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Ladder-related falls a leading workplace hazard, study finds

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that falls involving ladders are a leading cause of workplace injuries and deaths in the U.S. The CDC’s analysis of 2011 national statistics found that 20% of all workplace fall injuries were from ladder falls. The CDC also found that 43% of …

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Determining the risk of nursing home theft

Oftentimes, residents of long-term care homes choose to authorize the facility to manage all or part of their savings. Unfortunately, this can, and does, lead to cases of nursing home theft, which are usually left undetected and unreported. To help you determine the risk of theft at your loved one’s nursing home, some of tips …

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One man seriously injured after a Norfolk auto-pedestrian crash

A man was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after a car-pedestrian accident that happened around the area of North Military Highway and Poplar Hall Drive on Sunday, March 30 in Norfolk VA. The police received a report about the incident at 8:15 p.m., and found that a man was seriously injured after being hit …

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Car sandwiched between 2 HRT buses, 1 hurt

A three vehicle crash that happened on Wednesday, March 19, left one man with non-life-threatening injuries, the Norfolk Police Department stated. At around 2:30 p.m., a car was jammed between two Hampton Roads Transit buses on St. Paul’s Boulevard. According to Officer Daniel Hudson, a passenger on the bus was injured and was rushed to …

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Police officer among 2 hurt in a three-vehicle collision

A police officer was hurt in a three-vehicle crash happened in Suffolk on Sunday, March 9, an online report stated. According to the report, three vehicles were involved in an accident that happened at 4:38 p.m. near the crossing of Suburban Drive and Portsmouth Boulevard. A representative from Suffolk said a police officer was responding …

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Dog bite incidents in the U.S.

In November 2010, a comprehensive report by the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP) revealed how prevalent dog bite incidents are in the U.S. The report stated that every year about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, thousands of which require treatment in emergency departments across the country. Sadly, figures from H-CUP also revealed …

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Questions You Should Ask a Potential Attorney

Questions You Should Ask a Potential Attorney Though there are many aspects that contribute to winning a personal injury case, one of the most important is finding the right attorney. In order to choose an attorney who is the right fit for you and your case, it is important to ask the right questions in …

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Who benefits from the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act?

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a workers’ compensation law enacted in 1927 that aims to cover certain workers who have been involved in accidents that occurred on the navigable waters of the country or in adjacent areas, such as docks and piers. Broadly, LHWCA is a bill that entitles certain maritime …

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Car crash on I-95 leaves one man dead

A two-vehicle collision on Friday, January 24 left one driver dead, the Virginia State Police reported. According to the police, the accident happened at 11:15 a.m. on I-95 close to exit 152 in Dumfries. A Nissan Versa was driving southbound when it veered off the left side of the highway and hit a wall. After …

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Norfolk man arrested over charges of DUI, theft

A Norfolk man was arrested on New Year’s Eve, December 31, after taking a car without consent and driving it while intoxicated. At around 9:37 p.m., Norfolk police investigated a collision that happened at the 500 block of N. 14th Street. They learned that a car struck a parked vehicle and the driver had left …

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