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With national outrage still going strong over the water crisis in Flint, one thing millions of people want to know is what’s going to be done to help those who have been injured by drinking the city’s lead-contaminated water. Tens of thousands of Flint residents were stuck with drinking water that contained dangerous levels of

In April 2012, Michigan motorcyclists saw a big change in laws regarding helmet usage. For 35 years before then, Michigan law mandated that all motorcyclists and passengers wear helmets while riding a motorcycle. But on April 12, 2012, that law was repealed and now motorcyclists are no longer required to wear a helmet if they’re

Slip and fall accidents can easily happen to anybody. It’s estimated that a million people are involved in slip and fall accidents every year. While many people involved in these accidents can get right back up again, others aren’t so lucky. Sometimes, these falls lead to serious spinal cord and brain injuries that leave people

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) receives thousands complaints about unsafe workplaces. They work hard to protect workers in a wide variety of industries from being forced to work in circumstances that could put their lives and personal safety in jeopardy. But with so many different industries and working conditions being considered,

James R. Hausman had been enjoying a leisurely cruise on board the M/S/ Amsterdam, owned by Holland America Lines (HAL), in November 2011 when his trip suddenly took a turn for the worse after he was rammed by an automatic sliding glass door, injuring him. He sued the cruise line for his injuries and his

Jonathan Reser from Wichita has recently stated that he and his family are lucky to be alive after his e-cigarette exploded. Reser’s fiancé encouraged him to stop smoking cigarettes, and he believed that e-cigarettes would be a great alternative. Instead, Reser ended up with a burned hand. Reser says that he read the manufacturer’s instructions

Owners of property need to be responsible with certain aspects of their building and land in order to ensure that everyone who sets foot on the property is as safe as possible. However, accidents happen and the chances of these accidents occurring can be increased by negligent landlords. If you or one of your visitors

Slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of lawsuits and workers compensation claims for US businesses. Injuries from accidents can contribute to lifelong pain and suffering, as well as a business’s loss of revenue. For events that have such lasting consequences, accidents are remarkably preventable. Nearly every recorded accident was as a result of

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), construction is one of the most dangerous industries. In fact, the construction industry is responsible for approximately 20 percent of worker fatalities. According to OSHA, construction sites have the infamous “fatal four” causes of injuries or fatalities. Falls According to OSHA, fall protection violations are the

Common Types of Birth Injuries

Thursday, 03 September 2015 by

In the United States, 29 out of 1,000 babies suffer a birth injury. Many times, the injury is caused due to improper handling or poor use of instruments commonly used during childbirth. Larger infants, babies born prematurely and difficult or prolonged labor can all contribute to injury during birth. In addition, a mother with a

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