Mar 30, 2017

Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adults

By |March 30th, 2017|Brain Injuries, falls, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about 30 percent of all injury deaths. It was initially believed that the increase in brain injuries was caused [...]

Feb 03, 2014

Construction Site Falls – Leading Cause of Fatalities in the Construction Industry

By |February 3rd, 2014|construction accidents, falls, Safety, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

On January 23, 2014, a young man, only 30 years old, fell to his death while working on a Raleigh construction site. According to news reports, the deceased was working on scaffolding on an apartment complex and fell approximately five stories. The North Carolina Department of Labor is investigating the accident. It’s unclear exactly what [...]

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