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Who You ‘gonna Call? A Good Attorney

If you are picking up your cell phone while driving your car, make sure it’s for a good reason. As the mobile device continues to gain presence in our daily lives, states have started to crack down on cell phone usage. Distracted driving is a dangerous prospect for everyone on the road, not just for the […]

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Foster Farms Chicken Recalled Due to Salmonella Outbreak

On July 3, Foster Farms, a West Coast poultry company, announced it was recalling more than 1 million pounds of chicken products believed to possibly be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall follows a nearly nine month multistate outbreak of the disease, which has infected at least 621 people in 29 states and Puerto Rico. Four cases […]

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Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Steroids That Could Protect Preterm Babies

A new study shows that only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm births receive an inexpensive group of drugs, called antenatal corticosteroids, to prevent complications and death in premature babies. The research, which was published online on August 13, 2014 in The Lancet, looked at the use of prenatal steroid injection use […]

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Tallahassee Daycare Accidents

Daycare Use In Tallahassee And America Daycare use is a common and necessary part of life for many Tallahassee-area parents. In 2011, over 32.5 million American children were in a regular child care arrangement while their parents worked or pursued other activities outside of the home. This included 12.5 million preschool children (age 0-4 years) and 20.2 […]

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria – Failure to Timely Diagnose Necrotizing Fasciitis

Failure to diagnose a condition is one of the most common types of medical misdiagnosis errors. Some conditions may go undiagnosed, although the failure to diagnose them may not result in rapid or serious injuries or death. In contrast, sometimes a relatively easy to treat condition may worsen rapidly and create a life-threatening situation if it […]

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Failure to Timely Diagnose Cancer

Cancer In The United States A cancer diagnosis is devastating news that can affect anyone at any time. The National Cancer Institute estimates that approximately 40.8 percent of men and women in the United States will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. Additionally, according to the American Cancer Society, about 585,720 Americans will die […]

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