Motorcycle-involved accidents can have some of the most devastating results due to the heightened level of risk associated with these vehicles. Some risk factors such as the weather or poor road conditions are out of a driver’s control, but other factors including fellow drivers on the road are preventable. When it comes to motorcycle safety, … Read moreEveryone On The Road Can Help Improve Motorcycle Safety
When many people think of workplace injuries, they think of major accidents that cause bloody, life-altering injuries. These types of injuries, however, are rare. Far more common are soft-tissue injuries. A soft-tissue injury involves damage to the muscles, tendons or ligaments. While soft-tissue injuries tend to occur during sports, exercise or other rigorous activities, they … Read moreWhat Is A Soft-Tissue Injury? Do I Have One?
There may come a time in someone’s life when you face the difficult decision of putting a parent(s) in a nursing home. Moving a family member is never an easy decision and you want them to be safe in the care facility. Though nursing homes do a lot of good, abuse is a serious issue … Read moreHow To Tell If A Nursing Home Is Neglecting A Loved One
It was a difficult decision to make, but you admitted your elder family member into a nursing home for a reason. You knew a nursing facility would be best to provide care to your beloved family member. Eventually, you find out that is not the case. During your visits, you start to notice changes in … Read moreDon’t wait: Take action against nursing home negligence
Everyone who drives on the roads expects that they will arrive at their destinations safely. When there are unsafe drivers on the road, they pose a risk to everyone who is out. It might interest some people to know that Memorial Day kicked off what is dubbed the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers. Newly-licensed … Read more100 Deadliest Days Of The Year Started On Memorial Day
There are many jobs at a construction site that require individuals to work above ground level. Ladders, lifts and scaffolds can all be used to get them to higher areas. It is important that workers understand proper safety procedures when they are working on these pieces of equipment. While there is some added stability for … Read moreLadder Safety Must Be A Priority For Construction Sites
When you get hurt in the gym, it can be extremely frustrating and disheartening. It’s not only because you likely will suffer ongoing pain, have to take unpaid leave from work and deal with unforeseen medical bills, but also because you will delay your workout goals. Gym injuries can happen because you overexerted yourself while … Read moreWas My Gym Injury Due To Negligence?
Hospital work should, theoretically, rank among the safest industries; after all, workers have immediate access to care should a calamity take place. Unfortunately, research indicates otherwise. In fact, individuals employed in hospitals and other medical settings are among the most likely to incur injury while on the job. The question, of course, is why? Many hospitals have … Read moreHospital Workers Face Very Real Risks
There is nothing worse than the thought of a loved one becoming the victim of nursing home abuse. Unfortunately, there are nursing home workers out there who continually break the law, often at the expense of the health and well being of elderly residents. There is more than one form of nursing home abuse. The most … Read moreSigns Of Nursing Home Abuse: What To Look For
Divorce is a stressful process for couples, and that stress can continue well after the divorce is finalized if there is a child custody case involved. Most parents realize that stress isn’t healthy, but they might not recognize all of its negative effects on their children. When you are going through these situations, make sure … Read moreHelp Keep Your Child’s Stress Down During And After Divorce