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August 2013 Archives

3 Tips: How To Stop Your Teen From Texting and Driving

Parents in Georgia, did you know that texting while driving actually surpasses drinking and driving as the leading cause in teenage car accidents? According to PRWEB, this is the case as of last year. It's also good to note these risks now that it's back-to-school season, as there will likely be more teens on the road during the weekdays before and after school hours.

Teenagers can be a handful, and they may be stubborn especially when it comes to their texting habits, to which many have a barnacle-like attachment. However, as parents, their ultimate safety should be your number one concern. Keeping that in mind, here are 3 tips on how you can stop -- or at least regulate -- your teen when it comes to texting and driving:

Food Poisoning: Whom to Sue, How to Sue in Ga.

Food poisoning generally occurs when someone consumes food that is contaminated with pathogens. Illnesses can occur as the result of viruses, parasites, toxins or chemicals. A variety of food poisoning types exist -- and some can lead to serious health consequences like kidney failure. Before all else, a food poisoning victim should seek immediate medical attention.

After getting medical help, a victim of food poisoning can think about filing a products liability lawsuits against food producers. Here's how that works: