"Staycations" have become popular over the past few years due to high fuel costs and expensive airplane fees taking their toll. Even though you're staying home or close to home, there are still many - and often more - things to consider. Children may go to a day camp rather than sleep-away camp, and who's minding them during sports and recreational activities? Parties at your house can turn into lawsuits if alcohol is served and someone is arrested for DWI or worse on the way home. We don't want to scare you, just be prepared, and don't get sued.
Party at Your Home
- Homeowners and Renters Insurance FAQ
- Personal Injury Slip and Fall FAQs
- Swimming pools are open. Find out which safeguards you should look into before an accident happens
- Be careful of children drinking alcohol even at home, adults could get into trouble for serving alcohold to underage drinkers.
The Sound of Children Playing
The summer is filled with more than enough activities for children to participate in: Swimming, baseball, basketball, theater programs, and camps for just about any type of activity. There are many issues surrounding children's sports and games that you should be aware of as a parent to protect your child and ensure a safe and sound return.
- Important steps to prevent child abduction.
- What happens if you don't pick up your child after an activity.
- More children are being tested for drugs in sports.
- What you need to know about discrimination in federally funded activities.
- How is a day camp operated? You should know these facts before enrolling your child
- Are the people watching your children getting background checks?
- Understand Megan's Law and Sex Offender Registry in your neighborhood
Injuries at Home and Away
- Suing After an Injury FAQ
- What are your personal injury risks and rights at a spectator sport?
- If your pet attacks a guest are you liable?
- Whether or not you were wearing a helmet can make a difference in a personal injury lawsuit.
- Skiing, fishing or just out for a cruise, keep boating safety in mind.
- Don't let an Auto Accident ruin your trip before it begins.
- Pull over, get out your insurance card, and exchange information: What to do after an automobile accident.
- Traveling with children has its own issues.
- Auto accidents and personal injury lawsuits can go hand-in-hand.
- Products Liability can be a factor in an accident. Check here for more information.
Traffic Violations & DUI/DWI
- Traffic Violations
- DUI/DWI law apply to more than alcohol.
- What are your responsibilities when you serve alcohold in your home?
- What are the possible consequences for alcohol-related Driving Deaths?
- Remember, DWI/DUI laws aren't limited to operating a car or truck. Air or boating incidents can happen as well.
- Your guide to rental vehicle accidents.