Safety and Health Reporter

Affordable Medical Care Addressed By Personal Injury Lawyer
Affordable medical care is an issue for all of us.  In particular, it can become an issue for someone who is injured.  Medical costs drive an estimated 60% of personal bankruptcies across the country. The Affordable Care Act (also called "ObamaCare") mandates that every state set up health care exchanges where people ...
Fertilizer Explosions Discussed By Personal Injury Lawyer
On April 17, 2013 a fertilizer plant in Texas exploded.  The fertilizer plant had no sprinklers.  It had no fire walls.  It had no water deluge system.  Safety inspections at the plant were, at best, sporadic. It so happens that small fertilizer plants across the nation are overseen by a number of ...
Alcohol Intake Discussed By Personal Injury Lawyer
Alcohol intake has been a subject of discussion for many years.  An article from The Washington Post on April 9, 2013 addresses five (5) things to know about drinking.  Moderate alcohol consumption is typically defined as being two (2) drinks a day for a man and one (1) drink for a ...
Construction Accident Litigation Discussed By Construction Accident Lawyer
Construction accident litigation typically involves a claim of an injured worker against the contractor on a job site who is not the Plaintiff's direct employer. Most states have an absolute bar against claims against employers. Some states allow claims against the direct employer in circumstances where the employer's conduct was ...
Electrical Injury Wrongful Death
Electrical Injury Wrongful Death In June of 2009 Carrie Goretzka was fatally injured when a energized power line fell on her.  That power line had set trees on fire in her back yard and then eventually fell on her as she went outside to get her cell phone to call 911.  The ...
Damage Caps Discussed By Personal Injury Lawyer
Several states across the country have been reviewing recently damage caps that have been imposed both as to compensatory awards and also punitive awards.  The challenges to these caps on damages come in several different forms.  The legal challenge may involve separation of powers, i.e., that the legislature has no authority to ...
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 ...
Page 10 of 41« First...89101112...203040...Last »