Heat Related Illness and How to Avoid It

According to Better Health Channel, there are many factors which can cause heat stress and heat-related illness, including: Dehydration– to keep healthy, our body temperature needs to stay around 98°F. The body cools itself by sweating, which normally accounts for 70 to 80 per cent of the body’s heat loss. If a person becomes dehydrated,

New York Dog Bite Laws

New York is a mixed state, meaning that it has a dog bite statute that mixes the one-bite rule with a limited degree of strict liability. The statute makes the owner or keeper of a previously adjudicated dangerous dog strictly liable only for the victim s medical and veterinary costs. For other damages, New York requires

How many people are killed or injured riding bikes?

Biking is a great form of exercise, is a fun way to get out in nature, and is a popular means of transportation for hundreds of thousands of people across the country. However, biking is also one of the most common types of roadway accidents. Many bicyclists are struck, hurt, and killed every year by

We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

Every child needs sun protection. The lighter someone s natural skin color, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person s natural skin color, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. The

What Hunter J. Shkolnik is Doing for Flint

Hunter J. Shkolnik was named Co-Liaison Counsel in the Flint Water Crisis Litigation by United Stated District Judge Judith E. Levy of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In this role, Mr. Shkolnik will oversee all currently pending individual personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death cases, as well as the over 18,000 potential

Marie Napoli on the MeToo Movement Against Sexual Harassment

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as follows:  “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature…when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual s work performance or creates an intimidating,

Five Main Types Of Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is the idea that Internet Service Providers must support all internet signals equally, regardless of their content. The most common violation of net neutrality involves “throttling” or delaying certain signals. In one of the first such instances, the Federal Communications Commision fined Madison River Communications $15,000 because it restricted access to Vonage, a