Articles by fstrack

Placental Abruption and Birth Injury

by fstrack | October 27th, 2009

A placental abruption occurs when the placenta separates from the uterine wall.  This poses a great risk for the mother and the child and can lead to cerebral palsy.   Cerebral palsy, a birth injury also referred to as CP, is a term used to describe a group of chronic conditions effecting body movement and muscle […]

Mooney Crash

by fstrack | October 8th, 2009

A well known Mooney pilot lost his life on September 30, 2009.  David Eyde, an experienced pilot,  crashed his Mooney M20M near Muncie, Indiana.  He was found unresponsive in the cockpit by two Air National Guard F-16 jets after Eyde overshot the runway of his destination airport by 185 miles and was not responding to […]

Products: Serious Injury or Death

by fstrack | October 2nd, 2009

From driving to flying you can only wonder why action is taken only after a fatal accident?

Baby Safety Month

by fstrack | September 10th, 2009

September is Baby Safety Month making it a good time to reinspect your home and car to make sure that your baby is in a safe environment 100% of the time.

Air Ambulance Fatalities

by fstrack | September 8th, 2009

“‘The pressure on HEMS operators to conduct their flights quickly in all sorts of environments makes these types of operations inherently more risky than other types of commercial flight operations,’ said NTSB Chairman Deborah A. P. Hersman.

Yaz Birth Control Pill Dangers & Side Effects

by fstrack | August 31st, 2009

Yaz has been linked with serious adverse heart problems in women taking the drug.

Too Tiny Toys

by fstrack | August 27th, 2009

Baby proofing your home and any other area your youngster may spend time is an important step in keeping your children safe from injuries.  The Consumer Products Safety Commission receives complaints of as many as 15 deaths relating to choking in children under the age of three.  Toys too tiny for babies and toddlers are […]

Used Chevrolet Vehicles Without Air Bags

by fstrack | August 25th, 2009

Consumers who buy used cars should be aware that Enterprise Rent-A-Car bought and then later resold Chevrolet Impalas and Cobalts without side impact airbags.  Side curtain airbags are standard on these vehicles, but in an effort to cut costs, Enterprise ordered these vehicles without side airbags.  According to Safety Research & Strategies General Motors has […]

The Unfairness Of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

by fstrack | August 19th, 2009

Imagine this.  Your elderly mother has a stroke that leaves her partially paralyzed.  The hospital is about to release her and a decision needs to be made about her ongoing care.  After weighing the options, your family decides to place her in a nursing home.  You accompany her there and review the admission papers on […]

Insurance Matters

by fstrack | August 14th, 2009

If you can afford to own a motor vehicle, you can afford to buy uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (“UM”).  UM coverage is insurance you purchase to cover bodily injury losses to you and your family if the driver who causes your injuries does not have any insurance, or does not have sufficient insurance, to compensate your […]