Traumatic brain injury research cries foul on contact sports

August 31, 2017 - Parents and caregivers should heed the latest scientific findings regarding TBIs and the implications for children’s developing brains when they are exposed to repetitive head impacts,... Read More

Hot Coffee truth: How famous case was twisted by so-called tort reform

August 18, 2017 - The “Hot Coffee” case occurred at the perfect time for tort-reform supporters and corporate lobbyists, who were pushing federal legislation to limit consumers’ access to courts in... Read More

Prevention remains the only way to end mesothelioma deaths

August 17, 2017 - Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer that can affect the lining of the heart, the lining of the abdomen or, most commonly, the lining of the lungs caused by asbestos exposure. Read More

Truck platooning: Industry insiders, law enforcement, public say ‘Slow down!’

August 10, 2017 - In general, platooning is a form of automated or driver-assisted technology that uses radar and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications to virtually connect a group of trucks. Read More

Third Osprey crash in a year, 3 Marines presumed dead

August 8, 2017 - A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed off the eastern coast of Australia early Saturday morning. The Osprey was carrying 26 Marines and 23 were recovered safely. Read More

Abolishment of OSHA Volks Rule sacrifices worker safety

August 3, 2017 - Lawmakers abolished the “Volks Rule,” which officially recognized OSHA's long-standing practice of holding employers accountable for workplace safety violations up to five years... Read More

Cab guards: The deception

June 21, 2017 - Because cab guards are marketed as effective at preventing drivers from being crushed by shifting cargo, thousands of log trucks use cab guards. Few people realize aluminum guards are too... Read More

Beasley Allen files lawsuit involving fatal tractor trailer crash

June 6, 2017 - Beasley Allen is representing family members of individuals injured and killed when their vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler. Read More

Proper helmet use can reduce risk of serious injury, death in motorcycle crashes

May 10, 2017 - Motorcyclists need to take additional safety precautions, including proper use of helmets, to reduce their risk of serious injuries and death. Read More

Fall hazards continue to pose risk to workers

May 3, 2017 - Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Read More

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