Injury Law Blog

  • Certain Lots of Heart Medicine Irbesartan Recalled Due to Contamination with Carcinogen
    By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert warning irbesartan users that certain lots of the drug have been voluntarily recalled by Sciegen Pharmaceuticals. Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure. Patients taking the drug should
  • How do I know if vehicle safety features caused my car crash?
    Over the years, car safety technology has centered around saving lives and preventing injuries. But it is important to note that not all car crashes are caused by driver error. Many auto accidents occur because of a vehicle defect. Today’s cars come with technology intended to save the passengers
  • What to do after a car crash: A step by step guide
    One minute, everything is fine, and then all of a sudden, the worst has happened. You’ve been in a car crash. What you do next will make all the difference from your medical treatment to the compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages and more. Injuries may be severe and
  • Bayer Phases Out Essure as Critical Documentary Hits Netflix
    Bayer Ceases the Sale of Essure Bayer is standing by the safety of its permanent birth control device, Essure, despite pulling it off shelves. In mid-July, the company announced its decision to halt the sale of Essure by the end of the year. Ceasing the sale of the device ends the battle between
  • The frailty and vulnerable of some elders in the care of nursing homes or other elderly care facilities can make them a target for neglect, abuse and negligent care, a shocking situation that no one wishes for their aging loved ones. Nursing home Read More
  • Daycare workers are responsible for the care of all the children in their charge. When they fail to maintain a reasonable level of care, they are acting negligently and can be held legally liable for their actions. If your child has suffered harm at Read More
  • The magic of Halloween is a childhood favorite. From the spine-chilling decorations to the creepy costumes, Oct. 31 is a night full of fright. However, for parents of young children, what’s even scarier is worrying about the safety of your children Read More
  • Most states require all drivers to carry a minimum level of auto insurance, but not every driver does so. A car accident can cause serious injuries, and if the at-fault driver does not have auto insurance, there can be serious consequences. Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), used in some MRI’s, were first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 30 years ago. Gadolinium is highly-toxic, that is not disputed. That is why it is Read More
  • OSHA guidelines, standards and safety rules apply to nearly every restaurant industry legal matter and it is a whole lot more than the little bit of text on the OSHA wall poster. Your case will more likely than not depend on the standards applied Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer An Athens, Ohio boy and his family have been awarded $44.5 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit in which the boy’s undiagnosed ear infection in 2014 caused a brain infection so severe it left the all of the boy’s Read More
  • BRCA stands for Breast Cancer susceptibility gene. There are two BRCA genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, which work as tumor suppressors. Researchers have found that there are 1,800 different types of BRCA mutations. Some of these mutations are harmful and may Read More
  • Did you know that restaurants are more likely to experience workplace violence than any other industry in America? In this article we will help you find out why restaurants are so prone to violence, what leads to violence, the practical steps to Read More
  • The evolution of vehicle safety features has been in motion since the invention of the car. Since the first motorized vehicle was manufactured and sold, there have been several modifications and adjustments to protect drivers and riders. Much like Read More
  • For most of us, dogs really are man’s best friend. They fill our lives with love, laughter, and slobbery kisses. They are important members of our families. But we have to remember; they are animals and have animal instincts, which means in certain Read More
  • Notably, prior to the introduction of vaccines, many parents lived in fear that their children would contract dangerous childhood diseases and die or be left with lifelong injuries. Today medical misinformation and little knowledge or understanding Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer A woman, identified only as Jane Doe, filed a lawsuit last week against Facebook alleging that Facebook does not do enough to combat human trafficking and that its website provides an unrestricted platform for Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer If you have experienced the horror of being in an accident so severe that you had to be air lifted to a trauma center with the equipment and medical experts on staff save your life, the only thing on your mind is the Read More
  • Driving defensively doesn’t guarantee that you will reach your destination alive. There are other drivers on the road, and not all of them will drive as safely as you do. There are over 6 million car accidents in the US every year. Six percent of Read More

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