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Preventing On-the-Job Injuries Among Aging Workers

The Safety Health magazine recently reported that 25% of all US workers will be 55 years of age or older by 2022. In other words, nearly a quarter of the entire workforce by 2022 will be comprised of aging adults and senior citizens. The reason why this observation demands more attention is because, as we […]

Paragard IUD MDL Created in North District of Georgia

It’s an emerging tort that has potential to amass a number of cases. Paragard is an IUD (intrauterine device) used to prevent pregnancy. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1984. Paragard is owned by Cooper Surgical, maker of surgical and laparoscopic instruments primarily for women’s surgical needs including devices […]

Hand Sanitizer from Mexico on Import Alert

The warning was issued in January from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). More than half of the alcohol-based hand sanitizers sent to the U.S. from Mexico contain dangerous ingredients toxic to Americans. The FDA has now placed all hand sanitizers labeled as alcohol-based and made in Mexico on a countrywide “import alert.” Young […]

Is a Car Crash Ever an Accident?

If you open the newspaper and flip through, you’ll read a lot about car accidents. A drunk driving accident that killed one and injured three, a bad weather accident that left a car totaled, or a traffic accident that happened after a driver ran a red light. However, the definition of the word “accident” is […]

Big Pharma’s Vaccine Immunity

While the emerging COVID-19 vaccines promise to provide at least 90 percent effectiveness against the virus, vaccine makers are making sure they too enjoy immunity. Even though taxpayers gladly shoveled $2.5 billion to develop the Moderna vaccine, and the federal government is spending $27 billion of your tax dollars to fund the Biomedical Advanced Research […]

Can I File a Worker’s Comp and Personal Injury Claim at The Same Time?

In many workplace accidents, an injured employee can seek compensation under the worker’s compensation claim and file a personal injury claim for the same accident. This happens a lot especially in the construction sector where workers under multiple contractors are working together on the same job. For example, when a painter working on a large […]

Protecting Loved Ones from Nursing Home Abuse

When you put your family member or loved one into a nursing home, you place a lot of trust in the facility and its staff members. Most of the time, this setup works out fine, allowing the resident a fair amount of independence while keeping them safe and healthy. Unfortunately, nursing homes aren’t always the […]

What Legal Options Do I Have if I Get Sick from the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The recent emergency authorization by the FDA for two vaccines, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, means this could be the beginning of the end for this devastating pandemic that has spread all over the world. Since the first vaccine got its approval, we are witnessing an intensive and focused effort to vaccinate and protect everyone across the […]

What is The Difference Between Fault and No-Fault Divorce?

There are significant differences between a fault divorce and a no-fault divorce. Divorce laws vary a lot from state to state. In some of the states, married couples can seek only fault-based divorces, while many recognize divorce on both fault and no-fault grounds. Where you live decides the laws that might apply in your case. […]

Upcoming Hernia Mesh Trials Ahead Name 3 Makers in 15,000 cases

If the upcoming hernia mesh product liability trials are any indication, they could exceed the 100-thousand pelvic mesh cases amassed in West Virginia multidistrict litigation (MDL). Thousands of litigants claim that an implanted polypropylene hernia mesh injured them severely. So far, there are three MDLs that have formed and since the COVID-19 court shutdown litigants […]