There are currently no nationally recognized definitions of work zones or work-zone accidents Every state has its own unique definitions of these items. This makes it impossible to determine the nationwide impact of road construction on the safety of the traveling public. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is currently involvedRead More →

Burn Symptoms and Side Effects: The swelling and blistering characteristic of burns is caused by the loss of fluid from damaged blood vessels. In severe cases, such fluid loss can cause shock, requiring immediate transfusion of the patient with blood or a physiological salt solution to restore adequate fluid levelsRead More →

Possible Neurological Signs of Birth Injury: Floppy, depressed, pale or blue after birth Seizures and neurological problems in first days of life Permanent damage often including cerebral palsy, cortical blindness and mental retardation or learning deficits. Birth defects are the fifth-leading cause of years of potential life lost and contributeRead More →