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  • 3 Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 30-Sep-2015

    Riding a motorcycle can be fun and efficient. Many people that choose to ride a motorcycle on a day-to-day basis are thankful for the amount of money they save on gas. But, using a motorcycle as a main source of transportation can be extremely dangerous. If you ride a motorcycle, it is important to remain aware of your surroundings. Due to how large passenger vehicles are in comparison to your ...
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  • Are Sandals Dangerous to Wear While Driving?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 25-Sep-2015

    Many people do not consider how their choice in footwear can be a potential danger when getting behind the wheel. But, research has proven that flip-flops and other types of footwear can be extremely hazardous while driving. As a matter of fact, about 1.4 million auto accidents occurred when drivers’ sandals blocked them from pressing the gas, brake, and clutch pedals. Due to these ...
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  • Nevada Texting While Driving Laws Explained

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 22-Sep-2015

    Today, the dangers of texting and other forms of cell phone use while driving are well known. As one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving, text messaging behind the wheel is a simple action that has serious risks. Plenty of statistics and studies conducted throughout the years have made it clear just how dangerous texting while driving is: A Virginia Tech Transportation Institute ...
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  • 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 14-Sep-2015

    Social Security can be a confusing topic for many, and indeed, it can be a rather complex system to navigate. For the benefit of our clients, we have identified five frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability benefits. Who is eligible for SSD benefits ? People who have worked long enough at a job that is covered under the provisions of the Social Security Act, and who have made ...
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  • Veterans Frustrated by VA Claims Backlog

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 11-Sep-2015

    Although the VA has recently claimed to have caught up with a massive backlog of disability claims, taking the wait time down from 357 days in 2013 down to 95 days this past August, many frustrated veterans are still having trouble obtaining any kind of determination. In the case of one Northern Nevada man, a 30-year career Air Force veteran from North Las Vegas, his claim for spinal, shoulder, ...
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  • The Dangers of Loose Articles in Your Vehicle

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 9-Sep-2015

    You may not have ever considered it, but did you know that unsecured cargo can be dangerous in the event of a crash? Not only can it be distracting to have items, or even pets, moving around in your vehicle while you drive, but they could turn into projectiles in a collision. According to Safety Research and Strategies, Inc., a group dedicated to vehicle and product safety, loose objects in ...
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  • Barbequing this Labor Day? Remember These 9 Safety Tips

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 2-Sep-2015

    With Labor Day weekend coming up, many people will be firing up the grill to celebrate the end of summer with their family and friends. Before you get started, make sure that you are exercising caution when using your grill. Fires from grills can quickly get out of control without the proper safety procedures, and can cause serious property damage, injuries, and possibly fatalities. Did you know? ...
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