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Acrobats in the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus are Vulnerable to Serious Falls and Devastating Injuries, Frank N. Darras Comments on the Accident Last Week


Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014

Everyone likes to see acrobats at the circus as they perform amazing feats from high in the sky but this time, something went wrong. No one can predict when equipment will malfunction despite an in-depth and detailed inspection before each and every show. There are several severe injuries reported from this incident but Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus has assured everyone that the acrobats are holding their own during their stay at the hospital (Acrobats Fall During Ringling Bros. Circus Stunt, ABC, May 5, 2014).

One acrobat, Samantha Pitard, has already expressed interest in returning to the circus once she and her fellow acrobats are healthy again: Pitard and seven other acrobats were in an act described as a human chandelier, hanging from an apparatus by their hair. They were injured during a Sunday performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus when a clip at the top of the chandelier-like apparatus snapped, dropping them to the ground. The other women are still hospitalized and Pitard said she plans to stay in Providence to support her friends as they work to regain their health. Then shed like to return to the circus, (Injured Ringling Bros. Acrobat Vows to Return After Accident: NBC News, May 7, 2014).

I admire her for wanting to return but I hope she thinks about getting or reviews her disability insurance policy to make sure it is up to date before she tries anymore stunts, advises Frank N. Darras, disability insurance lawyer to the pros. Many of the stunts performed by acrobats are both mentally and physically challenging. Although acrobats train extensively, nothing can prepare them for equipment failure or a tumble to the ground. I hate to see any injuries to athletes but the reality is that the potential for injury will always be there, along with the need for disability insurance.

Disability insurance is not just for pro athletes or something an employee gets through their employer for workplace injuries. The average consumer can also purchase an individual policy at a very decent price. The potential for injury in the modern world seems to increase all the time but the average American doesnt have the money to cover the cost of rent and other necessities when they are out of work to recuperate. This is where disability benefits kick in and provide a percentage of the policyholders income to go towards everyday living expenses.

With this wake-up call, I hope all professional acrobats and gymnasts take measures towards supporting themselves in case they are injured during one of their stunts or even while practicing. There are many experts out there that would be happy to explore what options and coverage would be best. The benefits of a private individual disability insurance policy would ease the financial burden during a time when you could be focused on recovering your health, says Darras.

Frank N. Darras is available for interviews. Contact Robin Nolan 919-745-9333.







Last Chance to Own Brand New Ranch Home at Quarry Lakes in Amherst Ohio

Amherst, OH (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

Quarry Lakes by Wilcox Communities, is located just south of Cooper Foster Park Road in Amherst, Ohio, features maintenance-free ranch homes. Only one home remains open in this unique community, an upgraded Abbey model that has been priced to sell.

Take advantage of your last chance to buy a new ranch condo at Quarry Lakes today. The available home is a luxury ranch villa with cathedral ceilings and an open floor plan for the spacious living you desire. It features two bedrooms, two full baths and a two-car garage. The open living room measures 16′ x 15′ and flows into the generous 12′ x 11′ kitchen area with breakfast bar. Formal dinners for holidays and special occasions are perfect for this home’s attractive dining room.

This home also boasts an owner’s suite measuring 14′ x 15′ with a private 5′ x 10′ bath. A second generously sized bedroom is located off the living room. Additional living and entertaining space can be found on the scenic veranda. With a total of 1,718 total square feet of living space and luxury details such as stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, hardwood floors, ceramic tile flooring, fireplace, a stunning dining room chandelier, patio with fence and at $ 214,900, the last remaining Abbey model has it all.

Styled with a European Country influenced exterior design, the home is as attractive on the outside as it is on the inside. As a maintenance-free community, Quarry Lakes provides full exterior maintenance services to each homeowner. You can enjoy your new home without having to worry about or make time for mowing the lawn, removing snow or other tedious outdoor chores.

A maintenance-free lifestyle also means you will have more time to spend enjoying activities and socializing at the Quarry Lakes community clubhouse. Sit by the fire in the great room and enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with your neighbors or read the morning paper. Community activities center around the clubhouse and include game nights, coffee and conversation hours as well as seasonal events. The clubhouse also contains a kitchen and can be used by homeowners to entertain family and guests.

Within the Quarry Lakes community clubhouse is the fitness center. Complete with a variety of fitness equipment from cardio machines to weight training equipment, the fitness center makes it easy to stay active without having to drive to a gym or club. During the warmer weather, homeowners enjoy the outdoor heated pool, also located at the clubhouse. The pool often is the site for various community gatherings and also a favorite place to relax on a warm, summer’s afternoon.

Quarry Lakes is more than just a place to live. It’s a community that puts its homeowners first. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to become a part of the Quarry Lakes community. Call Alana Van Ness, Director of Marketing and Sales at 440-336-0056 for more information about the last remaining ranch home in Quarry Lakes or visit http://www.QuarryLakesAmherst.com.







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Last Minute “Republican Retreat” Easter Royal Wedding Getaway Villa Rental Deals Launched By HomeAway.co.uk


(PRWEB) April seven, 2011

If youre not organizing to observe the royal wedding this April because your a little bit of republican or you just fancy placing the bank vacation to much better use with a long weekend absent or even an 11-day Easter Escape from all that pomp and circumstance hype, Holiday-Rentals.co.uk, has devised some exlcusive venues and bargains just for you.

Claiming to be UKs amount a single holiday getaway rentals website, Getaway-Rentals.co.uk lists much more than 135,000 homes accessible to rent at the finish of April, from sunny villas and nation cottages to town flats and quirky, exclusive properties.

The villa specials devised range from four nights for the cost of a few in a gorgeous Edwardian home in Devon to an escape to the Spanish countryside for an extended eleven-day break. If the wedding mood does consider you an additional offer offers a romatic rooftop apartment in Venice. The bolder among us with a liking for the more exotic are catered for with a standard riad in Marrakech.

The English villa deal centres all around a lovely Edwardian house with wonderful sea views in Devon.

With eleven Bedrooms, it can sleep up to 22 individuals and has been sympathetically restored retaining a lot of conventional features these kinds of as cornicing, stripped oak flooring and chandeliers. vacation-rentals.co.uk/p499561

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the Spanish provide focuses on a farmhouse set in a five hundred-acre estate in West Menorca with 8 Bedrooms, sleeping up to 12 individuals. Guests have free of charge selection of the encompassing estate and direct entry to a significant non-public seashore. vacation-rentals.co.united kingdom/p415310

For an Italian flavour, the getaway offer utilizes a lovely rooftop apartment in Venice that will rest up to 5 men and women and is found just seconds from Saint Mark’s Square and the Basilica of St. Mark’s by itself. vacation-rentals.co.uk/p413156

A recently refurbished riad in the heart of the Marrakech Medina sleeps 8 men and women and has a awesome courtyard to take pleasure in a consume in the evening.

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You can get further specifics of all the proerties still availble at holiday-rentals.co.united kingdom which also presents info about other getaways worldwide.

Costs quoted are for Easter and all the qualities detailed are accessible at the time of going to press.

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