Tips For An Injury Free Summer

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Memorial Day has come and gone again in Iowa. For most of us we like to think that Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off of summer, even though summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st. During this time, a lot of us start heading to the lakes, grill out at parks, and start yard work. With these events brings the dreaded risks of injuries. Sometimes the fun gets cut short, or becomes restricted with injuries. At Carpenter Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa, we want you to get the most out of the summer and if you follow our tips, we’ll be sure that you will have a fun and safe summer. Continue reading Tips For An Injury Free Summer

Car Accidents in Iowa

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According to U.S. Census data, there were over 10 million car accidents in the United States in 2009. About 56,000 of those crashes happened in Iowa, resulting in almost 20,000 injuries and the death of 372 Iowans. Continue reading Car Accidents in Iowa

Involved in a Truck Accident in Iowa?

Truck Accidents in Iowa

What to Do to Ensure Your Safety and Security

Most of the time, truck drivers are well-trained, cautious, precise, and good stewards of highway and road safety. And that’s good, because we rely on truck drivers and their services to keep Iowa, and the nation as a whole, running smoothly and efficiently. Unfortunately, the great quantity of trucks of all shapes and sizes on the road mean that they won’t all safely make it to their destination.

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Motorcycle Accidents In Iowa

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So You Were In a Motorcycle Accident – Now What?

Many states – including Iowa – have taken active steps in the past few decades to urge motorists to look out for motorcyclists on the road. Many motorcycle accidents are a matter of visibility, and often the victims of motorcycle accidents don’t see it coming. If you’ve been involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle in Des Moines or the surrounding area, it is important that you understand all of the steps you need to take to ensure your physical and legal safety. Because the experience of a motorcycle crash can be overwhelming and traumatic, it’s also important that you’re prepared to deal with the situation properly as it progresses. Continue reading Motorcycle Accidents In Iowa