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2014-04-13 23:02:48

South Carolina Car Accident Lawyer S. Randall Hood of McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, weighs in on a recent article about the impact of traumatic brain injuries in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America declared March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, a topic that deserves attention due to the long-term impact of such serious injuries, according to South Carolina personal injury lawyer S. Randall...

2014-04-13 12:20:08

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP, says his clients urge General Motors to issue a "Park It Now" alert immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DA99111 Hilliard represents the siblings and parents of 29 victims of GM car crashes caused by faulty ignition switches. Hilliard says: "The death count continues to grow. Save tomorrow's victim now. There have been 29...

2014-04-12 23:02:06

DLAN successfully demonstrated its ability to communicate with other emergency management systems using the highest interoperability standards at the NY-NJ-CT-PA Regional Logistics Program’s Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Data Interoperability Demonstration held on March 20th in New York City. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 DLAN successfully demonstrated its ability to communicate with other emergency management systems using the highest interoperability standards at the...

2014-04-12 23:02:03

On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, a multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulation with the goal of uniting military and civilian emergency medical services into one training event. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, one of the largest multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulations held in the Bay Area. Operation Urban Rescue concentrated on a military and civilian response to a simulated domestic disturbance...

2014-04-12 23:00:30

Coal prices are expected to grow slightly in the five years to 2019, as slowing economic growth of major global markets (e.g. China) places downward pressure on product prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Coal Mining industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Coal Mining industry has been on the mend in the five years to 2014, with revenue expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.1%...

2014-04-11 23:25:07

Flood Law Group announced today that they are available to investigate claims related to injuries possibly resulting from the spontaneous migration of Mirena IUD’s. Pursuant to In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297, Docket No. BER-L-4098-13 in the Superior Court of New Jersey, many claims are alleging that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals failed to provide adequate warning to patients about the potential risks associated with the Mirena IUD. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014...

2014-04-11 23:25:06

In an effort to promote family safety, Kirkland RV recommends that RVers pack and carry a fully-stocked first aid kit on their RV trips. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 It’s wise to be prepared for any possible emergency. Especially during an RV trip, safety precautions are a must. Kirkland RV recently released an article detailing the 20 most important first aid items that any RVing family should keep in their first aid kit. Among the recommended items are bandages, antiseptic...

2014-04-11 23:24:52

ESO Solutions has partnered with Emergency Reporting to create a Fire and EMS state-of-the-art digital hub. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 ESO Solutions, a top pre-hospital software provider, has partnered with Emergency Reporting, a leading Fire/Rescue reporting and records management software company, to create a Fire and EMS state-of-the-art digital hub, enabling the deployment of best-of-breed records management solutions and the implementation of the latest in patient data...

2014-04-11 23:22:40

NJ Fire Equipment CEO talks about flight safety with respect to lithium battery devices. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 With the missing Malaysia Flight 370 continuing to dominate headlines as well as the fact that it is the subject of many conversations about commercial flight safety, All Hands Fire Equipment CEO, Donald Colarusso, is passionate about sharing information about lithium battery safety on flights. He discusses upcoming changes in black boxes as well as concern about...

2014-04-11 23:02:50

Intermedix's incident management solutions receives federal certification. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved the use of WebEOC in the Amazon Cloud. WebEOC, the incident management software used by FEMA for the last 20 months, received the Software System Certification & Accreditation approval and authorization to operate in the Amazon Cloud, enabling a transparent exchange of critical...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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