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Hardy Wolf & Downing files personal injury lawsuits in Maine due car accidents, slip and fall, medical malpractice, and other acts of negligence. Call today.

Summer Camp Safety and Injury Prevention

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Every summer, more than 11 million US children look forward to attending summer camp. Today’s camps are unique and varied. In addition to traditional activities, such as hiking, swimming, and boating, summer camps also give 21st-century kids an opportunity to unplug from technology while they develop self-confidence and lasting friendships. But along with the many… Read more »

Maine Fireworks Safety Tips

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As communities across the state of Maine gear up to celebrate this year’s 4th of July holiday with barbecues, family reunions and fireworks displays, the personal injury attorneys of Hardy, Wolf and Downing want you and your family to stay safe, particularly if you plan on setting off consumer fireworks as part of your festivities…. Read more »

Secondary or Dry Drowning and Water Safety For Children

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June is National Safety Month, and the personal injury attorneys of Hardy, Wolf and Downing want to remind parents and caregivers to keep an eye on children anytime they are in or around water. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, drowning is the second leading cause of injury and death for children five years… Read more »

Children and Traumatic Brain Injury

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of disability and death for children and adolescents in the US. Children and adolescents receive a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of car accidents, child abuse, falls and sports-related injuries.

Bounce House Injuries On The Rise

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Children of all ages love inflatable bounce houses. With brightly colored exteriors, some of the newest inflatable bounce houses come tricked out with slides, obstacle courses, basketball hoops, and even water slides.  Although they are often touted as safe and fun for all ages, recent news stories have brought to light the risks inherent in… Read more »

Trampoline Injuries and Safety Concerns

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With summertime fast approaching, many parents are on the lookout for safe, fun activities to keep their children busy and active during the long summer months ahead. Although backyard trampolines may seem like the perfect solution for kids with a seemingly endless supply of energy, the American Academy of Pediatrics has officially discouraged children and their… Read more »

Pedestrian Accident Prevention and Safety Tips

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How Can Pedestrians Stay Safe? Although Maine motorists have a responsibility to “exercise due care” when driving and passing a pedestrian by leaving a distance of at least 3 feet when they pass,  the unfortunate truth is that motorists can’t always be counted on to follow these laws; as a result, pedestrian accident victims are… Read more »

Lewiston Car Accident Attorneys: Tragic N.C. Distracted Driving Accident

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The Lewiston Car Accident Attorneys of Hardy, Wolf and Downing are saddened by reports of a suspected distracted driving case in High Point, North Carolina. It is a stark reminder of the dangers of texting and driving, which has left a family grieving the tragic loss of 32-year-old Courtney Ann Sanford.  According to local authorities, Sanford’s… Read more »

Portland Maine Car Accident Attorneys: Teens Model Parents Distracted Driving Habits

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The experienced Portland, Maine car accident attorneys at Hardy, Wolf and Downing have seen the tragic results of distracted driving accidents far too many times in our personal injury practice. As a service to the Maine community, we would like to educate our clients about the dangers of distracted driving in an effort to protect families… Read more »