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2010-11-19 00:00:46

Important information can be collected in the immediate aftermath of an automobile accident, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan car accident lawyer Thomas L. Stroble says. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Because of the greater risk of being in an automobile accident during the upcoming holiday season, motorists should carry with them a checklist of what to do after a crash, Michigan car accident attorney Thomas L. Stroble says. "During the holidays, your thoughts are naturally...

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2010-09-01 20:50:18

Spanish researchers have calculated the probability of dying in road accidents on the basis of the time taken for the emergency services to arrive. Their conclusions are clear "“ reducing the time between an accident taking place and the arrival of the emergency services from 25 to 15 minutes would cut the risk of death by one-third."The average wait after an accident until the emergency medical services arrive is 25 minutes in Spain", Rocío Sánchez-Mangas,...

2010-05-10 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) shows that staged accident questionable claims (QC) increased 46 percent from 2007 through 2009. Additionally, the ratio of staged accident QCs to overall bodily injury (BI) and personal injury protection (PIP) claims has increased over this period while the total number of BI and PIP claims has declined. The top five states that generated the most staged accident QCs...

2010-05-05 10:15:00

Families in the Tampa Bay area now have an easier way to keep their children safe in and around their home. TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a first aid and CPR instructor, Jane Cook understands the important role prevention plays when it comes to safety. When her granddaughter outgrew her child passenger safety seat, she went in search of a booster seat that would protect her precious cargo while also fitting her budget. Her efforts led her to The Safety Store, the first...

2010-03-15 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Charitable organisation, the British Safety council is offering free health and safety qualifications to its members, to 14 - 19 year olds and to those currently not in employment in a bid to increase awareness of safety at work. The Level one Certificate in Health and Safety at Work is being made available free of charge to member organisations, with the Entry Level certificate being offered freely in to secondary schools who sign up. The...

2009-11-14 07:56:30

Tests with westerners and African nomads suggest that brain has innate sense of geometry; incidental result: baby likely can do without ubiquitous shape sorter Despite minimal exposure to the regular geometric objects found in developed countries, African tribal people perceive shapes as well as westerners, according to a new study. The findings, published online this week in Psychological Science, suggested that the brain's ability to understand shapes develops without the influence of...

2008-12-14 11:06:34

Actor Charlie Sheen's two daughters with actress Denise Richards are unhurt following a traffic accident in Malibu, Calif., the actor's representative says. Publicist Stan Rosenfield said Sheen's 3-year-old daughter Lola and her sister Sam, 4, were riding in a sport utility vehicle involved in a four-car collision Saturday, People.com reported. Rosenfield alleged another vehicle made a turn in front of the Mercedes carrying the children, prompting the accident. The girls were in car seats....


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.