Posts Categorized: Personal Injury

Monsanto Roundup and Cancer: What You Need to Know

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In 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reported a startling finding: Glyphosate — the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup and the most-used agricultural chemical in history — “probably” causes cancer in humans. Specifically, the IARC found that there was evidence that glyphosate causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of… Read more »

Drowsy Driving is a Problem in the Buckeye State

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Many people are under the impression that the most dangerous things you can do behind the wheel is driving distracted or driving drunk. While this is certainly true, there is an inherent risk associated with drowsy driving as well, which has increasingly become a problem on Ohio’s long stretches of country roads. Let’s face it, our state… Read more »

Plavix Lawsuit Ruling and What it Means for Product Liability Cases

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A Supreme Court ruling issued this summer will make it harder for lawyers to select where to file nationwide lawsuits against manufacturers by limiting the jurisdiction of state courts. In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, decided June 19, 2017, the court ruled that lawsuits involving out-of-state plaintiffs against out-of-state defendants could not… Read more »

Top 5 Car Recalls in the US

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Cars with defective parts can affect thousands, even millions, of drivers, and the problems can have deadly consequences. Currently, the most publicized case is the Takata airbag recall. Defective airbag accelerators have resulted in a dozen deaths, hundreds of injuries, and a massive recall affecting 19 different automakers. Takata isn’t the only subject of a… Read more »

Take Control of Your Healthcare: 21 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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Whether your doctor is in Dayton or anywhere in the Tri-State area, you go to them for their professional medical advice. You go because they studied medicine for years and have experience with cases similar to yours. That does not change the fact that to live your healthiest life, you must take an active role… Read more »

Arthritis Drug Linked to Heart Failure Doesn’t Warn Patients of Risk

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In early 2010, the FDA approved the new prescription drug Actemra (tocilizumab) for treatment of severe cases of rheumatoid arthritis. Since then, it has expanded its approval to treatment of moderate RA, giant cell arteritis (GCA), polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA), and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA). At the time Actemra was initially approved by… Read more »

Indiana Wrongful Death Claims: What You Need to Know

Indiana Wrongful Death Claims

Each state in the U.S. has its own specific laws regarding the civil legal action referred to as “wrongful death.” The following will provide information regarding the wrongful death laws in Indiana and the rights of surviving family members after a wrongful death occurs. For additional information pertaining to your specific circumstances, you should discuss… Read more »

How Much is My Indiana Personal Injury Claim Worth?

Indiana Personal Injury Claim Lawsuit Worth

Unexpected and preventable accidents injure thousands of people throughout the state of Indiana each year. These incidents can take a variety of forms, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, farm accidents, medical malpractice, accidents involving defective products, dangerous drugs, and others. Regardless of the way in which an injury-causing accident occurs, when victims… Read more »

New Rules For Personal Injury Claims

On October 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) for diagnostic coding. ICD-10 is a medical coding system. Medical coding systems assign a standardized numerical code to thousands of patient complaints, symptoms, and diagnoses. For example, the ICD-9 code for a… Read more »

How Much is Your Car Accident Lawsuit Worth?

While we’re always hoping for the best, it’s very likely that every driver will be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. The sheer number of drivers on the road makes it a statistical likelihood. In Ohio alone, the state police have investigated over 20,838 car accidents in the first four months… Read more »

Do You Have Low T?

There’s been a lot of hype in the news lately about “low T.” Do you have it? How can you know? It turns out that the answer isn’t as simple as measuring your testosterone levels. Hypogonadism Abnormally low testosterone levels in men are typically caused by a condition called “hypogonadism.” Patients with hypogonadism can’t produce… Read more »

5 Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

You’ve probably seen ads for dangerous drugs on TV and updates about them in the news. These days, it seems like they’re everywhere. How can you know what to avoid? Which drugs are really dangerous? It can be tough to sift through all the conflicting information. Obviously certain drugs are dangerous if you take too… Read more »

Mesothelioma Lawsuits in Ohio

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by inhalation or ingestion of asbestos fibers. Asbestos was commonly used in a number of industrial capacities for decades, exposing many thousands of workers to the deadly substance. Today, lawsuits against the manufacturers of asbestos products for failing to protect workers from the dangers of asbestos are ongoing. This… Read more »