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The 12 Claims of Christmas (Part 4)

I’m so excited to be writing part 4 of this fun Christmas series today! So far, we’ve covered mishaps and the codes that go along with them for almost every injury you could incur this time of year.  The key word here is almost. Christmas morning has finally arrived! You’re curled up on the couch in your favorite plush robe drinking hot cocoa while watching the kiddos dive under the tree. Little do you know that the bliss you’re currently Continue Reading

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The 12 Claims of Christmas (Part 3)

We’re back today with part 3 of the “12 Claims of Christmas” series to see what kind of other shenanigans the great folks out there have gotten themselves into this time of year. But first let’s talk about the man they’re calling the “Criminal Santa.” Have you guys heard about this? A man in California was attempting to rob a business and thought the chimney was his best way in. He got stuck and had to call 911 to rescue Continue Reading

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The 12 Claims of Christmas (Part 2)

Thanks for joining us for part 2 of our “12 Claims of Christmas” series! Last week we covered the nasty side effects of Jack Frost, the repercussions of watching too many Christmas movies, and the self-inflicted violence that can occur while trying to deck the halls. This week we’re going to cover three injuries, but before we get to that I have a story for you. It was unpleasant for me, but it’s sure to be funny for you. Continue Reading

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The 12 Claims of Christmas (Part 1)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! The Christmas season is here and it’s time for all the magical things we lo forward to all year long. Christmas music, baking coies with children and grandchildren, loing at lights, visiting Santa, shopping til’ we drop, and eating until we can’t eat any! Oh yeah, and getting hurt. Lots of people getting hurt. The holidays are glorious for the most part, but then there’s the not so glorious parts. Like Continue Reading

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