How to Report Hazardous Road Conditions in Alabama

With the recent extreme weather hitting various parts of Alabama, it pays to plan and consider traveling precautions and alternatives. Last September, flash flooding in North Alabama along [...]

Top Ways People Get Injured During the Holidays

Injuries happen every day, but there seem to be more people injured around the holidays as they rush around to try and get their homes ready for the festive season. Take a look at some of the top [...]

Virginia College Closed: What Happens Now?

I WAS WORKING TOWARD A DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE FROM VIRGINIA COLLEGE WHEN IT CLOSED.I WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF VIRGINA COLLEGE WHEN IT CLOSED. WHAT SHOULD I DO? Virginia College was a private for-profit [...]

Ethicon’s Physiomesh Recall: What You Need to Know

If you’ve had hernia surgery within the past 7 years or so, you should know the facts behind Ethicon’s Physiomesh® Flexible Composite Mesh recall. Who is Ethicon? Ethicon is one of [...]

Is the blood thinner Xarelto safe?

Within the past year, the prescription blood thinner Xarelto (rivaroxaban) has been brought into question. Contrary to some doctors’ opinions that the drug should not receive FDA approval, [...]

4 Ways to Prevent Accidents in Winter Weather

When temperatures drop, the likelihood of weather-related accidents rises. Driving on snow or ice covered roadways requires a lot of skill and caution. And while most weather-related car [...]

3 Things To Do When Your Loved One Needs Paid Caregiving

As a family caregiver for a parent or spouse, it’s important to remember to keep your physical and mental health a priority. This is not only a tough time for your loved one, but also a difficult [...]

7 Things to Think About if You Get Hurt on the Job

Unless you’re unemployed or work your job from home, chances are you are exposed to some form of hazard at work. Machines, forklifts, high places, moving parts, scalding hot coffee pots — almost [...]

4 Things You Need to Know About Car Recalls

When a manufacturer or the NHTSA determines that a car model doesn’t comply with federal safety standards or has a safety-related defect, an auto recall is issued. When this happens, your [...]

Self-Driving Cars and Collisions

Recently, Tesla broke tragic news that an incident involving one of their self-driving cars caused a fatality. The Autopilot system the driver was testing did not fully register the vehicle [...]