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  • 4 Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

    July 05, 2017

    Regardless of road conditions, drivers face a variety of risks every day. Driving in the rain can be both frustrating and dangerous. According to statistics from the US Department of Transportation, over 950,000 crashes occur every year due to wet roads. These crashes result in over 384,000 injuries and 4,700 deaths, most of which could […]

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  • How Do Elevator Accidents Happen?

    June 27, 2017

    According to the National Elevator Industry, there is an estimated 900,000 elevators in the United States. And with each elevator carrying 20,000 people, that’s 18 billion passenger trips annually. Did you take one of these 18 billion elevator trips? Probably. And by taking just one of these trips, you exposed yourself to the possibility of […]

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  • 4 Serious Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

    June 26, 2017

    Falls are the leading cause of hospital emergency room visits, according to the National Floor Safety Institute. They are the number two cause of on-the-job deaths after transportation-related deaths, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Companies lose over $11 billion annually because of slips, trips and falls, according to BIC Magazine. If you’ve been […]

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  • Medical Care In Pittsburgh Why So Costly

    June 22, 2017

    Medical Care in Pittsburgh — Why So Costly?  One of the most significant reasons for the high cost of health care in the Pittsburgh area is the high rate of expensive hospitalizations for what are called “ambulatory care sensitive” conditions.  That’s according to Harold D. Miller, professor of public policy and management at Carnegie Mellon […]

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  • Attacked By a Dog? What To Do Next  

    June 20, 2017

    A responsible dog owner should be able to prevent a dog attack. With proper leashing, supervision and adequate fencing, an aggressive dog can be restrained and an attack prevented. But not all dogs are properly restrained. Dogs get loose, and when they do, they can violently attack, leaving you injured, disfigured and possibly disabled.  A […]

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  • 10 Ways to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents

    June 19, 2017

    “Danger. No Swimming Allowed.” A strict warning like this might prevent most pool accidents. But it’s not realistic; swimmers don’t expect pool owners to go to this extreme. However, if you’re a swimmer, you expect a pool owner to at least take the proper precautions. Because when precautions aren’t taken, swimming can be extremely dangerous […]

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  • Different Types of Permanent Birth Injuries

    June 13, 2017

    The birth of your child should be a joyous occasion. However, if your doctor’s negligence results in a medical mistake, a birth injury can occur, and you’ll be quickly robbed of your joy. To say the least, an injury to your child is devastating. But it’s even more devastating if your child’s injury is permanent.  […]

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  • Breaking Down the True Cost of an Auto Accident

    June 12, 2017

    Imagine the physical impact of an auto accident. Someone rams your car, and the jarring impact destroys your hood, bumper and windshield. These types of damages can be costly. But do you think the impact ends there? The impact of your auto accident – the true cost – can last well beyond the initial collision, […]

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  • Driver Fatigue Can Result in Serious Auto Accidents

    June 06, 2017

     Driving with your eyes closed is a dangerous thing. A responsible driver would never do that—but what about other drivers? What about the cross-country driver who’s driving on a few-hours sleep? Or the midnight driver who hasn’t been to bed in twenty-four hours? These drivers you have to watch out for. They’re very dangerous because […]

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  • The Consequences of a Stroke Misdiagnosis

    June 05, 2017

    Three hours to save your life. If you’re the victim of an ischemic stroke, that’s all the time you have. According to the Mayo Clinic, if you’ve suffered an ischemic stroke, intravenous, clot-busting drugs must be given to you within three hours. Treatment within this three-hour window not only increases your survival chances, but it […]

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