Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

Being injured or disabled can feel very lonely, so we have compiled this collection of headlines so you can read about people just like you and their potential legal battles.

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DeKalb County youth get ready to work

Posted on May 05, 2013 DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis commended the DeKalb Workforce Development on Thursday for preparing DeKalb’s youth for a global workforcethrough a training program. Read More About DeKalb County youth get ready to work… back to top

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Summer snakebite safety

Posted on May 05, 2013 For many people, the warm weather of summer means being outdoors and enjoying hiking, camping, and other outside activities. That also means sharing time with critters such as mosquitoes, spiders and snakes. Read More About Summer snakebite safety… back to top

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CDC: West Nile outbreak ‘one of largest’ in US

U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks

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Pairing angels with cancer patients

Posted on May 05, 2013 Chicago (CNN) — Just two weeks after his wedding, Christophe Quancard was diagnosed with glioblastoma, one of the deadliest types of brain tumors. Read More About Pairing angels with cancer patients… back to top

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More extreme heat, continued headaches for Central, Eastern U.S

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — As the sun set Sunday evening, millions of people in a mammoth chunk of the Central and Eastern United States finally got relief from scorching heat — though, for many of them, it won’t last long. Read More About More extreme heat, continued headaches for Central, Eastern U.S….

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Finding clues to Alzheimer’s in DNA

Posted on May 05, 2013 In what’s being described as the largest, most complete genetic mapping project for a single disease, scientists Monday announced a plan to obtain the genetic make-up of more than 800 individuals enrolled in an Alzheimer’s research study. Read More About Finding clues to Alzheimer’s in DNA… back to top

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Atlanta man competing in Paralympics at age 55

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – An Atlanta man will soon travel to London to go head to head with some the world’s best swimmers. Curtis Lovejoy was named to the U.S. Paralympics team last month at the age of 55. Read More About Atlanta man competing in Paralympics at age 55… back to

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Early diagnosis key to treating migraine headaches

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Your head is killing you! All you want to do is escape and lie down in a dark, quiet room. So, what’s making you feel so bad? Is it a tension headache or a migraine headache? Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between the two. Read More

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Hearing loss an ‘invisible,’ and widely uninsured, problem

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — If you lose a leg, insurance will likely cover the cost of your prosthesis. If you lose your arm, it’s the same. Even if you lose your ability to perform sexually, more than likely your Viagra is covered. Read More About Hearing loss an ‘invisible,’ and widely uninsured,

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Annual report on U.S. kids’ health a mixed bag

Posted on May 05, 2013 FRIDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) — Infant mortality, preterm births  and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday. Read More About Annual report on U.S. kids’ health a mixed bag… back to top

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