September 2018 Archives | Personal Injury News

September 2018 Archives

How to safely trick-or-treat with kids

41.2 million goblins, ghosts, superheroes, and princesses went trick-or-treating on Halloween in 2015. It's a time for both adults and children to dress up, get outside, make memories and have some fun. It can, however, be a dangerous night if safety isn't top-of-mind.

Long term use of proton pump inhibitors linked to deadly side effects

Proton Pump Inhibitors, or PPIs, reduce stomach acid by blocking the enzyme that produces the acid. PPIs are used to help prevent heartburn, stomach ulcers, and other issue caused by excess stomach acid. Some PPIs are prescription only but some are available over the counter. A 2016 study has shown that long term use of PPIs has been linked to chronic kidney disease, as well as other side effects, some of which could be deadly.

Night driving safety tips

Driving at night can be significantly more dangerous than driving during the day. Despite often having fewer cars on the road, the reduced visibility makes it more difficult to see road signs, curves, objects in the road, or other vehicles. How can you reduce accidents when driving at night? Here are a few helpful tips.

Make sure you know all the driving restrictions for your teen

The state of Tennessee has created a multi-step licensing process for teenage drivers. This process allows teens to gain driving experience gradually and learn how to handle complicated driving situations while under adult supervision. Each stage of licensing has certain restrictions and rules that are important to know if you have a teenage driver.

Preventing medication errors to avoid injury and illness

Medication errors are all too common these days even though there is research, training and technology out there to prevent these errors. There are things you can do to prevent medication errors made by your doctor or pharmacist in an effort to avoid injury and illness. If you follow the tips outlined in this post, you should be able to avoid an issue with a medication error.

Tips for protecting your children from potentially defective toys

Children have plenty of toys to play with around the home and when in school. What many parents don't think about is the safety of the toys their children are using. Monitoring recall notices in the news is easier said than done. Parents can be on the lookout for defective toys without having to wait for a recall notice to hit the newspapers. Let's take a look at how this can be done.

Common causes of a medical device failure

Have you ever wondered why your medical device might have failed? Many people suffer from injuries caused by a medical device that has been inserted in them or that they carry with them regularly. These devices are made to help patients live a better, healthier life. Let's take a look at the most common causes of a medical device failure in today's post.

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