School Shootings and Security

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/08/20/santa-fe-high-texas-school-shooting-back-school/1030660002/

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Schools may be sued for failure to provide adequate security. Issues include compliance with policies and what is considered to be standard safety measures. Expect to see more lawsuits for failure to protect students in shootings.

After Doctors Cut Their Opioids, Patients turn to risky treatment for Pain

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/31/health/opioids-spinal-injections.html?hpw&rref=health&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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There are many problems that are happening as a result of the opioid crisis. How to address the chronic pain will be a large pressure point for patients and the medical profession.

 

$100 Million lawsuit filed in Duck boat drownings

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/million-lawsuit-filed-in-fatal-sinking-of-duck-boat-on/article_d863f935-b4b2-56d6-9176-bada5f1bff68.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

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Did not take long for this lawsuit to be filed. There is a history of problems with these type of boats and it resulted in a large number of deaths.