Trucking companies and independent owner/drivers must avoid overloading to comply with various state and federal regulations. Yet, from the owner’s viewpoint, the potential profit in delivering more cargo is sometimes worth the risk.
Impaired driving is a serious problem. Someone who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs can cause devastation, causing serious injury – or worse. In fact, according to accident statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one person dies in the United States from an alcohol-related car crash every 51 minutes.
Spinal cord injuries have significant physical, neurological and financial effects. Because the consequences of spinal cord injuries are so serious, it is helpful to understand the most common reasons they occur. A 2013 study shared by the National Institute of Health is one of the most conclusive and comprehensive pieces of research on this topic.
When you have a child, you want your delivery to go as smoothly as possible, and a healthy baby is almost always the most desirable outcome. Regrettably, birth injuries do occur, and while some happen for natural reasons, others are the result of physician negligence or medical malpractice.