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  • The 5 Leading Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 18-Sep-2019

    Welcome back to our blog series that is dedicated to spinal cord injury survivors and National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Last week, we discussed the history of this annual observance and how our firm plans to show our support throughout the month of September! In this post, we are going to examine the central nervous system, the 5 leading causes of spinal cord injuries, and what ...
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  • The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC Is Observing National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 12-Sep-2019

    SCI in the United States Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. According to data collected by the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCSC), there are approximately 249,000 to 363,000 Americans currently living with SCI-related injuries and disabilities, and about 17,320 new cases reported each year. The National Institute of ...
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  • AAA Report Claims In-Vehicle Technology Distracts Older Drivers

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 29-Aug-2019

    Motor vehicle collisions are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. Despite ongoing advancements in vehicle safety technology, there hasn’t been a noticeable decrease in the number of car accident fatalities in this country. Last year, there were at least 40,000 roadway deaths, only a 1% decrease from 2017 (40,231 deaths). The National Safety Council contributes ...
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  • OSHA Investigates Fatal Construction Accident in Austin

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 22-Aug-2019

    In 1970, Congress established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce work-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths in America. In the last 49 years, workplace fatalities have declined by over 40%. However, there is one industry that OSHA can’t seem to fix: the construction industry. Construction sites are inherently dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor ...
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  • 4 Surprising Accidents That Can Lead to a Court Case

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 16-Aug-2019

    A single accident or incident can change the course of a person’s life forever. If your actions or conduct are responsible for someone else’s injuries, you could be held legally accountable for their medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. When it comes to personal injury claims, most people tend to think of car accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice incidents, ...
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