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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Oct
23

Experimental Treatment Helps Athlete Walk Again

Researchers reported last week that a 25-year-old Portland man who has been paralyzed from the chest down since 2006 took a few steps thanks to a revolutionary experimental treatment. The former Oregon State University baseball player sustained his spinal cord injury in a…

Oct
19

Learning About Assumption of Risk

Many people in this country have heard legal terms of art during their lifetime. When someone mentions a phrase, such as “assumption of the risk,” what comes to mind? For many Jersey City residents, images of sporting events often come to mind. Last…

Oct
11

Milwaukee Man Killed in Fatal Car Accident with a Motorcycle

A Milwaukee man was killed as a result of an early-morning car accident involving a motorcycle on Sunday. The crash occurred at the intersection of the Miller Parkway and West National Avenue at around 2:34 a.m. The man was pronounced dead on the scene. According to the Milwaukee…

Oct
11

STUDY SHOWS INCREASED RISK OF FATAL CRASH FOR THE ELDERLY

A recent study released by a national research group and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials shows that elderly drivers have a surprisingly high crash and fatality rate. The number of elderly drivers is predicted to triple in the next…

Oct
8

SOME CHICAGO DOCTORS MAY TREAT POOR PATIENTS DIFFERENTLY

A recent study published on the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research website shows that low-income patients sue health care providers less often than patients of a higher economic status do. A review of litigation rates and malpractice suits among poor patients as compared…

Oct
4

ELECTRICITY AND TRUCKS SHOULD NEVER MIX

A freak accident in Central Illinois shows that truck accidents, especially truck accidents, are seldom as straightforward as they seem. A dump truck was a total loss after it burned in a freak accident. The driver, who jumped from the truck, was not…