Posts from May 2013.

An Oregon wheat farmer recently discovered genetically modified wheat in his field. Genetically engineered wheat has not been approved for farming in the United States, and many markets around the world will not buy genetically engineered wheat. Any escape of genetically modified wheat has the potential to greatly damage the U.S. wheat farming industry.

Thousands of U.S. rice farmers represented by Gray Ritter Graham experienced a comparable situation and can attest to the significant economic damages wheat farmers may ...

Recently, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a recommendation for all states to lower their blood alcohol content (BAC) level, which determines if a person is legally drunk behind the wheel. Today, this BAC level in all 50 states is .08. The NTSB wants states to adopt a lower BAC level of .05.

There are at least 10,000 sobering reasons to do so. That's about the number of people killed in drunk-driving accidents each year in this country. When issuing its recommendation, the ...

According to a recently released study, 80,000 to 160,000 patients are harmed or killed by misdiagnosis by healthcare professionals every year, making such type of errors the leading cause of medical malpractice in the United States.

The study was reported by BMJ Quality &Safety, a trade magazine for healthcare managers and clinicians, and conducted by John Hopkins University. Researchers reviewed over 350,000 paid medical malpractice claims. Of those, 28.6 percent were attributed to ...


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