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  • What You Need to Know about Snow Blindness

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 19-Jan-2018

    We all know sunshine on snow can be excessively bright to the eyes—but did you realize it can also impair your vision temporarily? We refer to this condition as “snow blindness.” Here’s what you need to know about it, how to deal with it if it happens to you—and how to prevent it. What Is Snow Blindness? The medical term for snow blindness is photokeratitis, a ...
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  • 5 Tips for Space Heater Safety

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 19-Jan-2018

    During the cold winter months—and especially during those dreaded Arctic cold snaps and the so-called “polar vortex”—we often turn to space heaters to help fight back the chill in our homes and apartments. As a result, unfortunately, the season of frigid temperatures also turns into “fire season” for many people, as the number of residential fires typically ...
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  • Are Window Blind Cords Putting Your Child at Risk?

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 15-Jan-2018

    A new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics has released statistics on how many children younger than 6 were injured or killed by window coverings between 1990 and 2015. According to the study, almost two children per day are injured by window blinds. Nearly one child on average is killed each month by these products. It has been known for decades that window blind cords are hazardous ...
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  • Woman Files Lawsuit After Transplanted Pancreas Gives Her Cancer

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 12-Jan-2018

    Thousands of organ transplantations are performed each year. Patients who undergo these operations receive new livers, kidneys, pancreas’, hearts or lungs. Individuals undergo transplant surgery with the expectation that the transplanted organs may save their lives or improve their health. They do not expect for these organs to give them cancer. A woman in California has filed a lawsuit ...
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  • Are You at Risk of Being Harmed by a Carbon Monoxide Leak?

    Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 11-Jan-2018

    Millions of homes in the United States contain a deadly gas cannot be seen, smelled or heard. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics estimate that carbon monoxide is responsible for more than 400 deaths and 50,000 emergency room visits each year. There are cases where negligence causes carbon monoxide poisoning. Circumstances that could cause negligent carbon monoxide poisoning include: ...
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