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Shop for Safe Toys This Holiday Season

Toy SafetyCross off dangerous or inappropriate toys from your holiday gift list with the 2018 Safe Toy Buyer's Guide from Let America Know. Because when it comes to toy safety, even Santa and the Elves need a little friendly guidance now and then. Read Here

When Do Drug and Healthcare Ads Push Ethical Boundaries?Nursing Home Care

Spending on marketing and advertising in the healthcare industry has increased dramatically right along side the aging and lucrative baby boomer market. Advocates are worried that some of this marketing crosses ethical boundaries and the ancient patient pledge to "do no harm." Learn More

Injuries from Falls Affect All, Not Just Elderly

Injury FallsAccording to the National Safety Council, over 34,000 Americans died in 2016 from the common and preventable injury of falling – a 160 percent increase since 2000. Yes, more elderly are suffering falls, but surprisingly all ages are at greater risk.
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Protect Loved Ones from Nursing Home AbuseNursing Home Care

The prevalence of elder abuse in both institutional and in-home care settings appears to be on the rise. You should know the signs of elder abuse and how to find quality care for the older loved ones in your life. Learn More

Champions for the Safety, Legal Rights of All Americans

Justice ServedThe annual You Should Know Justice Served issue features the stories of four courageous Americans who have stepped up to fight for the safety and legal rights of all Americans. Read their stories and tell us which moves you most in our annual reader survey.
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Faulty Implants Cause Pain, Problems and PerilHuman Trafficking

An aging baby boomer population means an influx of patients suffering from degenerative orthopedic issues and big business for those who manufacture orthopedic implants. However, these medical devices have caused extreme complications for many patients. Learn More

What If Your Pet Is Negligently Injured?

Injured PoochTo pet lovers, a pet is more than property. The courts, however, have held that the value of a pet that is negligently hurt by another person or pet is only worth its "market value." Animal rights advocates are trying to change all of that, suggesting that owners should also be compensated for the significant emotional value of a beloved companion.
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Attorneys Fight Human Trafficking with Civil LitigationHuman Trafficking

Attorneys are helping the victims of human trafficking by holding the perpetrators accountable for their crimes through civil litigation. Several recent success stories give hope to advocates around the world that these actions could help stem the tide of this insidious industry. Learn More

Injured Workers Have Third-Party Option After Work Comp

Hard Hats for WorkersToday, workers’ compensation insurance is available in all 50 states and covers some medical care and lost income. But with workers’ comp benefits under attack and shrinking in many states, injured workers should not overlook possible third-party actions for additional financial support.
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The Opioid Crisis: America Fights BackMedication Errors

Americans are turning to the courts to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for putting profits ahead of the health and wellbeing of people. These actions could jump-start a nationwide change in how we prescribe and regulate opioid painkillers. Learn More

Loophole Silences Victims of Workplace Harassment

Women Facing MenThousands of employers across the nation are sneaking a loophole into employment contracts called “forced,” “binding” or “mandatory arbitration.” This fine print prevents employees from suing companies in court for discrimination, sexual harassment and even assault, then prohibits victims from speaking publicly about their ordeals. Meanwhile, the federal government looks the other way. Read Here

Who's at Fault When Robot Cars Crash and Injure People?Medication Errors

Manufacturers like Audi, Volvo, Ford and BMW promise a fully autonomous vehicle by 2020. If driverless cars really are just around the bend, what will it mean for you, your commute and your safety while on the road? Learn More

 

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