child injury and safety
West Chester, Mason, and Cincinnati Ohio
Teen car crash deaths are on the rise.This is a troubling new trend. Our dearest children are being killed in car accidents. Yet, the Ohio legislature can not seem to agree on a anti-texting bill that would prohibit this activity involving texting, distracted driving, and car accident injury and deaths.
Federal data shows that in the first 6 months of 2011 there was an increase in teen car deaths by 11%. Formerly, in the 8 years previous teen car wreck deaths had been decreasing.
WHAT HAS CAUSED THE INCREASE IN TEEN CAR ACCIDENT DEATHS
As a Cincinnati personal injury lawyer for 3o years sometimes it's hard not to get upset at insurance company tactics and big government and the elected politicians. Recently Attorney General of Ohio Dewine conducted a "child safety summit." He called for a complete review of the foster care system. One wonders how much is politics and how much is a real concern for the welfare of children in foster care.
As a Cincinnati personal injury lawyer for 30 years I have seen many child injury cases. The saddest I could think of are the death of a child. Unfortunately sexual abuse of a child can be the emotional death of a child. The recent Penn State issue tells us that many times the abuser is someone that knows the child. In fact the statistics are that it is more likely to be someone the child knows that's an abuser.
Here Are Steps To Protect Your Child
It's hard to know what is safe sometimes. There are many things that we just do not realize that can cause our child injury if not death. It's a scary world out there. If you are my age you hitch hiked up and down your hometown, not anymore.