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2011-12-27 08:00:00

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the scaffold collapse in Chelsea in which no one was injured or killed. The New York construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of construction accident cases over the past 30 years. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 A scaffold collapse in New York closed West 14th Street in Chelsea, according to NY1 (12/16/2011). There were no reports of injuries as a result of the scaffold collapse,...

2011-11-23 08:00:00

Personal injury lawyer Steven Gursten gives advice on what to do if hitting a deer is inevitable and how to avoid deer vehicle collisions Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Deer season is here, which means deer running into highways and onto roads â” and causing deer car accidents, says Steven M. Gursten, personal injury lawyer and head of Michigan Auto Law. According to the Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, Michigan has more than 60,000 deer-car accidents every...

2011-11-18 08:00:00

Michigan personal injury attorney Steven Gursten gives safety tips for your Thanksgiving road trip and the âœbiggest bar night of the yearâ Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Thanksgiving is a time for celebration and family. But it can also be a dangerous time if Michigan drivers are not prepared and careful on the roads, says Steven M. Gursten, personal injury attorney and head of Michigan Auto Law. More than one million Michigan...

2011-10-26 15:20:00

The personal injury lawyers of Raleighâs Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, have a list of 10 safety tips to help ensure this Halloween is a treat for the entire family. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Parents and children plan for months on how to celebrate Halloween, from carving pumpkins to picking out candy to selecting the right costume. Failing to make proper safety plans, however, could come back to haunt you, say the Raleigh personal injury attorneys of...

2011-06-29 12:14:39

Stepladders, a household product used by thousands of people every day, are a surprisingly common cause of injury. In 2009, more than 187,000 Americans visited the hospital after sustaining stepladder injuries, many of which resulted from a fall. A recent human factors/ergonomics study explores how improved design and user behavior can decrease the likelihood of future accidents. In their upcoming HFES 55th Annual Meeting presentation, "The Role of Human Balance in Stepladder Accidents," HF/E...

2011-06-26 00:02:04

A recent sting operation scolding bicyclists for breaking road rules reinforces the need for bicycle and motor vehicle safety, says Illinois personal injury lawyer Michael P. Schostok. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 Chicago police warned bicyclists to obey traffic laws in a recent sting operation at one of the city's busiest downtown intersections, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune. Michael P. Schostok, a Chicago personal injury attorney who represents clients hurt in motor...

2011-05-13 15:10:06

A Spanish study has analysed traffic accidents involving cattle being transported for human consumption in the country for the first time. Despite the "relatively" low mortality rate, animals suffer high-risk situations that cause pain and stress. The scientists say that specific protocols for action are needed with regard to these accidents, and to prepare the emergency services to deal with them. Most of the 86 lorry accidents identified from 2000 to 2009 in Spain involved the...

2011-03-22 00:00:29

Since its launch last year, The Arizona Accident Information Blog, a blog dedicated to accident victims of all kinds, including victims of car accidents and defective products, has become an online forum for information on these issues. Drawing on their more than 30 years of legal experience and advocacy for accident victims, law firm Solomon & Relihan is highlighting abuse that happens in Arizona and around the country and providing advice for accident victims and their families....

2011-03-07 00:00:03

The newly designed site for Arizona Personal Injury Attorneys Solomon & Relihan provides several new and updated resources for individuals hurt in motor vehicle accidents. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 06, 2011 The newly designed site for Arizona Personal Injury Attorneys Solomon & Relihan provides several new and updated resources for individuals hurt in motor vehicle accidents. After a car accident, most people have a number of questions and are unsure what actions they should...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

Dallas injury accident Lawyer, Amy K. Witherite, reports recent winter weather in Dallas has resulted in dangerous driving conditions and multiple auto accidents Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 (Dallas Auto Accident Attorney News) As cold winds and snow mixed with rain continue to dominate Dallas, the blustery winter weather has effected more than temperature says Amy K. Witherite, a leading Dallas Injury Lawyer from Eberstein & Witherite, LLP. The slush covered roads are...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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