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Red Light Camera Programs in New York Need More Oversight

Are New York’s Red Light Camera Programs Preventing Speeding and Car Accidents? Do red light cameras actually prevent car accidents?… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Accident in New Jersey Involves UPS Driver

UPS Driver Flees from the Scene of an Accident Involving Injury Victims Hit-and-run accidents happen more frequently than they should,… Read More

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Consumer Reports Cites FDA’s Failure to Prevent Harm from Defective Bottled Water

Recent Report Addresses Contaminated Water Bottles and the FDA’s Failure to Act The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is responsible… Read More

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New Study Addresses Link Between Car Accidents and Road Design

Researchers Say the Built Environment May Affect the Likelihood of a Car Crash Does road design play a major role… Read More

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This Holiday Season, Avoid Buying Dangerous Toys for Children

Consumer Safety Group’s List of 2019 ‘Most Dangerous Toys’ Released as Holiday Shopping Begins If you are buying gifts for… Read More

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New Jersey Highway Wrong-Way Accidents and Deadly Injuries

Wrong-Way Accidents in New Jersey Can Cause Fatal Injuries Car accidents can happen at any time of the day on… Read More

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IKEA Bibs Recalled Due to Choking Risk

Defective IKEA Products Could Pose Choking Injury Risk to Kids IKEA is no stranger to product recalls. There have been… Read More

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Generic Heartburn Medication, Zantac Recalled Due to High Levels of Dangerous Carcinogen, NDMA

Anyone who is using a generic form of Zantac should know that it was recently recalled due to the presence… Read More

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Teens and Motor Vehicle Collisions: NHTSA Addresses Risks in Recent Study

A New Study Says That Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Death Among Teenagers If you have a teenager… Read More

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New York Laws Addresses Furniture Safety and Injury Prevention in Childcare Facilities

Legislation Will Require Daycares to Take Steps toward Preventing Infant Injuries Caused by Dangerous Products  Many parents and caregivers know… Read More

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Daycare Centers Still Using Defective Child Products

Recalled Inclined Sleepers Being Used by Daycare Centers, Posing Child Injury Risks  Many parents with infants may know that the… Read More

Child Walkers Pose Dangers and Injuries

Crate and Barrel Child Walker Recalled Due to Risk of Choking and Lacerations For quite some time, pediatricians and other… Read More

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Construction Companies Can Make Workplaces Safer

Construction Companies can Take Straightforward Steps to Reduce the Rate of Workplace Injuries If you or someone you love works… Read More

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AAA Campaign Uses Personal Narratives to Highlight The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Any Driver can be at Risk of a Serious Distracted Driving Accident Have you ever texted while driving, or looked… Read More

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Among Drivers, Older Adults May Be More Susceptible to Tech-Related Distracted Driving

 AAA Study Says Senior Drivers are More Likely to be Distracted by Technology While Driving When we think about distracted… Read More

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Could Artificial Intelligence Help to Prevent Falls Among the Elderly?

New Study Considers the Use of AI for Preventing Falls in Elderly and Dementia Patients  Can artificial intelligence (AI) help… Read More

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Breast Implants Recalled After Being Linked to Cancer

Textured Breast Implants Tied to Rare Form of Cancer and Recalled  Dangerous medical devices enter the consumer market with more… Read More

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Rising Number of Child Injuries Caused by Ingesting Objects

Recent Study Says More Kids Suffering Injuries After Swallowing Foreign Objects Most parents know that leaving small objects around the… Read More

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Pedal-Assist Electric Citi Bikes Removed From NYC Due to Safety Concerns

A Braking Issue Linked to Dangerous Bicycle Accidents Prompts the Removal of Pedal Assist Electric Citi Bikes from New York… Read More

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Fisher-Price Continued to Sell Defective Product Despite Child Injury Fatalities

New Report Highlights Dangers of Defective Children’s Products If you have had a child in the last 10 years or… Read More

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Distracted Driving and Injuries to First Responders

New Research Says Distracted Drivers Can Cause Injuries to First Responders on the Road When we think about distracted driving… Read More

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High Number of NY Pedestrian Deaths Caused by Left-Turning Vehicles

New York’s Vision Zero Aims to End Pedestrian Deaths by Addressing Left-Turning Vehicles and Fatal Accidents According to a recent report… Read More

Medical Product Recalls are on the Rise

New Report Addresses Increase in Medical Product and Drug Recalls Over the last several years, consumers have learned about dangerous… Read More

Dangerous Stroller Not Subject to Recall

Despite Injuring About 100 People, Stroller is Not Recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission According to a recent report from… Read More

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10 FAQs about Wrongful Death Lawsuits

When someone you love dies because of another party’s careless or reckless behavior, it is important to learn more about… Read More

Reassessing Metro-North Train Crash and Third Rail Injuries

Commuter Trains Remain Subject of Safety Concerns for New Yorkers After New York Train Accident As a recent article in the… Read More

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New Jersey Fatal Car Crashes Increased in Sussex County

Statewide Fatal Car Accidents Decreased While Sussex County Saw a Rise in Traffic Fatalities The state of New Jersey reports… Read More

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New Concussion Test Approved for U.S. Market

Non-Invasive Concussion Test Will be Available for Children and Adults in the U.S. Concussions and other forms of traumatic brain… Read More

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Valsartan Medication Recall Expands

Heart Failure Medication Recall Expanded by FDA Have you read about the recent series of medication recalls for the heart failure… Read More

New Medical Error Documentary Addresses Patient Injuries

HBO Documentary “Bleed Out” Shows Effects of Medical Mistakes for Patients and Their Families Medical errors happen much more often… Read More

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Construction Safety Violations in Philadelphia

Recent Construction Accidents and Safety Violations Should Raise Concerns in Philadelphia Many new construction projects are underway in Philadelphia, yet… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Advocates Highlight Dangerous Walkway in New Jersey

Northern New Jersey Town Cited for Hazardous Pedestrian Crossing Causing Accidents Many people who live in Bayonne, New Jersey work… Read More

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“Implant Files” Lead FDA to Reevaluate its 510(k) Standards for High- to Medium-Risk Medical Devices

Implanted Medical Device Safety Reexamined by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Are most medical devices safe for use, or are… Read More

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Injury Lawyers Answer: Should I Wear a Bike Helmet?

Learning More About Bicycle Helmet Effectiveness and Bicyclist Safety If you have plans to be more active on your bicycle,… Read More

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Recent Serious and Fatal SEPTA Bus Accidents in Philadelphia

SEPTA Bus Crashes Result in Serious and Fatal Injuries to Motorists and Pedestrians Alike When you are thinking about public transit… Read More

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Tris Pharma Issues Infant Ibuprofen Recall

Parents Should be Aware of Dangerous Drug Recall of Ibuprofen Affecting Children Do you have infant ibuprofen in your medicine… Read More

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Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Reduced by Distracted Driving Laws

New Study Cites Distracted-Driving Laws as Reason for Fewer Motorcycle Crashes and Fatalities According to a recent article a new study… Read More

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Recent Drug Recall: King Bio Children’s Medicines

Dangerous Children’s Medicines Recalled After Contamination Reports Is your child currently using a King Bio medicine? Whether your child is… Read More

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New Guidelines for Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

CDC Makes New Recommendations for Detecting and Treating Concussions in Children According to a recent article in Science Daily, the U.S…. Read More

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Red Light Running and Pedestrian Accidents

Preventing Red Light Running May Reduce the Rate of Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries There are many different causes of pedestrian accidents… Read More

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Retained Surgical Items and Medical Mistakes

Retained Surgical Items Represent Preventable Medical Errors That are Classified As “Never Events” Nobody who has elective or emergency surgery… Read More

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New Jersey’s Nursing Home Camera Loans a Model for Others in Preventing Negligence and Abuse

Nursing Home Camera Loaner Program to Prevent Abuse and Negligence Becomes a Model for Other Regions If you live in… Read More

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New York Pedestrian Safety Campaign Aims to Prevent Vehicle Accidents

Safety Program, “See! Be Seen!” Encourages Prevention for Pedestrian and Motor Vehicle Accidents Pedestrian accidents are a problem in New… Read More

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Nursing Home Staff Numbers and Elder Neglect

New Report Shows Nursing Homes are Largely Understaffed and Put Patients at Risk of Neglect When you select a skilled… Read More

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New York Safety for Blind Pedestrians

Making Crosswalks Safer for Blind Pedestrians in New York City to Avoid Motor Vehicle Accidents Pedestrian vehicle accidents are already… Read More

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New Study Says Drivers Do Not Think Texting While Driving is Hazardous

Majority of Drivers Do Not Believe Texting While Driving Causes Auto Accidents or Injuries, Study Says Do you believe that… Read More

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New App Promotes Car Seat Safety

App Will Help Parents Use Kids’ Car Seats Properly to Avoid Injuries After a Car Accident Do you have a… Read More

Are Children With ADHD at Higher Risk of Child Injury?

New Study Links ADHD Diagnosis to Increased Risk of Child Injury If your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit… Read More

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New Study Links Medical Errors and Misconduct to Physician Burnout

Is Doctor Burnout Responsible for More Medical Negligence and Mistakes? A visit to your physician should not be cause for… Read More

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Brachial Plexus Injuries and Childhood Limitations

Brachial Plexus Injuries at Childbirth Can Impact a Child’s Ability to Engage in Physical Activity There are different types of brachial… Read More

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Improving Construction Site Safety and Preventing Injuries After Deadly Accident

Philadelphia Construction Companies Cited by Department of Labor for Safety Violations After Fatal Fall According to a recent article in the… Read More

Pennsylvania House Votes Against Bill to Limit Nursing Home Malpractice & Abuse Punitive Damages
Pennsylvania House Votes Against Bill to Limit Nursing Home Malpractice & Abuse Punitive Damages

Philadelphia Nursing Home Abuse Patients Will Still be Able to Seek Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits If an elderly… Read More

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How to Stay Safe While Riding Your Bike

Cyclists and Pedestrians Experience Personal Injuries More Often in Traffic Crashes Serious personal injury accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians are… Read More

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AAA Study Addresses Distracted Driving and Car Infotainment Systems in Causing Auto Accident Injuries and Fatalities

Some Smartphone Systems are Less Distracting Than Built-in Vehicle Navigation Do you currently use Apple CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto,… Read More

IKEA Bicycles Recalled Due to Safety Defect
IKEA Bicycles Recalled Due to Safety Defect

Bicycles Show Defect in Belt Drive, Potentially Causing Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injuries Whether you go to a store to… Read More

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Child Injury Death Rates are Rising

New Study Shows More Kids in the U.S. are Suffering Fatal Personal Injuries in Accidents Almost all child injuries are… Read More

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More SUVs Means More Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Deaths?

New Study Suggests Rising Popularity of SUVs Contributes to Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality Rate Are SUVs to blame for… Read More

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Study Says Most Auto Accidents and Injuries Happen on Saturday

Weekends are the Least Safe Times to Drive Are some days more dangerous to be on the road than others?… Read More

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Drugged Driving Collisions Cause More Deaths Than Drunk Driving Crashes

Philadelphia Motorists Suffer Fatal Injuries in Drugged Driving Car Accidents Did you know that drugged driving is becoming a serious… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmakers Design Bill to Reduce Nursing Home Negligence Cases

  Legislation in New Jersey Would Improve Ratio of Aides to Patients in Nursing Homes One of the most common… Read More

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Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable

Parents, Coaches, and Kids Can All Play a Role in Reducing the Risks of Youth Sports Injuries Does your child… Read More

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New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions

School Bus Collision Prompts Safety Experts to Reconsider Seat Belts and Personal Injury Accident Prevention When parents send their kids… Read More

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Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Software to Blame for Uber Vehicle Accident That Killed Pedestrian, According to Company Uber Technologies Inc. recently conducted a safety… Read More

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Study Says American Drivers Fear Autonomous Technology More Than Ever

Self-Driving Cars Could Prevent Auto Accident Injuries and Collisions, but Study Says Most Americans do Not Agree Amidst news of… Read More

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Hot Car Deaths Can Happen in One Hour

New Study Shows That Vehicles Can Reach Deadly Temperatures in 60 Minutes Now that summer is approaching and the weather… Read More

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Philadelphia Nursing Homes Are Failing to Report Abuse and Negligence

Nursing Homes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are Underreporting Cases of Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence How reliable are Philadelphia nursing homes… Read More

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead to Dementia

New Study Links Brain Trauma and Alzheimer’s Disease We often think about short-term effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), as well… Read More

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More Pedestrian Deaths from Vehicle Accidents, but Potentially More Solutions

Recent Study Says Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths are Increasing, but Solutions May be Available According to a recent news release from the… Read More

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Older Cars and Personal Injuries in Auto Accidents

Driving an Older Car Could Increase Your Risk of Serious or Fatal Injuries After a Car Accident Does the age… Read More

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Accidental Poisonings in Children Are an Increasingly Common Personal Injury Accident

  Child Injuries Caused by Accidental Poisonings are on the Rise When we think about child injury risks, many of us… Read More

Wearable Technology Plays a Role in Auto Accidents and Resulting Injuries

Recent Study Cites Wearable Technology as a Factor in Distracted Driving Crashes Do you currently wear an Apple Watch or… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Vehicle Accidents are on the Rise

New AAA Study Says More Bicyclists and Pedestrians are Vulnerable to Hit-and-Run Collisions If you regularly ride your bike or… Read More

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Hard Hats Recalled Due to Safety Defect That Poses Vulnerability for an Injury at Work

More Than 80,000 Hard Hats Recalled for Possible Insufficient Protection from Impact and Construction Injuries When you go to work… Read More

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Elder Abuse by Caregivers can Happen in Facilities and at Home

Identifying Signs of Abusive Caregivers in Nursing Homes, Assisted-Living Facilities, and at the Homes of Seniors When we talk about… Read More

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Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

Is the Vision Zero Initiative Paying Enough Attention to the Bronx in Preventing Personal Injury Accidents While Biking? If you… Read More

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Staying Active can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults

Teaching Your Body to “Move Like a Child” May Help Prevent  Slip and Fall Cases As people age, they tend… Read More

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Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports

  New Study Suggests Only 40% of Child and Teen Concussions Happen While Playing Contact Sports Contact sports such as… Read More

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Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Are we doing enough to prevent our kids from sustaining serious injuries in car accidents? According to a recent article in The… Read More

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New Study Addresses Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accident Injuries

  Drivers Who are Constantly Sleep Deprived May be at Particularly High Risk of an Injury Due to a Car… Read More

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Do Rear-Facing Car Seats Prevent Rear-Impact Auto Accident Injuries? New Study Says Yes

If your child is still young enough or small enough to ride in a rear-facing car seat, you might be… Read More

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New Report Addresses Diagnostic Errors Caused by Medical Misconduct and Suggests Prevention Methods

Diagnostic Errors are a Leading Cause of Medical Negligence Cases, but Diagnostic Accuracy can be Improved There are many different… Read More

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Opposition to Vision Zero Bike Lanes in Philadelphia Stems From Concerns for Pedestrian Safety

Philadelphia Has Plans for Protected Bike Lanes to Reduce Accidents and Injuries, but Not All City Residents Agree Many residents… Read More

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Travel Adapter Recall Due to Electric Shock Risks

WHSmith Travel Adapters May Pose Risk of Fire, Burn Injuries, and Electric Shock Are you currently in possession of a… Read More

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Study Says Lane-Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Recent IIHS Study Indicates Lane-Departure Warnings May Prevent More than 80,000 Collisions Do you have a lane-departure warning system in… Read More

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New Rule Allows Cyclists to Use Pedestrian Signals for Safety

When we discuss bicyclists on New York City streets, we often emphasize the motto of “share the road,” suggesting that automobiles… Read More

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Common Causes of Construction Accident Injuries

Four Categories of the Most Common Construction Safety Accidents That Cause Injuries Construction site accidents can happen in many different… Read More

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Researchers Discover Possible Depression Signature in Traumatic Brain Injury

New Study Considers Connection Between Depression and TBI What is the link between suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and… Read More

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What are You Entitled to Under OSHA After a Construction Injury?

OSHA Gives Rights and Protections to Employees in the Case of Construction Injuries What rights do workers have to a… Read More

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Could Traffic Enforcement in Philadelphia Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Center City with More Traffic Enforcement Officers In recent years, Center City Philadelphia… Read More

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Study Says Drowsy Driving Causes More Auto Accident Injuries Than Previously Known

Drowsy Driving Tied to Thousands More Motor Vehicle Crashes and Auto Accident Injuries Through Recent Study Have you ever gotten… Read More

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4 Tips from Child Care Lawyers on Hiring Daycare Providers

Prevent Daycare Injuries from Negligence with These Precautionary Tips As parents, your first priority is the health and safety of… Read More

Need for More Concussion Research on Women

Women May Suffer Sports-Related Concussions as Frequently as Men, But Their Injuries are Studied Disproportionately  According to a recent article… Read More

Pennsylvania DOT Information Might Not Be Safe

State Departments of Transportation Selling Driver’s License Records Is the information contained in your driving record safe from individuals and… Read More

Traffic Fatalities Are Declining in Most Areas

A report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this past December indicates that traffic-related fatalities declined by nearly… Read More