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People Confused about giant breast balloons on April Fools’ Day London




LONDON – Last Sunday, four giant inflatable balloons were displayed on rooftops as part of UK’s Mothering Sunday Celebration although its April Fools’ day. This was in a bid to promote breastfeeding and pumping in public. This act has sparked online reactions as it wasn’t taken as a joke worldwide.

The breastfeeding and public pumping campaign was launched by Elvie and tagged #FreetheFeed. Elvie is a smart technology company for women and claimed the campaign is aimed at making women feel comfortable and confident while nursing their child anytime, anywhere.

According to Elvie’s CEO, Tania Boler, they were expecting the reactions towards the inflatable breasts but still went ahead to ensure no one sees nursing mothers who breastfeed or pump as fools.

Recently, a lot of headlines have encouraged women to cover up while nursing in public. Statistic results from a survey conducted by law firm Slater and Gordon have shown about 33% of nursing mothers can only pump in the restroom while at work while about 50% of nursing mothers in a five year study time could only pump in staff rooms, at their desk or even in the car. This is a massive pointer towards the absence of workplace support for nursing mothers.

Because of this difficulty nursing mothers face, about 33% of surveyed women reported having anxiety, milk supply issues, and infections. And because of these problems and others, up to 30% of women stop breastfeeding earlier than they would have preferred.

According to the United Kingdom’s employment law, firms are expected to provide a resting place for nursing mothers although the law doesn’t include having paid breaks for breastfeeding or pumping milk.

The #FreetheFeed campaign’s inflatables appeared at four points namely Tanja’s roof in London East, Ely’s Yard in Brick Lane, Neutral on Colombia Road and Huntingdon Estate, Shoreditch.

The campaign organizers sincerely hope the campaign will spark positive reactions towards breastfeeding and public pumping.

Michelle has been a part of the journey ever since Bigtime Daily started. As a strong learner and passionate writer, she contributes her editing skills for the news agency. She also jots down intellectual pieces from categories such as science and health.

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5 Common Personal Injury Case Types You Ought to Know




If you have ever been in a car accident or suffered a trip, slip, or fall incident, you know the end result can be weeks, months, or years of pain and suffering. As you seek to get back to full health, or at least to something close to normal, you’ll want to know what help is available to you.  

The good news is that recourse is available should you suffer a personal injury due to another person’s negligence. But you’ll need the help of a personal injury lawyer to, first, determine if you have grounds to pursue a case and, second, build a solid case on your behalf.

You might be surprised to learn about the different kinds of personal injury cases recognized by law. 

According to the National Safety Council, there were 62 million injuries and almost a quarter of a million preventable deaths in 2021. So, severe mishaps happen more often than you might think. 

Keep reading to see five common types of personal injury cases to know about.

  1. Motor Vehicle Accidents

The National Safety Council notes that there were 5.4 million medically consulted injuries due to motor vehicle mishaps in 2021, and the total costs for motor vehicle injuries were estimated at $498.3 billion. Costs include things like wages and productivity losses, administrative expenses, medical expenses, employer costs, and motor vehicle property damage. 

If you’re involved in a car accident, the injuries sustained can be substantial. You’ll be fortunate if you’re left unscathed or perhaps with a few minor bumps and bruises. But severe injuries are an unfortunate possibility as well. 

Another thing to remember about motor vehicle incidents is that it’s not just about drivers on the road — pedestrians, too, can file personal injury claims. Of the 1.3 million or so people who die each year in vehicle accidents worldwide, around half of them are pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists. 

  1. Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

Did you know that one out of four Americans who are over 65 years old suffer a fall annually? Owners of private residences and public establishments are required to ensure their properties don’t present safety hazards to others. But falls don’t just occur when people are out and about. They often occur in the workplace. 

In fact, slips and falls are the main reason for lost work days. And falls are the cause of over 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year.

  1. Dog Bite Accidents

You might be surprised to hear that about 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten each year by dogs. Of that amount, around 800,000 people have to pursue medical attention after a dog bite. If a dog bites you, the costs could add up when you consider hospital visits, doctor appointments, and time off work.

  1. Workplace Accidents

Many personal injury accidents take place when people are on the job. In such instances, you’ll need to file a workers’ compensation claim. Filers won’t have to prove that their employer was at fault, but they’re unable to sue for non-economic damages like pain and suffering under the workers’ compensation system. 

A personal injury lawyer can, however, launch legal action outside of workers’ compensation to sue for non-economic damages you’re entitled to.

  1. Product Liability Accidents

Another type of personal injury case involves product liability situations. If someone suffers an injury due to a consumer product deemed to be dangerous, a product liability case is possible. To prove such a case, you have to show there was a manufacturing defect, design defect, or inadequate warnings detailing the product’s dangers. 

It’s also vital to know that a case can be launched by someone who, while injured by the product, didn’t buy the product. 

These are five of the most common types of personal injury cases. If you’re injured and want to find out if you have a case, the best thing you can do is contact a personal injury lawyer. You can book a consultation and determine whether you have a case and the best course of action.

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