Category Archive for ‘Accident News’

Slip and Fall Accidents 13 Million injured per year

The slip and fall accident is known to many as an age-old con designed to scam stores and malls out of easy settlement money. But, as Inside Edition reports on Monday, November 11, the majority of falls in stores are genuine, many caused when unsuspecting shoppers encounter slippery floor surfaces. In fact, slips, trips and

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Man Slipped And Injured Back On Icy Street

Is there a Dangerous Room in your House?

Your homes are your comfort zones where you feel protected and secured from all dangers. It is a peaceful place, far from strife and the madding crowd. Your houses are your sanctuaries. However, you are unaware that in every nook and cranny at home, a potential danger is waiting; but one room is the most

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Preventable Medicare Costs $60 Billion

Medicare’s expenses for its fall-related injury beneficiaries will amount as high as $60 billion annually within the next eight years as expected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The United States would have spent half a trillion dollars in treating elderly who were fall victims between the present and the new president’s election

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Exercising is the Best Option for seniors to Reduce Fall Risks

Exercising is the Best Option for seniors to Reduce Fall Risks  WINCHESTER, VA – Old age is risky to the life and limbs of seniors as it is a fact that from above the age of 65, an individual is more prone to fall accidents. Carl Hess, a resident at Westminster Canterbury said that if

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Exodus mine claims the life of a Spring Creek man

ELKO — Newmont Mining Corp.’s Exodus mine claimed the life of a miner from Spring Creek who died last Friday. According to Newmont officials, Allen Campbell, 49, died in an accident. However, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has not issued any preliminary report, but listed the cause of the fatality as a slip or

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Nursing Care Facilities Warned by OSHA to Watch Their Steps

Fall, slip and fall accidents ranked second to motor vehicle accidents as the cause of accidental death in the United States. Businesses are expecting that soon there will be safer flooring and matting manufactured to reduce these risks. According to OSHA, nursing home or residential care facility is common venue for these hazards to happen.

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NICB: Slip and Fall Claims Second Look

DES PLAINES, Ill – The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reported that “slip and fall” claims addressed to businesses and targeting insurance companies are now carefully scrutinized for potential fraud. As in most cases, businesses frequently pay without investigating. Member companies submitted to the NIBC showed a 57 percent increase in the number of referrals

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