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Microplastics Found in the Placenta of Unborn Babies for the First Time


Researchers have detected microplastic particles in the placentas of unborn babies for the first time, a discovery that could mean long-term fetal developmental damage. The Guardian reported that in a study, published in Volume 46 of The Journal Envi Read More »

United States Pedestrian Deaths Numbers Hit Three-Decade High


The number of pedestrians killed in traffic has increased drastically in recent years and United States pedestrian deaths numbers hit three-decade high in 2019. A report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) revealed that there were m Read More »

How Can You Calculate Damages in a Personal Injury Case?


Personal injury lawsuits can help victims who have suffered physical, mental, or emotional pain due to another party’s actions. In these cases, personal injury attorneys work to earn compensation for the victims so that they can return to their liv Read More »

What is My State’s Statute of Limitations? | All 50 State SoL’s


The statute of limitations bars the amount of time that an individual or party has to take legal action after an incident has taken place, an injury has occurred, a diagnosis has been made, or an event has taken place. The statute of limitations is Read More »

What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit? A Plaintiff’s Lawyer Explains


Mass tort lawsuits are designed to help people who have been harmed by the same individual or group’s actions. They’ve played a role in taking on abusive employers, negligent drug companies, and corrupt corporations. These cases leverage collecti Read More »

How to Improve Quality of Life for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s


  Dementia refers to a range of neurodegenerative brain disorders that are often progressive and irreversible. These disorders are characterized by abnormal brain changes that cause deterioration to thinking, comprehension, memory, judgment, lan Read More »

Lawsuit Alleges Diacetyl in Frito-Lay Chips; Frito-Lay Workers at Risk?


  Frito-Lay, Inc., a manufacturer and seller of some of the United States’ most popular snack foods, faces a class action lawsuit alleging that it hides the use of synthetic diacetyl in its cheddar and sour cream flavored chips. Law360 reports Read More »

Accessibility Issues Concerning Jargon and Other Esoteric Language


Businesses looking to improve safety and accessibility can learn a lot from the U.S. Navy. While writing accommodating language and equipping combat-ready forces are very different tasks, both can be guided by a simple principle — KISS. The KISS pr Read More »

CDC Releases 2020 Distracted Driving Facts and Statistics


  2020 Distracted Driving Facts Distracted driving is any activity that takes the driver’s attention away from driving. Distracted driving includes cell phone use and other activities such as eating, talking to other passengers, adjusting the Read More »

Missouri Roadway Safety & Laws “Fall Dangerously Behind” Standards


  According to a national evaluation of roadway safety conducted by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, the state of Missouri “fall dangerously behind” roadway safety and law standards. Missouri, which has seen a progressive increase in t Read More »

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