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Before You Take the Plunge ... Kessler Offers 10 Important Tips on Water Safety

... statistics indicate that 90% of diving-related accidents occur in water that is eight feet deep or less, and a majority of these accidents take place at home in above- or below- ground ... explains Kirshblum. "Nearly half of all diving accidents resulting in a serious injury involve alcohol ...

No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer

... As auto accidents increase, more companies are banning employees ... the risk of a vehicular accident. Now, as auto accidents increase, businesses are also taking notice and ... to corporations include employer liability for accidents involving employees using cell phones, especially ...

New York Personal Injury Claims Lawyer Warns Pedestrians to Be Aware

... isn't suspicious, but in this case, two car accidents in three days is enough to make a New York film ... big city like New York, pedestrian and automobile accidents can happen at any time, and in the most ... as well prepared. Hopefully, what comes out of accidents such as these is the motivation for people to ...

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Seeks to Protect Bicyclists From Harm

... cases, personal injury victims take blame for the accidents in which they're the victim," says personal ... Perecman. Not surprisingly, the majority of accidents that occur between bicycles and motor vehicles ... City, there are approximately 23 fatal bicycle accidents a year, according to a published government ...

Focus on Rapid Medical Response to Improve the Quality of Healthcare and Drive the Ambulance Services Market in Europe, According to Frost & Sullivan

... are on the rise due to epidemiological reasons, accidents and terrorist activities, ambulance services are ... the incidence of heart attacks, strokes and road accidents rises, the onus of providing rapid and efficient ... As the incidence of strokes, heart attacks and accidents escalates, it is imperative for healthcare ...

Liver disease responsible for most alcohol-related illness and deaths

... cause of alcohol-related deaths, followed by car accidents and cancer, according to new research conducted ... representing 1,147 individuals), followed by car accidents (26.2%, representing 1,062 individuals) and by ... to acute alcohol-related conditions (traffic accidents and external causes), resulting in a total amount ...

Tips on Bicycling Safety From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

... shoulder after colliding with a deer. These two accidents highlight the importance of bicycle safety as accidents can happen to anyone at anytime. Whether you are ... only in enclosed areas. Common accidents can include, but are not limited to: colliding ...

Drive Alert, Arrive Safe - Better Sleep Could Cut Serious Road Accidents By A Third

... could help to cut fatal or serious road traffic accidents by up to one third, according to the World ... the dangers of drowsy driving which can lead to accidents caused by people suffering next day effects of ... rise in road traffic accidents, 35% of all accidents are caused by drivers who have not had enough ...

Driving under the influence (of stress): Regional effects of 9/11 attacks on driving

... geographic location and the rate of fatal traffic accidents that occurred in the three months immediately ... was an increase in the rate of fatal traffic accidents involving drugs or alcohol. Compared to the same ... rate of drug- and alcohol-related fatal traffic accidents in the Northeast. The findings suggest that ...

LegalView Informs Chantix Patients of Risk of Seizures Leading to Traffic Accidents

... seizures, which are leading to serious traffic accidents as well. In addition to seizures, Chantix has ... of 2008; 15 of these allegedly caused traffic accidents and 52 cases caused the individual to black out. ... Unfortunately, it has been discovered that truck accidents are of the most expensive and most likely to be ...

LegalView Re-launching Truck Accident Injury Information Portal with Updated News and Information on the Costly and Dangerous Accidents

... provide victims of these costly and fatal truck accidents with updated articles and facts to help them ... option for victims of a truck accident. Truck accidents can occur at anytime unfortunately, and may be ... individuals were involved in non-fatal truck accidents during that year as well. Individuals who were ...

LegalView Reports Details of War Veteran Brain Injuries Overlooked By Officials for Years

... of Americans including those suffering from truck accidents as well as victims of the Levaquin and Cipro ... that the most expensive and fatal vehicular accidents involve trucks. Researchers have also reported that within the last ten years, truck accidents have steadily been increasing. Victims of a truck ...

LegalView Highlights Top Brain Injury Rehabilitation Hospitals in the United States - 5.3 Million Americans Suffer from TBI

... latest information on the rising risk of truck accidents as well as the latest on pharmaceutical product and drug defects or recalls. Truck accidents can affect millions of individuals and are ... wrecks that can occur. Unfortunately, truck accidents have been steadily increasing over the past 10 ...

GG-One Software Announces iFastrack to Help Avoid Insurance Disasters

... reduces exposure from non-employee work accidents by providing automated review and notification of ... -- it's not always true. Recent catastrophic accidents such as the Minneapolis bridge failure, Boston's Big Dig collapse and the crane accidents in Manhattan were caused by contractors and ...

Companies Report Success in Driving Safety Culture at Workplaces

... organizations, and: -- Reducing occupational accidents and injuries remains the bottom line focus of all ... 2003 to emphasize the prevention of illness and accidents at work. In 2005, a cross-industry coalition of ... contribute to the prevention of occupational accidents and the protection of workers' health through the ...

U.N. Seeks to Curb World's Traffic Deaths

... and more than 50 million are injured in traffic accidents each year. Road deaths are now the number-one ... For example, the rate of child deaths due to road accidents in South Africa is 26 per 100,000 population, ... a scourge of the developing world. In fact, road accidents remain the leading killer of American youth aged ...

More Seniors Falling Victim to Escalator Injuries

... A doubling of accidents in 15-year span may reflect increasingly mobile ... by 2005. The trend of increasing escalator accidents is likely related to shifts in lifestyle, O'Neil ... study was 80 years old. But while escalator accidents are an important matter of public safety for the ...

Joint Commission Alert Shines Light on Preventing MRI Accidents, Injuries

... are burns, while some of the more devastating accidents are caused by common objects that become missiles ... has received nearly 400 reports of MRI-related accidents over the past decade. More than 70 percent of accidents were burns, while 10 percent of injuries occurred ...

Give Life for the Fourth of July

... needs blood. July 4 is also when the most severe motor vehicle accidents occur, with July 3 as the second worst day for crashes and July 2 also ... the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday, the day of the week when most accidents tend to occur. Car accident and trauma victims may need as many as 50 or ...

When lawn mowers attack

... 200,000 people 16,000 of them children are injured in lawn mower-related accidents each year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. However, ... wrenching injuries, and we feel it's our duty to help people avoid these accidents in the first place." The ASRM, ASPS, ASMS, AAP and AAOS offer the ...

When Lawn Mowers Attack: National Medical Societies Offer Tips to Prevent Injuries; Children Often Victims

... people - 16,000 of them children - are injured in lawn mower-related accidents each year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. However, ... wrenching injuries, and we feel it's our duty to help people avoid these accidents in the first place." The ASRM, ASPS, ASMS, AAP and AAOS offer the ...

More Faces Being Spared in Motor Vehicle Accidents

... MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- People injured in motor vehicle accidents these days are less likely to suffer facial fractures than they were in ... passengers who had suffered facial fractures after motor vehicle accidents occurring from 1993 to 2005. During that time period, 167,391 victims ...

Underwriters Laboratories Reminds Parents to Pay Attention to 'Staycation' Safety Hazards

... at Underwriters Laboratories. "Nothing is more tragic when avoidable accidents suddenly overshadow rest and recreation. By making safety part of their ... Supervision is a must -- and is the key to preventing accidents at the pool. Follow the 10/20 rule, which means the supervising adult can ...

General Public and Physicians Express Similar Levels of Concern Regarding Potential Swine Flu Pandemic

... Northeast Midwest South West or Pacific Car accidents 1 1 1 1 Natural disasters ... flu 4 4 4 3 Airline accidents 6 6 6 6 Among the ...

Complete Accident Solutions Goes Live Offering Free No Fault Claims!

... & personal injury, dealing with cases from standard road accidents, accidents at work, trips & slips, to more complex personal injury claims and ... week, 24 hours a day! Each year, thousands of people are injured in work accidents at work. Complete Accident Solutions can help - a specialist solicitor ...

PurinaCare(R) Pet Health Insurance Now Helping Protect Dogs and Cats in California

... first plan option, PurinaCare(R) plus Preventive Care, covers eligible accidents and illnesses for your pet as well as routine expenses like annual exams, ... your dog or cat against the unexpected. It covers treatment of eligible accidents and illness, including those arising from hereditary conditions, and helps ...

Tips to Avoid Spring Cleaning Mishaps

... to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Many of these household accidents are preventable, says one group. "Many spring-cleaning injuries occur ... in a news release from the academy, which offered tips for avoiding such accidents and injuries: Before starting a project, put on proper protective ...

New Survey Highlights the Significant Impact of the Economic Downturn on Europe's Sleep

... Deprivation Could be Costing Europe Billions of Euros, Increasing Traffic accidents and Seriously Impacting on the Health and Well Being of Those Affected ... of sleep disorders could help to cut fatal or serious road traffic accidents by up to one third(3). "This survey highlights that despite the ...

Cell phone studies: While walking or driving, cell phones increase traffic, pedestrian fatalities

... study found. These studies looked at cell phone use and motor vehicle accidents from 1975 through 2002, and factored in a number of variables, including ... mass" of about 100 million and the "life-taking effect" increased accidents and fatalities -- outweighed the benefits of quick access to 911 services, ...

AirWare, Inc., Maker of Brez(R) Premium Breathing Aids Offers Tips for Safely and Soundly Springing Ahead During the Switch to Daylight Savings Time

... "Many people are surprised to learn that the highest incidences of traffic accidents occur the Monday following the time shift, because people are too tired to ... 3) Commute Astutely: Avoid The Morning Rush Because so many traffic accidents happen the Monday following the time change, see if your boss will let you ...

Elderly Car Crash Deaths Down in Last Decade

... the number of younger drivers (between 35 and 54) involved in fatal accidents is also on the downswing, the study authors noted the drop in driving ... not address as directly the sort of high risk younger drivers face, as accidents involving novice drivers tend to result from going too fast and ...

Car Seats Save Young Lives

... in the February issue of the American Journal of Public Health . Car accidents are the leading cause of unintentional injury and death for children older ... in preventing fatalities in rollover accidents, rural environments and accidents involving light trucks. In the older age group -- children age 2 to 3 ...

Telephone support after traffic accidents reduces problems and improves quality of life

... People who were injured in road accidents had fewer problems and a much higher quality of life if they received a ... painkillers. "The data collected two weeks and six months after the accidents showed that the intervention group had a significantly higher ...

Pets Best Announces New Underwriter for Pet Insurance Policies

... times, we want pet owners to know that they don't have to deal with pet accidents and illnesses alone. Now more than ever, we want people to know about ... to pet owners, communicating the value of budgeting for unexpected accidents and illness through reliable, affordable insurance. Plans will include a ...

Doctors raise questions, concerns about FDA suicide warning

... to antiepileptic drug therapy can lead to a dramatic increase in accidents and deaths. For these reasons, epileptic experts believe it is imperative ... continue their antiepileptic therapy to prevent the occurrence of serious accidents and death. During the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting, ...

Hupy & Abraham Donation Provides Critical Resource For Motorcyclist Safety

... is a great need for trained volunteer responders not only on the scenes of accidents but also in the event of larger emergencies," said Michael Hupy, president ... experience of over 125 years, handling thousands of cases from routine accidents to those resulting in multi-million dollar settlements. Hupy and Abraham ...

Emergencies Are No Longer Obstacles in Responsible Pet Care

... was striving to create a process that would help the pets impacted by accidents involving their owners while they we not present at the scene. Also, the ... assistance to all parties involved in the following scenarios: vehicular accidents (whether pet is involved or not), house fires, natural disasters and ...

Human Factors Journal celebrates 50 years

... driving scenarios - remain critically important in mitigating errors and accidents caused by driver distraction. A 1997 Human Factors article, "Humans ... for research on which forensic expert witnesses can draw to explain why accidents happen has spurred growth in the publication of work that can help to ...

Orange County research program aims to improve severe trauma survival rates

... The trial is especially important, Hoyt added, because unintended accidents are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, according to ... Statistics. Nearly 43,000 Americans die each year in motor vehicle traffic accidents alone. "The ROC study is essential to help determine how these new ...

Lake Forest, CA: SpeechPhone Launches Handsfree Driving Solution Just in Time to Comply with New Handsfree Driving Laws

... save lives" said Michael D. Metcalf, Chairman of SpeechPhone. Most accidents are caused by drivers who take their eyes off the road in order to use ... but we all need to do more to address the real issues that cause the accidents so we can save lives, said Metcalf. About SpeechPhone SpeechPhone LLC ...
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