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Understanding How Anesthesia Errors Occur

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The anxiety and fear that many people feel before surgeries often stem from knowing they will be put under anesthesia. Patients should be able to trust an anesthesiologist to safely administer anesthesia and monitor them throughout the procedure, but this is not always the case. What Is Medical Malpractice? Healthcare providers and physicians take an … Read more Understanding How Anesthesia Errors Occur

The Difference Between Elder Neglect and Elder Abuse

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The National Council of Aging reports that almost 5 million cases of elder abuse are documented each year, and, unfortunately, many more cases remain undocumented. Elder abuse and neglect are grave issues affecting millions of families in the U.S. Understanding the difference between the two can help individuals more easily identify this issue and confidently … Read more The Difference Between Elder Neglect and Elder Abuse

When Is a Car Considered to Be Totaled?

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After a serious accident, a car owner might worry about whether or not their vehicle has been totaled. Typically, insurance companies will consider a car to be totaled if the cost of repairs surpasses its actual value. Rules and regulations for totaled cars can vary by state, so having an understanding of this process can … Read more When Is a Car Considered to Be Totaled?

Three Famous Product Recalls From Recent Years

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Manufacturers, distributors, and sellers are responsible for offering products that work properly and are safe to use by consumers. Recalls must be ordered when a product is defective, lacks proper safety labeling, or otherwise presents a danger to consumer safety and health. Here are three major, well-known product recalls from recent years. Volkswagen Diesel Engines … Read more Three Famous Product Recalls From Recent Years

Who Is Liable After a Plane Crash?

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Though air travel is one of the safest modes of transportation, airplane crashes happen each year. Passengers are often killed or left with severe injuries, and property on the ground is often damaged beyond repair. When it comes to dealing with the fallout, it can be difficult to tell who’s liable. The Most Common Causes … Read more Who Is Liable After a Plane Crash?

What to Do If Your Insurance Claim Was Denied After a Car Accident

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The safety net of car insurance is comforting when an accident does occur. In the state of New York, all drivers are required to have a liability policy with at least $25,000 in protection. If you get into an accident and file a claim with your insurance company, having it denied can make this already … Read more What to Do If Your Insurance Claim Was Denied After a Car Accident

Tips to Keep Your Car Safe During the Winter

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With over 70% of U.S. roads located in snowy regions, it’s safe to say that driving conditions and visibility can be an issue for the majority of drivers during the coldest months of the year. It’s almost impossible to predict, or even avoid in some cases, car accidents. However, drivers can take certain precautions to … Read more Tips to Keep Your Car Safe During the Winter

Three Ways to Report Unsafe Construction Site Conditions in New York

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Regardless of their position or industry, all employees have the right to safe working conditions. Because construction sites present several unique hazards, reporting any neglect of safety guidelines is an important way to prevent serious injuries or death. Here are three ways you can notify authorities if you observe unsafe working conditions on a New … Read more Three Ways to Report Unsafe Construction Site Conditions in New York