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Wheelchair Transportation Safety: What You Should Know

According to the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death for Americans ages 3 through 33. However, wheelchair users who rely on medical transport for everyday travel are especially susceptible to catastrophic injury in a motor vehicle accident. Unlike non-disabled passengers, wheelchair …

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Service Members Suffer Hearing Loss After Military-Issue 3M Earplugs Found Defective

Between 2003 and 2015, the United States military supplied a version of the Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv.2) from 3M to service members in Iraq and Afghanistan as standard-issue hearing protection. Allegations suggest manufacturer 3M—as well as its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, Inc.—failed to instruct wearers on the proper application and use of the product. About the …

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Crib Bumpers Linked to Infant Deaths

  A new article in The Journal of Pediatrics (November 24, 2015) reports that the number of infant deaths and injuries attributed to crib bumpers have jumped in the past seven years, compared with the previous 20 years. Researchers are calling for a nationwide ban on the crib accessory. The study researchers analyzed causes of …

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Lawmakers Propose Bill for Veterans Disability Benefits COLA

There are thousands of former members of the United States armed forces living in North Carolina who depend of veterans disability benefits to survive. As years go by though, the costs of certain goods and services increase while benefits payments stay the same. The North Carolina veterans’ disability lawyers at HensonFuerst point out that this …

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"Watch For Me N.C." Takes Unique Approach To Reducing North Carolina Bicycle Accident Numbers

Anyone who is involved in a motor vehicle collision is at risk of being seriously injured or killed, but pedestrians and bicyclists are at an especially high risk of harm because they lack the protection of a plastic and metal frame of a car or truck’s exterior. Our North Carolina bicycle accident lawyers at HensonFuerst …

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