Georgia surgical patients should hope their surgeons are feeling stress-free at operation time. According to a recent study, surgeons are much more likely to make medical mistakes during a procedure if they are feeling stressed.
Unintentional injury is a leading cause of death for Georgians between the ages of 1 and 44. In 2016, 61,749 people died in the U.S. as a result of unintentional injury. This makes it nearly twice as deadly for that age group as cancer and heart disease combined.
U.S. road safety laws are designed to protect Georgia residents and other Americans from traffic-related injuries and deaths. For example, laws on impaired driving and seat belt use have been proven to save lives. Unfortunately, not all countries have such laws, and their citizens are dying as a result.
It is an unfortunate consequence of being out on the road and getting in an accident, some drivers just do not play by the rules. One of the more frustrating rule breaking infractions you may encounter is finding out that the other driver does not have insurance after an accident. Currently in Georgia, around 10 percent of drivers out on the road are uninsured.
The National Elevator Industry, Inc. has published some tips to keep people safe on escalators in Georgia and across the U.S. These moving staircases can cause injuries to riders who slip and fall while entering or exiting the escalator or who get caught in the mechanism as it goes around. The legal theory of premises liability might allow injured parties to recover following escalator accidents.