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2013-10-15 11:25:48

Gunshot injuries are a leading cause of death and injury in children and adolescents in the United States; they rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of death for children ages 15 to 19 A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for...

2013-10-14 23:27:22

Personal injury attorney Tony R. Bertolino of Bertolino LLP recommends that drivers turn off their cellphones or keep them out of reach to avoid the temptation of reading or sending a message and putting themselves and others on the road at risk. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Austin, Texas car accident lawyer Tony R. Bertolino today commented on recent reports about a New Jersey court decision which found that someone who knowingly sends a text message to a driver could share...

2013-10-01 23:37:05

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the one-car accident caused by a pizza that distracted Detroit Lions Wide receiver Nate Burleson while he was driving. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Pizza was the cause of a one-car accident that broke Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson’s arm. He got distracted trying to save the pizza from sliding off the seat next to him while driving his car, reported The New York Times (9.24.13). Auto accident lawyer...

2013-09-26 23:39:33

Tragic Yolo County collision results in loss of life due to ejection. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 On September 21, 2013 it was reported on Sacbee.com that a young woman died in West Sacramento after she was ejected from a vehicle during a roll-over crash. The collision occurred during the early morning hours. Most rollover incidents are caused by driver error. Occupants in the rollover vehicle have legal cases against the driver for negligence. Sadly, ejections...

2013-09-26 13:06:19

Risk increases 23 times for those positive for both alcohol and drugs Drugged driving has been a safety issue of increasing public concern in the United States and many other countries but its role in motor vehicle crashes had not been adequately examined. In a new study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, researchers assessed the association of driver drug use, as well as the combination of drugs and alcohol, with the risk of fatal crash. They found that...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.