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- Most Common Personal Injury Accidents
Millions of people are injured or killed in personal injury accidents every year. Personal injury claims fall under the umbrella legal discipline of tort law, which establishes liability for negligent or intentional misconduct that result in injuries, deaths, or damages.
- E-Cigarettes Reputation As Safe Alternative To Tobacco Is Just More Smoke and Mirrors
The dangers of e-cigarettes exposed by a new study showing e-cigarettes can cause cancer and the realization that many of the “safe” flavorings added can be toxic or have not been tested as an inhalant add up to one conclusion – they are simply not safe.
- Everything You Need to Know about Negligence, Torts, and Personal Injury
Words like negligence, torts, and personal injury are often tossed around after an accident or injury, but many people are confused about what these words actually mean and, more importantly, how these words impact liability or the ability to collect money damages.
- Citywide Celebrations Lead to Deadly Car Accidents
Large, citywide festivals can bring communities together, boost the economy by attracting tourists, and help define the character of the region. However, there’s also a dark side to these large-scale events: more people are drinking and deciding to drive once they leave the celebration. Drunk driving is wrong under any circumstances, but it’s especially dangerous when the intoxicated driver may not be familiar with the city and is driving through an area with crowds of cyclists and pedestrians.
- Dangers of Social Media Use During a Car Accident Claim
It may be tempting to tell everyone about the tragedy of your injuries on your Facebook account, but discussion of your car accident claim on social media could ruin your settlement. Before you tweet about your recovery progress or the severity of your injuries, take time to think about what the insurance company might think if an adjuster reads your social media posts.
- NTSB Recommends Two New Trucking Safety Standards
Truck underride accidents, those accidents that happen when a vehicle collides with a truck and slides underneath it, kill hundreds of people each year. While there are certain safety mechanisms in place to prevent underride accidents, data shows that they are often ineffective.
- New Study Shows that Testosterone May Have Negative Impact on Brain
Testosterone has been linked to a number of serious side effects, including stroke and heart attack, and now a new study has found that the use of testosterone in certain men may have a negative impact on the brain.
- Number of Work-Related Injuries in Certain Industries Is Under-Reported
Unfortunately, some industries do not necessarily have accurate reporting mechanisms on work-related injuries and illness, which make it more difficult for regulators and lawmakers to identify and address occupational health problems.
- Is Work-Related Hearing Loss Putting You at Risk of other Injuries?
Workers who are exposed to high levels of noise while on the job may be at risk of developing hearing loss and other occupational hazard injuries. Not only are these workers at a higher risk of hearing loss injuries, but a new Canadian study from the Institut National de Santé Publique shows that workers with noise-induced hearing loss may also be at a higher risk of other injuries in the workplace.
- Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Texas
Motorcycle safety begins with you, the rider. While you can't always account for others’ negligence, you can take some steps to improve your own personal safety and reduce the risk injury in a serious or fatal crash.