In December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that repeated or even general use of anesthetic and sedation drugs in pregnant women and toddlers could damage children’s developing brains. The FDA was especially concerned with their use […]
On December 26th, the New York Times featured an article on how many people are being placed in lead-tainted homes; homes already declared unfit for human habitation by city officials. Children are especially at risk when it comes to […]
All employers in every industry will be facing more stringent rules and regulations when it comes to preventing slip and fall accidents starting in 2017. Specifically, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has applied various precautions concerning the […]
For many of us, there comes a time when we have no choice but to choose an assisted living facility or nursing home for our parents or other family members because they require the 24-7 healthcare and monitoring services […]
The promise of what changes driverless cars could bring to our roads—eliminating the issue of human error—has many anticipating their widespread use. This might be because human error is estimated to contribute to 75 percent of all road crashes.
A certain number of errors in the field of medicine are to be expected, as doctors are only human, and to err is to be human. However, when it comes to medical diagnoses in particular, recent reports indicate that […]
In August, Forbes magazine did an interesting article highlighting how a majority of young children end up in the emergency room as a result of strollers and infant carriers, a quarter of them even suffering from the more extreme […]
Attorney Mark Dana, NBC10’s legal analyst, provides legal commentary on Curt Shilling’s recent $2.5 million settlement involving his failed video-game company, 38 Studios. This settlement resolves a four-year legal battle over the company’s $75-million loan deal with the state, and it […]
Accidents at amusement parks are more common than people often realize: for example, just recently, three girls were injured by a faulty Ferris wheel, leaving one of them in critical condition. In fact, every year, amusement parks around the country […]
On July 10th, Military Times published a heartbreaking story on medical malpractice in the military; a controversial system that often protects the government while military families pay with their lives after undergoing severe medical malpractice.
The story opens with the […]