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National Teen Driver Safety Week Helps Young People Strengthen their Skills

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among U.S. teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), six teens ages 16 to 19 die each and every day from motor vehicle accidents. But like car wrecks involving adults, teen motor vehicle crashes are also preventable; and proven strategies can improve the safet[...]

Date: October 11, 2017 / Accident Attorney
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Hacking Concerns about Abbott/St. Jude Pacemakers and Other Medical Devices

The world of defective products is experiencing profound change. The last week in August, the FDA issued a recall which specifically warned about some elements of 13 different model types of Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) Pacemaker systems. It applies to some implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronizatio[...]

Date: October 9, 2017 / Defective Products
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Food Safety: Protecting Your Family from Foodborne Illnesses

Even though the food supply in the U.S. is recognized as one of the safest in the world, it should not blind Americans to the truth that our food is not completely free from pathogenic bacteria. One in six Americans will become sick – even mildly – from food poisoning this year. It not only sends more than 125,000 Americans[...]

Date: October 2, 2017 / Personal Injury
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