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Why you should never lie to your personal injury lawyer

By William J. Price

In personal injury cases, clients often worry that things from their past will come back to haunt them. They sometimes feel embarrassed, angry, or resentful sharing certain types of information with their lawyer.

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How Electronic Health Records Can Put Patients in Danger

Think back to your last medical appointment.

Was your doctor typing away at their computer? Did you feel like they were rushed or distracted? Were they more focused on filling in the digital forms than they were on your symptoms?

Before you knew it, your time was up and they hurried off to see the next patient.

Maybe you picked a bad doctor. Or maybe it wasn’t their fault.

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Roundup Lawsuit Update: Monsanto ordered to pay over $80 million in Roundup cancer verdict

On March 27, a federal jury awarded more than $80 million to a California man who claimed his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was caused by the popular weed killer Roundup, marking the end of his month-long, two-part trial.

Monsanto – the maker of Roundup – was found liable for failing to warn consumers that Roundup could cause cancer, as well as for claims of negligence and defective design.

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Second jury finds Roundup weed killer likely caused cancer

A federal jury recently found the popular weed killer Roundup® was a “substantial factor” in causing a California man’s cancer.

The decision came at the end of the first phase of a two-part trial focused on whether Roundup caused plaintiff Edwin Hardeman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and whether Monsanto – the maker of Roundup – is liable for his injuries. The second phase of the trial began on March 20.

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What to do when an accident makes your pre-existing condition worse

By William J. Price

For years, you’ve suffered pain from severe arthritis, an old back injury, or some other condition.

Your doctors always said you’d need surgery at some point down the road, but there was no need to rush it.

Then, you were hurt in an accident.

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Dogs are not the only pet that can attack

When people think of animal bites, they often think of dog bites. This is especially true when we think about pet bites.

However, other types of pets can bite, too. And like a dog bite, they can lead to severe injuries and massive medical bills. For instance, one woman attempted to feed a cat that bit her finger. What started with a small gesture of kindness turned into a major debacle with the woman facing over $48,000 in medical bills.

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5 essential tips for seniors to avoid falls

Falls are unpredictable. As we age, they become potentially more dangerous. A fall can result in a wide range of serious injuries, including back injuries, broken hips or limbs or a traumatic brain injury.

Falls are especially common in the winter, when sidewalks and outdoor surfaces are often covered with a layer of ice and snow.

Let’s take a look at five effective ways to avoid falls:

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Are narcissists as good at driving as they think they are?

We probably all know someone who thinks they are a much better driver than everyone else. They maintain that everyone else on the road is disrespectful, slow and bad at driving. They are the only ones who know how to drive well.

However, these same drivers who admire their own driving capabilities above all others could actually be quite dangerous.

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Ohio taking steps to protect Amish buggies

Ohio has a significant Amish population, with nearly 60,000 Amish living throughout the state. The counties with the highest Amish populations include Holmes County and Geauga County.

Since the Amish do not use motor vehicles, they typically travel by horse and buggy. Ohio motorists must accommodate Amish buggies. For example, they should leave a few feet of space when behind a stopped buggy, as the buggy may back up slightly before moving forward. Motorists must also drive with extreme caution on highways that are also used by the Amish.

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Did you suffer health problems after an MRI? This could be the reason

Each year millions of MRIs are performed across the U.S. This common procedure helps doctors diagnose health problems and injuries by using powerful magnets and radio waves to create detailed images of the body. Continue reading “Did you suffer health problems after an MRI? This could be the reason”