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Hypothermic treatment helps gymnast who suffered spinal injury

Athletic accidents can sometimes lead to serious spinal cord injuries. This can be seen in a recent accident that occurred to a gymnast in Florida. However, this incident also demonstrates a medical procedure that may bring hope to some spinal cord injury victims. The accident involved a 20-year-old gymnast. Two weeks ago, the young man was practicing at a gym in Miami-Dade County in Florida. During this practice, the man attempted to perform a double flip and landed on his head. This…

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Employment Harassment Lawyer

When most people think of workplace harassment, they think automatically think of sexual harassment. While sexual harassment makes up a large percentage of cases, there are many other forms of workplace harassment. Laws against discrimination prohibit harassment based on any protect class including race, religion, national origin, sex or gender, age, legal immigration status, disability or perceived disability, or sexual orientation or sexual preference. Workplace Harassment Attorney I am committed to helping people who have endured harassment in the workplace.…

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Tennessee considers new workers’ compensation proposal

Workers’ compensation plays an important role in helping workers deal with the effects of injuries or conditions that they acquire because of their job. Employees can be exposed to a variety of injuries and harms in the course of their work. For instance, some jobs can expose workers to serious diseases. Emergency response positions are an example of such a job. If a worker in such a job does contract a serious disease because of his or her employment it could have…

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The pit bull debate: bad owners or bad dogs?

Last week we discussed the problem of  dog attacks and the case of a recent pit bull mauling. Pit bulls are often singled out as one of the most vicious breeds of dogs. Dog advocates say that pit bulls are not inherently bad dogs and that many owners purposefully encourage vicious behavior for protection reasons. Over-breeding of the dogs may also be an issue. Dogs that are not properly bred and cared for often have behavioral issues. Dog attack survivors often…

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