Falls are a serious risk for the elderly. They can lead to physical issues like concussions and broken bones and to emotional issues like depression and isolation. They can even prove fatal for those who are already in a rather fragile state. So, how often do they happen?
Bicycling is great for your health, and it's a good way to get from place to place. New laws may change the way you ride, though. According to a Feb. 21 news report, new bicycle-related bills were introduced by Californian legislators shortly before the deadline.
A bus accident left one person dead and injured 27 more in California.
Multiple states across the country are thinking about possibly requiring that students and driver's license applicants be taught what to do in the event of a traffic stop or in any encounter with the police.
Each year, there are more than 8,000 complaints lodged against physicians for misconduct at the Medical Board of California. With the number growing annually, patients are complaining that they are unable to figure out easily if their doctor has been disciplined for serious infractions.
Evanger's Dog and Cat Food has expanded its recall of both Evanger's and Against the Grain canned dog foods because they may contain pentobarbital, a barbiturate used in animal euthanasia, human executions and physician-assisted suicides.
In California, property owners have duties to provide safe conditions to people who are on their properties, whether they are visiting, living or working on the premises. These "premises liability" requirements include reasonable safeguards against slips and falls, dog bites, trips and falls and construction accidents.
Following a torrential rain pour, the Oroville Dam burst, releasing some 300 million gallons of water on unsuspecting Californian, causing the deaths of five people and millions of dollars in property damages, including lost homes and more.
It is a common claim for personal injury attorneys to tout how much (in total) they have been able to recover for victims of car and truck accidents. Of course, large jury verdicts and settlements are a testament to how hard an attorney works to ensure that his or her clients are made whole after a huge accident. But these awards are more than just a message to be sent to drivers (and their employers) who may have been negligent
Every day, doctors around the U.S. and globally are putting their training, experience and knowledge to practice, aiming to cure and care for patients. Especially in the U.S., they undergo rigorous study and training, spending years—if not decades—learning and perfecting their craft.