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Talking to Loved Ones about Gun Safety and Dementia

If you thought taking the car keys away from an aging loved one was a tough thing to think about, have you considered how you will approach the topics of guns? People 65 and older … [Read More...]

Are Heated Vehicle Seats Dangerous?

  Each time a newly redesigned car is offered up by an automaker, we get to enjoy more advanced … [Read More...]

E-Scooter Companies in Hot Water—Again

Electronic scooter companies are under fire again because people are getting hurt as the craze that took off … [Read More...]

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Federal Tort Claims Act: Can You Sue the United States Government?

The quick answer to the question “Can you sue the US government?” is “Yes,” but that has not always been the case. Prior to 1946, when the Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA” or … [Read More...]

Medicaid Should Pay for Drug Treatment, Say Senators

There’s no question that the United States is in the midst of a drug addiction epidemic the likes of which this country has never seen with the class of drugs known … [Read More...]

Autism and Safety: A Mother’s Guide to Preventing Wandering

Approximately 90% of parents of children with autism report that their child has wandered from home, school or daycare at least one time. Sadly, the leading cause of death for … [Read More...]

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Tesla Pays $5 Million Settlement in Autopilot Case

Without admitting to wrongdoing, Tesla recently paid $5 million in a class action lawsuit settlement after its Autopilot “self-driving” system was deemed the cause of two … [Read More...]

Why Won’t the Lawyer Take My Case?

If you have been hurt due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be considering pursuing legal action in the form of a lawsuit. The first step you will have to … [Read More...]

5 Boating Safety Tips that Could Save Your Life

Whether you are vacationing or enjoying your days off close to home, boating is a popular choice for summer recreation. And while boating can be fun for the whole family, … [Read More...]

Connection Between TBI and Secondary ADHD in Children

A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics indicated that very young children who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) were 3.6 times more likely to develop … [Read More...]

New Hands-Free Law Takes Hold in Georgia

The Hands-Free Georgia Act took effect on July 1st, so it might be useful to go through some of the statute’s requirements and penalties. Since ignorance of the law is not a … [Read More...]

Colorado Bicycle Laws Designed to Keep You Safe

Cycling is an increasingly popular activity across the U.S. The number of people traveling to work by bike increased 60 percent in the decade after 2000. Colorado, with … [Read More...]

NTSB Recommends School-Bus Seat Belts in Wake of Tragic Accidents

Last month, the National Transportation Safety Board issued several important recommendations at a hearing in Washington. After studying two school bus accidents in … [Read More...]

Burn Injuries: Burn Injury Death

With today’s medicine and the use of burn centers, far more people survive severe burns now than they did just a few decades ago. According to the National Institutes for … [Read More...]