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Booster Seats, Montlick & Associates, Georgia Auto Accident Attorneys

Visit us each week to view two minute segments from the ABC noon news featuring Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi. We will be covering a wide range of topics to help keep your family safe. These segments are broadcast on WSB-TV in Atlanta. Research shows that most injuries are preventable through safety education and a little extra care, and we are committed to preventing injuries. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and family, and don't forget to sign up for our Free Safety Alerts and Legal Tips/Updates.

Children's Booster Seat Safety

Monday, September 22, 2014

Children need booster seats for much longer than most parents realize! Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi advises parents when and how to graduate children from a child safety seat to a booster. Plus our downloadable guide will help you determine when your child is ready to wear seat belts alone.


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Children's Booster Seat Safety, presented by Atlanta/Georgia Accident Attorneys, Montlick & Associates

A booster seat can save your child's life. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents are the leading cause of death for children 14 and under. Failure to use proper restraints is a contributing factor in half of these fatalities. Various studies have proven that children under the age of 12 are often not ready to wear seat belts alone, and that booster seats are needed to bridge the gap between forward-facing safety seats and vehicle safety belts.

Atlanta Accident Attorneys Montlick & Associates has handled tens of thousands of auto accident cases over the past 30 years. Unfortunately, we've seen our fair share of situations where children are injured and sometimes killed; and so many times, it could have been prevented. As part of our commitment to helping keep kids safe and preventing injures, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate appeared on ABC news to provide important booster seat safety tips. The firm also created the safety guide above to help parents determine if and when their child should use a booster seat. Parents, please take the time to read. The consequences of prematurely moving your child to seat belts alone can be disastrous.

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