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Monthly Archives: October 2023

BedBugs

Las Vegas Hotels Reported for Bed Bugs

By Cameron Law |

Las Vegas hotels: CaesarsPalace, Circus Circus, MGM Grand, Palazzo, Planet Hollywood, Sahara, and Tropicana were recently reported for the presence of bed bugs, and this includes reports of people being bitten. In some of these locations, nearby rooms were closed for two weeks after these reports and treated/cleaned, still, the presence of these pests… Read More »

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Amazon Fails to Protect Workers from Dog Bites

By Cameron Law |

Recent reports indicate that Amazon drivers are being bit by dogs while making deliveries at alarming rates, and Amazon is not only unprepared to send someone to help or replace them, with drivers continuing to deliver for hours afterward until someone can be called in to take their place, but then also asking these… Read More »

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TrucksOnRoad

Semi-Trucks Stopped On Sides of Service Roads Leading to Fatal Accidents

By Cameron Law |

The National Transportation Safety Board is currently looking into a hidden danger on our U.S. highways: A shortage of parking spaces for large trucks leading those trucks to park in unsafe locations – such as on the sides of ramps – which can then lead to fatal collisions with oncoming cars. According to the… Read More »

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Autopilot

Tesla Sued for Wrongful Death in Connection with Model 3 Autopilot System

By Cameron Law |

All eyes are currently on one lawsuit filed by a state against Tesla in connection with the wrongful death of one of its Model 3 drivers. The lawsuit contends that the company’s autopilot system was responsible for a fatal car crash and the death of the vehicle’s driver, citing negligence and Tesla’s failure to… Read More »

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Generators Are Injuring and Killing People Every Year

By Cameron Law |

In late September, Generac Power Systems announced that it is recalling approximately 64,000 of its GP15000E and GP17500E generators that have the ability to malfunction and injure people, where these defects have resulted in at least three severe burn injuries and close to 30 reported incidents of overheating and pressurizing or expelling fuel when… Read More »

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BikeLane

The Rising Dangers of Cycling & Failure of Bike Lanes to Protect Riders

By Cameron Law |

The COVID-19 pandemic produced a number of changes in our everyday lives; one of them being more people deciding to get from one place to another either by using a bicycle or walking. Sadly, as a result, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there has been an alarming rise in cyclist accidents… Read More »

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Workplace Injuries & Deaths Still Common in 2023

By Cameron Law |

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there have been close to 5,200 workplace fatalities in 2022, reflecting an almost nine percent increase from 2020. In 2021, one U.S. worker died every 101 minutes from a workplace injury. Children Dying on the Job Sadly, these dire statistics include children, as there are a number… Read More »

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RidesharingSafety

New Study Finds That Ride-Hail Drivers with Multiple Jobs Are More Dangerous on The Roads

By Cameron Law |

The driving profession itself is inherently unsafe: Ride-hail drivers (such as those who drive for Uber & Lyft), as well as taxi drivers, face a number of risks on the road, from accidents, to harassment, to injuries, and even violence. In fact, according to published statistics, more than 80 percent of ride-hail drivers feel… Read More »

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