Pedestrian Death Spurs Suspension of Driverless Car Program

The fatal injuries of an Arizona woman hit by an Uber autonomous vehicle marks the first non-driver fatality involving self-driving cars and prompted Uber to suspend its testing program. Autonomous Vehicle Death Raises Safety Concerns In March, Uber Technologies pulled its self-driving cars off the roads due to a fatal accident with a pedestrian in […]

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Chicago’s Most Dangerous Jobs: Is Yours On the List?

Workers face various workplace dangers that put them at high risk for serious injuries and fatalities, and some of the most dangerous jobs in America are right here in Chicago. With 171 workplace fatalities in Illinois in 2016, it is vital for businesses and workers to identify the risks associated with Chicago’s most dangerous jobs. […]

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When Med Students Make Mistakes

When medical students make mistakes that result in patient injuries, they may be held responsible for damages if injuries are caused by negligent actions. In most cases, however, physicians are held liable for the mistakes of their students. Under vicarious liability, hospitals may also be held accountable. Can Medical Students be Sued for Patient Injuries? […]

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Meat Plants Are Spreading Foodborne Disease [infographic]

Some of the largest meat plants in the country are responsible for foodborne illnesses that affect one in seven Americans each year. (Article continues below infographic) Eat at Your Own Risk According to U.S. health and safety investigations, foodborne illness and disease spread from meat plants is a growing concern for public safety. Reports from […]

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