When it snows, the heroes of the hour are often the men and women who clear the roads. Without them, it would be difficult to navigate the Massachusetts roads after a snowstorm. However, one particular snowplow driver is suspected of being the cause of a drunk driving accident.
Some Massachusetts readers may know that a CRP is a communication-and-resolution program that some hospitals are attempting to use with patients who suffer so-called "adverse events" in hospitals. The goal is to provide full disclosure to patients, conduct an investigation and compensate the patient or the patient's family. It is hoped that a CRP program will reduce the need for medical malpractice claims while improving patient safety.
The effects of repeated hits to professional athletes such as football players has received a lot of news coverage as of late. The cumulative effects of the concussions athletes receive can lead to traumatic brain injuries. It may not surprise many people in Massachusetts to know that the two other leading causes of these injuries are falls and car accidents with the greatest percentage attributable to car crashes.
Anytime a driver puts objects in the bed of a truck, he or she is responsible for ensuring the items are secured for travel. If the items are not properly secured, they can fly out of the truck and cause a car accident. For example, a recent Massachusetts accident occurred when a mattress flew off a truck.