Archives for November 2014

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Full of good food, family and friends; for many the holiday season is the happiest season of the year. While this means lots of time with loved ones, it also means lots of time on the road. Traditionally the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for travel, and experts expect this […]

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Accident Kills 5 in Louisiana

Our team at the Beattie Law Firm is saddened to hear of the tragedy in Louisiana that struck a family of eight, when five of its members were pronounced dead at the scene. According to the news release from the Louisiana State Police, the accident occurred just before 11 p.m. The family was on their […]

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Fire Destroys Business In Des Moines

A Code Red was issued after dangerous black smoke stretched for miles, warning people nearby to leave or take shelter inside, after a Des Moines business caught fire Monday evening. News reports a fire at a parts supply store destroyed the warehouse, including hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of classic cars. Flames erupted in […]

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It’s Back! What You Need to Remember with Snow

Snow dusted across the state in the early morning, making for dangerous driving conditions. As you head home this afternoon, and all through the winter months, be mindful of other drivers on the road. The cold temperatures and wind also increase hazards on the road, with patches of (black) ice, flying debris and even distracted […]

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Keep Your Home CO Free

A hotel in Charlotte was forced to evacuate all guests today following increased levels of carbon monoxide. The cause of this accident was attributed to a fumigation crew’s improper equipment use. No injuries were reported and all guests and employees are said to be in good condition. This was an important reminder on just how […]

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