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Aug
7

New California law restricts right of employers to check credit

Starting Jan. 1, California enacted a law that made it harder for employers to check the credit scores of job applicants. Some San Diego readers might have been surprised at how widespread this practice was before this law went into effect. Employer say…

Jul
4

Fatal bicycle accident takes life of marathon runner

This past Tuesday Sally Meyerhoff a well known marathon runner was tragically killed in a bicycle accident in Maricopa, AZ. The famous 27-year-old runner collided with a pickup truck and died instantly. She qualified for the 2012 Olympic marathon trials and was the winner of…

May
4

Post office deems trailer park too dangerous for mail service

The post office has made an official decision to suspend service to a trailer park due to dangerous conditions on the premises. The United States Post Office notified the residents of the suspension last week. There were several reasons for the decision, including…

May
4

Traffic fatalities increase in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has reported that traffic fatalities were at a five-year high last month. Car accidents resulted in 34 deaths in February, 12 more than last year. WisDOT is concerned that people are not wearing their seatbelts, which puts them at a…

Apr
7

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Mar
10

Dangerous jobs that (almost) nobody wants

Even in a time when unemployment in the United States tops nine percent, and food stamp usage is at an all-time high, and prospects for a robust economic recovery are dim, there are jobs that are often difficult for employers to fill. Last…

Mar
6

A DOCTOR'S FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE IS OFTEN FATAL FOR PATIENTS

Last month, we wrote that the estate of a New Jersey man was awarded over $1 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Sadly, the money needed to be paid to the victim’s estate because the medical error that was the focus of the lawsuit resulted…

Feb
20

KIDS PRODUCTS GETTING SAFER OVERALL, BUT SOME UNSAFE ITEMS REMAIN

When it comes to the safety of children’s products, there is good news to report and there is bad news. In 2011, the number of children’s items designated as dangerous products and subsequently recalled, dropped an astonishing 24 percent from the previous year. However, there…

Feb
6

YASMIN BIRTH-CONTROL LAWSUITS SETTLE FOR $110 MILLION

In the first resolution over cases involving Yasmin birth-control pills, Bayer, Germany’s largest drug manufacturer will pay at least $110 million to settle over 500 product liability lawsuits alleging that the drug caused blood clots and wrongful death. This amounts to approximately $220,000 per case…

Feb
3

New Technology Could Prevent Car Accidents Caused by Texting

Just a few years ago, drivers did not have to worry about distracted people behind the wheel, texting and driving at the same time. However with the advancement of technology, more and more drivers are getting into car accidents because they were too…