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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...

2011-02-11 00:00:47

Chicago lawyer David J. Pritchard of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says drivers and pedestrians injured in weather-related car accidents should get legal help to protect their rights. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Illinois personal injury lawyer David J. Pritchard reminds drivers that even as record snowstorms continue to hit the Midwest, those who get behind the wheel remain responsible for injuries caused by reckless driving. "Snow and ice are not an excuse if you, as a...

2011-02-03 00:00:43

Michael P. Schostok of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says university study finding 1 in 12 fans intoxicated identifies only a fraction of those who drive drunk after sporting events. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 A Cook County personal injury lawyer says a recent study of drinking at sporting events only scratches the surface and indicates the need to increase training for alcohol servers at professional sports stadiums in Illinois and across the country. A University of...

2010-12-23 00:01:08

A St. Petersburg woman, represented by Clearwater personal injury law firm Mark Roman Law Group, received a verdict of more than $600,000 on Wednesday for injuries she suffered in an April 2008 car accident. The verdict was reached by a Pinellas County jury after it deliberated for 1½ hours. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 A St. Petersburg woman, represented by Clearwater personal injury attorneys from the Mark Roman Law Group, received a verdict of more than $600,000 on...

2010-12-21 14:25:02

The number of workplace accidents in Spain will fall progressively over 2011 and 2012, according to the predictions made by a mathematical model developed by researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha. The biggest drop will be in the number of accidents that take place during travel between people's homes and places of work. Two researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha have combined mathematical models (univariate and multivariate) to generate a new one that makes it...


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