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Distracted Driving Causes and How to Avoid Them

Distracted Driving Kansas Missouri

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claims that approximately eight people die every day because of distracted driving, while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claims that roughly 400,000 accidents occurred in 2018 due …

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Three Tips to Help You Avoid a Valentine’s Day Injury

Valentine’s Day injury

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! For many, the holiday is filled with romantic gestures, exquisite dinners, and extravagant gifts. While it’s a lovely holiday for expressing your love for your partner, it can’t also be surprisingly dangerous. Extraordinary gestures can lead to extraordinary circumstances, with the end result being a …

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Bath Safety Month: Six Valuable Tips to Avoid Bathing Accidents

Bath Safety Month Kansas Missouri

January is National Bath Safety Month. Many people are unaware that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in a home. With slippery surfaces, running water, electrical outlets, and more, it’s no wonder that so many personal injuries happen in or near bath tubs.
To help you and your …

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Patterson Legal Group Expands Into Garden City

Patterson Legal Group announces the expansion of their legal practice into Western Kansas with the addition of their fifth law office located at 2312 East Kansas Ave Suite A in Garden City. The law firm is excited about this opportunity to offer a more personalized approach to how their legal …

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Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Safety Tips

pressure cooker safety

January is National Slow Cooking Month. With many slow cookers and pressure cookers given as holiday gifts, people are anxious to use their new appliances. Before you make amazing homemade chicken soup and delectable pot roast, it’s important to understand proper slow cooker and pressure cooker safety. Patterson Legal Group …

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Avoid a Winter Car Accident with These Safety Tips

Winter Car Accident Kansas Missouri

Winter is coming to the Midwest, with parts of Kansas and Missouri already receiving temperatures in the 20s. Even more frigid weather will be arriving soon, making this an ideal time to get your car ready for the season. There are many simple steps that you can take that will …

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Impaired Driving Prevention Month and Preventing Fatal Accidents

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month takes place in December every year. Unfortunately, driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a major problem in America. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 28 people die every day because of impaired drivers. The agency claims that 22% …

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Thanksgiving Safety During COVID-19

Thanksgiving COVID-19 Safety Kansas Missouri

Thanksgiving is normally a holiday full of family, friends, and food. In 2020, it will be very different for many people due to COVID-19. With coronavirus infections and hospitalizations soaring through Kansas and Missouri, Patterson Legal Group hopes that you practice excellent COVID-19 Thanksgiving safety this year to keep your …

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National Seat Belt Day is November 14

National Seat Belt Day Kansas Missouri

National Seat Belt Day takes place on November 14, 2020. The event was established in 2019 to commemorate the invention of the three-point seat belt and to raise awareness of the importance of seat belt use. The originators were the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), popular rideshare service Uber, and …

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COVID-19 Halloween 2020 Safety Tips

COVID-19 Halloween 2020 Safety Tips Kansas Missouri

Celebrating Halloween in 2020 will be more difficult due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Normally a time when children dress up in costumes and parade around neighborhoods bringing back hordes of candy, traditional trick-or-treating is not recommended this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
To help you and …

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