By William Bill Hurst According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), there are about 270,000 knee replacement operations performed each year in the United States. Many people receiving such surgery are over the age of 65 although the number of knee replacements performed on young adults is growing every year. http://www.surgery.com/procedure/knee-replacement/demographics. There are hundreds…

By William Bill Hurst November 2, 2011 at the State Fair in Louisiana a 3 year old boy suffered serious critical injuries when a kiddie ride accidentally started while the ride operator was unloading passengers.  The child was left pinned for 20 minutes while workers used the jaw of life to free him.  He was…

By William Bill Hurst Eye injuries are very common and affect in excess of one million Americans every year.  There is increased litigation for the negligence doctors and clinics as well as lawsuits arising out of accidents where negligence is claimed by an injured  person causing the injury. While eye injuries can be caused by uncommon…

By William Bill Hurst Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States.  It’s a dry green and brown mix of stems, seeds and leaves dried from the hemp plant, cannibus sativa.  It is generally smoked but can be mixed in food or brewed as tea.  In its more ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­diluted form, it is…

  How To Avoid A Slip And Fall | Slip And Fall Prevention In Ice And Snow Conditions By William Bill Hurst While on sidewalks or entering and exiting your car or truck in parking lots or entering a building after a snow storm you must be aware of the dangers of snow and ice.  This…