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Most Don’t Sue Despite Chronic Neck Pain After Car Crashes: Study

A study published last month by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers finds that most people who reported persistent neck pain did not pursue litigation six weeks after their accident. Nearly 4 million individuals involved in motor vehicle …

2012 Landmark Year for Workplace Class Action Litigation: Study

When it comes to complex employment-related legal disputes, 2012 will be considered a landmark year, according to a new report on employment class action litigation. Many of the key rulings of 2012 in class action cases hinged on the U.S. …

Study Reveals Offline Methods Are Top Causes for Identity Fraud Claims

Despite increased adoption of online shopping, mobile payment and banking apps, offline methods are the top known causes of identity fraud, according to a new study from Travelers. Burglary, stolen wallets and pilfered identifications account for 73 percent of all …

No Early Link Between All-Metal Hip Implants and Cancer: Study

All-metal hip implants, which have been shown to have high failure rates and cause a host of other health problems, were not linked to cancer seven years after implantation, new data show. Concerns have grown in the medical community that …

University of Rhode Island Studies Impact of 2011 Japanese Tsunami

Students and faculty from the University of Rhode Island have had a close-up look at the devastation caused by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Seven URI students spent 10 days in Japan in August investigating the physical and …

Scientists: Haiti, Dominican Republic May Facing Big Quake Period

Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic could be in for a period of periodic powerful earthquakes, according to a scientific study released Thursday. The study says Haiti’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake two years ago is likely to be the first of several …

Study of Deer-Vehicle Collisions Planned in West Virginia

Every year in West Virginia, motorists and insurance companies pay more than $50 million to fix damage caused when vehicles collide with deer. State wildlife and highway officials hope to reduce that total by finding out where collisions most often …

More Crashes at Intersections With Flashing Lights

Intersections with flashing lights have three times more accidents than those with only stop signs and intersections with highway frontage roads are high risk, a University of Texas study released Monday said. A civil engineering research team led by professor …

Nursing Claims Costs Rise Again After Falling

After a substantial dip in 2009, insurance claims in the nursing profession are costing more. The average total paid per claim is generally over $200,000 but this had dropped to around $150,000 two years ago. Now the number has jumped …

Wharton Study Analyzes Potential for Private Insurers to Offer Flood Insurance

The Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania released a study that analyzes the role private insurance companies could play in offering residential flood insurance. The year 2011 was the most …