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Yellow Dog Project Helps Keep Others Aware Of When Not To Approach



Featured in the news in recent months, the Yellow Dog project is taking advantage of social media outlets to help prevent dog bite accidents. According to their website, the Yellow Dog Project is a nonprofit global movement to protect dogs, their owners and the public by identifying those dogs that may need or want space. […]

2013 Top “10 Worst Toys” List



APKH offers information to help parents become more informed. Compiled from research by the consumer group W.A.T.C.H. or the World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc, and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), these toys are the ones which may be likely to pose safety hazards for your children. Information like this has been used […]

New Laws Regarding Concussions in Michigan



Michigan, like other states, is constantly amending, updating and adding statutes and laws to better protect their residents. From cell phones to credit scoring, dozens of laws went into effect in Michigan in 2013. One of the many laws that were enacted in 2013 in Michigan was the Michigan Sports Concussion Law. Last year saw […]

Northern Michigan Personal Injury Attorney Reveals Top Ten Questions Of Personal Injury Victims



From how long you have to file a claim, to if you will have to go to court or hire an attorney, we reveal the top ten questions and answers about personal injuries. What Is A Personal Injury? – A personal injury is any physical or psychological injury caused by another whether due to negligence […]

Motor Vehicle Safety Tips From APKH



According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 67% of America’s private citizens aged 15 and over drive a vehicle everyday. Each of these drivers will spend an average of 1 hour and 18 minutes each day behind the wheel. According to the U.S. Census, in 2009, the number of Americans who were involved in […]

Who Is the CDER and What Do They Do?



A medication error is defined as any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or harm to a patient according to the FDA. The FDA or the Food and Drug Administration partners with others including U.S. Pharmacopeia and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices to track these errors.  The role of […]

Reducing Medication Errors and Protecting Yourself If You Become A Victim



It has been said that hundreds of thousands of people will suffer from medication errors annually. Though the actual number is in question as many errors may never be reported, the fact remains that as hospitals and staff are overworked and communication fails, errors will occur. The best we can do is become more informed […]

Workers’ Compensation Laws, Settlements and Wage Loss Benefits



All states vary when it comes to workers’ compensation. As a no fault state, benefits are paid by employers no matter who is at fault. These benefits will be paid either directly or through your insurance carrier and should not be confused with unemployment or insurance. Wage Loss Benefits and Calculations According to the law, […]

Workers’ Compensation In Upper Michigan A Look At The Facts



There are many questions that may arise when it comes to the ins and outs of workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is the system that provides wage replacement, medical and rehabilitation benefits to workers who are injured on the job. Each workers’ compensation claim is different. Different employers, different insurance carriers, different circumstances, different injuries and […]

Social Security Disability Applications and Claim Denials – Your Rights



To apply for Social Security Disability or SSI, the application process is quite similar. To begin, you will need to apply online, contact your local Social Security Office or call the Social Security Administration. To be eligible for Social Security Disability you will need to be “disabled” by the strict definitions set by the Social […]