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What can you do if a dialysis treatment leads to wrongful death?

Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with kidney disease or failure, you are likely familiar with dialysis, a treatment that performs similar functions of the kidney. This treatment is common for those in renal failure, but how dangerous is it?

In recent news, a Denver court awarded almost $400 million in wrongful death suits against the family members of multiple individuals who died from cardiac arrest soon after treatments at DaVita Dialysis clinics. DaVita Dialysis is a well-known dialysis treatment center, with facilities all over the United States.

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Useful tips to enjoy your next Barbecue safely

Aug 9, 2018 1:37:47 PM

Many of us associate summertime with being outside. We hang out on the beach. We take our bicycles out of hibernation. We even eat outside.

Barbecues are a popular summer pastime across the country. However, they are also a common source of injury—or even death. Nationwide, barbecue fires injure 7,000 people each year.

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Driving & Cell Phones, what is legal and what's not...

Aug 2, 2018 4:30:35 PM

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Whether you're walking through Manhattan or Queens, you're likely to find people plodding down the street, eyes glued to their devices. Our need for constant connectivity has become all-consuming--and it's had a serious impact on our safety.

Since the advent of smartphones, instances of distracted driving-related traffic accidents have skyrocketed. Many states have responded by passing laws that crack down of texting while driving. However, New York legislators viewed the problem as more pervasive than that. They have enacted legislation banning all forms of device-related distraction.

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Tips For Safe Cycling in New York City.

Topic: commute, bike, NYC

Jul 20, 2018 3:06:17 PM

New York has the heaviest bicycle traffic of any city in the country. If you're speeding down the road alongside motor vehicles weighing a couple tons each, a collision could devastate your life. It's important to know how to ride your bicycle defensively on city roads.

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Inadvertent harmful behavior while on Ambien?  Seek an expert attorney

Topic: drug, behavior

Jul 12, 2018 8:14:45 PM

Earlier this summer, nationally renowned comedian Roseanne Barr’s hit television sitcom was cancelled after she posted racist comments on Twitter. She later blamed her behavior on having taken the popular sleep aid, Ambien. The makers of Ambien retorted that there is no drug in the world known to cause racism. 

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This Fourth of July, Play with Fireworks, But Not Your Life.

Jul 3, 2018 5:21:59 PM

 

Nothing says "Fourth of July" quite like pyrotechnics in the night sky. Maybe you and your friends head out to watch the professional fireworks show over the East River. Maybe you watch the Washington D.C. fireworks display on TV. Or maybe you're one of the many Americans who likes to put on their own mini fireworks show themselves.

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Five Key Aspects of Crane Safety

Jun 21, 2018 12:46:10 PM

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When a gym may be liable for a member’s injuries

Jun 14, 2018 3:28:00 PM
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3 Safety Tips For Riding Your Motorcycle In The Summer

Topic: car accidents

Jun 6, 2018 7:19:54 PM

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Where You're Injured Matters: Premise Liability in New York

May 31, 2018 10:55:43 AM

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