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Study Shows Prescribing Codeine to Children Could Have Dangerous Side Effects

Study Shows Prescribing Codeine to Children Could Have Dangerous Side Effects

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A recent study revealed that despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year. With more than 25 million emergency room visits…
Vehicle Drives Through Wall of Florida Church, Injuring 21 People

Vehicle Drives Through Wall of Florida Church, Injuring 21 People

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According to ABC News, a car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews. Police officials said a Lexus…
Louisiana House Passes Bill Restricting Mesothelioma Cases

Louisiana House Passes Bill Restricting Mesothelioma Cases

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According to The Times-Picayune, after a committee of state representatives approved a bill that would place venue restrictions on latent disease litigation, such as mesothelioma lawsuits, it was sent to the full Louisiana House of Representatives,…
TSAC Released a List of Over 100 Tips for Preventing Falls Overboard

TSAC Released a List of Over 100 Tips for Preventing Falls Overboard

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After reviewing US Coast Guard incident reports of 55 passenger-overboard fatalities between 2000 and 2010, the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) identified 29 conditions that could lead to overboard falls and based on those findings,…
North Carolina Mother Petitions For Tractor-Trailer Policy Change

North Carolina Mother Petitions For Tractor-Trailer Policy Change

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“There’s not a day that I don’t long for them,” said a North Carolina mother who lost both of her daughters in an accident caused by a tractor-trailer. She has since taken up the cause of petitioning for policy changes within the U.S.…
6,000 Gallons of Milk Spilt in Truck Accident

6,000 Gallons of Milk Spilt in Truck Accident

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A tractor-trailer carrying 6,000 gallons of milk through Mahwah, New Jersey spilt its contents onto Route 287 on Monday, April 7, after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The truck accident occurred around 3:30 a.m., which leads some to…
SC Supreme Court Overules Haley’s Veto

SC Supreme Court Overules Haley’s Veto

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley cut the funding of the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Certificate of Need program, which requires hospitals to seek permission before expanding or purchasing new equipment. Haley claimed that…
Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

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In the ongoing patent infringement suit between Apple and Samsung, the latter has just changed the balance considerably through its expert witness testimonies. Most of their witnesses were computer science academics who claimed that the allegedly…
Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

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In the ongoing patent infringement suit between Apple and Samsung, the latter has just changed the balance considerably through its expert witness testimonies. Most of their witnesses were computer science academics who claimed that the allegedly…