Do's and Don'ts of Truck accidents
Avoid driving in the truck's blind spots. There are blind spots on both sides of large trucks where your car may "disappear" from view and the trucker will not be able to see you. If possible, pass trucks on the left rather than the right, where the blind spot is smaller.
What you need to know about Asbestos
Asbestosis – a serious, progressive, long-term non-cancer disease of the lungs. It is caused by inhaling asbestos fibers that irritate lung tissues and cause the tissues to scar. The scarring makes it hard for oxygen to get into the blood.
Consumer Information: How to avoid medical malpractice
Make sure that when you pick up your prescription from the pharmacy, it is what your doctor prescribed.
If you have questions, ask.
Florida Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse is on the rise. Americans are living longer than ever before, and nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide an option for many older family members. However, as our senior population in Florida continues to swell, demands on these facilities increase, sometimes resulting in a serious reduction in the quality of resident care.
Child Safety Seats and Accidents
Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for children of every age from 4 to 14 years old. In fact, each day on U.S. roads, an average of six children ages 0 - 14 are killed and 732 are injured in an auto accident (National Center for Health Statistics).
Dangers of Large Trucks
Deaths from crashes involving large trucks on U.S. roads could hit a six-year high when the first figures for 2005 are released this spring, according to the Transportation Department's preliminary estimates.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, is usually caused by a sudden impact to the head, often times causing neurological damage to very sensitive areas of the brain. TBI can also occur when there is an extreme acceleration-deceleration accident.