Summer Jobs Put Teens at Risk

Teenagers who work summer jobs face a variety of injury risks from lack of experience, climate conditions, falls, burns, and overexertion. Summer Job Risks for Teens Summer jobs offer teenagers opportunities to take on responsibilities, learn new skills, and earn money. However, they create increased injury risks for teens who have little or no job […]

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Did You Use 3M Combat Earplugs in the Military? You May Be Entitled to Compensation

Military veterans who used defective 3M dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs that were issued between 2003 and 2015 and suffered hearing loss or tinnitus may be eligible to recover compensation. Hundreds of veterans are currently pursuing lawsuits against 3M which acquired the original maker of the earplugs, Aearo Technologies, in 2008. At the time of the acquisition, […]

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A Word to the Wise: Staying Safe on Graduation Weekend

Graduation weekend poses injury risks from alcohol, drugs, and car crashes for teens. Parents and teens should be alerted to safety tips that prevent serious accidents and injuries. Staying Safe for Senior Graduation High school graduation is packed with social activities like senior prom, parties, and road trips that create special memories for teens. Unfortunately, […]

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Has Sterigenics Slowly Been Poisoning Willowbrook?

Toxic air pollution from a local Sterigenics facility may have been poisoning residents in Willowbrook, Illinois for years. Evidence of an airborne cancer-causing chemical used in plant operations is under investigation. Sterigenics Accused of Toxic Air Pollution Lisa Madigan, the Illinois Attorney General, recently filed a lawsuit against the Sterigenics plant operating in Willowbrook. The […]

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