April, 2014

April 28, 2014

While you may be a safe and responsible driver, you can’t control the actions (or sobriety) of other motorists on the road. Unfortunately, this means that you are likely to get in at least one car accident about every 5 years (according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). Immediately…
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April 26, 2014

Approximately 12 million people who visit outpatient medical facilities in the U.S. are misdiagnosed every year, according to the results of a recent study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Quality & Safety. In fact, by evaluating the data from three larger studies conducted in the recent past, researchers…
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April 24, 2014

Today the US Supreme Court issued it’s long awaited decision in United States v. Paroline  concerning the rights of victims of child pornography offenses to restitution.  The Court recognized that the horrific harm inflicted by these crimes is in addition to the harm of the original abuse.  The Court also held that…
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April 18, 2014

Some type of human error contributes to more than 90 percent of all traffic accidents that take place in the U.S., the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports. While this type of human error commonly comes in the form of driver negligence, in some cases, the negligence of a…
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April 14, 2014

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are one of the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. In contrast to organic brain injuries that are caused by illnesses, diseases or genetic conditions, TBI is caused by some external force impacting the head and injuring the brain, either due to damaging…
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April 7, 2014

Tragically, child sexual abuse is a reality that parents need to beware of when they leave their children at schools or daycares, send their kids off to camp or even drop their children off at sports practice. In some cases, this abuse can even take place at a family member’s…
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April 1, 2014

April 2014 marks the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which is intended to:  Highlight the prevalence and dangers of distracted driving for American motorists Encourage drivers to focus on the task of driving Specifically discourage the use of cellphones and hands-free devices while driving. To this end,…
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