While the term “nightmare superbug” may seem melodramatic, it is how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) described the danger of antibiotic-resistant bacteria spreading throughout the country. Right now, most resistant pathogens are not exceedingly dangerous in and of themselves, but they have the ability to spread resistance to other bacteria and viruses that can be far more deadly. Read the rest »
The attorneys at Grant Law Office have experienced the benefits of a secondary education, and would like help a deserving student achieve her own academic dreams. It was in this spirit that we hosted a nationwide scholarship. We received over 5,000 essays from entrants vying for the prize, and pored over each one.
There were many good entries, but unfortunately, there could only be one winner; and that winner is… Read the rest »
Many people think getting a pedicure is a way to treat, or pamper, one’s self. This may be true, but manicures and pedicures apparently come with certain health risks. Read the rest »
Surgery is intended to cure patients, or alleviate their suffering. Unfortunately, there are incidences where negligence on the part of a medical professional or a hospital can cause a patient’s condition to worsen. One of the ways this can happen is when the site where the procedure was performed becomes infected. Read the rest »
It was unbelievable. Our Best Foot Forward 2018 scholarship received over five thousand applications before the August 15, 2018, deadline. This $1,000 scholarship was open to high school and college students from across the United States, and we were amazed and pleased at the overwhelming response. It was hard going to read through all of our applicants’ short introductions and essays, but we managed to do it. Read the rest »
Imagine having cosmetic surgery, then, to your surprise, seeing footage of that surgery broadcast on YouTube—without your consent. What’s worse, the doctor performing the surgery is dancing and rapping at the same time.
Does this sound like a pitch for a bad sitcom? Well, it isn’t. Read the rest »
The auto world is abuzz with talk about self-driving cars. Will they work? Will they be safe? When will they be on the market? Companies like Volvo, Tesla, BMW, Google, and Uber are all investing heavily in the development of autonomous vehicles, and it is generally accepted that this will be the future of the automotive industry. Read the rest »
When someone undergoes surgery, he is putting his life and his health in the hands of a surgical team. Though we should be able to trust these medical professionals to take the utmost care throughout the procedure, if they fail to do so and a patient suffers injury, they can be held accountable. Read the rest »
Due to our tax incentives and a welcoming spirit, film and television is a growing industry in Georgia. Currently, there are 29 productions being filmed in the state. But, along with the glamour and revenue generated by film and TV production comes the very real danger of the reel industry. Read the rest »
In any urban or suburban environment, there will be a potentially dangerous mix of motor vehicles and pedestrians (or bicyclists). And in this smartphone era, where distracted driving is on the rise, commercial property owners and civil engineers need to take proactive measures to ensure pedestrian safety. Read the rest »