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How do I learn about recalls?

When a product malfunctions or otherwise becomes dangerous, the company will usually issue a recall notice. While these stories often make news headlines, what happens if you do not pay attention to the news? How can you learn about recalls? According to the United State Department of Transportation, you should check for recalls on government sites at least two times…

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What does the brain’s frontal lobe affect?

Head injuries can and do manifest differently in every person that experiences them. However, due to the similar structures and functions of the brain in every person, injuries to certain areas of the head or brain tend to have similar manifestations. This includes damage to the frontal lobe. What sort of areas does this part of the brain control? How…

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What are crush injuries?

Getting into a car crash can result in a plethora of unpleasant injuries. Though some injuries get a lot of press and attention such as spinal cord and head trauma, other injuries do not often get spoken of. This includes crush injuries, which are almost always notably severe. But what exactly are they? Severity of crush injuries Up To Date…

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What are traumatic brain injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries happen when the head takes a significant amount of damage, usually causing the brain to hit the inside of the skull. These injuries – known as TBIs – can have a severe impact on a victim’s overall health and wellness. Changes in personality and pain Medline Plus discusses the impact of trauma on the brain. Traumatic brain…

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What cyclists need to know about Oregon’s stop-as-yield law

Cyclists follow many of the same rules as motorists. In most states, this includes stopping at stop signs. However, a few states, including Oregon, have separate rules for how cyclists approach stop signs. In 2020, Oregon enacted a stop-as-yield law for cyclists. What is the stop-as-yield law? In most states, bicycles must come to a complete stop at a stop…

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Why fatigue is a risk for truckers

When you get behind the wheel of your big rig in Oregon, you have the responsibility of driving safely and attentively. Fatigue can disrupt your focus and replace your confidence with incoherence. Understanding just how dangerous fatigue is might give you the incentive to avoid exhaustion. Prioritizing your sleep and complying with all federal guidelines can lower your risks of…

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3 situations where a vehicle is more likely to hit a bicyclist

Bicycle safety should be on everyone’s minds, regardless of whether they themselves are cyclists or not. Knowing how to avoid a bicycle accident is important because it is perfectly legal for bikes to share the road with motor vehicles, with some rare exceptions. While biking can certainly be fun, convenient and sustainable, cyclists do stand to sustain catastrophic personal injuries…

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What could stop a product liability claim?

Product liability can lead to the manufacturer or some other responsible party having to pay you for injuries you sustained from using the product. However, you may not always have a valid claim. The Oregon State Bar explains there are some things that could invalidate your case and leave you liable for the incident that caused your injuries. For this…

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