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Disney theme parks have a reputation for being the happiest places on Earth. For kids and adults alike, a trip to Disney World is often the sort of event that becomes a cherished memory. Unfortunately for the family of two-year-old Lane Graves, their vacation at Disney World recently turned tragic when he was fatally attacked

Image Credit: Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com Fans of the recent Star Trek movies were shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic death of 27-year-old actor Anton Yelchin. Yelchin was tragically killed at his home on June 19, 2016. Authorities say the accident happened when Yelchin had gotten out of his Jeep to check his

According to the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG), more car accidents happen in southeastern Michigan than they do anywhere else in the state, with Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb counties having the highest numbers of car accidents. Recently, a list of the 20 Michigan intersections with the highest numbers of car accidents in 2015 was

The Most Common Workplace Hazards

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by

Nearly 13,000 Americans are injured on the job every year. No matter what industry you work in, all jobs come with their own set of occupational hazards. While some jobs are risky by nature, even a quiet office job can put you at risk for being injured while moving heavy boxes. The National Safety Council

As of June 1, 2016, federal law now requires all car rental companies with fleets of at least 35 cars are now required to have recalled cars repaired before they can be rented out to consumers. The new law is known as the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act. Raechel and Jacqueline Houck

Medical malpractice is a particularly complicated area of law. A doctor’s error can easily result in pain and suffering, additional medical bills, emotional anguish, or injuries that have a drastic impact on the quality of the patient’s life. Each and every medical malpractice case is unique, but there are very specific criteria all malpractice cases

The Michigan State Police has recently released some information about the number of traffic accidents that happened in the state last year and unfortunately, the news isn’t good. While the total number of traffic crashes actually dropped slightly in 2015, the total numbers of injuries and fatalities were both up from 2014. Fatal accidents rose

Nearly three years after a young girl was severely injured on an escalator in New Jersey, Macy’s and an escalator maintenance company have settled a lawsuit against them, agreeing to pay the girl and her family $15 million dollars in damages. In August 2013, ten-year-old Juliana Valdez was on a back-to-school shopping with her family

Every job, regardless of industry or environment, comes with its own sets of occupational hazards. Even a seemingly mundane office setting can be full of hazards ranging from heavy boxes to carpal tunnel syndrome. However, some jobs are inherently riskier than others, even when proper steps are taken to keep workers safe. Not only do

It’s very common for people to have fear and anxiety about death. Many people are afraid of dying in very specific ways, such as in car accidents, as an act of homicide, or even in shark attacks. In reality, many of the most common causes of death are much more mundane. According to a new

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