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Brachial Plexus Injuries and Childhood Limitations

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Brachial Plexus Injuries at Childbirth Can Impact a Child’s Ability to Engage in Physical Activity There are different types of brachial plexus injuries, and they vary in terms of severity. In general, according to a fact sheet from the Mayo Clinic, a brachial plexus injury occurs when the brachial plexus, or “the network of nerves… Read More

Drugged Driving Collisions Cause More Deaths Than Drunk Driving Crashes

Drugged Driving Collisions Cause More Deaths Than Drunk Driving - Drugged Driving Collisions Cause More Deaths Than Drunk Driving Crashes

Philadelphia Motorists Suffer Fatal Injuries in Drugged Driving Car Accidents Did you know that drugged driving is becoming a serious problem—and a cause of many fatal auto accidents and injuries—in Philadelphia and throughout the country? According to a recent report in CBS News, “there’s been a significant jump in the percentage of drivers killed while… Read More

New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

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Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school bus accident resulted in serious and fatal injuries to children and adults onboard. In response to the deadly bus crash, New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-5th District, has proposed legislation that “would require all school… Read More

New Jersey Lawmakers Design Bill to Reduce Nursing Home Negligence Cases

New Jersey Lawmakers Design Bill to Reduce Nursing Home Negligence Cases - New Jersey Lawmakers Design Bill to Reduce Nursing Home Negligence Cases

Legislation in New Jersey Would Improve Ratio of Aides to Patients in Nursing Homes One of the most common reasons that nursing home malpractice or nursing home negligence occurs in New Jersey and across the country is understaffing. When a facility does not have enough certified nursing aides on staff, it can be difficult to… Read More

Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable

Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable - Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable

Parents, Coaches, and Kids Can All Play a Role in Reducing the Risks of Youth Sports Injuries Does your child play an organized sport, or is your child asking about getting involved in contact sports? You may know that youth athletes can be at risk of serious personal injury accidents, such as traumatic brain injuries… Read More

New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions

New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions - New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions

School Bus Collision Prompts Safety Experts to Reconsider Seat Belts and Personal Injury Accident Prevention When parents send their kids to school or school-related activities on a school bus, they expect that the bus driver will take all necessary safety precautions in order to avoid a serious or even fatal bus accident. However, school bus… Read More

Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident - Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Software to Blame for Uber Vehicle Accident That Killed Pedestrian, According to Company Uber Technologies Inc. recently conducted a safety review into a car accident involving a self-driving vehicle that killed a pedestrian, according to an article in Reuters. The company has been at the forefront of much news reporting concerning pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents and… Read More

Slip and Fall Injuries in Warm Weather

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Trip and Fall Injuries Can Happen Even After the Ice Melts We often think of slip and fall accidents as being connected to colder weather when the ground is covered in ice and snow. Of course, a slip and fall injury does not have to be weather-related at all. For example, a dangerous slip and… Read More

Study Says American Drivers Fear Autonomous Technology More Than Ever

Study Says American Drivers Fear Autonomous Technology More Than Ever - Study Says American Drivers Fear Autonomous Technology More Than Ever

Self-Driving Cars Could Prevent Auto Accident Injuries and Collisions, but Study Says Most Americans do Not Agree Amidst news of the fatal pedestrian accident involving a self-driving vehicle, Americans across the country are becoming more wary of autonomous technology as a way of preventing serious car accidents. While researchers emphasize that self-driving vehicles ultimately will… Read More

Hot Car Deaths Can Happen in One Hour

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New Study Shows That Vehicles Can Reach Deadly Temperatures in 60 Minutes Now that summer is approaching and the weather is getting warmer, it is extremely important for parents everywhere to learn more about the risks of hot car deaths and to take steps to prevent fatal child injuries. According to a recent study conducted… Read More