Study: Cell Phones and Texting Cause 28% of all Auto Accidents

January 27, 2010 by  
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A recent study by the National Safety Council estimates that more than a quarter of all auto accidents in the U.S. could be prevented if people did not talk on their cell phones or send text messages while driving. The study comes as the federal transportation administration enacted a ban this week for text messaging by truck drivers and bus drivers. Read more

Baltimore County Carbon Monoxide Law Expands Alarm Requirements

January 19, 2010 by  
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Landlords in Baltimore County have eight months to install carbon monoxide alarms in all units heated by fuel-burning equipment, according to a new law enacted last month. The law is designed to reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning in Baltimore-area apartments, which could result in severe and potentially life-threatening injuries for tenants. Read more

St. Joseph Hospital Stent Implant Lawsuits: Towson, Maryland

January 15, 2010 by  
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Many individuals who received a coronary artery stent implanted at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson Maryland by Dr. Mark Midei have recently been notified by the hospital about an investigation or clinical review, which noted differences or inaccuracies in the original report. This may have a substantial impact on patients’ care and long-term health. Read more