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Pressure Ulcers are a “Never Event” Under Medicare

Pressure Ulcers are a “Never Event” Under Medicare When it comes to healthcare standards, there are certain types of injuries or complications that should never happen. Called “never events,” these include leaving surgical objects inside patients and patients contracting infections from inadequate sterilization. One injury that Medicare deems to be a never event in nursing […]

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Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD?

Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with veterans returning from active duty, though any type of traumatic event can lead to this often debilitating condition. In fact, many car accident victims develop PTSD following a crash, and it can impact their lives in many different ways. Signs and […]

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How Effective Are Pedestrian Detection Systems?

How Effective Are Pedestrian Detection Systems? Technology is constantly evolving, and we now wear mini-computers on our wrists and have electronic home assistants that control our lights and thermostats from afar. When it comes to motor vehicles, the technology race also applies, and manufacturers are constantly trying to outdo one another with in-vehicle tech systems. […]

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Are Dash Cams Worth It?

Are Dash Cams Worth It? After a car accident, you may know that someone else was at fault, but the insurance company or court will not simply accept your word on the matter. Instead, you must present enough evidence to prove that another party should be held liable for the accident and all of your […]

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Steps to Take when Hit by an Uninsured Motorist

Steps to Take when Hit by an Uninsured Motorist Kansas has strict requirements when it comes to minimum auto insurance for every driver in the state. Insurance policies must include a minimum amount of liability coverage for injuries and property damage caused by car crashes. Some people allow their car insurance to lapse and fail […]

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Damage Caps Eliminated for Kansas Injury Victims

Damage Caps Eliminated for Kansas Injury Victims For decades, we have represented clients with burns, loss of sight, or injuries that alter their quality of life, and the Kansas courts did not provide sufficient compensation for the loss. Many suits against nursing homes or product manufacturers could not be brought, for elderly clients or victims […]

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Will Electric Scooters Soon Share Sidewalks?

Will Electric Scooters Soon Share Sidewalks? Following the overwhelming success of rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft comes a different kind of transportation trend, which involves sharing electric scooters. Companies like Lime, Bird, Gotcha, and more are providing scooters for rent via mobile apps for anyone looking for a faster way to travel than walking. […]

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Do Keyless Ignitions on Cars Pose a Threat?

Do Keyless Ignitions on Cars Pose a Threat? Typically, innovations in the automotive industry have made us safer, and it goes without saying that traveling by car is much safer than it was just a few decades ago. The advent of features like the three-point seatbelt, airbags, and new technologies like lane assist and automatic […]

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Truck Accident Fatalities on Rise

Truck Accident Fatalities are on the Rise The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that overall traffic-related fatalities declined from 2016 to 2017, indicating a larger downward trend in fatal traffic crashes. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for accidents involving large commercial trucks, as fatal truck crashes reached a 29-year high in 2017. […]

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Is Smartphone Use Threatening the Lives of Pedestrians?

Is Smartphone Use Threatening the Lives of Pedestrians? The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a report with troubling information for pedestrians – the number of pedestrian deaths due to traffic accidents in 2018 is expected to be the highest since 1990 in the United States. What has caused pedestrian fatalities to rise higher […]

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