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Injuries

It’s illegal for someone to booby-trap their own property

Someone who is worried about robbers or trespassers may decide to set up booby traps on their own property. The rationale is simple: If someone isn’t supposed to be on the property, the property owner assumes they have the right to do anything they want to “protect” themselves from that person. They also assume this means booby traps are fine and that they’re within their rights, claiming that the traps are just there for self-defense. This is an inaccurate assumption. Booby traps are actually illegal, and the courts have taken this stance over and over. Even with the excuse of self-defense,...

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Knowledge of common birth injuries causes can be power

It's the last thing you want to think about when expecting a child, but birth injuries do happen. In fact, they occur at the rate of three per hour, in the U.S. Although many injuries are unavoidable, it's not always the case. While the onus is on the physician, it's helpful for expecting parents to know how the most common injuries occur before their baby is born. There are several common injuries that occur during the birth process: Cerebral Palsy. A group of motor disorders affecting movement. Erb's Palsy. Paralysis of the upper arm muscles due to brachial plexus injury Klumpke's Palsy....

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