Family Safety & Legal Tips

Visit us each week to view two minute segments from the ABC noon news in Atlanta, featuring Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi. Research shows that most injuries are preventable through safety education and a little extra care. At Montlick & Associates we are committed to helping you prevent injuries. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and family, and sign up for our Free Safety Alerts and Legal Tips.

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Avoiding Dehydration Among Young Athletes

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Each year, more than 9,000 high school athletes are treated for heat illness across the U.S. That's a national rate of one student per hour per day. In this week's segment on ABC News, Atlanta's personal injury attorneys, Montlick & Associates', Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important tips on how young athletes can prevent dehydration and heat-related illnesses while playing outdoor sports, especially during the hottest months of the year. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about how to be safe while playing your favorite outdoor sport.

Keep Your Family Safe Around Fireworks!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares important precautions to take to keep your family safe around fireworks this holiday. Download our Parent's Guide to Fireworks Safety below to help prevent fireworks-related injuries and possibly even save a life.

Halloween Safety Tips: Keep Kids Safe!

Monday, October 26, 2015

Parents and kids can get so caught up in the fun of trick-or-treating and Halloween that they might forget some simple safety measures. In this week's segment on ABC News, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important tips on how to prevent risks and injuries during this special time of year. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about how to create lasting memories this Halloween and to download the firm's latest safety guide.

Important Holiday Safety Tips, Presented by Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys Montlick & Associates

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The holidays are a fun time of the year, but they're also a time when people can become more vulnerable to theft and other crimes. There are a number of simple but important safety precautions that can help you avoid becoming the victim of a crime. Watch the video below to find out how to avoid theft and injuries, and keep you and your family safe this holiday season.

Toy Safety Tips That Can Save a Child's Life!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Nothing makes a child happier than receiving a new toy for the holidays. With all of the excitement around opening new toys and gifts, it's important to remember to stay safe. New toys can present various hazards for your child, that's why we've created the video and useful links below. Make safety your first priority when buying toys for children, and reduce the risk of toy-related injuries in your home.

Recognize the Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses!

Monday, July 22, 2013

When temperatures spike in summer months in Georgia, so do reports of heat stress and heatstroke. In this week's appearance on ABC News, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important prevention tips and reviews the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses, which left unattended, could lead to life-threatening medical emergencies. Watch the video and click on the link below for more information on how to protect yourself and your family on hot summer days.

Protect Your Child From Hazardous Toys!

Monday, December 17, 2012
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Tags: Family & Child Safety, Home Safety, Seasonal Safety,

Make safety your first priority when buying toys for children! Watch this week's television broadcast, view and download a printable Toy Safety .pdf, and use the links below to learn how you can greatly reduce the risk of toy-related injuries in your home.

Prevent the Spread of Germs & Illnesses in Your Home

January 17, 2011

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares tips on how you can prevent the spread of harmful viruses and bacteria in your home, by teaching your kids the ABC's of good personal hygiene.

Prepare Your Family for an Emergency

September 13, 2010

Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi advises parents how to best prepare their family for an emergency by creating a Family Disaster Plan. For a step by step guide on how to create your emergency plan, download our Family Disaster Plan materials below.

Keep Kids Safe in Public Places

June 12, 2012
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Tags: Family & Child Safety, Seasonal Safety,

Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares simple ways to keep families together when they venture into busy, public places. For more information on ways to prevent your child from getting lost, what to do if you lose your child or find a lost child, download our Safety Tips below.

Protect Your Child from Playground Injuries

April 13, 2010

As part of National Playground Safety Week, Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares simple tips to help avoid preventable playground injuries as families head to the community park or backyard swing set. Download our Parent's Guide to Playground Safety to help protect your child.

Important Bike Safety Tips

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares the importance of following bike safety rules to help keep kids safe. Parents, review the bike safety tips below with your family to help avoid preventable injuries, and make every bike ride safer.

Emergency Response Guide for Babysitters

June 7, 2010

View this week's video to learn important tips on hiring the right babysitter for your child, and click on the link below to download the firm's Emergency Response Guide for Babysitters. This guide will help you prepare your sitter for a wide range of situations and includes important emergency contact and other information to help your sitter respond to an emergency should one occur while you are away.

Important Water Safety Tips

2010-6-21 10:00am

Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares simple precautions you can take to keep kids safe in and around water. Download our Parent's Guide to Water Safety below to help prevent water-related injuries and possibly even save a life.

Protect Your Family from Fire-Related Injuries This Summer!

July 12, 2010
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Tags: Family & Child Safety, Home Safety, Seasonal Safety,

Barbecues and campfires are fun ways to enjoy the Great Outdoors. But with the fun comes increased risk of injury. Watch our latest Safety Video and download the guide below to make sure that your cookouts and campfires are safe for all!

Protect Your Family From Dog Bites

July 28, 2010

Nearly 5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and one in five dog bites results in injuries that require medical attention. View this week's video and download our latest safety guide to learn how to greatly reduce the chance of bite-related injuries in your household and how to treat a wound should an injury occur.

Keep Your Home and Family Safe from Fires this Holiday Season

Monday, November 29, 2010

Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, explains how you can reduce the risk of a home fire by following simple safety precautions when decorating your home this holiday season. View and download our "Holiday Decorating Safety Guide" to help keep your family safe, and ensure you have a safe and happy holiday.

Important RV Motor Home Safety Tips!

Monday, July 23, 2012

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important driver safety precautions to help reduce the risk of RV Motor Home accidents this summer. View our weekly ABC News segment and click on the links below for additional RV safety tips from the Department of Transportation, and to learn more about the causes and devastating impact of RV collisions in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.

Prevent Tragic & Deadly Heat Suffocation - Never Leave Your Child Unattended in a Car!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children under 14. In this week's ABC News segment, Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi, is joined by special guest, Amanda Walpole of Safe Kids Cobb County, for a review of important steps that parents can take to protect children from deadly heatstroke after being left accidentally in a car. This is a must-see video for all parents with small children!

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