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Travel Adapter Recall Due to Electric Shock Risks

Travel Adapter Recall Due to Electric Shock Risks - Travel Adapter Recall Due to Electric Shock Risks

WHSmith Travel Adapters May Pose Risk of Fire, Burn Injuries, and Electric Shock Are you currently in possession of a travel adapter purchased from WHSmith? You should check the model number to ensure that you do not have one of the five products that were recently subject to a recall due to the risk of… Read More

Study Says Lane-Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Study Says Lane Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries - Study Says Lane-Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Recent IIHS Study Indicates Lane-Departure Warnings May Prevent More than 80,000 Collisions Do you have a lane-departure warning system in your automobile? This technology may be able to significantly reduce the rate of injuries after a car accident or collision, according to a recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). An… Read More

New Rule Allows Cyclists to Use Pedestrian Signals for Preventing Vehicle Accidents

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New York City Will Allow Bicyclists to Avoid Collisions with Automobiles by Using Pedestrian Safety Signals When we discuss bicyclists on New York City streets, we often emphasize the motto of “share the road,” suggesting that automobiles and cyclists must share the street and be aware of one another to prevent bicycle accidents. It follows,… Read More

Common Causes of Construction Accident Injuries

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Four Categories of the Most Common Construction Safety Accidents That Cause Injuries Construction site accidents can happen in many different ways, and many of these accidents and injuries are preventable. According to a recent report, we can group the most common construction injuries and safety accidents into four different categories – electrical incidents, falls, struck-by… Read More

How to Stay Safe While Riding Your Bike

How to Stay Safe While Riding Your Bike - How to Stay Safe While Riding Your Bike

Cyclists and Pedestrians Experience Personal Injuries More Often in Traffic Crashes Serious personal injury accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians are on the rise, according to a report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA). While cycling can be a great form of exercise as well as a healthy and environmentally-friendly way of getting from one… Read More

Medical Misconduct Remains Third Leading Cause of Death

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Rate of Medical Malpractice and Negligence Has Not Declined, Says Recent Johns Hopkins Study Back in 2013, an article in NPR cited a study published in the Journal of Patient Safety, which suggested that there are anywhere from 210,000 to 440,000 deaths every year related to medical malpractice or negligence. In fact, at that time… Read More

Researchers Discover Possible Depression Signature in Traumatic Brain Injury

New Study Considers Connection Between Depression and TBI - Researchers Discover Possible Depression Signature in Traumatic Brain Injury

New Study Considers Connection Between Depression and TBI What is the link between suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and developing depression? According to a recent article in Neuroscience News, the findings of a recent study published in Frontiers in Neurology Neurotrauma determined that “individuals with traumatic brain injury and depressions exhibit increased brain connectivity… Read More

You Suffered an Injury at Work: What to do Next

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Determining if Your Injury can be Compensated Through Workers’ Compensation and/or a Personal Injury Lawsuit If you experience an injury at work, how do you know if you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits? In addition to discussing your case with a workplace injury attorney, you should learn a bit more about how a… Read More

Accidental Deaths And Injuries Are At An All-Time High

Accidental Deaths And Injuries Are At An All Time High - Accidental Deaths And Injuries Are At An All-Time High

How frequently do Americans suffer accidental deaths and injuries? According to a recent report from the National Safety Council (NSC) reported in Forbes, these numbers have reached an “all-time high.” More specifically, in 2015, the rate of accidental deaths rose by 7.7%, meaning that more than 146,571 individuals lost their lives as a result of… Read More

What are You Entitled to Under OSHA After a Construction Injury?

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OSHA Gives Rights and Protections to Employees in the Case of Construction Injuries What rights do workers have to a safe workplace? When should workers contact a construction accident lawyer? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor, and its primary aim is to prevent construction injuries at… Read More