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The United States Post Office suspended the delivery of mail to four homes in Rochelle Park, New Jersey after a mail carrier was attacked by a resident’s dog. The mailman was bit six times in the arm and required hospitalization. The dog had attacked postal carriers twice before in 2017. As a result of the dog’s behavior, innocent neighbors are ...

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Earlier this summer, a passenger was attacked on a Delta flight by a fifty-pound emotional support dog sitting on the lap of a passenger next to him. The victim was unable to escape because he was in a window seat, and the dog blocked the route of escape. The man was bit on his face multiple times. He received 28 ...

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Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) and Causalgia, is the most painful form of chronic pain that exists. CRPS is a disease affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System. The pain caused by the disease is constant, intense and out of proportion to the original injury. CRPS usually affects one of the four limbs, but ...

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The doctrine of parental immunity in its most basic form prevents children from recovering compensation from a parent for negligence. The parental immunity doctrine was first judicially created in Mississippi over 100 years ago in 1891. States vary in how they apply the doctrine. Numerous exceptions to the doctrine exist in different states...

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Sometimes dogs attack without exhibiting aggression in the past. However, there are multiple factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking. Below are some of the factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking...

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Surveillance Video

Surveillance video captured a pit bull chase a 7-year-old boy and attack him as he tried to escape. The unprovoked attack occurred outside Austin in Manor, Texas. The dog owner ran after the dog and pulled him off the child shortly after the attack began. The boy suffered numerous bites and scratches to his legs and back...

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Bus Stop

An 11-year-old girl was attacked by two bull mastiffs while walking to her school bus stop. The attack occurred in Yonkers, New York in the morning. The dogs were unrestrained with the owner nowhere in sight. The dogs attacked the young girl by knocking her to the ground and biting her all over her body...

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Traffic Stop Light

The number of pedestrian intersection-related collisions in Houston rose 42% from 2012 to 2015. Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University conducted a study of Houston traffic fatalities to determine the most dangerous locations for pedestrian and bicyclists. The study concluded that intersections with traffic lights around downtown had the highest number of fatalities...

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The National Safety Council (NSC) reported that more than 40,000 traffic fatalities occurred in 2016. This is the highest level of fatalities in a decade. The increase in fatalities is a six percent increase compared to the number of deaths in 2015. NSC estimates that the total cost for the property damage, death and personal injury in 2016 is $432.5 ...

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Knee 2

A study compiling data from several doctors found an unusually high rate of failure in the ATTUNE system. The study was published this year in the Journal of Knee Surgery (Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.). There is a high rate of debonding at the tibial implant – cement interface. The MAUDE database revealed 21 reports of tibial loosening in a short ...

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