You may rely on doctors, nurses, hospital staff and pharmacists to prescribe, dispense and administer medication. This is vital to treat a variety of health conditions. Unfortunately, errors regarding medication are common and can cause their own serious medical problems.
Employment discrimination sadly occurs often in the United States. From an employer who passes over a potential hire due to their old age to an employer who refuses to hire people who appear Mexican, there are extremely discriminatory tactics that are used regularly.
While there will always be environmental factors out there that enhance the chances of you falling and hurting yourself, as an older American, you face an especially heightened risk of a slip-and-fall accident. Today’s older Americans often have a number of age-related risk factors working against them that, together, elevate their risk of a slip-and-fall accident. When older people do fall down, they are more likely to suffer serious injuries than those who fall outside of this age group.
A serious crash is dangerous to the people involved. On top of suffering injuries, they may need help but be unable to receive it while trapped in their vehicles. In those cases, people may develop complications or more severe injuries than if they could have received help immediately.
Generally, you expect roads to be safe. You expect motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians to follow the laws and be mindful of the safety of everyone else. Traffic and road laws help everyone avoid accidents.