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  • April Showers Bring May Flowers... and Dangerous Roadways

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 29-Apr-2016

    The showers of April replenish the air, rejuvenate gardens and forests and contribute to an atmosphere of pleasant awakening. However, they also make D.C. and Maryland roadways more hazardous, increasing the likelihood of injury crashes. According to AAA, wet weather plays a role in 1.2 million traffic accidents every year. Here are some guidelines to help you stay safe in rainy driving ...
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  • D.C.'s Cherry Blossoms are Blooming Beautifully. [But What If You're Allergic?]

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 28-Apr-2016

    Spring’s arrival has adorned the landscape with a profusion of tree blooms, ranging from cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. to redbuds in the Deep South. While everyone enjoys the beauty of the season, it can cause misery for people with allergies. A broad spectrum of trees, such as oak, aspen, birch, elm and cottonwood, release pollen into the air and trigger hay fever symptoms. What Are ...
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  • April Is National 9-1-1 Month

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 28-Apr-2016

    April is officially National 911 Month, and public health authorities and emergency responders hope to use this time in the spotlight to increase public awareness about the 911 system and ensure that people understand which scenarios warrant the call. To that end, below we’ve compiled a quick primer -- a snapshot of what you need to know. When to Call 9-1-1 In general, you should only use ...
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  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: April 30, 2016

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 26-Apr-2016

    Posted by Salvatore J, Zambri, founding member and partner. On April 30, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration of the U.S. Department of Justice will sponsor the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This initiative is designed "to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse ...
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  • Is "Textalizer" in the Future for Drivers Who Text While Driving and Cause Collisions?

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 19-Apr-2016

    Posted by Salvatore J, Zambri, founding member and partner. Because distracted driving has become such a safety issue, the state of New York has proposed controversial legislation that would require drivers who have been involved in collisions to allow their phones to be roadside tested for texting just before a crash by use of a device called a "textalyzer." Similar to the long-time use ...
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  • Frozen Fruit Sold at Costco Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Posted By Salvatore J. Zambri || 19-Apr-2016

    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner. According to Food Safety News, an ongoing investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of a foodborne illness outbreak has resulted in a recall of Nature's Touch brand Organic Berry Cherry Blend. The recalled frozen fruit was distributed by Costco stores in several Canadian provinces. It is not known whether the ...
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