Study Suggests Unsafe Practices Endanger Healthcare Workers and Employees

Study Suggests Unsafe Practices Endanger Healthcare Workers and Employees

Many healthcare workers could be contaminating themselves and the places in which they work by failing to use personal protective equipment (PPE) and to follow protocol to prevent infections, according to a study last month from the University of Utah and University of Michigan. Researchers performed 325 observations of healthcare workers over a year and watched employee behavior inside and outside the rooms of patients. Observations showed there were...
When A Bar is Responsible for Bar Fights

When A Bar is Responsible for Bar Fights

It is not unusual for the consumption of alcohol to lead to disagreements or fights in a bar or restaurant in Macon and the Middle Georgia region. These altercations can lead to serious injuries, and even death in rare cases. Premises Liability Law in Georgia A key issue to consider in a bar fight is whether the establishment is liable for negligent security under the premises liability law in...
Foreseeable Public Harm: Negligent Security and Gun Violence

Foreseeable Public Harm: Negligent Security and Gun Violence

Under an area of law known as “premises liability,” property owners can be held responsible for personal injuries that result from their failure to provide reasonably secure premises. For example, a patron who is assaulted while shopping at a store may be able to recover compensation for medical bills or time missed from work due to the injury if the store owner lacked sufficient security despite knowing that the...