Densely populated events can make individuals more susceptible to serious crowd crush injuries. Concerts, sporting events, festivals, and shows make Las Vegas prime breeding grounds for large crowd injuries and deaths. Tourists and residents should be familiar with the dangers of crowds and the safety precautions that prevent injuries. Dangers of Crowds Between 1992 and 2002, 232 people died and […]

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Gunshot injuries have increased in prevalence and severity in recent years and about 35% of victims are injured in shootings that are accidental. Increased awareness about gun safety can help prevent gun accidents that cause serious injuries and death. Gunshot Injuries Can Affect Anyone Almost 705,000 people were treated in emergency departments due to gun injuries between 2006 and 2014, […]

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Recent studies have pointed to the potential dangers of certain flame retardants, spurring lawmakers and agencies to activate new rules concerning these products. While these products help protect against sudden combustion, they may pose serious health risks. Flame Retardant History Flame retardants depend on the chemical reaction that prevents flammability when products are treated with these chemicals. Flame retardant chemicals […]

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 30 percent of people fail to bring in cars that are part of an automobile safety recall. In light of the overwhelming number of auto manufacturer recalls in recent years, that amounts to millions of drivers on the road in vehicles that have been identified as having potential safety flaws. […]

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Stun guns are often promoted as safe alternatives to guns, but Tasers can have harmful effects on the mind and body, sometimes resulting in substantial, and even fatal consequences. Current health conditions, chemical substances in the body and the duration of the shock may all have an impact on the health risks of stun guns. (Article continues below infographic) Dangers […]

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While Black Friday injuries often entail in-store tug-of-wars over limited items or people being crushed by anxious crowds stampeding through the doors, parking lot accidents and altercations also increase during these holiday events. Increased distractions, large crowds, and parking lot road rage contribute to fender benders, backover accidents, and violent behaviors that lead to serious injuries or even death. Retailers […]

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Parents throughout the nation have chosen to opt out of routine childhood vaccinations, and as a result, the health and well-being of young children and the elderly are at stake. When victims become sick or lose their lives as a result of the failure to vaccinate, patients or their surviving family members can file a personal injury claim for negligence […]

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Vehicle occupants, bicyclists, and pedestrians can experience severe, disabling or even deadly injuries from secondary collisions. A secondary collision refers to any crash event that results from the impact of an initial collision. A common occurrence in Las Vegas and throughout the U.S., secondary collisions are among the most dangerous phases of crashes and frequently result in incapacitating and deadly […]

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In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in history, new gun regulations are being considered including a possible repeal of a law that provides special protection to gun manufacturers. Two of the most critical regulations being considered by lawmakers include: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act This law was originally enacted in 2005 to insulate the gun industry […]

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Many car seats are not installed or used correctly, resulting in serious injuries to children when the driver gets in a car accident. Properly installing a car seat is likely to improve child safety in the event of a car accident. (Article continues below infographic) Importance of Proper Installation of Car Seats About 75 percent of car seats are not […]

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