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Deaths and Accidents Spike on the Roads Over the Memorial Day Holiday

The holidays are dangerous times to be on the road and Memorial Day is no exception. During the holidays people often drive long distances to see family and may celebrate with alcohol. The result is often a spike in accidents on the roads of Georgia and elsewhere. Recently an article in Insure.com reported on how […]

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Tractor Trailer Causes a Fiery Wreck That Kills Five on I-16 in Georgia

Tractor trailers, fatigue and construction zones can often prove to be deadly cocktail when things go wrong. Sadly, this appears to have been the case in Georgia when a fiery crash left five people dead. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on the “second fiery pileup in a month” on I-16 near Savannah on Tuesday. The […]

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Accidents on Treadmills Rise According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Millions of people use treadmills every day in the United States. Most of them probably never give a thought to the potential dangers. Although accidents on treadmills and other pieces of gym equipment remain rare, the recent high profile death of media executive Dave Goldberg served as a reminder that treadmills can kill and injure. […]

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Crisis Facing Social Security Disability Benefits Leads to Radical Options

The urgent financial crisis facing social security disability has led to a number of suggestions about how the system can be reformed. A variety of options have been discussed but lawmakers don’t always seem grasp the time sensitive nature of the issue. The social security disability insurance trust fund is running low and claimants will […]

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Driver from Marietta Who Was Killed on I-75 Was Not Wearing a Seat Belt

There’s an overwhelming body of evidence that wearing a seat belt can save your life, but we still see many accidents in which unrestrained drivers and passengers are seriously injured and killed when a seat belt may have afforded them more protection. I was saddened to read about the death of a 31-year-old man from […]

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