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Laws Encourage Motorists to Buckle Up and Prevent Traffic Accidents
Laws Encourage Motorists to Buckle Up and Prevent Traffic Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published a study on the effectiveness of various laws in fostering the use of seat belts between 1997 and 2008. The results were revealing-and demonstrate how much of an impact seat belt laws can have on ...

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Blog posts in February, 2018

  • Doctors: Too Dependent on Medical Technology?

    A physician in a recent New York Times article lamented the current lack of more intimate doctor-patient relationships, and their replacement by ...

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  • Severe injuries to mother and daughter from head on collision (1,200,000 settlement)

    Clients, a mother, RC, and daughter, SB, were severely injured in a head-on collision requiring hospitalization and extended care. Dempsey and ...

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  • Malpositioning of catheter results in brain damage (confidential settlement)

    P. B. was born ten weeks premature and required supplemental oxygen and feeding via an umbilical venous catheter (UVC). Infants who are born premature ...

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  • Mental Hospital Patient on Multiple Drugs Is Allowed Access to the Pantry and Unlimited Amounts of Peanut Butter - Chokes to Death - Confidential Settlement

    Mental patients on psychotropic drugs experience many effects from their drugs, one is dry mouth. In this case, the patient was supposed to be ...

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  • Hospital technicians cause client's paraplegia ($850,000 settlement)

    Client had recently retired from a blue collar job because he had structural vulnerability in his spine due to severe osteoporosis and severe ...

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  • An Act of Congress May Mean More Encounters with Fatigued Truckers

    Congress’ recent actions may increase the number of fatigued truck drivers on the road. When a truck accident occurs, serious consequences can result. ...

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