Occasionally we like to profile attorneys who have helped our cause. Today we take a look at a small firm in the Lone Star State.
Filteau & Sullivan (labor attorneys – free consultation) have been steady advocates for the safety of our community and we appreciate everything that this employment law firm has done (even though this isn’t quite their area of focus).
If you feel like you have been discriminated against in the workplace, and you would just like to talk to a pair of attorneys who focus on that kind of law, then we recommend that you give them a call because we can definitely endorse them. [They have sponsored this post]
Childhood Injury Prevention
The CDC Childhood Injury Report: Patterns of Unintentional Injuries among 0–19 Year Olds in the United States, 2000 – 2006 uses data from the National Vital Statistics Systems and the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System–All Injury Program to provide an overview of unintentional injuries related to drowning, falls, fires or burns, poisoning, suffocation, and transportation–related injuries among others, during the period 2000 to 2006. Results are presented by age group and sex, as well as the geographic distribution of injury death rates by state. –Read Full Article Here
Early Child Abuse Prevention Tactics
Children are suffering from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. It’s a widespread war against our children that we have the power to stop, and understanding the issue is the first step. Just how bad is the issue of child abuse in the United States?
Every year more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies involving more than 6.6 million children (a referral can include multiple children).
The United States has one of the worst records among industrialized nations – losing on average between four and seven children every day to child abuse and neglect. 1, 2A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds.
Yearly, referrals to state child protective services involve 6.6 million children, and around 3.2 million of those children are subject to an investigated report. 2
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