RECALL: Child Car Seats

Approximately 800,000 infant, convertible, and booster child restraint systems, which were sold both as stand-alone seats, or as part of a travel system (with stroller).  The seats were manufactured by the Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), but are sold under various brand names, including Eddie Bauer, Safety 1st, Maxi-Cosi, and Cosco. On the recalled seats, the …

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Should Helmets Be Mandatory for Skiers and Snowboarders?

Serious snow-sport injuries are quite rare, thank heavens. But a new study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that if skiers and snowboarders are required to wear helmets, injuries could be reduced even further. Every year, approximately 12,000 people go to the hospital with a head injury due to snow sports. There are about …

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Super Bowl Workers Injured

Workers were injured at Texas Stadium while preparing the venue for the Super Bowl.  Large sheets of ice fell off the building and struck the workers below.   Six workers were injured and one of the six was critically injured:

Insurance Industry Skews Data

The insurance industry is pushing hard to reduce benefits to injured workers in NC.  Unfortunately, the information upon which their “reform” proposals are based, is misleading.  Not only will “reform” hurt injured workers, but it will also place further burdens upon North Carolina Taxpayers:  instead of employers, through their insurance companies, paying for injured workers, …

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