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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Texting & Driving


Texting and Driving.  Ever done this?  If you have, I bet you that while you were doing it you thought: 
  1. I should NOT be doing this -- it’s dangerous; 
  2. 2. But I need to do this.

And I bet that you maybe ‘wandered’ over the center line of the highway and luckily avoided a crash, or, that you looked up and had to brake really HARD to avoid hitting a vehicle in front of you.  If you have ever texted while driving I am sure that you have had a ‘scare’ and had the thought that you really -- and I mean REALLY -- should NOT be doing this.  Right?

Tragic accidents happen every day involving texting while driving.  In fact, it is so bad that the official form used by all police departments in Indiana now have a box that the investigating officer must check if texting was a cause of an accident.  And, there are penalties that can be imposed on the guilty driver.

You know you should not do this, so DON’T.  Stop by the side of the road and do your texting there.  It’s safer and your spelling wll b betr!  And your message will make more sense, and you will not hurt anyone else or your self.

Monday, October 15, 2012

ALERT!! Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Epidural Steroid Shots

Here is the list of Indiana providers who received the tainted batch of the drug:

Union Hospital Terre Haute            812-238-4964
Wellspring Columbus                      812-376-0700
Ambulatory Car Center Evansville 812-475-1800
Fort Wayne Physical Medicine       260-436-9337
OSMC Outpatient Surgery Elkhart 574-266-4173
South Bend Clinic                           574-237-9372

There are so far 12 CDC confirmed cases in Indiana.  If you were a patient at any of these above locations and you received the injections, follow up with your healthcare provider immediately.  We represent injured victims in this type of case.  Call us right away if you or a loved one are affected by this latest outbreak and recall. 800-468-8736


Read more about the outbreak here.