Thousands Will Be Injured or Killed on Thanksgiving. Here’s How.

Thanksgiving poses serious injury risks from car accidents, house fires, cooking burns and cuts, slip-and-falls, and heart attacks. Unfortunately, many of these injuries result in death for thousands of Americans each year. Thanksgiving Dangers According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year thousands of people end up in hospital emergency rooms […]

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Is a Class Action Lawsuit Right for You?

People who are considering participating in a class action suit should consider the benefits and drawbacks of this type of lawsuit to determine whether joining would be in their best interests. Class actions are often pursued by injury victims and consumer organizations where multiple people are injured. Understanding Class Actions In a class action, a […]

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Who Is Liable for Hazing Injuries?

In most injury cases that involve hazing, liability is placed on the fraternity and/or its individual members that participated in the hazing practice, rather than the college or university where the injury occurred. Over the last decade, rising injuries caused by college binge drinking and fraternity hazing practices have lead to an increasing number of […]

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Sophomores or Seniors: Who Are the Safest Drivers?

Teen drivers typically gain driving skill and confidence with age and experience, but senior teens between ages 17 and 19 are more likely to test the boundaries of safe driving practices than younger teens. Teenage Driving Safety A 2017 Teen Driving Study of 2,800 high school teens shows that seniors exhibit riskier driving habits than […]

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Surgery Centers Are Risking Lives to Boost Profits

According to health news reports by USA Today, surgery centers are cutting costs to boost profits, leading to many patient fatalities. Investigations have revealed dangerous conditions contributing to many patient deaths in surgery centers across the country. Reports highlight numerous operations performed in these non-hospital facilities that have resulted in death. The Dangers of Surgery […]

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Is Your Workplace Making You Sick?

Many jobs in indoor office environments, medical fields, and public service industries pose greater health risks than outdoor jobs that are considered dangerous. Workers’ Health at Risk Some of America’s most unhealthy jobs occur in workplaces where daily tasks are considered safe and routine. The U.S. Department of Labor used data from the Occupational Information […]

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Who’s Driving Your Child to School? (The Truth May Shock You)

Many unqualified, dangerous and otherwise ineligible drivers are behind the wheel of school buses across the nation. Requirements for school bus drivers vary from state to state. Some drivers only need a commercial driver’s license (CDL). In many cases, no background checks or screenings are required. Are Kids Safe on School Buses? School bus drivers […]

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Your Uber Ride May Be Riskier than You Think

Uber rideshare services have reduced the number of drunk drivers behind the wheel, but Uber passengers are still at risk for car crashes, physical violence, sexual assaults, and kidnappings. Rideshare Dangers Uber, one of the largest and most popular ride-share services around the world is under investigation for crash injuries and fatalities, fraudulent actions, and […]

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