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What Are the Most Common Injuries to Children During the Summer?

Summertime is full of pool parties, cookouts with family and friends, road trips and camping. As families and kids relax during these hot months, doctors and safety experts warn parents to be on high alert. Child injuries increase exponentially during the summer because of an increase in outdoor activities, some of which may be unsupervised. One in three pediatric deaths worldwide are caused by unintentional accidents. In order to avoid a deadly accident, parents should be aware of the five most common injury risks for children this summer. 5 Summer Injuries for Children Drowning. Thirty percent of all accidental deaths for children one to four years old are drownings, most in home swimming pools. Never leave your children unsupervised near open water, even if it’s your own pool. You could also install a fence around large pools to prevent unsupervised access, and you could also ensure that your children are…
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Recent Car Accidents Call the Safety of Self-Driving Technology into Question

A pedestrian accident involving an autonomous Uber vehicle has called the safety of self-driving technology into question. In late March, a 49-year-old woman was struck and killed by the Volvo XC90 SUV while she was walking a bicycle across the street in a Phoenix suburb. The fatal collision occurred even though the driverless vehicle had an operator sitting in the driver’s seat. There is new information about this accident, including video footage from the vehicle’s internal and external cameras. In the footage, you can see that the operator’s eyes are not on the road for several seconds. Moments later, the vehicle crashes into the woman as she is crossing the street. The operator must take control of the autonomous vehicle during emergencies. Internal documents and sources who spoke with the New York Times suggest Uber was having trouble with its autonomous vehicles before the crash. According to the article, Uber’s…
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Can I File a Lawsuit Against a Radiologist?

Radiologists have very important roles during the diagnostic process. These individuals are responsible for interpreting imaging tests, such as MRI and CT scans, and sending reports to physicians. Much like other health care professionals, radiologists can make mistakes that cause considerable harm to patients. Therefore, it may be possible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit if you or a loved one are harmed by a radiologist’s mistake. Possible reasons for a lawsuit include but are not limited to: Perception errors. If you were suffering from a serious health condition and your imaging test results were misread by the radiologist, then you could be harmed. An MRI can pick up certain types of cancer in its early stages. In this case, the results have to be interpreted correctly for you to receive a prompt diagnosis and treatment. Communication errors: You could be harmed if there is a breakdown in communication between…
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