For kids participating in school sports, August marks the return of team practice. That’s great news, right? Getting the kids off the couch and active again!
Here’s the not so good news. According to the National Safety Council, there are over 30 million hospital emergency room visits each year due to accidental injuries. Of these, over 20 percent are the result of a sports-related activity for individuals between ages five and 24. In addition to sports-related injuries:
Your medical insurance may cover most of the expenses, but what about co-pays and those high deductibles? There are also wage and productivity losses to consider. You may even find that you have transportation, lodging, and child care expenses to pay for. The bottom line is that if an accident occurs, your out-of-pocket costs can really add up. This is where accident insurance fits in.
The benefits included in an accident plan vary from insurance carrier to insurance carrier, but most have the following features.
Go home team!
Is it just me or does the Fourth of July mark the halfway point of summer for you too? With the holiday falling on a Saturday it was a louder than usual celebration; so after a night of trying to keep the dog calm, I spent a quiet Sunday morning with a big cup of coffee and the newspaper. And as if to confirm my halfway through summer point, there were several store flyers advertising back to school bargains.
No need to panic yet (I say this mostly for my benefit). There is still plenty of time for that summer road trip! But before you pack up the car, keep these home safety tips in mind.
Do you have any other helpful tips? If so, please consider sharing!
With so many activities to squeeze into a short Wisconsin summer, it’s time to put together your road trip play list and hit the road safely!