Wrongful Death


Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in 2014, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. Riders are older on average as retiring baby boomers and frustrated commuters heed the call of the open road. And more riders are women, now nearly one in five. What hasn’t changed much are the leading...

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In early 2018, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported an outbreak of E. coli found in romaine lettuce, which sickened nearly 200 people and killed five. Right before Thanksgiving, another outbreak caused the CDC to recall all romaine, fresh and bagged. In the fall, over 19 million pounds of ground beef were recalled in three separate salmonella outbreaks. Is our food out to get us? If you think you’re...

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Surgical Centers & Danger

Surgical Centers & Danger


Posted By on Mar 22, 2019

As the number of surgeries performed in these centers has risen into the millions, so have the risks of medical complications. A new joint investigation by USA TODAY and Kaiser Health News sheds light on centers plagued by poor oversight, unqualified or ill-equipped staff, and little to no accountability. The rising cost of health care in America is a big concern. Small, relatively routine surgeries that are performed in a...

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Pure and gentle enough for babies’ bottoms.A product mothers can trust.Made by a company that puts customers first. Company documents revealed that Johnson & Johnson knew about possible asbestos contamination in talc as far back as 1957. Generations of mothers know these are the advertising promises behind Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the talc product with a fragrance that is among the most recognizable in the world....

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U.S. consumers spent about $20 billion on toys in 2017 with projections for a seven percent increase in sales for 2018. In short, toys are big business. The downside: a market flooded with toys that, in some cases, are not tested for safety. Fortunately for American toy buyers (and kids), the definitive annual toy safety survey from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) is here. For more than 30 years, the Trouble in...

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What happens when you’re hurt at work, and it was a third person’s, outside of work, fault? It could be a Third-Party Liability Claim, in addition to a workers’ compensation claim. If a workplace injury is caused by a car wreck while on the job or by defective equipment, the third party or product manufacturer can be liable. Many people think that workers’ compensation is their only source of benefits if they have an...

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