Youth Safety

Ignored Vehicle Recall Results in Tragic Rollover

Sam* was only 11 years old when he was in a motor vehicle crash that left him terribly scarred, both physically and psychologically. The saddest fact of this case was that it was entirely preventable. Extreme negligence by the vehicle’s owner, including ignoring safety recalls, means that Sam will suffer for the rest of his […]

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Dangerous Lawn Mower Design Amputates Toddler’s Leg

John Deere Knew For Decades That Their Riding Lawn Mower was “Unreasonably Dangerous” Isabelle Norton was two-and-a-half-years-old in 2006 and happily playing with her cousins during a family get-together. In an instant, her left leg was caught up in the blades of a John Deere riding lawnmower operated by her father. Her leg was mangled, […]

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The Brain Bucket Brigade—Let’s Put Helmets on Heads

Every year the Corson & Johnson Law Firm, in partnership with Bicycle Way of Life (BWL) and local schools, gives away bicycle helmets to kids who might otherwise be unable to afford such a basic safety necessity. The folks at BWL make sure each child is properly fitted with their new helmet and coached on […]

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Keep Your Brain in Check with the Brain Bucket Brigade

By Don Corson In the years since I was a kid, the importance of bicycle helmet safety has become common knowledge. But even with that knowledge, many bicycle injuries still occur because kids don’t wear helmets. When I realized that a good helmet is sometimes financially out of reach for some families, our law firm […]

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Oregon’s New Child Passenger Seat Laws

A new child passenger law in Oregon recently went into effect, requiring children 2 and under to sit in rear facing seats. We wanted to share this story to spread the word. Oregon’s new child car-seat rules have repercussions BEND, Ore. – Car accidents are the leading cause of death for children ages 1 through […]

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