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 »
Due to its strategic location, Atlanta is a major hub of commerce. This is particularly evident around the holidays, when companies like UPS (headquartered in Atlanta) are abuzz with activity. To meet the season’s elevated demand for goods being shipped around the country and the world, many warehouses and distribution centers hire seasonal employees. This is good for the hire-ees, because many people need additional income around the holidays. Read the rest »
If you are visiting an unfamiliar location over the holidays, taking an organized bus tour is a good way to see local spots of interest and learn about them.
There are many bus tours available to locations throughout Georgia, including Atlanta, Savannah, and Stone Mountain. But, like any vehicle on the roadways, tour buses can be involved in serious accidents. Read the rest »
According to the Storefront Safety Council, a motor vehicle crashes into a commercial building—such as a restaurant, office suite, or retail storefront—nearly 60 times a day in the United States. This is not only dangerous for the people inside the building, but also for pedestrians in the area. Read the rest »