When parents leave their kids with a daycare service, they have a few expectations. Chief among these expectations is that there child will be safe from harm or abuse and will be okay when they are picked up at the end of the day. This was not the case for 3 year old Ravante L. Ward of Peoria, Illinois....

Winter brings a whole set of unique concerns with it. For one, there are some special head injury risks that arise during this season. As a recent news article mentioned, winter is actually one of the more head-injury-heavy times of the year. It can be important to be aware of the potential head injury dangers that can go along...

As far as crimes are concerned, sexual abuse and assault is one of the most heinous. Forcing oneself onto another sexually can leave long term physical and emotional scars and damage. In the case of children, these effects are magnified and can totally alter their state of being and ability to develop and grow up.Sexual assault against children is...

The Boy Scouts of America are in hot water as a Minneapolis man accuses his former scout leader of sexual abuse and rape.The former troop leader, known as Don in the lawsuit, has been accused of raping a former member of his troop 35 years ago at a University of Minnesota sporting event. The Boy Scouts of America and...

It is something no motorist wants to experience: a driver following them too closely. This type of driver conduct is not only disrespectful, it is also dangerous. When a driver gets too close to a vehicle in front of them, it could greatly up the chances of them hitting that vehicle, as they are cutting their own window of...

Several weight loss products have been recalled by the FDA due to potentially life threatening reactions with other drugs.Jenesis, Oasis, and other weight loss products have been recalled because of undeclared drugs included in the products. The undeclared products are sibutramine and phenolphthalein, an appetite suppressant and laxative, respectively. Sibutramine is known to cause serious complications in users with...

Every workplace involves potential hazards. Be they threats of an auto-accident for taxi drivers or potential loss of life for construction workers, no one is completely safe. However, this does not excuse unnecessary endangerment on the part of the employer and wrongful death should be taken very seriously. The firm Edwards Kirby in downtown Raleigh is arguing this very idea.Anderson...

The recall disaster for Takata continues to expand as more vehicles are found to have serious problems and auto defects.Four new vehicles have been added to the list of models from the Takata automotive supplier that have been recalled. The Honda CR-V, Mazda6, Subaru Legacy, and Subaru Outback have officially been recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The...

When a person texts while they drive, their attention is pulled from where it should be, on driving. This can have massive consequences. Car accident risk goes up by 50 percent when a driver texts at the wheel, according to AAA.Given the harm texting while driving can cause on the roads, one thing individuals here in Missouri may wonder...

This time of year, many people are setting goals for themselves, such as through New Year's resolutions. One goal drivers should consider setting for themselves is the goal of being a safe driver. Unlike some goals, this goal not only...