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National Trauma Awareness Month

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national trauma awareness month

The American Trauma Society is a national leader in preventing injuries and trauma. May of each year has been designated as National Trauma Awareness Month by President Ronald Reagan and Congress in 1988. Since this time the American Trauma Society has worked with other trauma organizations to develop injury prevention and trauma awareness materials.

Over the years the following have been some of the campaign themes of National Trauma Awareness Month:

  • Drunk Driving
  • Teen Driving
  • School violence
  • Sports Injuries (General)
  • Sports Injuries/Concussions
  • Safety at Home
  • Falls and the Elderly
  • Water Safety
  • Head Injuries/ helmet use
  • Red Light Running


There are accidents that happen every day. The Boughter Law Office would like to help the American Trauma Society by making not just this month safe, but every month safe. If you or a loved one has been a part of a traumatic accident, call the Boughter Law Office today.

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In most cases, people don’t interact with insurance companies unless they are purchasing insurance or have been in an accident. To add to the stress of being in an accident (and possibly sustaining injuries), it can be time consuming and emotionally draining to worry about obtaining a fair settlement. This is  not to say all insurance companies aren’t fair, but the completely fair ones can be few and far between. We’ve compiled some tips for dealing with insurance companies so you can be...

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