Monthly Archives: December 2020

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Can’t wait to celebrate the end of 2020? Be careful! Unfortunately, personal injuries on New Year’s Eve and Day are not uncommon. Causes of personal injuries on New Year’s Eve can include: Car accidents Drunk driving Slip-and-fall accidents Premises liability accidents Fireworks accidents Pedestrian accidents Dog bite accidents  While officials are not quite sure what to expect for New […]

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits 

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits

Dry January Observing Dry January by abstaining or reducing alcohol consumption is a growing trend, and this year, Dry January may be needed more than ever. According to Nielsen’s market data, total alcohol sales outside of bars and restaurants have surged roughly 24% during the pandemic. Spirits with higher alcohol content rose more than 27% over last year.  These alcohol trends in […]

Michael Versnik Named Partner at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. 

Michael Versnik Named Partner at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A.

Michael Versnik, a seasoned personal injury lawyer who joined Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. in 2019, has been named a partner of the nearly 60-year-old firm.  Versnik, rated “AV Preeminent” Civil Trial Attorney, the highest ranking under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating system, focuses on personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, motorcycle and bicycle accidents and premises liability cases.   “We are pleased to […]

Unsafe Products & Online Shopping: Buyer Beware

Unsafe Products and Online Shopping: Buyer Beware

Unsafe products are still sold online, even as internet shopping has become a way of life. The beauty of online shopping is you can shop the world. That is also the danger of online shopping. The question of product safety is still an issue, despite efforts to find and remove harmful products. How Products Online […]

Toy Safety Is Especially Important This 2020 Holiday Season

Toy Safety Is Especially Important This 2020 Holiday Season

Knowing that more children are playing at home during the pandemic, toy safety is more important than ever. One child is treated in a U.S. emergency room every three minutes for a toy-related injury. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc., WATCH, a nonprofit organization working to educate the public about child safety, has a 48-year […]

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. Collects Toys for Tots Donations

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. Collects Toys for Tots Donations

For the fourteenth year, Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. offices are collecting toys to be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. Toys for Tots donations will be collected until Dec. 15, when they will be picked up and distributed by Toys for Tots to approved local social welfare agencies, […]