Children at Risk for Unexpected Dangers at Home

Jozef Dudek was two years old. His father put him down for a nap and assumed he was safe in his room. When Craig Dudek came back to check on his son, he found Jozef underneath an IKEA dresser that…


How to Determine if You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases can be very complex. When you are looking to see whether or not you have a medical malpractice case, you really need to talk with somebody who understands both the law and the medicine.


Soldiers Can File Malpractice Claims, But Still No Day in Court

The Feres Doctrine is a little-known Supreme court judgment handed down in 1950 that has caused suffering for thousands of service members and their families. Intended to protect mistakes made by medics during combat, the ruling has since been applied to…


Personal Gun Safety Tips for the Hunt and at Home

The Department of the Interior reported in 2017 that over 101 million Americans, or about 40 percent of the population over 16, participate in wildlife activities. This includes more than 11 million hunters across the nation. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control…


Keep Kids Safe with the Right Sports and Recreation Helmets

We all know sports and recreational activities are important for healthy, happy kids. Summer might mean everything from biking to baseball to rock climbing. Winter, everything from skiing to snowboarding to hockey. Regardless of which it is, all of these…


Who’s Riding Motorcycles and Who’s at Risk?

Ridership Is Changing; Cause of Accidents … Not So Much Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in…


Expectant Moms and Quality Care

When expectant moms have access to quality care, it makes a difference. New Georgetown study shows that maternal and infant mortality rates declined in states where Medicaid was expanded. https://ccf.georgetown.edu/2019/05/09/medicaid-expansion-fills-gaps-in-maternal-health-coverage-leading-to-healthier-mothers-and-babies/?fbclid=IwAR2kL1cvYKWbFYBdSSDKgUIj3b-ldhQgdLUWpmpBjbJ5Xb9mW6Uu5qwfTj4 Hospitals know how to protect expectant mothers. They just aren’t…


Servicemen and Women Are Vulnerable to Scams, Sickness and Subpar Healthcare

There are over two million active and reserve members of the Unites States armed forces. Their situation is unique; Many are young and financially inexperienced, they are often and frequently relocated or deployed, and they sometimes face difficultly accessing phones or the…


Tainted Lettuce, Beef Lead Increase in Foodborne Illness

In early 2018, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported an outbreak of E. coli found in romaine lettuce, which sickened nearly 200 people and killed five. Right before Thanksgiving, another outbreak caused the CDC to recall all romaine, fresh and bagged. In…


Surgery Centers Not Reporting Deadly Complications

The rising cost of health care in America is a big concern. Small, relatively routine surgeries that are performed in a hospital can greatly increase those costs. Thus, many patients are directed toward ambulatory or same-day surgery centers. In 1970,…