Blog Posts in November, 2008

  • When Bikes and Cars Don't Mix

    || 17-Nov-2008

    Those of you who live in Portland most likely remember the news this summer about the driver who chased down a bicyclist and drove off with the bicyclist clinging to the hood of the car. On November 17, 2008, the driver, who was impaired at the time of the incident, was sentenced to 45 days in jail, 3 years of probation, and 160 hours of community service. He faced three counts: a DUI, attempted ...
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  • Get the Lead Out This Holiday Season

    || 12-Nov-2008

    The holiday spirit is alive and well, at least in retail stores. Before the Halloween candy was off the shelves, Christmas lights were being set up in adjoining aisles. I guess holiday shopping season is open! If you’ll recall, last year there was quite a bit of concern over toys tainted with lead. The good news is the number of toys recalled because of lead declined from a whopping 112 in ...
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  • Dentist Performs...Breast Surgery?

    || 10-Nov-2008

    You can file this under, “Are you kidding me?” According to a story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer dated November 9, 2008, dentist and oral surgeon Thomas Laney has been sued for disfiguring a young woman during a breast reduction surgery that was performed in 2005. Laney has a questionable record as a dentist and oral surgeon. In 2005 he was licensed and practicing in Seattle, ...
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