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Can You Get a DUI When You Have A Cold Or On Cold Medicine?

  Is Driving With a Cold the Same as Driving Drunk? By  MIKAELA CONLEY Health Reporter [...]

Car Accidents, Spine Injuries, and Whiplash

  According to the Mayo Clinic, automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of spine injuries and are responsible for more than 40 percent of spinal injuries every year. This is a troubling statistic. While car accidents cannot always be prevented, having the right knowledge about spine[...]

Car Accident Investigations

  Car Accident Investigations: How Do They Work? By Christopher Coble, Esq.  If you've been in a car accident, especially a serious one involving extensive damage or injuries, there will probably be an investigation that follows. Whether it's the police, insurance companies[...]

Morning Sickness Drug Zofran Causes Birth Defects

  A recent study casts doubt on the safety of Zofran, a popular morning sickness and nausea drug sometimes prescribed to pregnant women — and findings suggest the drug increases the risk of severe birth defects and injury to the mother. Zofran is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist manufactured by Gl[...]

Pacemaker Complications

  What is a Pacemaker Implant? A pacemaker implant is a surgical procedure in which a small electronic device is implanted in the chest to regulate the electrical properties of the human heart. The device is often placed just below the collarbone, and leads are run through large veins in the [...]

Distracted Driving

  Traffic fatalities up sharply in 2015  NHTSA 20-16 Monday, August 29, 2016 Contact: Kathryn Henry / White House and DOT issue call to action to data scientists and public health experts as 2,348 more people died in traffic crashes compared to previous year WASHINGT[...]

FDA warning on Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Dangers: Can You Sue for Injuries?

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved safety labeling changes for a class of antibiotics, called fluoroquinolones, to enhance warnings about their association with disabling and potentially permanent side effects and to limit their use in patients with less serious bacterial[...]

Falling sleep at the wheel - Liability for Accidents Caused by Falling Asleep at the Wheel

  CDC has released the largest study of its kind to date revealing that 4.2% of drivers reported falling asleep at the wheel within the previous 30 days. Among the 19 states from which data was collected, drowsy driving prevalence ranged from 2.5% in Oregon to 6.1% in Texas. The National Hig[...]

Driveway Backover Accidents And Liabilities

  Each week in US approximately 50 children are injured by a car backing out of a driveway and around 2 kids will die from their injuries according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It's a relative behind the wheel most of the times - a parent - who backs o[...]

Bicycle Accidents on the Rise - Who is at fault?

  Current news and data shows it is dangerous to ride your bike in San Francisco. Research for an article in the New York Times revealed over 100 cyclists were ‘doored’ over the last couple of years. That means a car door was opened in the bicyclist’s path. The Bay Citizen also did a [...]

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