Blogs

October 6, 2017

Getting misdiagnosed with a condition that you don’t have is more common than you might think. According to one study, diagnostic errors occur in as many as 12 million people – or 1-in-20 American adults to be more exact.1 The fact is, many of our favorite celebrities have been misdiagnosed…
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July 5, 2017

Warning: Graphic content The Crown is seeking the longest prison sentence in Saskatchewan history for child pornography charges to be handed to Philip Michael Chicoine. Crown prosecutor Lana Morelli argued at the conclusion of Chicoine’s sentencing hearing Thursday the Saskatoon man should be given a 17-year sentence with no chance of parole…
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July 21, 2016

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers using midwives. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth…
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July 19, 2016

Far too often ATV accidents have fatal outcomes, according to the latest statistics from officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).1 In fact, nearly 700 people across the nation are killed in ATV accidents each year. Tragically, about 13 percent of these fatalities impact children younger than 16. The…
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July 2, 2016

Every year, Americans celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, parties and other fun activities. What few people may realize as they hit the roads to get to and from their July 4th celebrations, however, is that this holiday weekend is the single deadliest time for drivers to be on the roads….
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May 2, 2016

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds… Highway safety literature has documented that teen drivers, due to a combination of immaturity and inexperience, have a higher propensity for risk-taking behaviors than do older and more experienced drivers. Research and crash data tell us that…
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April 5, 2016

We at the Savage Law Firm are proud to support the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre), an advocacy and charitable organization dedicated to helping child pornography survivors. While a great deal is being accomplished around the world to support those who have been victimized by child pornography, the…
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March 3, 2016

A former college professor who was recently convicted of possessing child pornography will now have to pay $78,900 in restitution to some of the victims – those who were featured in the images and videos that the man collected and shared. The man, who was also sentenced to serve six…
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February 15, 2016

An international working group co-chaired by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has just rolled out a new initiative to investigate the effects of child sex abuse and enhance recovery services for victims. As part of this initiative, the group has developed a survey for child sex abuse survivors in…
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January 8, 2016

Dogs have long been used by law enforcement officials to sniff out contraband like bombs and drugs. A few working canines, however, have recently expanded this list to include the micro SD cards and thumb drives used by child pornographers to hide evidence. In fact, one of these so-called ‘porn…
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