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Mike Damaso

Grill Safety During the Fourth of July and All the Time

Burns are some of the most severe injuries a person can suffer. According to the American Burn Association, across the U.S. in 2011 there were 450,000 burn victims receiving medical treatment, 45,000 burn victims who were hospitalized including [...]
Ed Normand

Think You’re Good at Multitasking? Take This Test

Dave Crenshaw is an author and speaker whose first book was entitled, “The Myth of Multitasking: How ‘Doing It All’ Gets Nothing Done.” The video above featuring Crenshaw allows viewers to take a test that tests [...]
Thomas Dennis

The Dangers of Amusement Parks

The Dangers of Amusement Parks Central Florida is known around the world for its wide array of amusement rides and theme parks. While most patrons will enjoy the rides and return home safely, the above article highlights many unknown and [...]
Orman Kimbrough

One Year Later, USCC Still Struggling to Effectively Counter ‘Hot Coffee’

Susan Saladoff’s documentary Hot Coffee originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011 before being released in June. The film’s title was derived from the infamous 1994 product liability lawsuit that then-79-year-old [...]
Jason Herrera

Amusement Park Accident Caught on Tape

Here is a case of how things can go wrong on an amusement park ride. Last week on the El Tutuki Splash ride at PortAventura Theme Park in Salou, Catalonia, Spain, a boat derailed and was struck by another boat full of riders (with 2 riders [...]
Mike Damaso

HEADS UP to Concussion Awareness

Many parents encourage their children to participate in sports with the idea that it will teach them discipline, sportsmanship, and give them some structure. Unfortunately, most parents do not plan on their child sustaining a head injury because [...]
Council Wooten

NFL, NHL Player Deaths Shed Light on Substance Abuse Issues for TBI Victims

Recovering from one traumatic brain injury (TBI) is challenging enough, but Jan Michelle Brown explains in the video above how she recovered from two TBIs. Furthermore, while recovering from the brain injuries, she was also trying to overcome [...]
Ed Normand

Who is the Lawyer Beholden …To the Client or the Doctor?

This is the typical scenario: A person is involved in an accident. That person is injured. The injured person calls a lawyer referral service. The referral service owns the medical clinic and Lawyer referral service. The lawyer [...]
Ed Normand

Recent Cases Demonstrate Companies Need to Prevent Employees from Driving While ‘Intexticated’

David Teater is the senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council (NSC), and in the video above, he explains how organizations can implement cell phone policies for their employees. As the Washington Post [...]