Consumers are bombarded with corporate messaging each and every day by every means imaginable. In a free but regulated marketplace, consumers enjoy a wide range of products and services. Ideally, companies would work hard to provide the best quality and experience to outperform the competition. Unfortunately, that's not always the case and some corporations use deceptive or collusive practices in order to make a profit. In such instances, consumers lose in a number of ways.
The most common workplace accidents in the nation are construction accidents. The Bureau of Labor Statistics for the US Department of Labor conducted a study which showed that there are between five and six thousand deaths caused by construction accidents annually. Most construction companies provide safety training to workers; however serious accidents are still happening with great frequency. Construction is, without question, the most dangerous industry due to the many potential hazards that are always present.
Bicycling is becoming a more popular sport and leisure activity across the state. Many parts of the California enjoy sunny weather throughout the year which means cyclists are taking to the streets year-round for two-wheel transportation and exercise. Bicyclists must share the road with drivers and unfortunately, distracted driving is one of the leading causes of roadway collisions, including hitting bicyclists. Cyclists have an increased risk of being ii with a passenger, commercial, or government vehicle.