Blog Posts in August, 2011

  • Speeding can get you more than just a ticket

    Posted By Blog Manager || 30-Aug-2011

    The next time you are speeding through traffic to make it to work on time, stop and ask yourself, "Is this worth a lawsuit?" Although many individuals believe that speeding will result in little more than an expensive ticket, speeding or otherwise driving unsafely can have very serious legal ramifications. California Vehicle Code section 22350 provides, "No person shall drive a ...
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  • Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Posted By Blog Manager || 23-Aug-2011

    On July 1, 2011, a new law went into effect requiring carbon monoxide detectors be placed in most California homes. The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010 (Cal. Health & Safety Code §§ 13260 et seq.) was signed into law this year. The law requires all single-family homes with an attached garage or a fossil fuel source to install carbon monoxide alarms within the home. ...
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  • Notre Dame settles case regarding scissor lift death

    Posted By Blog Manager || 18-Aug-2011

    The University of Notre Dame settled with the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) for penalties resulting from the October 2010 death of Declan Sullivan. Sullivan was a 20 year old film student, who was employed by the athletic department to record football practice from a 40 foot tall hydraulic scissor lift. The lift toppled over during practice due to high winds. The ...
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  • Stem Cell Transplant to Help with Sports Injuries

    Posted By Blog Manager || 16-Aug-2011

    Bartolo Colón is currently a 38-year-old baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. What is interesting about this young man is the stem cell transplant he received in his right shoulder in May of 2010. The transplant repaired the damaged tissues in his right shoulder. While the MLB was investigating his procedure, he played winter ball in Puerto Rico. On January 26, 2011, he signed a minor ...
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  • Road Safety Tips

    Posted By Blog Manager || 11-Aug-2011

    The AAA Foundation reports that "aggressive driving behaviors are a factor in up to 56% of fatal crashes." Their AAA Foundation Traffic Safety Culture Index survey reported that roughly 80% of people surveyed described aggressive drivers as "serious or extremely serious" hazards to traffic safety, despite the fact that many respondents reported that they sometimes engaged in ...
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  • PG&E workers say safety warnings ignored

    Posted By Blog Manager || 9-Aug-2011

    The San Jose Mercury news reported recently that PG&E employees raised concerns about safety to PG&E, but that those concerns were ignored. Furthermore, the workers who raised safety concerns were sometimes punished for speaking up. According to PG&E's website, PG&E has 5.1 million electric customer accounts and 4.3 million natural gas accounts and provides service to over 15 ...
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  • Bicycle accidents in Santa Cruz

    Posted By Blog Manager || 4-Aug-2011

    While cycling can be an enjoyable summer pastime and great source of exercise for many, it can also result in serious injury, especially for riders in Santa Cruz, California. Santa Cruz is one of the most dangerous areas in California for cyclists, according to recent bicycle injury/fatality rates provided by the CHP. A local Watsonville woman was riding her bicycle on July 11 in Santa Cruz when ...
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  • Football Injury Research Annual Report

    Posted By Blog Manager || 3-Aug-2011

    Every since 1931, The National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research has done an annual report on the direct and indirect football injuries for the year. In the early 20 th century, college football became an organized sport because several young men were getting killed in the sport each year. Now with the help of this research among other things, football has become safer over the years. ...
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