A 36-year-old man was killed when he collided with a woman driving on the wrong side of a four-lane road in West Palm Beach. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman and her ten-year-old daughter were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The investigation into this wrong-way crash is ongoing,... 
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Truck drivers have tough jobs that often require them to work long hours hauling huge loads across the country. In order to reduce the chances that these drivers will crash (posing serious risks to themselves and others) the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets rules and guidelines that dictate... 
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An employee sustained fatal blunt force injuries while working at a wastewater treatment plant in Springfield, Illinois, in October 2015. The 42-year-old man was testing joints for leaks inside a 54-inch pipe when an inflatable bladder burst. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health... 
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Kristina Derro Veteran Advocate The University of Michigan and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System teamed up to study the effects of mindfulness training among veterans suffering from PTSD; the positive results of the study came as a surprise even to the researchers. Mindfulness training can be thought of as a form... 
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report on the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program, a program that grants permanent resident status to certain foreign nationals who make sizable investments in the United States which create United States employment. The EB-5 program is set to expire on September... 
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If you do not pay your debts, your creditors may try to take a portion of your income directly from your employer. This is called wage garnishment. Fortunately, there are limits to how much of your income may be garnished so that you can hopefully keep paying your basic living expenses. The limits are based in part... 
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For auto accident victims, the road to financial freedom maybe begin with litigation funding. James Ednie and his longtime partner, Tanya Gooden, and Gooden’s adult special needs son, Cameron, died in November 2014 after an out-of-control Federal Express (FedEx) tractor-trailer with pup trailer struck their Dodge... 
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It is an unthinkable tragedy. Four sisters. Gone in a blink in a horrific Florida car accident.  According to news reports of the Titusville crash, a woman, her five daughters, her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s nephews – 11 people total – were piled into a Dodge Durango. The 34-year-old mother was... 
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Long wait times in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system and having VA health insurance could be the reasons veterans are more likely to delay seeking necessary health care in comparison to the general population. Researchers Doohee Lee of Marshall University and Charles E. Begley of the University... 
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Use of the long-form publishing platform on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to showcase your expertise and experience in the insurance industry. Make the article interesting, thought provoking, entertaining and filled with insider tips and tactics. You do not need to focus on what your products are, as readers will... 
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