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Lawsuits Claim SSRIs Can Cause Severe Birth Defects
Dangers of Botulism with Botox
Hernia Patients in Pain as Skin Procedure Fails
What can I be compensated for after an accident injury that was not my fault?”
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Legal Minute - I was injured in a car accident as a passenger. Whom can I file a claim against?
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Monster Energy Drink Accused of Teen Death
Legal Minute with Sacramento wrongful death attorney, John Demas
Sacramento dog bite attorney- Legal Minute
Legal Minute: “Who Pays for my Expenses If I’m Injured By A Driver Who Doesn’t Have Auto Insurance?”
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
As Greed Grows in Trucking Industry, Driver Fatigue Is a Problem Facing All Americans
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Can you protect yourself from a hit and run accident and why do you need uninsured & under-insured motorist coverage?
Personal Injury Claim in California
Should you hire a personal injury attorney after a dog bite?
Skecher Toner Shoes Cause Severe Injuries
Patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers by their doctor - including drugs such as the fentanyl pain patch, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, methadone, and morphine - may be at risk of an overdose or other serious...more
I wrote this article for attorneys. It illustrates the need for medical assessment in complex cases of personal injury. The setting was altered enough to protect identities in this high profile, multi-million dollar case. I...more
Are you a foreign citizen being abused by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident while living in the U.S.?
Do you need to get away from this abuser without their knowledge?
If you answered “Yes” to the above...more
Attorney Andrew Weinstein, managing partner and founder of the Weinstein Law Firm, recently presented at the Florida Justice Association’s 2011 Auto Negligence Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar....more
There have been recent media publications in Chicagoland and other parts of Illinois claiming that, based on a recent study of medical students at Northwestern University School of Medicine, physicians are fleeing the state...more
Opinions column in The Lawyers Weekly on Sept. 24, 2010.
"...nobody expects their legal career to end in an instant, suddenly and...more
This is the April Newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. The Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Dallas, TX. For more information about the Rasansky Law Firm, READ THE...more
This is the March newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury firm based in Dallas, TX. If you would like to learn more about the firm, or it's practice areas, visit...more
C. difficile is considered the most common cause of diarrhea in nursing homes. Because many elderly nursing home patients are more susceptible to C. difficile infections and its accompanying complications, nursing home staff...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is urging the manufacturers of the fentanyl or Duragesic pain patches to address recurring problems with their products that could lead to a potentially fatal overdose. Because of its high...more
Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide)...more
Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to alert patients of the serious and potentially fatal health risks they may face from using the Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch. Patients who are directly exposed to the gel inside the patch, or who...more
A description of the link between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including diagnostic criteria for making a mesothelioma diagnosis based on asbestos exposure and symptoms....more
Details the association between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including the criteria for making a definitive mesothelioma diagnosis based on history of exposure and symptoms....more
Information from the Department of Health and Human Services about the carcinogenic effects of asbestos, including diseases linked to asbestos exposure, the history of the use and production of asbestos, and federal...more
Asbestos poses extraordinarily serious hazards to human health. It causes asbestosis, a chronic disease of the lungs. Also it is a potential carcinogen. It is known to cause cancer of the lung, mesothelioma (a rare tumor of...more
A comprehensive report by the National Cancer Institute on mesothelioma, including symptoms of the disease, types of mesothelioma, how the disease is diagnosed, and treatment options available for patients....more
Information from the WHO linking asbestos exposure with cancer in humans, including mesothelioma. The report finds that workplace asbestos exposure can result in a mesothelioma diagnosis as well as other forms of cancer....more
An examination by the EPA of friction materials such as brake pads and levels of asbestos emissions related to their use....more
The Respiratory Disease Benefit Act of 1973, designed to provide benefits thousands of industrial workers who suffered from occupationally-related respiratory diseases, including those resulting from asbestos exposure, such...more
The 1972 OSHA Standard for Exposure to Asbestos, including rules about asbestos exposure, steps to control exposure to asbestos dust, and rules about medical tests for employees who may show signs of an asbestos-related...more
A 1944 from Canada's International Labour Office on the history and types of asbestos and its industrial uses, as well as disease that have been linked to asbestos exposure....more
A 1944 New Jersey law regarding the compensation for victims of asbestos exposure who develop asbestosis or silicosis....more
Case study of an asbestos worker who was diagnosed with asbestosis after being exposed to the mineral for more that seven years. The article also details the early history of the diagnosis of asbestos diseases....more
Case report of a 30 year old man who was diagnosed with asbestosis after working in an asbestos factory for 13 years. The article also details the history and uses of asbestos and signs for recognizing diseases which are...more
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