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2014-06-17 08:25:59

Potential for use as Medical Device in Europe CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a developer and marketer of protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme high-velocity sports, including the award winning Leatt-Brace®, announced today that its new 3-point knee brace will be in stores and available for sale during the third quarter of 2014. The knee brace is designed to be used by those...

2014-04-24 08:36:13

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT) today announced that it has prevailed in the first Leatt-Brace® lawsuit to be tried in the United States. After a two-week trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (Eastern) ending on April 17, 2014, a federal jury returned a defense verdict for the Company in a product liability lawsuit brought by Scott Scarvelli and his parents, Tim and Sherri Scarvelli. An...

2010-01-25 13:43:01

 The application of a cervical collar on a trauma victim can cause more harm to the patient, leading to secondary injuries or even death, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine in a study that appears in the current online edition of the Journal of Trauma. "Cervical extrication collars are put on about 15 million times a year in the United States alone by emergency medical personnel or doctors in hospitals to protect the cervical spine in case of a bad injury. It is known...

2010-01-12 16:02:02

Johns Hopkins study says patients twice as likely to die if treated this way instead of being taken to the hospital immediately Immobilizing the spines of shooting and stabbing victims before they are taken to the hospital "” standard procedure in Maryland and some other parts of the country "” appears to double the risk of death compared to transporting patients to a trauma center without this time-consuming, on-scene medical intervention, according to a new study by Johns...


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