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Nov 11

Wm. Keith Dozier, LLC is Again Named to US News & World Report Best Law Firms!

We are proud to announce that Wm. Keith Dozier, LLC has once again been selected to U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of Best Law Firms in the United States. This is the third year in a row for

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Nov 06

Scaffolding Accidents All Too Common

According to the Bureau of Labor and OSHA, as many as 2.3 million construction workers (65 percent of the construction industry) work off of scaffolding regularly. Of those who do work on scaffolding, as many as 4,500 will be injured

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Oct 25

Motorcyclists Face an Uphill Battle After an Accident

Not only are motorcyclists minimally protected in an auto accident, they are also much more likely to have a tough time proving their case for compensation. Far too many people have serious misperceptions regarding motorcyclists—they believe motorcycle riders are risk-takers

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Oct 18

Are New Car Safety Systems Really Safe?

Most Americans are still wary of self-driving cars—according to Reuters, more than two-thirds are not on board with the technology. In fact, a number of polls have indicated that most people are far more trusting of human drivers—even when those

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Oct 11
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Preserving Evidence After a Trucking Accident

Those who have been involved in a trucking accident may be all too aware of how quickly evidence can disappear following the accident. Most large trucking companies have attorneys on retainer who immediately go to the site of a trucking

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Oct 03

Never Events Should Never Happen

A “never” event is one which should never occur, and is a term which brings profound unease to patients. In other words, when a disturbing medical event which should never happen does happen, the medical community deems it a “never”

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Sep 22

Wrong Site, Wrong Patient, Wrong Surgery

Wrong site, wrong patient, wrong surgery errors are all considered “never” events by the National Quality Forum. The term “never event” was introduced in 2001 by Ken Kizer, MD, referencing particularly shocking medical errors which should never occur. Over time,

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Sep 18

Birth Injuries

Approximately seven out of every 1,000 births in the United States includes some level of birth injury. More birth trauma injuries occur in not-for-profit hospitals than in private, for-profit hospitals (7.15 per 1,000 live births as opposed to 4.33 per

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Sep 11

Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis

According to an ABC News report, some 37 million women in America schedule a routine mammogram each year. After all, we have been told repeatedly by “experts” that having regular mammograms can catch breast cancer early, increasing our odds of

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Sep 05

Teens are Texting and Driving – Are They Learning it from Their Parents?

Smartphones have been on the market for more than twenty years. That means that teenagers today don’t remember a world without them. We have all heard the warnings about the dangers of texting and driving, and there are countless studies

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