Washington D.C. Metro Crash Jolts Personal Injury Attorneys from Coast to Coast
Preliminary findings suggest that this terrible accident may have been avoidable, and New York personal injury attorney David Perecman is on the alert.
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- The collision of two trains on the Washington Metro's Red Line has killed at lea...
The Tragedy of Air France Flight 447: Crash Expert Reveals Nightmare Families Are Going Through
FORT MYERS, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Late on Sunday, May 31st, Air France Flight 447, on its way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared from the radar during a lightning storm. With 228 people on board, this is potentially the deadliest commercial air disaster since November 2001 when an Am...
Plane Crash Claims Arcadian's Chairman and Founder, John H. Austin M.D.
OAKLAND, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- John H. Austin, M.D., founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Medical Officer of Arcadian Management Services, was killed in an airplane accident on May 29th, 2009. According to a spokeswoman for the Garfield County, Utah, Sheriff's Office, his private plane, ...
Elderly Car Crash Deaths Down in Last Decade
Fatalities have dropped 21%, while population has increased 10%, study finds
FRIDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly drivers are safer drivers than they were a decade ago, a new study suggests.
fatalities among drivers over the age of 70 fell 21 percent between 1997 and 20...
Nolan Law Group Files Lawsuit on Behalf of the Parents of a 14-Month-Old Girl Killed in October 15th 2008 Medical Evacuation Helicopter Crash Near Aurora, Illinois
CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit stemming from the catastrophic
October 15, 2008 crash
of an Air Angels EMS Helicopter near Aurora, Illinois
was filed today on behalf of Robert and Brooke Blockinger, who suffered the
tragic loss of their 14-month-old daughter Kirstin Reann Blockinger....
Later School Start Time Cuts Teens' Car Crash Risk
A little more sleep means sharper young drivers, study suggests
MONDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Letting teens sleep a little more by starting the school day a bit later may lower their odds for car crash
injury or death, a new study finds.
The researchers found a 16.5 percent dr...
Virginia Motor Vehicle Crash Outcomes ONLINE at www.vacodes.org
RICHMOND, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginians can find
motor vehicle crash
information at http://www.vacodes.org . The website has local
and statewide reports on crashes from 2001-2006 including the causes,
injuries, severity and hospital care.
The website features Crash
New Research Shows Car Crash Deaths Increase Starting At Age 12
Researchers share 5 key tips for parents to protect children from
unsafe driving situations
PHILADELPHIA, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Child passengers, ages
12 to 16, are more likely to die in a car crash
than younger children,
according to a study released today in the Archives of ...
The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to New Braunfels Car Crash Victim
Gift of Mobility Program Helps Eden Home Resident regain mobility and
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Harrison,
59, is a "sweetheart with a sweet tooth" say his friends at the Eden Home
long-term care facility. Mr. Harrison wore out a borrowed power ...
Scooter Store Executives to Deliver Power Wheelchair Donation to New Braunfels Car Crash Victim
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following
release was issued today by the SCOOTER Store:
WHO: David Harrison, 59, car crash
victim and ten-year resident at the
Eden Home long-term care facility
Rodger Mack, The SCOOTER Store EVP of Operations
Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash
Australia's largest study of young drivers has shown that risky driving habits are putting young drivers at a significantly increased risk of crashing, irrespective of their perceptions about road safety. The study surveyed 20,000 young drivers and examined their crashes reported to police. Young ...
Overweight children at increased risk of arm and leg injuries following motor vehicle crash
Children who are overweight or obese are over two and a half times more likely to suffer injuries to their upper and lower extremities following a motor vehicle crash
compared with normal weight children, according to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center f...
Infant Car Seats Fail Crash Tests
Consumer Reports conducted a study which found that most infant car seats "failed disastrously" the crash
tests even at low speeds such as 35 mph. //The seats come off their bases or get warped in place or sometimes even get thrown away.
Only two brands of infant car seats were recommended an...
Dialing On Cell Phones Or Applying Make-Up Increase Crash Risk
A report by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute says that people who talk on cell phones //or apply makeup while they drive are thrice as likely to crash
as compared to those whop focus on driving.
Researchers studied 241 driver...
Lindsays Toxicology Reports Confirm Drug Use During Car Crash
Troubled starlet Lindsay Lohans toxicology reports have confirmed that she was drunk and had cocaine in her system during an early morning crash
in Beverly Hills on Memorial Day weekend.
According to multiple law enforcement sources, the reports say that the Mean Girls star had cocaine an...
Alcohol Agency Probe If Lohan was Served Alcohol Before Car Crash
The agency that controls alcoholic beverages in California has got in touch with the Beverly Hills Police Department to find out whether an underage Lindsay Lohan was served alcohol before a weekend car crash.
California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control investigators also want to k...
Students Die after a Fatal Crash
A collision on Westbound U.S 290 near Mason resulted in the death of A&M University students and a woman, on Sunday. The Harris County traffic investigators have indicated that it was the fault of the students.//
The damage to the cars indicates that the cars were facing the same direction af...
AIDS-like Illness Found in African Chimps
...rstanding why some chimps sicken quickly and others don't as that will help them gain insight into how AIDS affects humans. "There are some people who crash
and burn, and others who live without treatment forever," she said.
Dr. Philip R. Johnson, chief scientific officer at Children's Hospital of Phila...
Deaths, Injuries Increase With Higher Speed Limits
...he causal agent of injury, Friedman said.
"Speed kills. When travel speeds increase, the energy transferred to the occupants of a vehicle during a crash
increases, which increases the risk and severity of injury," he said. "Researchers have demonstrated that lower travel speeds and death tolls usually ...
Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer
... they surveyed had properly secured medical equipment including oxygen tanks, monitors, ventilators, and suctioning devices. In the event of a traffic crash
these essentials could become dangerous projectiles. To address this safety hazard, Dr. O'Neil and colleagues have designed a device to secure them. A...
New Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Enhances Air Ambulance Safety
...on K. Talbott, died in an air ambulance helicopter crash
near Roswell, New Mexico, in 2001. The crash
occurred during an air ambulance training exercise...ipad."
Slack, a nationally prominent aviation crash
litigator and commentator on air ambulance safety,...
Eating Well On the Road
... before leaving on vacation, nutritionist advises
SUNDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Don't let the road to a summer vacation put you on a crash
course with an unhealthy, fast-food diet.
"Nowadays, you can eat a healthy, balanced, calorie-appropriate meal no matter where you travel," Duke U...
Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations
...ing of life preservers on flights beyond the shoreline.
"Our findings indicate that the 1994 Rule was followed by a reduction of almost half in the crash
rate. On the other hand, crashes that occurred as a result of low visibility-often because of rain, fog, or clouds-increased from 5 percent to 32 perc...
No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer
...mand continuous concentration that impairs the ability to concentrate on the act of driving. In fact, inattentive driving accounted for 6.4 percent of crash
fatalities in 2003, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation in a report featuring the latest data available.
"Clearly, using a cel...
The Stress of Sudden Fame Made Anxiety Attacks Headline News
...w. Within 24 hours the entire world knew who she was, and a video clip of her performance had racked up millions of hits. Since then she has been on a crash
course in becoming a celebrity, but the sudden tsunami of international attention and stress has taken its toll on the mild-mannered singer. By the en...
Aviation Law Expert Offers Guidance on How Families of Air France Flight 447 May Seek Compensation from Airline
...uot; said Danko, who has represented clients in a number of international and domestic aviation disasters. "Under the Convention, as long as a crash
was caused by an accident, the airline is automatically liable, up to a point."
According to Danko, within 15 days of determining the identit...
Sharing surgical lessons from the Canadian field hospital in Afghanistan
...ht to hospital at the same time. McAlister says this knowledge would be very useful in civilian hospitals when dealing with catastrophes such as a bus crash
on the 401 or a roof collapse in a school.
McAlister is preparing a course in catastrophic surgery which will be offered this September at the Can...
Youth and Driving Don't Always Mix Safely
...ws) -- Teen drivers are more likely than adults to crash
their car, due to their youth and inexperience -- ...e."
It's an established fact that young drivers crash
more often than older drivers, and with worse cons..."A new driver at any age is going to have a higher crash
rate, but with teenagers, you're combining that ex...
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Use It or Lose It High School Seat Belt Challenge Brings Out the Creativity in Cuyahoga County Teens
...tunity to show off their hard work and creative thinking in building school spirit around the call to buckle up and drive safe.
Teens have higher crash
rates than any other age group, especially in the first year they're licensed. Last year, nearly 17,000 Ohioans aged 14 to 18 were involved in motor ...
Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2009 Click It or Ticket Campaign
...s, Aggressive Driving & DUI Reduction Task Forces.
Presentation of a Saved By the Belt Award to a family who survived a serious roll over crash
unharmed thanks to their use of seat belts and car seats.
Performance of seat belt songs/raps and screening of public service announcements and...
World War II Air Force Veteran Remembers 'Kisses' Sweeter Than Wine
... Company, world famous for their chocolate, John, age 91, wrote:
"I flew 35 missions over enemy territory. I got hit twice, shot down twice, and crash
landed three times. Things were really tough for all of us and we didn't know how things would come out."
John noted that sugar was tightly ratio...
Is Bailout of Major League Baseball Next? Book Explains How Baseball Like Big Businesses Will Fail
...et Smart Sports Management , gives insight into the world of baseball management that will redefine how the game should be run.
"MLB is set up to crash
and burn with the current performance policing hypocrisy. The loss of goodwill to the fans, the subsequent loss of local tax revenue, coupled with a w...
Safely transporting a preterm or low birth weight infant
...ture, noted Dr. Bull and Dr. Engle.
Correctly used car safety seats are 71 percent effective in preventing fatalities to infants in a passenger car crash
according to the National Highway Traffic Administration.
Tough Legislation on Underage Drinking Seems to Save Lives
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people have a greater risk than older people of being involved in a crash
under any circumstance but especially when alcohol is involved. Of those 16 to 20 years old who died in motor vehicle crashes in 2006, for example, 19...
Most Fatalities in Teen Crashes Are Not the Drivers
...of everyone on the road," Robert L. Darbelnet, AAA president and CEO, said in an American Automobile Association news release.
The analysis of U.S. crash
data from 1998 to 2007 showed that crashes involving drivers aged 15 to 17 killed 28,138 people. Of those, 10,388 (36.9 percent) were the teen drivers...
What Is It Like to Survive a Plane Crash? A Survivor of One of the Worst Small Plane Crashes Tells Her Story
... NAPLES, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday's crash
of a single-engine turboprop plane in Montana kill...shes in recent months, including the February 12th crash
of a Continental Airlines commuter plane that kill...uring a plane crash.
How surviving a plane crash
affects a person's priorities.
Wayne County Community College District Presents Second Annual Child Car Seat Check Program
...ces that a child, three years of age or younger, will die in a serious traffic accident. The study also found that the odds of a baby dying in an auto crash
dropped by 75 percent with use of a child safety seat, while the mortality rate for older children dropped by 60 percent.
WCCCD is committed to ...
Drive or Die
...when someone of advanced age should stop driving. crash
rates per mile driven increase for people in their...vers over 70. In fact, only teenagers have higher crash
risk than drivers aged 70 and older. crash
fatality rates for drivers over age 75 are actuall...
ASGE's Birthday e-Card Reminds Recipients to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer!
...argely preventable disease."
The animated flash e-Card depicts a birthday celebration with the main message "Don't let Peter and Polly Polyp(TM) crash
your birthday party. Get screened for colon cancer today...Ask your doctor about getting screened for colon cancer, it could save your life." Senders ...
Bob Greene, America's Personal Trainer, Brings His Secrets Of Healthy Living To Discovery Health
...gonizing weight fluctuation process known as "yo-yo dieting." Greene teaches three frustrated individuals how they can permanently break the cycle of crash
diets followed by rapid weight gain by observing his principles of balance, moderation and physical activity. In this special, Greene helps 32-year-o...