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USPS Releases Dog Attack Statistics

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the most common injuries that happens in the U.S. is a dog bite. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no fewer than 4.5 million Americans suffer injuries as a result of a dog bite every year, with nearly 20% of these bites becoming infected. While nearly half of the...

Slipping and Falling At The Theme Park

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the summer months approach, many people will be heading out to theme parks for a day of fun and amusement. There are many parks to choose from around the country including Disneyland, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Six Flags. While most who visit these entertaining venues come...

FDA Brings New Regulations to E-Cigarettes

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

After years of scrutiny, e-cigarettes are finally facing government restrictions. Earlier this month the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) published extensive new regulations for e-cigarettes and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) like hookah pipes and vapes. The almost 500 pag...

Family of Joan Rivers Settles Malpractice Suit

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The family of comedian Joan Rivers, who died days after undergoing a routine procedure at a New York City clinic, settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the facility this month. Ms. Rivers died Sept. 4, 2014, at age 81. The comedian's death came days after she stopped breathing after unde...

$250 Million For Those Harmed By GranuFlo

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

In February of 2016, Fresenius Medical Care ("Fresenius") agreed to settle over 10,000 lawsuits that had been filed against it over one of its kidney dialysis products, GranuFlo. The company will pay out $250 million to settle various lawsuits brought by patients and family members of patients wh...

Study Finds Increase In E-cigarettes Poisoning Children

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

E-cigarettes have gained so much popularity, they are somewhat of a worldwide phenomenon. While they can be a helpful device for quitting real cigarettes, the public often overlooks the dangers of these devices. We have made an effort to discuss the dangers of e-cigarette usage in the past. As th...

Is the Honest Company Really Honest? ​

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | May 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Honest Company was co-founded in 2011 by actress Jessica Alba. It has been valued at a $1 billion and sells a variety of organic, nontoxic products for all ages. One of the most popular items the Honest Company sells is its baby diapers. Half of the 10,000 orders the company ships every day i...

Electronic Cigarettes and How They Can Be Dangerous

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

When electronic cigarettes first started coming out about a decade ago, they were heralded as a healthier alternative to smoking tobacco, and an effective way to help people quit smoking altogether. According to polls, the use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. increased exponentially between 2...

Lawsuit Filed Over Lightning Strike Death

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | May 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

Columbia Metropolitan Airport in South Carolina was host to an unfortunate and tragic event last year. Sonya Dockett, an attorney from Connecticut, lost her life on June 27 at the airport in a nightmare scenario that her family claims could have been prevented with more care from the airline. Doc...

Train Derailment Spills Dangerous Chemicals in D.C.

Posted by Charles Gilman | May 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

As if traffic in Washington D.C. could get any worse, a freight train derailed in the northeastern section of the city on Sunday, causing delays in train traffic. More importantly, though, no one was hurt. However, the derailment caused several of the cars to leak hazardous materials, causing som...

Is Snapchat to Blame for a High Speed Car Crash

Posted by Charles Gilman | Apr 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Despite laws against texting and driving, drivers across the country are getting into accidents when paying too much attention to their smart phones, and not concentrating on driving. Snapchat is a popular photo messaging app that some drivers may be using to take selfies while on the road. Howev...

Backstreet's Back In Court

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | Apr 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gossip and entertainment magazines keep the public informed when a celebrity is arrested. Although these actors and singers are just like anyone else, news of their DUI or drug arrest will make tabloid's front pages. However, when a celebrity assaults a member of the public, they may also find th...

Hotel Guests Suffer Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | Apr 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

When booking a hotel room, most people are looking to see whether the hotel is the right price, clean, or offers free parking. However, most of us overlook the real dangers of staying the night in a hotel room. Whether staying the night for business or on vacation, one of the most serious risks i...

You Don't Need Another Reason to Fear the Dentist

Posted by Charles Gilman | Apr 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most people don't look forward to going to the dentist, and don't need another reason to be hesitant to get a cavity filled, tooth pulled, or even go in for a routine check up. Unfortunately, all across the country, patients going in for routine dental procedures end up in the hospital, or worse....

Geriatric Consults Improve Outlook for Injured Seniors

Posted by Briggs Bedigian | Apr 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we get older, we become more susceptible to harm: Our bodies can take less physical trauma without breaking, and we become less able to avoid an injury. As a result, serious injuries involving seniors are fairly common. Recently, hospitals have conducted research on the value of having a geri...

Personal Injury Claims in New York Prisons Rise

Posted by Charles Gilman | Apr 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Suffering a severe injury you could not avoid is not something that anyone should have to experience. And if such an unfortunate event were to happen, you should be able to count on those responsible for your injury to compensate you. This is why the field of personal injury law exists – to make ...

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