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Federal Agency Hopes to Improve Workplace Injury Prevention with New Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a new set of rules for tracking workplace injuries and illnesses that the federal agency hopes will be helpful in workplace injury prevention. The new rules have been proposed in response to a recent report by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Although the report shows […]

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How Social Media May be Used in Discovery for Personal Injury Lawsuits

Social media connects millions of people across the world. However, it can also be used as a weapon against other individuals, such as during the course of a personal injury lawsuit. Due to the ability to use this information, people can strengthen or weaken their case through social media. Drunk Driving Accident One man posted […]

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Food Poisonings Caused by Salads Becoming More Common

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began an investigation in several states of the parasitic infection cyclospora. The parasite travels most commonly on fresh produce and often results in such things as salad poisoning. This investigation was in response to notification of two […]

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Avoid dangerous and defective products by keeping updated on recent recalls

Defective products and recalls are not limited to new cars, new toys or other new products. A used product could have been the subject of a recall without the consumer being aware of the dangers. The buyer must also make sure the items purchased from the neighbor’s yard sale, online auction, or other online selling […]

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Child Deaths in Hot Cars May Reach New Record in Florida This Year

The year 2010 was one of the deadliest years on record in regards to deaths caused by kids being left inside hot vehicles. Sadly, Florida health and law enforcement officials are now predicting another devastating year since there have already been 15 kid’s deaths reported nationwide. How many deaths in Florida this year? In Florida, […]

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Staying Safe in Spring & Summer: Swimming Pool Related Personal Injuries on the Rise

A new study that appeared in the March 2013 edition of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine shows that swimming pool injuries are on the rise. Methodology of the Study Researchers analyzed data provided by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. They reviewed information pertaining to accidents in the years between 1990 and 2008. Study […]

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Brothers Injured in Tampa Car Accidents Five Years Apart

A wreck left a 24-year-old Pinellas County man struggling to survive serious head injuries, five years after his brother was injured in a similar Tampa car accident. Michael Graziano was riding in a speeding 1994 Volvo that rear-ended a dump truck while trying to pass it on Ulmerton Road in Largo around 3 a.m. Tuesday, […]

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Worker Injured at Pepsi-Cola Plant

An Oldsmar man was seriously injured while working at a Pepsi-Cola plant this weekend. The accident occurred at around 11:30 am Sunday, August 29th. The Tampa plant is located on North 30th St near the University of South Florida. As reported by Tampa police, Christian Lee Vance, 39, was cleaning a conveyor belt when tragedy […]

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What Does Proximate Cause Mean in a Personal Injury Accident Case?

Every injury accident case has a cause, or even multiple causes, that led to the accident causing harm. Identifying what caused the accident is a vital aspect of pursuing legal remedy for an injury accident. A Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer offers the following informative article to define proximate cause, as well as to emphasize […]

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