Accident And Injury (page 29)


Concussions, Brain Injuries on the Rise in Youth

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, more children are visiting the emergency room with traumatic brain injuries, including concussions. According to a...

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  • Oct 21, 2011

Atlanta Students Participate in Teen Driver Safety Week

In light of National Teen Driver Safety Week, North Atlanta high school students are participating in a number of activities conducted to promote safe driving...

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  • Oct 21, 2011

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Family of Promising Football Player

The premature death of football player Ja’Quayvin Smalls has reportedly led to a wrongful death lawsuit against the athletic personnel at Western Carolina University, where...

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  • Oct 14, 2011

DUI Accident Kills Georgia College Student

A student at the University of West Georgia (UWG) was reportedly killed on Saturday when his motorcycle struck the side of a car that had...

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  • Oct 6, 2011

YMCA Brain Injury Lawsuit Settles

Three years ago, 17-year-old Cody Roszina suffered a brain injury at the Cherokee County YMCA. Last week, his brain injury lawsuit was settled for just...

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  • Sep 27, 2011

Legoland Florida Avoids Government Regulations for Ride Inspections

Legoland Florida, a new theme park in Polk County set to open next month, has sidestepped government oversight concerning the safety of its rides, due...

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  • Sep 27, 2011

Florida Trucker Arrested in Fatal Crash Had Long Criminal History

A Florida truck driver that caused a fatal crash in Columbus, Nebraska in August had a long criminal history, according to the Columbus Telegram. John...

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  • Sep 23, 2011

Family May File Wrongful Death Suit Against Nightclub Owners

A family in Palmetto is preparing to file a Florida wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of a nightclub for negligent security. The deceased, 25-year-old...

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  • Sep 20, 2011

Atlanta Lawyer Gets 25 Years for Deadly DUI Crash

An Atlanta lawyer has reportedly been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a drinking-related crash in 2006 that...

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  • Sep 20, 2011

Cell Phone Use While Driving Can Be Costly

Though the use of a cell phone to call or text is perfectly legal in the state of Florida, many drivers are finding that this...

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  • Sep 9, 2011

NHTSA Cracks Down on Drunk Drivers

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drunk driving is one of the leading causes of death and injury on America’s roads.  The NHTSA...

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  • Sep 6, 2011

Construction Accident in Georgia Under OSHA Investigation

A construction accident in Georgia is currently under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a worker fell from a ladder while working...

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  • Aug 4, 2011

New Law Aims to Reduce Brain Injury Risk

Alabama lawmakers have taken a positive step toward protecting children from brain injuries.  A new law went into effect in July of 2011 forbidding young...

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  • Jul 29, 2011

Boating Accident Victim Speaks After Losing Leg

After a boating accident that claimed his leg in February, Sal Pucciarelli has broken his silence and has described the horrifying experience from his perspective....

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  • Jul 26, 2011

Alcohol-Related Auto Accident Kills 6-Year-Old, Paralyzes 3-Year-Old

Alcohol has been cited by Georgia State Police as a factor in a crash in Blue Ridge, Georgia that killed a 6-year-old girl and paralyzed...

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  • Jul 22, 2011