Safety and Health Reporter

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 ...
Motor Vehicle Accident Data Addressed By Accident Lawyer
Motor vehicle accident data is becoming more and more available to third parties as electronic sophistication grows.  Many cars that are currently on the road record speed, direction, gear setting and when brakes activate and for how long as a matter of record within the electronic data recorder. Some recording systems ...
Bacterial Injury Threat Discussed By Injury Lawyer
The bacterial injury threat has become more alarming in light of recent statements from the Centers for Disease Control.  The bacteria itself known as Carbapenen-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae or also known as CRE, is a bacteria that was first seen on a wide-spread basis at the National Institute of Health where it ...
Poison Injury Highly Treatable Says Personal Injury Lawyer
Poison injury is a ongoing problem throughout the United States. There are a number of things that can be done to prevent poisoning such as: Storing your medicines and household products in their original containers. Lock these products away from children. Use child resistant packaging. Read the label before using any medicine. Do not mix any ...
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