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Who may hold liability after a truck accident?

In the aftermath of an accident involving a commercial truck, it may prove more difficult than victims expect to determine who is responsible for the accident and how, exactly, to file a personal injury claim. Among other reasons, this is because many parties regularly hold some form of liability in such an accident.

What you need to know about neonatal whole body cooling

Neonatal whole body cooling sounds like a horrifying treatment, but it's one that can help save a child's life and protect his or her brain. The treatment is used on infants who experience hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy at birth. The goal is to slow the metabolism and reduce the risk of disability and death for the baby.

When inadequate monitoring results in infant oxygen deprivation

The labor process is dangerous to both mother and infant. Little issues, like torn tissue, can rapidly progress into major problems, like a hemorrhage. In order to reduce these issues, most births take place at a hospital, where interventions of every kind are readily available. Doctors, nurses and other medical staff attending births will focus on carefully and continually monitoring both mother and unborn baby to prevent unnecessary complications.

3 ways to prevent birth injuries from affecting your child

Birth injuries are a significant problem in the United States despite the rate of maternal and birth injuries decreasing. If even one case of a child suffering an injury could be avoided, everyone involved should want to do all they can to make this happen. Still, they do occur, and they're a result of poor testing, poor care and negligence or recklessness.

5 tips for preventing teens from texting and driving

Distractions are a way of life, but that doesn't mean that they're always appropriate. If you are a parent of a teen, you probably already worry enough without the added issue of smartphones. You know that your child could be distracted for just a moment and end up in a serious crash.

Sleepy driving just as dangerous as drunk driving

Most people in the country and throughout the world generally understand that it is unwise and possibly illegal to get behind the wheel of a car after drinking alcohol. We all know on some level that choosing to drink and drive is not only dangerous for the driver who makes the choice, it is dangerous for other drivers. Often it is the other drivers on the road who suffer the greatest consequences of this unwise decision.

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