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Dog bites represent 90% of all reported animal bites in the U.S.  At least 4.5 million dog bites happen in the United States every year and more than 30,000 of those victims are bitten so severely they require reconstructive surgery. When you’re bitten by a dog, it often happens so suddenly and unexpectedly, it can

In the United States, a pedestrian is injured every 7 minutes and killed every 2 hours as the result of an accident with a car. Data from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the NHTSA reveals 4,743 pedestrians in the united states were killed as a result of accidents involving cars in 2012, which was

Cell phones, particularly smartphones, have made our lives easier in so many ways. They have made us more connected than ever before, enabling us to go out and live our lives without having to worry about missing an important phone call or message. But the downside to that freedom is that many people are unwilling

Although it is always distressing to find out your child has sustained any kind of birth injury, the good news is that not all birth injuries result in lifelong problems for the child. In many cases, brachial plexus injuries (BPI) are one of those types of birth injuries. In some cases, they are mild injuries

Playgrounds are meant to be very happy places for children. They give kids a chance to run around, play, and have fun. But they’re also an environment where injuries are very likely to happen. When kids are running around and climbing on equipment, accidents are likely to happen. So if a child is injured in

Slip and fall accidents are incredibly common and are a type of accident that can easily happen to anyone. Since slip and falls are so common, sometimes people try to dismiss them as minor incidents, but for many people, they’re nothing to take lightly. Slip and fall accidents are the top cause of emergency room

Winter is officially here and while we haven’t had too much winter weather yet, it’s only a matter of time before we encounter some. Driving in snowy weather most definitely poses many risks and challenges for motorists and regardless of how experienced of a driver you may be, we could all use a reminder about

If you’ve ever been bitten by a dog, it’s completely understandable that you might not feel very comfortable being around dogs. But since dogs are an incredibly common type of household pet, completely avoiding them might be difficult, if not impossible. You might find yourself missing out on visiting friends or relatives or going to

Even if the law doesn’t require you to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle, helmets are essential for keeping motorcyclists safe on the road. In the event of a motorcycle accident, a good helmet can save your life. But with all the different types of motorcycle helmets on the market, it’s hard to  know

When people go to see a doctor, they go in assuming their doctor knows best and will be able to quickly and accurately identify what is causing their health problems. However, sometimes doctors make mistakes and a patient isn’t correctly diagnosed right away. But if a patient doesn’t get a correct diagnosis right away, it