April 17, 2013

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Overloaded Semis Pose Significant Truck Accident Risk

When examining the causes of highway vehicle accidents, the improper loading and overloading of semi-trucks stands out as a significant factor in highway accident reports. Even though federal and state guidelines determine the weight limits for semis, these rules are not always followed, and the results can prove costly for commercial fleets, passenger vehicles on […]

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April 8, 2013

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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

Every year, hundreds of individuals sustain serious injuries due to slip and fall accidents. However, many of these accidents are preventable. When a property owner neglects his duty to maintain safe premises, a person who is subsequently injured may be able to pursue monetary compensation for the injuries that he or she sustains. Property owners […]

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March 14, 2013

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How Accident Reconstruction is Used in Personal Injury Cases

After an accident, it can be hard to know who was at fault. Accident reconstruction is a valuable tool for demonstrating fault and pursuing compensation in a personal injury claim. Understanding the Cause of an Accident Identifying who is at fault for an accident ensures that victims can seek compensation or a settlement from the […]

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February 28, 2013

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How Unsafe Working Conditions Affect Medical Mistakes

Unsafe working conditions in a medical facility can lead to medical mistakes that result in patients experiencing traumatic injuries. An unclean, unorganized or overworked health facility can lead to serious errors. Such errors can result in pain and suffering, lost wages, injury or death for medical malpractice victims. The first rule for medical care is […]

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February 18, 2013

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Texting While Driving isn’t Worth the Risk

A groundswell of support from state residents and the media is raising hopes that Florida will have its first law regarding texting while driving. Several distracted driving bills are under consideration by the Florida legislature which has been debating since 2002 over whether motorists should be prohibited from sending a text message while driving a […]

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February 7, 2013

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Mother Designs Safe Driving App with Little Technical Experience

After a child was run over and killed in her town by a teen driver who was texting while driving, a mother created an app to attempt to prevent a future tragedy from occurring. The app is called Safe Text Sender and is designed to eliminate the distraction of a cell phone while a person […]

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February 1, 2013

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Student Invents Ice Cubes that May Decrease DUIs

A research student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has invented ice cubes that could have the potential to decrease the number of DUIs that occur. The special ice cubes use LED lights that conveniently change color to inform a person when he or she has had too much alcohol. The special ice cubes can […]

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January 18, 2013

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Recent Research Shows Long Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A recent study regarding the long term effects of a single traumatic brain injury was conducted jointly by the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Glasgow. The study revealed a link between a single brain injury and development of conditions that are found in neurodegeneration conditions. A recent study regarding the long term effects […]

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