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Drivers don't always take drowsy driving seriously

Even safe drivers -- those who would never drink and drive, for example -- don't always take drowsy driving as seriously as they should. Experts note that they tend to overestimate their abilities behind the wheel when they're too tired, and they underestimate the risks.

Nursing home falls can have catastrophic consequences

For the elderly, falls remain a serious health risk. The results are often far more catastrophic than they would be for younger people, and this can't be overlooked. That's especially true when falls happen in nursing homes, where the elderly are supposed to be provided with care that prevents these accidents.

Secondary injuries often accompany spinal cord injuries

With spinal cord injuries, much of the focus is on rehabilitation that can help restore function. Medical professionals call this one of their greatest challenges, and full restoration is not always possible, so this emphasis does make sense.

Wrongful death lawsuit surrounding death of infant to continue

The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a deceased infant will continue, according to a ruling made by a Lenawee County Circuit judge at the beginning of August. The judge ruled that a default judgment made against the subject of the lawsuit will be set aside so the case can go to trial. A pretrial date is slated for August 28.

How do I care for a burn?

No matter the industry in which you work, it is possible for you to suffer some sort of burn. It can happen to the safest of people. Burns can be caused by electricity, chemicals, fire and cooking. Getting burned at the workplace is a common injury in Michigan. So, how do you care for a burn?

How can I protect myself against road rage in Michigan?

Road rage is present all over the roads of Michigan and Rochester is no exception. You might go months without experiencing a road rage incident and then you might encounter multiple incidents in the same day. There is no rhyme or reason for it, road rage just occurs. Drivers get fed up with driving habits of others, tire of sitting in traffic or are frustrated about something else in life and it manifests on the roads. So, how can you protect yourself against road rage?

Spotting a drunk driver on the roads of Michigan

One of the most difficult problems for law enforcement to solve is that of drunk driving. This is a problem that likely will never go away, so long as people continue to make bad decisions. Here are some tips for spotting a drunk driver on the roads of Michigan so you can proactively keep yourself out of a tragic situation.

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