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5 Reasons Large Commercial Trucks Are So Dangerous

5 Reasons Large Commercial Trucks Are So Dangerous

Large commercial trucks pose significant dangers on the road due to their size, weight, instability, cargo, and distracted drivers. Commercial […]

This Is the 3rd Leading Cause of Unintentional Death Worldwide

This Is the 3rd Leading Cause of Unintentional Death Worldwide

In 2019, approximately 236,000 people around the world died from drowning, accounting for 7% of accidental deaths. Drowning Deaths: A […]

Identifying and Naming Defendants in a Medical Malpractice Suit

Identifying and Naming Defendants in a Medical Malpractice Suit

In medical malpractice lawsuits, identifying the defendant may be difficult because there may be more than one responsible party. Who’s […]

When an Uber Driver is Hit by Another Car

When an Uber Driver is Hit by Another Car

When an Uber driver is hit by another car, responsibility for injuries and property damages is assigned to the at-fault […]

Here’s What Can Happen When You Slip, Trip, and Fall

Here’s What Can Happen When You Slip, Trip, and Fall

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injuries, sending at least one million Americans to the hospital every […]

The Dangerous Downside to Keyless Ignitions

The Dangerous Downside to Keyless Ignitions

Vehicles with keyless ignition systems are linked to dozens of deaths caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. Deaths Linked to Keyless […]

High Rate of Injuries for EMS Workers

High Rate of Injuries for EMS Workers

EMS workers are four times more likely to suffer work-related injuries, compared to workers in other occupations. EMS Injury Rates […]

Putting the Brakes on Pedestrian Deaths

Putting the Brakes on Pedestrian Deaths

Although the COVID-19 pandemic reduced driving in the United States, pedestrian deaths per mile spiked 20 percent in the first […]

Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Mounting evidence suggests that there is a link between widely-used, toxic herbicide paraquat and a wide range of conditions including […]

What You Should Know About Paraquat Poisoning

What You Should Know About Paraquat Poisoning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the widely-used herbicide paraquat is highly poisonous. The effects of […]

Squat or Stoop: What Is the Safest Way to Lift?

Squat or Stoop: What Is the Safest Way to Lift?

Safe lifting techniques are essential for preventing workplace injuries. When workers improperly lift equipment, tools, inventory, debris, or other objects, […]