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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

There’s nothing quite as overwhelming as being the victim of medical malpractice. While it’s common to believe that an error always constitutes medical malpractice, it’s important to remember that a bad outcome doesn’t always warrant a claim. Doctors and other medical professionals are not perfect and because so many common illnesses have symptoms that mimic…

  • Oakland, California Claims Higher Lead Levels Than Flint, Michigan

    Recently, it was determined through extensive studies by Reuters that almost 3,000 communities had much higher lead level amounts than Flint, Michigan. One of the communities identified is Oakland, California. Five hundred children living in the Fruitvale area of Oakland were tested for lead exposure, and the results showed that almost eight percent of them…

  • Pilot Lacked Optional Certification in Fatal Tennessee Plane Crash

    A plane crash claimed the lives of three individuals on Monday night in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. The pilot, accompanied by his 8-year-old son and 42-year-old girlfriend, was flying the Cessna 182 single-engine plane from the Jacksonville, Florida area to the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge, Tennessee airport in order to visit relatives. He…

  • Another Hip Lawsuit Hits Johnson and Johnson

    Products Liability Lawyer: Days after a Texas jury paid out $1 billion to six patients over Johnson and Johnson’s hip replacement products, another lawsuit has been filed by man in Indiana. In early December, the man filed the lawsuit in Middlesex County, New Jersey, over the defective hip replacement devices, which are made by a…

  • Fights Erupt at Nation’s Malls Post-Christmas

    At shopping malls nationwide, fights and disturbances erupted, causing personal injuries and chaos the day after Christmas. Individuals shopping at malls in Colorado, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas found it difficult to shop or return gifts due to massive fights and other disturbances. Claims of gunfire and fights created a panic among…

  • IKEA Will Pay $50 Million Settlement Over Dangerous Dressers

    Products Liability Lawyer: IKEA will pay a $50 million settlement to the families of the children who lost their lives when dressers, manufactured by the Swedish furniture retailer, tipped over. In 2014, two toddlers passed away after the MALM model dressers fell on them. This year, after IKEA developed and offered a new repair program,…

  • New Umbilical Cord Health Recommendations Directed at Doctors

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends umbilical cord clamping within 30 to 60 seconds after birth. For full term infants, clamping improves their iron supplies during the first few months, which assists in the development of cognitive, motor, and behavioral skills. For preterm infants, the delay improves circulation and builds up…

  • Police Find 55 Pounds of Fentanyl in Connecticut

    At a traffic stop in Derby, Connecticut, police seized 55 pounds of the prescription drug fentanyl. The The street price of this dangerous opioid was valued at $1.5 million. The driver, a man from Arizona, had the drugs hidden in the cabin of his tractor trailer. Drug traffickers like the one in Connecticut are a symptom…

  • Nearly 3,000 Communities Affected by Lead Levels Higher Than Flint

    Nearly 3000 US communities are affected by lead levels higher than those found in Flint, Michigan, a Reuters investigation reports. Investigators discovered that many communities carried lead levels that were twice as high as Flint’s, and determined that over 1000 town’s lead levels rated four times higher. The areas studied encompass states spanning from Pennsylvania…

  • 7 Remain Hospitalized After Fatal I-95 Pileup

    Seven individuals remain hospitalized after a pileup involving nearly 70 cars on I-95 in Baltimore. Of the seven, two are in critical condition, two are in serious condition, and three are in fair condition and are expected to recover quickly. The crash occurred early Saturday morning, December 17, near the Caton Avenue and Washington Boulevard…

  • Residents Warned of Contaminated Water in Corpus Christi, Texas

    Officials have warned residents of Corpus Christi, Texas to not use water from the city’s tap. Officials cautioned that residents should only use bottled water when it comes to drinking, food preparation, washing, and brushing their teeth.  This all began when Corpus Christi officials received news of dirty water in the downtown area in the…