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Do Trucking Companies Encourage Drowsy Driving?

December 19, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

According to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a leading cause of commercial truck accidents is fatigued drivers. Fatigue makes up 13% of all truck accidents, which can have devastating and deadly effects on those involved. While the FMCSA has regulations to restrict the number of hours a…
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Are IVC Blood Clot Filters Dangerous?

December 14, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Every year, thousands of people are implanted with a device known as an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. Inserted into a patient’s main vein in the body where blood returns to the heart from the lower body, the device is meant to help people recovering from accidents and surgeries by preventing potentially fatal blood clots. The metal wires in the…
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