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Scaffold Accidents and Injuries

Scaffold Accidents and Injuries: Construction workers have one of the most dangerous occupations. Thousands of construction workers are killed on job sites every year and many more injured.
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Stop Telemarketers (Spam Calls)

Stop Telemarketers: Recently, the Federal Trade Commission has begun registering telephone numbers for a national “do not call” list. This list creates a central, national registry of telephone numbers whose owners do not want to receive calls from telemarketers.
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Ortho Evra Patch Is No Longer Available.

In 2002, the first contraceptive patch for women came on the market. A prescription drug, which was sold under the name Ortho Evra. It allowed women to receive birth control medicine through a patch placed on their skin.
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The Bus Should Have Had Seatbelts

In a recent decision that demonstrates that the law is dynamic and ever-changing. A jury found a bus manufacturer liable for failing to install seat belts in a bus that it had built.
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Child-Care Dangers – What To Look For

Child-Care Dangers: It is an unfortunate fact that those most vulnerable and least able to protect themselves are often those at the highest risk of abuse or neglect. Elderly persons confined to nursing homes, the mentally ill, the mentally disabled, and the chronically ill are often targets for abuse.
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No Insurance for Diminished Value of a Vehicle

The diminished value of your vehicle refers to the value of your car which is now reduced due to it being in an accident. Therefore, once a vehicle has been in an accident it has a diminished value.
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SUV Rollover, What To Do Next

If you or someone you know has been injured in an SUV rollover accident take the following steps immediately: 1. Take pictures of the location of the accident and of the roadway, showing the layout of the road and any tire marks or scrapes.
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Smartphone Driving Distractions: smh

Talking on the phone. Sending a text. Using your GPS. Adjusting your stereo. Talking to passengers. All of these things can lead to smartphone dis­tractions.
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