Medical Malpractice Deaths: 17 Years of Statistics #Infographic #Malpractice

Earlier this year, a new study regarding medical malpractice deaths made waves in the legal and medical communities, but this wasn’t the first study of its kind. Previous studies in 1999 and 2013 also contained some concerning numbers.

You are sick or in acute pain and nothing can seem to ease your discomfort. Feeling helpless, you choose to head to the closest emergency room or call 911 to rush you there.

You should feel relief that once you reach your destination, a qualified doctor and skilled medical staff can help diagnose and treat whatever is causing you such severe illness.

Unfortunately, the latest statistics on medical negligence have patients wondering if they are actually safe in the hospital or if they’re literally risking their life?

An infographic by Gilreath & Associates.

Florida Boating Accident Statistics #Infographic #Accidents #Fatalities

The infographic is about Florida boating accidents and how the National Recreational Boating Safety Program is creating programs that promote the safety of boaters, minimizing the loss of life, personal injuries, and property damage. With their efforts, the overall safety of boaters on the water today has increased, and education for new boat drivers has improved.

Recreational boating is meant to be safe, fun way to enjoy the outdoors. The National Recreational Boating Safety Program collects data to help determine if these strategies are an effective tool to prevent boating accidents in the State of Florida and the entire United States.

Since 2009 there has been a sustained increase in boating accidents, topping in 2011 with 742 accidents in that year alone. The great majority of this accident are Florida residents wich accounts for over 70%. There are about over 800.000 registered vessels in Florida and one of their growing problems are boating accidents. This involves over 700 accidents per year.

An infographic by Kaire & Heffernan LLC.

13 Startling Facts About Floods in the US #infographic #floods #US

Did you know that each year, millions of lives are claimed by floods? That’s right – floods are the number one natural disaster in the states. That’s why it’s important to familiarise yourself with these important floods facts.

The more knowledge you have about floods, the more prepared you’ll be to deal with a flood disaster should it happen to your home or business. Among all of the facts listed in the infographic, an important one is that many people wrongfully believe homeowner’s insurance will cover flood damage – but that’s typically not the case.

Also, surprisingly, floods have occurred in all 50 states in the past, and the number of flood-related fatalities is increasing each year. Another interesting fact to note is that floods can happen anywhere, anytime – they don’t just happen in areas below elevation. Take time to review this important infographic put together by Chicago’s ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba. You can help promote flood awareness and potentially save lives. Please share this with family & friends.

An Infographic by ServiceMasterbyZaba.com.