Monthly Archives: March 2018

Mar 27, 2018

Workplace-Related Hearing Loss

By |March 27th, 2018|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Your hearing might be one of those senses that you take for granted until there is a problem with it. Many workers rely on their ability to hear in their daily work, so any decrease in hearing ability or a loss of hearing altogether could make it impossible and unsafe for some workers to do their jobs, and it would also diminish the quality of the rest of a person's life outside of work. The [...]

Mar 20, 2018

U.S. Senators Demand Action on Takata Airbags Safety Recall

By |March 20th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

U.S. Senators will convene a hearing to discuss the status of the Takata airbag inflator recalls. Tentatively set for March 20, the Senate Commerce subcommittee with oversight for the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) will hear updates and try to speed up the recall process, which some lawmakers believe is moving far too slowly. NHTSA has referred to the Takata airbag inflator safety recall as the "largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. [...]

Mar 13, 2018

Spinal Injury Caused by Medical Malpractice

By |March 13th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The impact of a spinal cord injury on your life can be devastating, for both you and your family. Knowing that it was due to the negligence of a medical professional can make matters even worse. Spinal cord injuries change lives dramatically—causing issues like difficulty breathing, paralysis, and chronic pain. In a health care setting, it's crucial doctors and other medical professionals are held to the highest standards when working with this most delicate part [...]

Mar 6, 2018

Cars Must Take Extra Care at Railroad Crossings

By |March 6th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

In early February, a car was struck by a train at a crossing in Clinton. The accident occurred near Parker Drive and Clinton Boulevard, and the car was struck by an eastbound train. The driver was injured. The area was closed until repairs could be made to the crossing arm, authorities could clear the scene, and the train could continue moving. Unfortunately, these types of train versus car accidents are all too common. According to [...]

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