Daily Record Article: Whistleblowers Key to Combatting Government Fraud
Terrell • Hogan attorney and former federal and state prosecutor, Bradley Bodiford, wrote this Daily Record article, Whistleblowers can save us, about the vital role whistleblowers have in uncovering government fraud, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
Foster Care Siblings Find Forever Home
Alan Pickert advocated for siblings who were adopted. By serving as guardian ad litem to two siblings in foster care, Terrell • Hogan partner, Alan
Virtual Distracted Driving Presentations
Dear Community Partner, Even though texting and driving is both deadly and against the law, some people still risk it. Distracted Driving is another epidemic
Terrell • Hogan Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign Sponsors Walk Like MADD Virtual Event
We, at Terrell • Hogan, are honored to support MADD’s efforts to combat impaired driving. MADD set the model for saving lives. Keeping our First Coast roads safe is a team effort. Drunk, drugged and distracted driving are all preventable, and all too often, they are deadly.
To-Do’s to Check Off When We Fall Back
When Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, it’s a good time to take care of twice-a-year home maintenance tasks. After you change your clocks, use the extra hour on Sunday to check off a few to-dos:
Avoiding Wrong Site Surgery
Wrong-site surgeries include surgery on the wrong side or site of the body, on the wrong patient and/or performing the wrong surgery. It’s the No. 1 safety concern for 65 percent of operating room nurses, a Medline national survey found. Wrong-site surgeries happen up to 40 times a week in the U.S., according to the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare.
Don’t Forget Toy Safety When Buying Online
More people are expected to do their holiday gift shopping online and to buy toys early because of Covid. Being aware of common toy hazards before buying can help prevent injuries. Some top toy hazards are: Toys with Small Parts, Magnets, Balloons, Toys that shoot objects into the air, Toys that are too loud, Scooters & other riding toys, Toys with toxic materials, & Chargers & adapters.
Halloween Safety During Covid
Coronavirus has affected almost everything we do – including celebrating Halloween.
The CDC recommends lower risk activities:
Carving pumpkins with members of your household or with friends at safe distance outside; Have a virtual Halloween costume contest; Decorate your home; Have a Halloween movie night with members of your household; Have a Halloween scavenger hunt.
The CDC says using a costume mask is not a substitute for a cloth mask during Covid.