Why Zantac Became a Dangerous Drug

    Zantac (ranitidine) began as an alternative to Tagamet (cimetidine) in the late 1970s and was lauded for its lack of adverse drug reactions, long-term effectiveness, and its strength when compared to Tagamet. It hit the streets in 1981 and became a popular antacid for chronic indigestion and acid reflux by 1987. Zantac remained popular for almost 40 years until a […]

    The Not-So-Simple Slip and Fall

    It’s simple, right? You slip and fall at work, and you get workers’ compensation benefits. Not so fast…it’s not as easy as you may think. How do you know whether your slip and fall entitles you to workers’ compensation benefits in North Carolina? Here are some guidelines: Did you fall in the “course and scope” of employment? Generally, to be […]

    Electrocution In Hotel Rooms

    You’d easily think that staying in a hotel can be safe when traveling to your destination. What if the hotel isn’t being as careful as they should be? There have been cases of hotels being negligent in several ways when it comes to customer safety. What if you get electrocuted or even have a family member die of it due […]

    Why You Should Become a Defensive Driver as a Motorcyclist

    Driving on the roadway can be quite dangerous these days, especially if you are on a motorcyclist. There are several ways you could end up with injuries that could prove deadly. People may not see you on the roadway behind or beside them. Becoming a defensive driver, however, can prevent both the wreck and injuries that come from wrecks. You […]

    How to Stay Safe While Riding a Bicycle at Night

    North Carolina is one of the most dangerous places for a bicyclist these days. It’s hard enough to get around during the day without getting into an accident with a motorist. What about getting around at night when vision is impaired by not having the sun up? That is why you need to make sure your bike is following the […]

    The Importance of Bicycle Safety in NC

    North Carolina can be a very dangerous place for you as a bicyclist these days. Motor vehicle drivers are more distracted than ever with smartphones sitting right beside them. This is why you should make sure you are riding your bicycle in a defensive manner while riding on the road for whatever reason. When you are riding on the roadway, […]

    4 Reasons Motorcycle Wrecks Can Be Harsh

    Motorcycle accidents can be a pain so let’s take a look into how it becomes a pain for you and the other driver involved in the wreck. 1. It can cause horrible injuries. An accident with a motorcycle can lead to catastrophic injuries to the motorcyclist. These injuries could include broke bones, road rash, or an injured spine. The injured […]

    How Contact With Benzene Dangerous to You

    One of the worst things that can happen is a disease caused by a hazard at the workplace. In this case, that hazard comes in the form of Benzene. This substance can be extremely dangerous to those who come into contact with it. It seems as though it becomes more and more dangerous the longer you are in contact with […]