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Wheelchair Users Are More Likely To Die In Car Accidents

A recent analysis of United States crash data has revealed that individuals who use wheelchairs are more likely to die in a car accident than other pedestrians by as much as 36 percent, according to a Fox News report. Furthermore, the risk of death for…

Drivers Not Charged In Auto Accident That Killed Infant

An MLive news report states that two drivers who were involved in a auto accident that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old girl and a 10-month-old girl who were not properly restrained in the vehicle will not face charges, according to authorities. Late afternoon…

Lead Poisoning Investigations Failed In Cleveland

Cleveland’s city office responsible for protecting children from lead poisoning allegedly failed its residents. According to a report, despite city officials being warned about a backlog of open lead poisoning cases, the city responded by simply closing cases – without conducting investigations. Specifically, over…

Motorcycle Accidents Dependent On Driver Visibility

A recent article published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that driver conspicuity – or visibility – attributes to motorcycle accidents and personal injuries. The study investigated 463 cases relating to motorcycle drivers involved in crashes that led to hospitalization or death. Additionally, more…

Nursing Home Abuse Allegations In New Jersey

A former nurse is alleging abuse allegations against a New Jersey nursing home, according to a news report. Nikki Thompson, the whistleblowing nurse, claims she was forced to resign after coming forward about the abuse after eight years of working at the facility. A…

Protect Your Family From Lead Poisoning In Nassau County

At least 4 million homes with children in the United States have high levels of lead in the environment. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention report that as many as half a million children between the ages of 1 and 5 have…

Motorcycle Accidents Are Often Contentious, Even In Long Island

Even though motorcycles are generally more dangerous than cars, many of us get excited and become bolder when we see one roaring down the road. Unfortunately, many passenger car and truck drivers are inattentive, making the likelihood of a collision for a motorcyclist – and…

Nursing Home Abuse Study: How Scammers Rip Off The Elderly

A recent study reported by the New York Daily News revealed shocking results regarding nursing home abuse: one in five residents is a victim of physical or verbal abuse not from workers, but rather, from other residents. While elderly residents suffering from dementia is the…



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