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Steps to Take When You Suspect Brain Trauma After a Crash

October 5, 2020

Brain trauma, and brain injuries, are among the most common injuries to experience after car accident. The Center for Disease Control at colleges is that is there a purse of 2.5 million emergency room Department visits for brain trauma every year, but less than 400,000 hospitalizations. Received a diagnosis of a mild concussion and then…

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New York State Sues Johnson & Johnson For Alleged Opioid Epidemic

September 26, 2020

Johnson & Johnson is now facing another lawsuit, this time from the state of New York. The state demands to recover $2 billion over the pharmaceutical giant’s alleged role in the opioid epidemic. Millions of Americans became addicted to the strong painkillers. Hundreds of thousands of people died after using these painkillers. According to the…

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Raise Awareness of North Carolina Street Racing

September 20, 2020

To residents, it is no surprise that street racing is still a problem all throughout North Carolina. In fact, it’s a seasonal problem that seems to pop up every summer. Even with COVID-19 still in full swing, North Carolina street racing, and illegal street racing events continue to occur. The trouble is locating these events…

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Antibiotics in Sewage Needs Safe Thresholds to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

September 15, 2020

According to new research, the current understanding of safe antibiotic levels in rivers may not prevent the evolution of antibiotic resistance and sufficiently protect human health. The study implies the need to introduce thresholds to help fight the spread of resistant bacteria. Around 70%  of the antibiotics we take as medicine end up in the…

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What Should DUI Victims Know About MADD and Other DUI Victim Groups?

September 5, 2020

DUI accidents happen every day, in fact, every few minutes. But what are you supposed to do when someone comes barreling toward you? Many DUI victims feel as though they need to focus on their physical recovery more than anything else, and for people who’ve experienced an extensive injury, that may be true. But, regarding…

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What Happens If I Have to Travel for My Doctor’s Appointments?

August 21, 2020

Many people find out that even if they live in one of the big bustling cities in Ohio, they need to travel for their doctors’ appointments. Even just getting across town can be a pain and if not impossible given your injuries, but you may need to see an out of town specialist for a…

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Determining if You Need an Attorney to Take Action Against a Speeding Driver

August 5, 2020

Speeding drivers are a big problem, and high speeds will often escalate injuries from mild to possibly fatal. It’s well known that the higher the speed, the more probable of fatality, but still people travel well above the speed limit. So what can you do as you start your recovery from a crash with a…

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How Do You Find Out If Multiple People are At-Fault?

July 20, 2020

While it seems like someone would give you a complete update with all the relevant information on your crash, that just doesn’t happen. There is no magical person that will tell you all the details collected about your crash. However, with a specialized car accident attorney, you might be able to access much more information…

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Pfizer Inc Files Petition Against Indian Company Aurobindo Pharma Ltd Over Cancer Drug Ibrance

November 26, 2020

Pfizer Inc filed a petition in a US court against Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. The company claims that the Indian drug company was intending to present generic versions of the multi-billion dollar cancer drug Ibrance.  Pfizer noted the potential petition for patent infringement against the companies in the United States District Court…

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Are Manual Transmissions Making a Comeback?

November 20, 2020

It was only a few years ago that people were questioning if manual transmissions were going to become obsolete forever. Manual transmissions  Now the question is whether manual transmissions are making a comeback. We’re seeing the younger generation adopt this more interactive method of driving, as they hope to reduce distractions and take more control…

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Updates on Zantac Class-Action Lawsuits

November 15, 2020

Hundreds of people have filed Zantac class-action lawsuits against the drug’s manufacturers  (GlaxoSmithKline LLC, Sanofi-Aventis, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. or Pfizer Inc.), claiming the companies didn’t warn them about the presence of NDMA in the medication although they were aware of it.  Patients who used the medication experienced symptoms such as dizziness, abdominal cramps, fever,…

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How You Learned to Drive Can Impact Your Accidents

November 5, 2020

Learning how to drive is an inherent American rite of passage and many of us have fond memories or scary memories of the process. How you learned to drive definitely impacts your driving career. It can dramatically change the chances of you getting into North Carolina car accidents.  Did you learn to drive with a…

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Patients Sue Elmiron About Permanent Vision Impairment

October 26, 2020

People are filing lawsuits against Elmiron claiming that the interstitial cystitis (IC) drug is the reason for their permanent vision impairment.  Some filings blame the manufacturers for hiding the risks of their pentosan polysulfate sodium-based drug. Medical publications confirm these claims, connecting Elmiron to potentially irreversible eye damage. Elmiron lawsuits are currently pending trial. Interstitial…

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Should You Even Bother Your Insurance Company After a Minor Accident?

October 20, 2020

We’ve all experienced this or seen it happen and understand when people don’t want to contact their insurance company after a minor collision. Most minor collisions that don’t involve any property damage and sometimes no one even got hurt. We’re talking about the collisions that happen in parking lots or when you’re backing out of…

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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $100 Million Baby Powder Settlement

October 15, 2020

The world’s biggest healthcare products company will have to pay more than $100 million to resolve lawsuits over claims that its baby powder caused cancer. Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay the Baby Powder settlement to resolve more than 1000 lawsuits after four years of litigation. In 2017, the company was ordered to pay…