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When it comes to back pain, it is often hard to identify it as a serious medical condition, or a result of overexertion and physical exhaustion. Many people experience back pain due to intervertebral disc degeneration, which occurs when the discs located between the vertebrae of the spine begin to weaken with age. As these […]
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The most common injury individuals sustain when involved in an automobile accident is a back injury. The severity of the injury to the back is dependent on a number of factors such as the intensity of the accident, the location of the injured party in the automobile during the accident, and follow-up medical care received. […]
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Nearly 6 million General Motors vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators are being recalled, the latest step in a massive product failure that is far from resolved.  Other manufacturers are likely to add to the list of 63 million recalled airbags. And with used car dealers still selling vehicles with the recalled airbags, the injuries continue as well. A driver in Mesa, Ariz., for instance, […]
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Behind the hair bows and pom-poms, cheerleading has at times provided a safe harbor for sexual molesters. A 55-year-old Los Angeles cheer coach, Michael Edmond, was charged last year with sexually abusing five girls as young as 9 years old. San Antonio cheerleading and gymnastics coach Robert Thomas Kortara, 33, was accused of sexually assaulting a […]
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Over the years, Catholic Churches have drawn most of the accusations that officials didn’t do enough to protect young people from sexual abuse, but more open discussions on the topic have revealed that other denominations have suffered the same accusations.  An investigative series by the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News documented 700 cases […]
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When a person hops into an Uber, how much responsibility does the company have to keep them safe from sexual assault? That’s what courts are wrestling with as ride sharing becomes more popular. Under the common carrier doctrine, transportation companies are responsible for the safe passage of their riders. But Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) like […]
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Every second in the United States, 45 Uber ride-sharing cars pick up passengers. Although not many of the rides with Uber, Lyft or other ride-sharing companies end badly, some do – with accidents or sexual assaults. As those companies lobby for protection against lawsuits, the options for victims get more complicated. Under the common carrier […]
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