Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

Many workers have jobs that require them to perform highly dangerous tasks or expose them to hazardous conditions on a daily basis and these jobs naturally increase the risk of employee fatality. With workplace safety regulations in place and strict oversight from OSHA, job safety has improved, but high rates of work fatalities continue to […]

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Uber’s Autonomous Trucks Are Focusing on the Highway

Uber’s self-driving trucks are hitting the highways but they are steering clear of city streets, leaving the in-town traffic for human drivers. Arizona highways are a testing ground for Uber’s autonomous technology and while regulations prevent the autonomous trucks from crossing state lines, self-driving big rigs are hauling loads across the state. Self-Driving Trucks on […]

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What the Collateral Source Rule Means to Your Personal Injury Claim

The collateral source rule in a personal injury case disallows evidence that the claimant received compensation for damages from sources other than the defendant. Under the rule, any evidence that the plaintiff’s medical bills were paid by other sources such as medical insurance, workers’ compensation, Medicaid, or other sources is generally not admissible in court. […]

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Even Mild Oxygen Deprivation at Birth Can Have Lasting Effects [infographic]

Birth asphyxia, which occurs when a baby’s brain and other organs don’t get enough oxygen before, during, or right after birth, can result in serious, long-term health problems including brain damage. (Article continues below infographic) ______ The Lasting Effects of Birth Asphyxia Oxygen deprivation at birth, also known as birth asphyxia, can cause serious, long-lasting […]

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