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School Drowning Caused by Design Flaw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlJVmwXh1qg&feature=share&list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA   Nothing is more tragic than a child dying from an accident. Children are supposed to outlive their parents and when a child dies unexpectedly it can be devastating. Such is the case for one of our clients, parents of a 16 year-old boy who was found at the bottom of a school swimming… read more

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NFL Concussion Trial to Resume

A massive lawsuit brought against the NFL by more than 4,000 players will be back in court next week. Professional football players and, in some cases, their surviving families claim the NFL knew about and conspired to hide the dangers associated with concussions, including increased risk of dementia, depression, and suicide. In a motion to… read more

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Kids taking some ADD meds at risk for diabetes

New study shows children taking antipsychotics are three times more likely to develop diabetes. As if parents of children with behavioral issues didn’t have enough to worry about, new research shows certain medicines prescribed to treat ADD and other disorders may lead to serious health problems. A recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry reveals that… read more

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Use of Expert Witnesses in Your Personal Injury Case

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuppS2dVTNU&feature=share&list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA   Being in an automobile accident can be a traumatic and life changing event if your injuries are serious enough. You will have a lot of decisions to make and this can be very daunting. After every accident, you will need to seek medical help and that can be very expensive. You need to… read more

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Johnson & Johnson Considers $3 Billion Settlement

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is reportedly contemplating a massive settlement agreement with patients injured by their DuPuy unit’s ASR Hip Implant. Bloomberg News reports that “five people familiar with the matter” revealed that J&J may be willing to pay more than $300,000 per case, pushing the total settlement amount over $3 billion if most… read more

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Ohio factory cited for safety violations

Republic Steel has been cited for 2 dozen safety violations and is facing federal penalties in excess of $1.1 million. Fifteen willful violations were discovered at the company’s steel manufacturing plant in Canton, Ohio. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspected the plant after receiving a formal complaint from the United Steelworks Union which… read more

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Back-to-School Safety: Teen Driving

For many parents, the phrase “back to school” brings to mind #2 pencils and loose-leaf notebook paper. But for parents of older kids, the announcement of a new school year beginning evokes a very different (and terrifying) image: their teen behind the wheel. It should come as no great surprise that most teens prefer driving… read more

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IKEA Beds Recalled

Scandinavian furniture chain IKEA has recalled 40,000 children’s beds. The U.S. Consumer Product Commission and Canadian officials both received reports of breakage and an increased risk of injury. IKEA announced Thursday it is recalling KRITTER and SNIGLAR junior beds because a metal rod may detach, causing partial detachment of the guard rail and exposed sharp… read more

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Pet Food Recall Due to Salmonella

Procter and Gamble has issued a recall of several types of pet foods for dogs and cats, citing an increased risk of salmonella poisoning. The FDA reports that salmonella bacteria can affect not only the animals eating the contaminated food, but also people who handle it or come into contact with exposed surfaces. According to… read more

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Ohio Law Slashes Jury Award to Victim of Sexual Assault

An Ohio woman whose pastor sexually assaulted her when she was 15 years old has now been deprived of over $3 million. Neither a robbery nor a Ponzi scheme was to blame. The culprits responsible for this “theft” were members of the Ohio General Assembly. A jury awarded $3.6 million to the woman, who is… read more

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