Posts made in February, 2013


The Boston Globe: 2/15/13: When a pickup slammed into Beth Dailey’s 2006 Mercedes last summer, her insurer readily agreed to pay for the repairs. But there was a catch: Her insurer would pay only for a used door, salvaged from another car, to replace the one that was smashed. The salvaged door was installed but the car was never quite the same, Dailey said. The door rattled. It didn’t line up properly. Finally, when the car needed...

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Distracted Drivers & Auto Wrecks

Distracted Drivers & Auto Wrecks


Posted By on Feb 13, 2013

Computers Multitask, Not Drivers Smart Mobile Devices Create Even Greater Risks According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,474 people were killed in 2009 in crashes involving driver distraction, and an estimated 448,000 were injured. Looking at the big picture, that means 16 percent of all fatal crashes and 20 percent of all accidents across the country in 2009 involved distracted drivers. Other studies...

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Sex Discrimination at Work

Sex Discrimination at Work


Posted By on Feb 12, 2013

Female sales reps: Daiichi Sankyo discriminates TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Six current and former female sales representatives are accusing drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo of gender discrimination in a $100 million class action lawsuit. The lawsuit states the women are trying to end employment discrimination for themselves and several hundred other female sales reps who currently work for or have worked for the U.S. arm of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd....

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