Why you should never lie to your personal injury lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 22, 2019
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. (more…)
How Electronic Health Records Can Put Patients in Danger
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice on April 4, 2019
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...
Roundup Lawsuit Update: Monsanto ordered to pay over $80 million in Roundup cancer verdict
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 29, 2019
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...
Second jury finds Roundup weed killer likely caused cancer
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 21, 2019
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...
What to do when an accident makes your pre-existing condition worse
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 13, 2019
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. (more…)
Dogs are not the only pet that can attack
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 26, 2019
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...
5 essential tips for seniors to avoid falls
Posted in Health & Wellness on February 22, 2019
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...
Are narcissists as good at driving as they think they are?
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 22, 2019
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...
Ohio taking steps to protect Amish buggies
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 20, 2019
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...
Did you suffer health problems after an MRI? This could be the reason
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on February 18, 2019
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. (more…)