Federal Hours of Service Rule Sees Thousands of Violations in 2014

| July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Truck Drivers Violating Federal Hours of Service Rules

There have already been over 120,000 violations of the federal HOS rules during the current fiscal period. The new hours-of-service rules prohibit commercial truck drivers from driving any longer than eight hours without taking an off-duty break of at least 30 minutes. While there are other provisions of the policy, drivers violate the 30-minute rule […]

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Safety Checklist Reduces Malpractice Cases for DFW Hospital

| July 9, 2014 | Comments (0)
Hospitals and Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a problem that continues to grow and has a serious financial impact on the cost of health insurance as well as medical services in general. While there are certainly lawsuits filed without merit, the numbers of valid cases continue to escalate. Fortunately, some medical facilities are taking an active role in helping […]

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Nursing Home Abuse: Signs You Should Watch Out For

| June 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
Finding a Good Nursing Home

Looking For a Good Nursing Home? Follow This Advice! Nursing home abuse is a serious offense which negatively impacts the quality of care your loved one gets. In some cases, these incidences may go unreported until it’s too late. If you suspect that a loved one is being abused, this post may help confirm your […]

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Don’t Sign Away Your Rights!

| May 30, 2014 | Comments (0)
Insurance Company Wants Me to Sign

Hurt in an Accident? Don’t Sign Anything Before Speaking to an Attorney! A car accident can be a traumatic experience. On top of that, there are other things that you need to do immediately after the accident has occurred. It’s not uncommon for insurance companies to get in touch with a car accident victim hours […]

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The Importance of Seat Belts and Safety Seats

| May 13, 2014 | Comments (0)
Seat Belt Safety

Seatbelts and child safety seats are integral when it comes to protecting your children. There is a great deal of information available today about the importance of using seat belts and safety seats. Many states participate in the “Click it or ticket” campaign (which is about to start back up beginning May 19th) as a […]

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Backup Cameras For ALL Cars Starting in 2018

| April 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
Backup Camera Requirement

Starting in 2018, all US cars will be equipped with backup cameras. It’s scary to hear about accidents where children are hit by vehicles backing out of a driveway or from a parking space. While sometimes these incidents are caused by the driver’s failure to pay attention to what is behind him, in most cases […]

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2013 Shows Increase in Train Accident Deaths

| April 21, 2014 | Comments (1)
Train Accidents Increased in 2013

Deaths from trespassing increased by 11%, while deaths from accidents rose almost 8%. Railroad safety is an area of great concern, but this becomes even more essential when one looks at an increase in the numbers of railroad accident deaths. When deaths increase, it’s an issue the industry as a whole must review in order […]

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Helpful Information Concerning Pedestrian Safety

| April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)
Pedestrian Safety

April is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month Pedestrian safety is a big concern in today’s society, not just because of how many cars are on the roads but also because of the design of those roads. Constant improvements and repairs in some areas make the problem even worse and thus make the issue of sidewalk and […]

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Proposed Florida Nursing Home Liability Law is BAD NEWS

| March 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Florida Nursing Home Laws

Florida nursing home laws could protect the rich and powerful, if enacted. Nursing home care is a contentious issue in most states. However, there’s no place that this is truer than Florida; a state that’s known as the leading nursing home care state in the country. While many individuals see these institutions as the right […]

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NHTSA Enacts Changes to Standards in Child Car Seats

| March 13, 2014 | Comments (0)
Child Car Seat Regulations

The National Highway Traffic Administration recently brought forth new regulation aimed at keeping children in car seats safe. These new regulations come in the wake of child car seat recalls by a prominent manufacturer who had to recall its seats due to a product defect. Child Accident Statistics and Consequences Every year, more than 50 children […]

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