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Metformin: What We Know!

Metformin: What We Know!

Metformin: What We Know! Back in June, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publically announced that the popular type-2 diabetes medication Metformin was now found to contain high levels of a cancer-causing contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA. The FDA went on to state that they found high levels of this harmful substance in the extended-release tablets of Metformin and asked...

Crash Reports: How to Get It & How to Read It!

Crash Reports: How to Get It & How to Read It!

Crash Reports: How to Get It & How to Read It! Last year, roughly 38,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents. That's only a 2% decline from the year before, which saw an estimated 39,400 deaths on the road. Which is only a 4% decline from 2017, which saw over 40,000 car accident fatalities. On top of that, in 2019 alone, over 4.35M people were injured in an accident and required...

Pedestrian Deaths Linked to Distracted, Drunk Drivers!

Pedestrian Deaths Linked to Distracted, Drunk Drivers!

Pedestrian Deaths Linked to Distracted, Drunk Drivers! #DidYouKnow? In 2018, out of all 50 states in the United States of America, five states made up the majority (47%) of pedestrian deaths linked to distracted, and drunk drivers - Arizona, Texas, Florida, Georgia, and California. However, the surprise ends there - as pedestrian-related deaths on U.S. soil have increased by an astronomical 53%...

The Five Most Dangerous Times to Be on the Road!

The Five Most Dangerous Times to Be on the Road!

The Five Most Dangerous Times to Be on the Road! The International Institute of Highway Safety determined that in 2017 alone, there were over 37,000 deaths due to motor vehicle accidents in the United States. We all know that anytime we get behind the wheel of a car, we're potentially at risk for an accident, or sometimes even something far more fatal. However, what we also all know is that...

Study: Angry Drivers Can Lead to Deadly Accidents!

Study: Angry Drivers Can Lead to Deadly Accidents!

Study: Angry Drivers Can Lead to Deadly Accidents! It's no secret that angry drivers lead to deadly accidents! Road rage can become volatile, especially when the aggressor becomes overrun with anger, losing sight of the line between right and wrong. But what's shocking is exactly how many drivers are overcome with these feelings while behind the wheel. The AAA reports that nearly 80% of adult...

Study: Self-Driving Cars Can’t Prevent Common Accidents!

Study: Self-Driving Cars Can’t Prevent Common Accidents!

Study: Self-Driving Cars Can't Prevent Common Accidents! The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently conducted a study in regards to self-driving motor vehicles and their ability to be able to predict scenarios and account for all likely outcomes on the road. Here's a little of what they had to say: On Driver Error: "According to a national survey of police-reported crashes, driver error...

Report: Multiple States Take Action on Toxic Firefighting Foam!

Report: Multiple States Take Action on Toxic Firefighting Foam!

New Jersey, Colorado, Take Action on Toxic Foam! On Monday, New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection added strict drinking water standards in regards to the two chemicals known to pose health risks to the community. Perfluorooctanoic and Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid are known as PFAS, toxic chemicals which are found in the foam that is used by firefighters nationwide. The foam in...

Car Accidents & Citations Spike, Despite Less Drivers!

Car Accidents & Citations Spike, Despite Less Drivers!

Car Accidents & Citations Spike, Despite Less Drivers! If you or someone you love was involved in a motor vehicle accident, please call us today! All across the United States, people are being asked to stay home, to aid in flattening the curve. With that, comes fewer drivers on the road every day - to which one would think safety would be on the rise and accidents would be on the decline,...

The Dangers Behind Aqueous Film-Forming Foam!

The Dangers Behind Aqueous Film-Forming Foam!

If you or someone you love has developed cancer, due to direct exposure with AFFF, please call Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban right away!  What is AFFF? AFFF stands for Aqueous Film-Forming Foam. It is commonly used by firefighters as a suppressant, and functions by cooling a fire while also coating the fuel behind it. The foam will create a film between the fuel and oxygen, which...

Driving While Sick: Dangerous or Admirable?

Driving While Sick: Dangerous or Admirable?

If you or someone you love, is suffering from an illness, perhaps even from the coronavirus, is it safe to drive to the hospital alone? All across the United States, it's not uncommon for people to become sick or ill - now more than ever. Unfortunately, some people who do abruptly find themselves in this position may also find themselves alone, whether that be because they live alone, their...

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