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Pedestrian accidents in Dartmouth, Halifax, injure 2

Victor Lewin
Friday, October 23, 2015

There is a huge disparity in the weight and size of a vehicle and a pedestrian, and vehicles are constructed out of metal parts compared to the fragility of flesh and bones. Simply surviving a collision with a car is a stroke of good luck; escaping with less-than-serious injuries can almost be perceived as miraculous.
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Licensing requirements keep senior drivers safer

Victor Lewin
Saturday, October 10, 2015

There is no doubt that having the ability to continue driving well into the golden years can help senior citizens maintain their independence longer. Simply being able to drive oneself to daily activities and doctors' appointments can allow an elderly person to remain living on their own in the community. ..

Medical errors cause delayed diagnoses, deaths

Victor Lewin
Friday, September 25, 2015

A report released earlier this week from the Institute of Medicine in the United States indicated that all patients will likely be misdiagnosed or have their diagnosis delayed on at least once occasion during their lives. The consequences of delaying treatment can be devastating and potentially fatal.
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Parents can pursue justice civilly for birth injuries

Victor Lewin
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Fortunately, with today's medical and technological advances, most pregnancies progress without serious complications and culminate in healthy bundles of joy. However, for a smaller subset of parents, happiness is marred by trauma to their infants during labour and delivery. Some of the most common risk factors for birth injuries are listed below:
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Worker's brain injury lands shipbuilder in court

Victor Lewin
Monday, August 31, 2015

A Halifax shipyard company must answer in court for the four violations of the province's Occupational Health and Safety Act that resulted in a worker being seriously injured on the job in Jan. 2014.
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