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Falls Becoming Leading Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on February 28, 2014

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As America’s population ages, falls by senior citizens are overtaking motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of traumatic spinal cord injuries, a new study shows.

Conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the study demonstrates that the elderly are more susceptible than younger people to falls

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Seven Tips to Be a Better Defensive Driver

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on February 25, 2014

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Motor vehicle accidents and fatalities rose in 2012 after six years of declines, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Nationwide, 33,561 people died in traffic collisions in

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Report Delves Into Safety Oversights

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on January 27, 2014

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Deepwater horizon oil spill accident

Over two years ago, the Gulf of Mexico was host to the worst accidental oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry. Also called the BP oil disaster

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The elderly are suffering a high rate of fall-related brain injuries

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on November 14, 2013

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Elderly are the most suffering a high rate of fall-related brain injuries or Traumatic Brain Injuries

In recent years, the media has paid an increasing amount of attention to the issue of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in America. Though TBI can be caused by work-related

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Recent studies shed light on risks of cellphone use while driving

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on October 4, 2013

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Several weeks ago in this blog, we discussed why Texas remains among the few states that have yet to ban texting while driving. Forty-one states have bans against this

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Why Texas needs to ban texting while driving

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on September 21, 2013

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Texans pride themselves on living in a state that values freedom. As a general rule, Texans do not take freedoms for granted and they naturally often resist efforts to

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The World Health Assembly attempts to tackle global drug safety

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on August 22, 2013

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Health leaders from around the world recently met for the 66th World Health Assembly. This important meeting was held at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland

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FDA will soon improve the safety of generic drugs

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on July 15, 2013

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Generic drugs are often preferred by both insurance carriers and patients alike when they are generally available. These drugs tend to cost both insurance providers and patients far less

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Staying safe during ‘left-turn’ accident season

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on July 1, 2013

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For many transportation safety experts, summer is known as left-turn accident season. In essence, bikers and cyclists alike are uniquely vulnerable during the summer, because more motorists are consistently

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Robotic surgery error rates are alarming

Posted by Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. on May 22, 2013

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In an entertaining episode of the show “Grey’s Anatomy,” the chief of surgery tries to lure a promising pediatric surgeon away from her specialty by purchasing a da Vinci

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