Medical errors are one of the Nation’s leading causes of death and injury. A recent report by the Institute of Medicine estimates that as many as 44,000 to 98,000 people die in U.S. hospitals each year as the result of medical errors. This means that more people die from medical errors than from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS.
Anyone reading the news onli should know that video surveillance, whether in the form of security cameras, traffic cameras, or amateur videographers, is becoming ever more common in our society. Because you are more likely than ever to be on camera whenever you leave your house, it is important to be aware of that fact, and aware of how video surveillance can either help you or hurt you if you are involved in an incident with potential legal consequences.
Spring is in the air. In a matter of days, water cooler conversation will again turn to the triumph or the tragedy of the previous night’s Red Sox game. The warming weather will also lure more people outside, including children …
Government officials have adopted a “zero-tolerance” approach to DWI enforcement in New Hampshire. However, recent studies suggest that, as dangerous as driving while intoxicated is, texting-while-driving may be far worse.