Fighting Back Against Corporate Greed is a Victory for Accountability
Despite what people think about the general state of our public institutions, the civil justice system has displayed remarkable resilience in its ability to help ordinary Americans. Those who courageously exercise their Constitutional right to a day in court hold unscrupulous corporations and incompetent government regulators accountable and demonstrate that our civil justice system can still pack a serious punch. The civil justice system is designed to hold people and corporations or companies accountable through financial compensation for a victim who was harmed through little or no faul
Pre-Cut Melon Outbreak
This is now a nationwide problem. Read and share CDC’s advice with family and friends. https://go.usa.gov/xQM3Z
Summer Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors Fireworks Safety Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars, and even death. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home. The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet. Bug Safety Don't use scented soaps, perfumes or hair sprays on your child.
Beware of Monster Drinks – Parents sue Monster after California teen dies of cardiac arrhythmia
The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink. Nineteen-year-old Alex Morris went into cardiac arrest during the early morning hours of July 1 and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The lawsuit filed in California's Alameda County Superior Court alleges Morris would not have died if he did not drink two cans of Monster’s energy drink every day for the three years before his death, inclu
Air Bag Options
Air bags are proven, effective safety devices. From their introduction in the late 1980s through November 1, 1997, air bags have saved about 2,620 people. The number of people saved increases each year as air bags become more common on America’s roads. However, the number of lives saved is not the whole story. Air bags are particularly effective in preventing life-threatening and debilitating head and chest injuries. A study of real-world crashes conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that the combination of seat belts and air bags is 75 percent effective in p