Safety and Health Reporter

Privacy Rights Discussed By Injury Lawyer
The scope of federal law enforcement surveillance imposes interesting questions as far as privacy rights.  A device known as "StringRay" simulates a cell phone tower and enables law enforcement agents to collect the serial numbers of individual cell phones and then to locate where those cell phones are.  ...
Cardiac Arrest Discussed By Injury Lawyer
A physician from Stoney Brook University School of Medicine in New York by the name of Sam Parnia was recently cited in a Washington Post article of March 26, 2013 stating that there are available to medical practitioners means by which people who have suffered cardiac arrest and therefore arguably ...
Anterior Hip Replacement
Every year approximately 300,000 people undergo hip replacements in the United States.  Most of these hip replacements are what are called Posterior Hip Replacements, where the surgeon enters the hip joint from the rear.  A relatively new procedure however allows surgeons to enter the hip joint from the front and thereby ...
Infections Can Be Good For You Says Injury Lawyer
Infections In 1989 17,414 British school children were studied by an epidemiologist and he concluded from them that those who had grown up with more siblings and, thereby presumably more germs, were less likely to have allergies and eczema. It is well-known to physicians and epidemiologists that our immune systems need bacteria ...
Privacy Rights Addressed By Personal Injury Lawyer
Privacy rights were the subject of a recent decision from a federal court in northern California.  The court was dealing with what are called national security letters.  A national security letter is a letter issued by an FBI supervisor to obtain information typically from internet companies such as Facebook, Google, ...
Fraud Upon Elders Discussed By Injury Attorney
There is a division within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that is designed explicitly to prevent fraud upon elders.  That office is known as the Office for Older Americans.  During the recent financial crisis, Americans 55 and older lost approximately 40% of their net worth.  Part of this was simply ...
Product Liability:Energy Drinks Discussed By Products Liability Lawyer
Product Liability:Energy Drinks Teenagers and young adults have recently become the focus of marketing for energy drinks.  The two most famous such drinks are Red Bull and Monster.  The scientific data shows that these flavored drinks contain high amounts of caffeine and other stimulants that stimulate the central nervous system, cardiovascular system ...
Legal Precedents II As Discussed By Injury Lawyer
Legal Precedents II On March 25, 1931 ten Scottsboro Boys acquired fame/notoriety not so much because of their conduct but because of where they were on that day.  Several teenage boys, both black and white and two white girls boarded a train from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Memphis.  During the course of ...
Private Healthcare Providers Discussed By Medical Malpractice Lawyer
The days of individual physicians, groups of physicians or other private healthcare providers treating patients through what traditionally has been known as private practice may well being coming to a close. With increasing emphasis on cost effectiveness in healthcare, many private practices and physicians are being bought up and consolidated by ...
Osteopath Healthcare Providers Discussed By Injury Lawyer
You may have seen the designation DO sometimes after a physician's name.  Some people get confused thinking that DO means Doctor of Optometry.  In fact DO means Doctor of Osteopathy which is different than the designation for an Optometrist which is O.D.Osteopath healthcare providers, are increasingly becoming equivalent to medical doctors ...
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