Jacob Maslow – CosmoBC.com http://cosmobc.com Your Universal News and Offbeat Portal Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:17:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 What You Should Really Do If You Slip and Fall This Winter http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/12/12/slip-fall-winter/ Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:50:28 +0000 http://29.728 Slip Fall IceA major snowstorm recently gripped the east coast over the weekend, leaving many people without power and nearly everyone with slippery walkways. The snow and ice are here to stay, and they’re making it a hazardous condition for everyone – … Continue reading ]]> What People Don’t Know About Impaired Driving http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/12/07/people-dont-impaired-driving/ Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:35:52 +0000 http://29.719 Drinking DrivingEvery day, 29 people die in an alcohol-related car accident in the United States. The CDC estimates that alcohol-related collisions cost more than $44 billion each year. Although impaired driving is most commonly associated with alcohol consumption, drugs also affect … Continue reading ]]> What You Didn’t Know About Breathalyzer Tests http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/12/07/breathalyzer-tests/ Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:20:46 +0000 http://29.716 Police Breathalyzer DUIBreathalyzer tests are just one tool police officers use to determine whether drivers are intoxicated. They work by measuring the level of alcohol in your breath and are often combined with other field sobriety tests to gauge whether a driver … Continue reading ]]> 5 Things to Think About When Buying an Investment Property http://homeblog.cosmobc.com/2018/12/04/5-buying-investment-property/ Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:31:39 +0000 http://30.934 Rental Property KeySome of the wealthiest people in the world made their fortunes through real estate investments. Investing in real estate can be lucrative, and there are plenty of reasons to think that property is a sound investment. Everyone needs a home, … Continue reading ]]> Autonomous Vehicle Accidents: Who Is Held Liable? http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/09/20/autonomous-vehicle-accidents-held-liable/ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:52:06 +0000 http://29.626 Car AccidentDistracted driving kills 3,400+ people in the United States annually. Over a million accidents occur every year, and autonomous vehicles will, hopefully, stop many of these accidents, saving tens of thousands of people per year. But what happens when an … Continue reading ]]> Referral Services: Consumers and Clients Beware http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/09/18/referral-services-consumers-clients-beware/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:53:35 +0000 http://29.618 Customer Business CardReferrals are a strong way to market a business, and organic referrals are something that every business owner tries to achieve. But when you’re the one that calls a service or business, it means that you want to do business … Continue reading ]]> Renting a Rideshare Car – Should You Do It? http://bizblog.cosmobc.com/2018/08/31/renting-rideshare-car-it/ Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:51:35 +0000 http://9.6292 Uber AppIf you want to be a rideshare driver, the key most important asset you have is your vehicle. If you don’t have a vehicle or a license, you’re not going to get past the application process. But you also have … Continue reading ]]> What Consumers Need to Know About Product Liability Law http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/08/03/consumers-product-liability-law/ Fri, 03 Aug 2018 05:21:11 +0000 http://29.576 Road Sign DangerEveryday consumers young and old are hurt by defective products or products that have been recalled. When someone is injured while using a product that left the manufacturer in a defective or dangerous state, he or she may be able … Continue reading ]]> Why Every Business Owner Needs to Know About These 3 Product Liability Claims http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2018/06/25/business-owner-3-product-liability-claims/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:43:24 +0000 http://29.545 Court Hammer DollarBusiness owners: what happens if a product is defective? Businesses, and anyone in the supply chain, may be held liable. Injuries or damages caused by a product can lead to one of three different defective product liability claims. Keep in … Continue reading ]]> 5 Tips for Finding the Best Carpet Installer http://homeblog.cosmobc.com/2018/01/22/5-tips-finding-carpet-installer/ Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:26:05 +0000 http://30.519 Carpet RoomPlanning to install new carpeting in your home? Don’t just hire the first installer you find. Use these five tips to find the best company for the job. 1. Look for a Certified Installer If possible, look for an installer … Continue reading ]]> Sewer Backup Damage and Your Business http://homeblog.cosmobc.com/2018/01/17/sewer-backup-damage-business/ Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:26:35 +0000 http://30.504 Plumbing PipesBusinesses are at risk of sewer backups – a mess no one wants to deal with. A simple blocked pipe can cause waste water to enter a commercial building and potentially damage inventory, too. Sewer water is not only unpleasant-smelling, … Continue reading ]]> 4 Ways Cities Save Money on Sewer Repair http://oddnews.cosmobc.com/2017/12/23/4-ways-cities-save-money-sewer-repair/ Sat, 23 Dec 2017 18:03:57 +0000 http://16.1369 Concrete PipesUnited States cities are suffering from aging infrastructure, from bridges to highways and sewers. Aging water and sewer systems are a major concern that’s been amplified by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Sewer systems were unable to properly manage the overflow … Continue reading ]]> 4 Ways to Avoid Being Scammed by Sewer Cleaning Companies http://homeblog.cosmobc.com/2017/12/21/4-ways-avoid-scammed-sewer-cleaning-companies/ Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:20:00 +0000 http://30.461 Pipes RustingScammers are in every industry. The sewer business is no different. Unscrupulous companies prey on vulnerable consumers, claiming they need unnecessary services. Such tactics and scams have given the industry a bad reputation. You don’t have to fall victim to … Continue reading ]]> 4 Things You Need to Know Before Repairing Your Windshield http://travelblog.cosmobc.com/2017/12/18/4-repairing-windshield/ Tue, 19 Dec 2017 01:03:08 +0000 http://11.2398 Cracked WindshieldA car’s windshield is one of its most important safety features and it is therefore to make sure to check it before travel. It keeps you inside the car and things outside of the car. Unfortunately, many people procrastinate on … Continue reading ]]> 3 Quick Ways to Get Customers to Leave Reviews http://bizblog.cosmobc.com/2017/11/28/3-quick-ways-customers-leave-reviews/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:29:54 +0000 http://9.5350 Feedback RatingCustomer reviews and testimonials are powerful. Consumers trust online reviews almost as much as a personal recommendation. A survey found that 88% of consumers feel this way. Businesses that have a web presence need to get feedback from their customers. … Continue reading ]]> 3 Quick Fixes for a Cracked Windshield http://techblog.cosmobc.com/2017/11/20/3-quick-fixes-cracked-windshield/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:19:49 +0000 http://8.7575 Broken GlassCracked windshields are often put off until the crack grows too long, causing a potential safety hazard. The cold winter weather puts your cracked windshield at greater risk of cracking and becoming damaged even further. Chip repairs are possible in … Continue reading ]]> How to Find the Right Walking Aid for You http://healthblog.cosmobc.com/2017/11/07/find-walking-aid/ Tue, 07 Nov 2017 21:23:03 +0000 http://19.1169 Walking Aid DogsWalking aids give the gift of independence. All walking aids offer some level of support and balance, but it’s important to find a device that meets your needs without hindering or harming your natural mobility. Your physician or physical therapist … Continue reading ]]> What to Do If You’re in a Construction Accident http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2017/10/21/construction-accident/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:18:02 +0000 http://29.246 Injured RescueDid you know that 13 workers die every day in construction accidents? The figure for construction-related injuries is even higher. Construction accidents can be deadly, lead to pain and suffering, and they can also lead to life-long disabilities. If you’ve … Continue reading ]]> 3 Most Common Bike Accident Injuries and How to Prevent Them http://sportblog.cosmobc.com/2017/10/20/3-common-bike-accident-injuries-prevent/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:41:55 +0000 http://31.47 Bike AccidentBicycle accidents caused 817 deaths in 2015. The number of injuries are exponentially higher, too. Bikes provide no protection to the rider. If you’re not wearing the right gear, you’re at risk of serious injury or death when in a … Continue reading ]]> New U.S. Regulation Could Curb Payday Loan Profits http://lawblog.cosmobc.com/2017/09/21/u-s-regulation-curb-payday-loan-profits/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:26:25 +0000 http://29.213 LoansThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is expected to roll out a new rule in the coming days that would curb payday lending. The rule will put a dent in a $6 billion industry, which offers high-interest, short-term loans. Other … Continue reading ]]>