Truck Accident Fatalities Jumped Drastically in 2021

Truck Accident Fatalities

The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for a lot of detrimental effects on society. Of course, we first think of the virus being spread and causing illnesses. Next, we may think about the quarantines, and the financial losses suffered by small businesses and towns. One detriment we may not think about is the effect the pandemic…

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How Suspension Trauma Leads to Long-Term and Catastrophic Injuries

Suspension Harness Workplace Injury

There are certain jobs and careers that require workers to be suspended by harness and pulleys, such as: construction, landscaping, warehousing, painters, outdoor cable installers, electricians, and so forth. The first thing most of us think about when it comes to injuries to workers who work at a significant height is the injuries sustained from…

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What Is an Anoxic Brain Injury?

The body is a complex machine, and perhaps no part of the body is more complex than the central nervous system – specifically the brain. The brain controls every aspect of our body, and it is composed of blood vessels, fat, and nerves. It is critical that this complex organ is well taken care of,…

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What Is the FMCSA’s “Patterns of Safety Violation Rule”?

Patterns of Safety Violation Rule

The Patterns of Safety Violation is a rule initiated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in January of 2014. The FMCSA has authority, given by the Secretary of Transportation, to set up safety standards regulating the operation and equipment of a motor carrier working in interstate commerce. This rule allows the agency to…

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How Effective Are Motorcycle Crash Bars?

Motorcycle Crash Bars

Crash statistics from the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report that 5,579 motorcyclists died on the road, and around 82,528 motorcyclists were injured in the U.S. in 2020. The fatalities make up 14% of all traffic fatalities in the country. Per vehicle miles traveled in 2020, motorcycle fatalities occurred…

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Sexual Assault by a Doctor Is an Inexcusable Betrayal of Trust

The doctor patient relationship is supposed to be based on trust. When a doctor breaks that trust and sexually assaults their patients, it is an indefensible betrayal. In many of these cases, a patient is at their most vulnerable and the doctor uses that against them, leaving the patient powerless against their attack. Over the…

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