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Things to Know About Georgia Dog Bite Laws

If you've been bitten by a dog, it's important to understand how Georgia dog bite laws can protect you. Owners of dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs-and their insurance companies-must pay dog bite victims for damages and injuries if they are found guilty of violating local and state laws.

Why Doctors Stay Mum About Mistakes Their Colleagues Make

A few years ago I called a Las Vegas surgeon because I had hospital data showing which of his peers had high rates of surgical errors - things like removing a healthy kidney, accidentally puncturing a young girl's aorta during an appendectomy and mistakenly removing part of a woman's pancreas.

Study: Hospitals charge more than 20 times cost on some procedures to maximize revenue

Hospitals on average charged more than 20 times their own costs in 2013 in their CT scan and anesthesiology departments, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University, suggesting that hospitals strategically use markups to maximize revenue.  Read full article here.

GEORGIA HAS BEGUN UTILIZING FLASHING YELLOW TRAFFIC LIGHTS, KNOW WHAT IT MEANS

Georgia DOT is now installing four-section Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) signals across the state.  The traffic signal includes a flashing yellow arrow that means drivers can turn left after yielding to oncoming traffic and pedestrians (oncoming traffic still has the green light).  Read full article here.

Can Fear of Emotional Distress Associated With COVID-19 Be a "Bodily Injury"?

With the United States now having the highest number of confirmed infections in the world, the nation now finds itself in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog post, we continue to explore potential COVID-19 insurance coverage issues, this time focusing on whether the fear of contracting COVID-19 alone or emotional damages caused by a change of employment may constitute a "bodily injury" under insurance policies. Read full article here

Wearing a mask doesn't just protect others from COVID, it protects you from infection, perhaps serious illness, too

A new report from a hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, shows wearing a face mask isn't just altruistic - it also helps keep the person wearing it from getting COVID-19.

Treating cancer in the shadow of corona virus

Treatments are being switched around; surgeries postponed.  Oncologists are meeting new patients via Zoom or swathedin impersonal protective gear.  Both the newly diagnosed and those with metastatic disease worry that going in for lifesaving treatments may just be the death of them.  And researchers mourn as clinical trials are put on hold.  Read full article here.

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