Entries by Tim Misny

Workers’ Comp Injury Treatment

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Where to go for Treatment After a Work Injury After an injury at work, it is important to seek treatment by a BWC certified provider .  This can be confusing with the plethora of options we have today! Understanding the difference now can play a large role in the future. Different Medical Care Options ‘Take […]

Catastrophic Pool Injuries

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Catastrophic Pool Injuries In hotels, city parks and even residential developments, public pools provide a popular attraction for kids and adults of all ages.  While families just like yours and mine can enjoy a day splashing in the sun, serious dangers can be found in almost every pool setting. Keeping yourself and your family safe […]

Averting Catastrophic Collisions on the Freeway

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Connecting cities all over the country, its no secret that the public highway system is a boon to our countries’ economy and overall well-being. However, nothing comes without a price. Tragically, the high speeds of our freeways take thousands of innocent lives every single year. In 2015 alone, a confirmed 1,057 lives were lost on […]

Keeping Your Head in the Game: How to Avoid Motorcycle Collisions

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The road is an existential threat. No matter what vehicle you get in or the conditions in which you drive, by going on the road, you are voluntarily putting yourself at risk of serious injury. Thankfully, due to various safety mechanisms and the wonders of technology, this experience doesn’t have to be as scary as […]

Tragic Ohio State Fair Accident

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Tragedy Strikes at Ohio State Fair A horrific accident at the Ohio State Fair took the life of an 18 year old Ohio man and 7 other individuals were seriously injured.  A ride categorized as an ‘Extreme Thrill’ ride took the life of Tyler Jarrell when it malfunctioned. A video captured the accident as it […]

Top Four Fatal Construction Accidents

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Four Leading Causes of Death in Construction Accidents The ‘Fatal Four’ named by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), are responsible for over 60% of all accidents that result in a construction worker’s death. While governed by strict OSHA safety standards, compliance failures and improper safety initiatives result in these 4 leading causes of […]

110 out of 111 Former NFL Players’ Brains Diagnosed with CTE

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Over the many years, I have blogged about concussions and closed head injuries resulting from football activities more than any other topic. With high school football practices commencing across the country, I thought that the recent story on concussions in USA Today was very timely to say the least. As the clinical evidence continues to […]

Understanding the Dangers of Summer Driving

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As each day becomes progressively brighter and brighter, it’s easy for even the most experienced drivers to forget the fundamental lessons of the road. After all, with soaring temperatures and historically low precipitation, the road seems to have fewer obstacles than ever before. While winter driving typically conjures images of slippery roads and tragic crashes, […]

The Ever Expansive Role of Social Media in Causing Car Accidents

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Earlier this week, 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez became distracted by her phone and swerved off the road, crashing into a barbed wire fence. In a matter of a seconds, Sanchez killed her 14-year-old sister and severely injured another passenger. While accidents like these can usually be chalked up to the usual texting and driving dilemma – […]

Pedestrian Accidents – Avoiding Bicyclists in the Streets

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An often-repeated tenant of every citizen’s driver’s education course is to “slow down around bicyclists.” Of course, this makes a great deal of sense. Bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians are always in a more vulnerable state when compared to automobile drivers. However, while these teachings are certainly a good start, they aren’t enough. Unfortunately, about 50,000 […]