by drivers.

According to the Allentown Morning Call, State Rep. Rosemary Brown filed a bill earlier this year to ban hand-held use of cellphones while driving. The bill recently received approval from the House Transportation Committee and will soon visit the full House floor.

Disney World Dangers for Employees

Since 1955, Walt Disney World is well known by its slogan, “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Tourists worldwide have flocked to Orlando to visit the famed resort to experience the feeling promised by the famed tagline. Combined with employees and vendors, the population within the park can reach a quarter-million.

Large crowds create a chaotic atmosphere where confusion and frustration reign. Visitors wait in long lines for hours to experience the famed rides. Others experience technical glitches with FastPasses.

Is Justice Truly Served in the Purdue Pharma Settlement?

When Purdue Pharma introduced OxyContin in 1996, they heralded the drug as effective with a low risk of addiction.

Fast forward to today. Addiction and overdoses have skyrocketed, putting the United States smack dab in the middle of an opioid crisis. The years 2017 and 2018 saw more than 47,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A guide to wrongful death claims

When a family member’s promising life is cut short due to a sudden fatal accident, families are left reeling. The traumatic nature of an unexpected death can make it especially challenging to cope. The mourning process can be even more difficult if you suspect that your loved one died from the negligence of another person.

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or misconduct of another, you and your family members may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim against the other party. Those who can recover damages in New Jersey and Pennsylvania include a surviving spouse, children and anyone who can prove dependence on the deceased.

Toy Store Drive

This holiday Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn, and Roemersma will be participating in a Toy Store Drive. South Ridge Community Church is the main host for this event. Our team will be spreading some holiday cheer by serving as a collection site.

For some parents, this time of year can bring a lot of pressure as many may not be financially able to buy their children gifts. We believe that every child deserves to experience the magic and joy of the holidays.

The benefits of the collaborative divorce process

Ending a marriage is often times a difficult process, and you may have heard that it might be less stressful with a more collaborative approach. A collaborative divorce is an approach to ending your relationship that eliminates the need for going to court, and having a judge decide your family's issues.

Many divorces require litigation to divide up property, award child custody, and resolve financial support issues. When one spouse is not fully cooperative in reaching an outcome, the divorce procedure might become drawn out.

How does bankruptcy affect your credit?

For many, filing for bankruptcy is a last resort for dealing with overwhelming financial obligations when there is little hope that they can repay creditors. For some, those debts arise over unforeseen events, such as illness or injuries that create massive medical expenses.

Bankruptcy can be a positive step for many people to regain control over their finances. It’s a legal proceeding that can negatively affect your credit, but the good news is that you can eventually heal if you take the proper steps after filing.

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