Georgia Hospitals Use Systems Engineering to Reduce Errors

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
For three decades, safety measures have been so thoroughly integrated into commercial aviation that now the odds of dying in a plane crash are one in 20 million. But Medicare patients still face a one in seven chance of injury during a hospital stay, according to a Los Angeles Times article. However, changes across...
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Slip and Fall Risks: Holiday Shopping and Black Friday Sales

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
The holiday shopping season is almost in full swing. Many retailers across the nation and in Georgia will open at midnight this Thanksgiving, pushing black Friday sales even earlier. Crowds of people often descend on retailers to take advantage of the early door buster sales. During this busy time shoppers should be aware of...
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Delayed Breast Cancer Treatment May Trigger a Malpractice Claim

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Breast cancer affected more than 192,000 women in 2010 and claimed 40,000 lives. Like many diseases, early detection and treatment is often the key to survival. According to the Georgia Department of Community Health, Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in Georgia and the second leading cause of death. The...
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Georgia motorists may see more big rigs on the road

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Truck accidents can cause serious injuries and death on Georgia roads.Georgia motorists are used to sharing the road with large tractor trailers and commercial trucks. These large vehicles are an essential part of the economy, as they deliver vital products throughout the state and across the country. As the economy continues to improve, the...
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Snapping “selfies” the newest form of distracted driving

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
With the rise in popularity of camera-equipped smartphones and photo sharing social media outlets, people have begun to document their entire lives in pictures and then post them for the world to see. While it can be harmless fun to snap a shot of a great dinner one is about to eat and put...
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