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Johnson & Johnson Stock Drops After Called Out (Again) About Asbestos in Baby Powder

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A special report from Reuters came out on Friday, December 14, 2018, about Johnson & Johnson regarding a dangerous product they have been selling for decades—baby powder. The report is about the company’s stubborn denial that there could be asbestos in the talc that they use for this product. This has been a problem they […]

wisconsin bicycle accidents

Beginners Guide to Bicycle Safety and Laws

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As fun, healthy, and cost-effective as it can be to ride your bike here and there around town or even cross country, it can also be quite dangerous. Furthermore, there are some legal things you should know. The Safety As an avid cyclist, I am well aware of the dangerous conditions that a bike can […]

Motorcycle Helmets, Are They Really Necessary?

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Every motorcyclist knows the incredible and exhilarating feeling you get from riding out on the open road on a gorgeous day. USA Today has reported that there are 8.5 million registered motorcyclists out there across America, and around 14% are women. Riding is fun, it is empowering, and it much easier on the pocketbook when […]

How To Protect Yourself In A Truck Accident

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On August 30 of this year, a JAG Transportation Inc. semitrailer ran into a Greyhound bus. There were roughly 50 people on the bus when tragedy struck. Eight people were killed. Many were injured.   Who Was At Fault? Accidents happen, but because there are things that can be done to help prevent them from […]

Trucking Accidents: Prevention and Reconciliation

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Trucking accidents are the most deadly accidents on the road. Thankfully, there are federal laws designed to protect both the truck driver as well as everyone else in smaller cars and trucks. For example, a trucker is required to get adequate rest before they get in their 80,000 pound vehicle and drive it past other […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations and Other Things You Should Know

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The most common cause of wrongful death is medical negligence, but it could be due to many other things. Generally speaking, if there was a fatal injury caused by someone else’s neglect, misconduct, or incompetence, then a wrongful death case is warranted. It could also be connected to other illegal activity committed by the other […]

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How to Protect Your Family with Estate Planning

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Six 6 Steps to Protecting Your Loved Ones Planning for the future can mean different things to different people. However, while we may work toward goals such as securing financial stability or obtaining adequate health care while we are alive, we can sometimes neglect the future that comes after we are gone. That’s where estate […]

Treated Poorly By Your Insurance? You Need a Bad Faith Insurance Lawyer

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We purchase insurance to protect ourselves in case we get hurt or if our property becomes damaged. Is your insurance company really looking out for your best interest? If you believe they aren’t being fair to you and actually just looking for reasons to shortchange you, that means you may be dealing with an insurance […]

Misdiagnosis and Lack of Treatment Can Worsen Symptoms of TBI

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The brain is one of the most important parts of our body, and as someone that has been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, I can also understand how frightening an injury to the brain can be. The brain is our body’s control center, and it’s protection consists of floating in cerebrospinal fluid within a […]

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Medical malpractice cases are more common than many people think. In fact, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States according to a recent John Hopkins study, and that isn’t even counting all of the injuries. This isn’t the most comforting thought, but it is still important to be aware […]

Essential Information About Jones Act Protection

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If you work in the maritime industry, you have a few more options than workers’ compensation, should you become sick or injured. Instead of filing for the usual workers’ compensation, you are entitled to more extensive coverage thanks to a federal statute called the Jones Act. In this article, we will offer information about what […]

How to Get Long-Term Disability Insurance Approved

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Do You Know These Disability Stats? (from Council of Disability Awareness) The most common long-term disability claims are due to: Musculoskeletal disorders Cancer Pregnancy Mental Health Injuries. Fewer employers today are offering benefits to workers. Almost half of American adults cannot pay a sudden bill of $400 without taking out a loan or selling something. […]

How to Win a Workers’ Comp Case

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Workers’ compensation is a deal made by many employers for the sake of their employees: If you get hurt or sick while working for them, then they will cover your medical bills and living expenses to help you get on track. Unfortunately, sometimes employers aren’t so willing to hold up their end of the deal. […]

Do I Have a Defective Product Lawsuit?

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When we put our hard-earned money into purchasing or renting a product, we are putting our trust in the integrity of claims made by the businesses and companies that provide them. Most of the time, the exchange is good for both sides and we can go along our merry ways. Unfortunately, no one is perfect, […]

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What Are the Different Types of Personal Injury Cases?

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Since people are injured in a lot of different ways, there are different types of personal injury cases. Personal injury is a legal practice that covers a variety of different causes for injury. With that said, there is also quite a range for how much someone can win in a personal injury case. The spectrum […]

How Does Talcum Powder Pose a Threat to Women’s Health?

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A St. Louis jury awarded 22 women $4.69 billion in compensatory and punitive damages after evidence showed that Johnson & Johnson talc powder products may have caused their ovarian cancer. But how did talcum powder products cause the disease that hurt these women? Here’s more information that could help you understand why this common hygiene […]

What is TRICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Military and Veteran Families?

TRICARE is the Military’s Health Insurance Program About Healthcare Coverage for Military and Veteran Families For those protecting our rights and freedoms by serving in the military, there’s often nothing more important than the health and well-being of your family. Whether you’re an active service member, a military veteran, or a military spouse, it’s critical […]