Avoiding Burn Injuries: 4th of July Safety Tips [Infographic]

Burn injuries are the most common around the 4th of July holiday. Fireworks are a big part of 4th of July festivities and can be a ton of fun for the entire family. However, you must ensure you are being as safe as possible when handling fireworks. Take a look at these tips on how to stay safe  this 4th of July!

4th of July safety

How to Avoid Burn Injuries:

  1. Supervise children around fireworks at ALL times
  2. Keep your dogs in a safe place. Fireworks stress them out, and that can lead to injuries
  3. When lighting fireworks, always keep a bucket of water or fire extinguisher ready
  4. Make sure to stay away from dry grass when lighting fireworks

Bike Riding Safety Tips

Motorcycles and bicycles are great ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Riders can explore the open road and enjoy the rush these activities offer.

Our home state is a beautiful place to ride. You can visit the south to enjoy Louisiana’s miles of coastline or head north and take in the beauty of our parks and national forests. But riding doesn’t come without risk. These hobbies require the ability to react quickly in sticky situations.

Wherever you choose to ride, we at Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson L.L.C. want you to have fun. To help you stay safe, we’re covering some of the causes of biking injuries. We’ve also come up with some tips for new riders as well as general safety tips. Continue reading “Bike Riding Safety Tips”

The Basics of Mobility Loss

At one point in your life, you’ve suffered some kind of injury.  It wasn’t a fun experience but you healed and got back to your daily routine in no time.

We hope these are the only kind of injuries we suffer; the kind that doesn’t have a lasting effect on who we are. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

The worst impact an injury can have is stripping someone of their mobility, leaving them unable to move certain parts or walk at all. Continue reading “The Basics of Mobility Loss”