Dec
16

MN Parents: Don’t Let Your Kids Fall Victim to These Holiday Dangers

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year that many people, especially kids, look forward to all year long. Unfortunately, there are some serious hazards that come along with all that joy and excitement – hazards that many parents strive to avoid.

Certain injuries are more common this time of the year for children than others. It’s important to understand what injuries tend to be prominent during this season in order to circumvent them. Here’s what you need to know to keep your family safe this holiday season, including how to avoid these holiday dangers.

Toy-Related Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that over 150,000 kids are treated for injuries related to toys each year. That’s why it’s [...]

Jul
23

The Importance of Having the Right Car Seat in a MN Crash

Something harmful happening to your child is a parent’s worst nightmare. There are some things parents can’t control when it comes to security, but some parental decisions have a huge impact on their child’s safety. One of those choices is the use of a car seat.

The law in Minnesota states that a child must be secured in a car seat until they are at least 8 years old or 4’9” tall – whichever milestone they reach first.

Here is what you need to know about selecting the right car seat for your child based on their age and size, as well as how car seats work to keep them safe in the event of an accident.

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Oct
8

What MN Parents Can Do If Their Child Is in Their Car Wreck, Too

Car accidents happen, but when there are children involved it can turn something terrible into something even more tragic. Case in point, a freight truck struck a car in Minneapolis, killing two of the three occupants in the car and seriously injuring the minor child in the backseat.

When accidents like this happen, it’s a good idea to know the steps to take to ensure you’re protecting you and your children’s interests.

Here are some of the steps Minnesota parents should take if their child is involved in a car accident with you.

What To Do Right After a Minnesota Car Wreck

If you are involved in a car accident with your children in the car, the first thing you [...]