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2012-10-13 04:01:33

In June 2011, Hunter suffered a lacerated liver and colon, broke 10 toes and fractured her lower spine in an accident that required a 30-day hospital day, according to CNN*. While in the hospital, doctors prescribed a routine round of antibiotic treatment, which allowed a strain of aggressive bacteria to grow in her colon and threaten her life. Her doctors, CNN* stated, employed a seldom-used treatment harvesting fecal matter from her mother and inserting it directly into her colon. The...

2012-09-05 23:02:06

The personal injury attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC in Portland, OR are sponsoring a writing contest to raise awareness about bike accidents. The winner of the contest will receive a ContourROAM Hands-free HD Camcorder. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Beginning September 4th, Shulman DuBois LLC will be accepting submissions to their online Bicycle Accident Safety writing contest. The theme of the stories should be: “I wish I had a bike camera when“¦” The...

2012-09-02 23:02:17

Child accident lawyer warns parents about the increased risk during back to school season Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 The back-to-school season adds a lot of stress on parents, particularly those faced with the tasks of shopping for school supplies and clothes. According to SafeKidsUSA — a national organization focused on preventing accidental injuries to children — 40 percent of all pediatric injuries take place at the beginning and end of the school year....

2012-08-02 23:03:39

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm applauds the growing use of helmet mounted video cameras among cyclists. The cameras can provide evidence in case of an accident. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 An increasing number of bicyclists are wearing video cameras on their helmets or strapping the devices to their heads to record their rides, reported The New York Times (7/21/2012). New York personal injury lawyers at The Perecman Firm applaud the use...

2012-07-17 23:02:28

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the dangers of soundstages and sets following actress Kristin Chenoweth´s workplace injury accident on the set of "The Good Wife." Chenoweth was hit by a piece of lighting equipment that fell. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Actress Kristin Chenoweth was injured by falling lighting equipment while working on a Brooklyn soundstage, according to the New York Daily News (7/12/2012). Personal injury lawyers...

2012-07-16 23:03:28

New York injury attorney Jeffery Lichtman notes that slip and fall injuries are much more common than most people realize. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Slip and fall injuries are more common than most people realize. And while many people may try think slipping and falling at work or in a public place is simply embarrassing, slip and fall injuries are no laughing matter. People often make the mistake of assuming that their injuries are not serious, but learn soon after a fall that...

2012-07-13 23:03:28

Attorney Ken Harrell says testimonials from satisfied clients are a true measure of the service that Joye Law Firm provides to South Carolina residents who have been injured. North Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 South Carolina personal injury lawyer Ken Harrell today announced the expansion of the Joye Law Firm´s online library of informative videos about services the firm provides to accident victims. The new videos include “How Do I Know If I Have a Case,” which...

2012-07-10 23:03:02

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on two Consolidated Edison workplace accidents that have occurred in the past week. The two men injured were managers who replaced locked out workers during heated contract negotiations. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Over a week ago, a breakdown in contract negotiations led to Consolidated Edison´s first New York labor lockout in decades. While the contract dispute is being resolved, the...

2012-07-04 23:01:08

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on two construction accidents that occurred in the two days following the topping off ceremony at 4 World Trade Center. One accident was a crane accident, the other was a construction worker injury. The New York construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of construction accident cases in New York over the past 30 years. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Within two days of the celebratory...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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