Bernie Sanders and Other Lawmakers Seek Federal Oversight of Workers Comp

Ten ranking Democratic federal lawmakers are urging the Labor Department to respond to state workers' compensation laws changes that have reduced benefits and protections for injured workers in recent years. The goal is to provide federal oversight of workers' comp. In a letter to the Labor Secretary, the lawmakers, among them Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, cited...

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How Often Do Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis Occur?

A new report from the Institute of Medicine seems almost unbelievable: Most people will experience at least one misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis at some point in their lives. The report calls for urgent changes in health care, as misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis can have devastating consequences. Getting the correct diagnosis at the right time is critical....

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Can Street Re-Design Reduce Pedestrian and Bike Accidents in DC?

Washington, D.C. Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Calls for Street Re-Design For Increased Safety Measures

Smart Growth America is an advocacy group that works to measure metropolitan growth and develops strategies for safer and more productive neighborhoods. The group recently released a report, as part of their National Complete Streets Coalition, that contained some promising information. According...

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Safety Tips for Cycling in Winter (If You Must)

Virginia Injury Lawyers Promote Safety Measures to Decrease Bicycle Accidents

In February, a woman died in Virginia after being hit by a VDOT snowplow. She was cycling to work in winter on the side of road around 5:40 a.m. According to investigators, the woman and the snowplow were going in the same direction on Route...

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