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Colorado Motorcyclist Dies Following Sharp Turn

Colorado Motorcyclist Dies Following Sharp Turn

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Quite recently, a motorcyclist died on Highway 160 near mile-marker 121 outside of Durango, Colorado. The motorcyclist approached a mountainous turn at too sharp of an angle and came around the bend at too wide of an angle, sending him off the…
New Study Reveals Austin’s Most Dangerous Streets

New Study Reveals Austin’s Most Dangerous Streets

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A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) revealed the most dangerous streets in Austin for bicyclists, according to Culture Map Austin. Using data from the Texas Department of Transportation, the project mapped 1,430…
New FDA Proposed Rule May Provide Better Drug Safety in the US

New FDA Proposed Rule May Provide Better Drug Safety in the US

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The American Association of Justice (AAJ) recently announced their support of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule to allow generic drug manufacturers to independently update their warning labels. Currently, generic drug…
Three Separate Norovirus Outbreaks Sickens Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers

Three Separate Norovirus Outbreaks Sickens Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), three separate outbreaks of norovirus that affected more than 100 people each have been reported aboard two cruise liners: Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises.   Two…
Two Men Headed to Prison After Exposing High School Students to Asbestos

Two Men Headed to Prison After Exposing High School Students to Asbestos

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According to a March 31 report in the Merced Sun-Star, after exposing Merced County high school students to asbestos, two men have been sentenced to prison. The men were executives at Firm Build, a now defunct nonprofit organization, which…
Is Distracted Driving A Serious Issue?

Is Distracted Driving A Serious Issue?

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Distracted driving is a dangerous act of negligence. Recent statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that distracted driving is increasing among drivers. According to the NHTSA, distracted driving…
Worker Suffers Head Injury in Portland Shipyard Accident

Worker Suffers Head Injury in Portland Shipyard Accident

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A March 29 accident aboard a large ship in dry dock left a Portland shipyard worker with severe head injuries, according to OregonLive.com. The Portland Fire & Rescue Technical Rescue Team, which responded to the scene, said it was unclear…
Los Angeles County Deputy Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Los Angeles County Deputy Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit that claims that a group of male deputies sexually harassed female trainees and demanded sexual favors as part of an initiation. According to NBC News, the lawsuit, filed by Guadalupe…
Lawsuit Claims Disney Parks Violate ADA, Children With Disabilities Suffer

Lawsuit Claims Disney Parks Violate ADA, Children With Disabilities Suffer

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Disney is facing allegations of discrimination in a lawsuit that says that the company does not accommodate people with disabilities at its theme parks and violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. According to DisabilityScoop.com¸ a lawsuit…