Wrongful Death

Sixteen Consecutive Years of Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Sixteen Consecutive Years of Mesothelioma Awareness Day Every September for the past 15 years, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has taken place. This year marks 16 years of the annual autumn event that aims to educate and inform society about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the fatal cancers associated with it. Asbestos was a popular building […]

Ongoing Legislative Efforts to Ban Asbestos in the United States

Ongoing Legislative Efforts to Ban Asbestos in the United States In 2016, The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was reformed after the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed by President Obama, to enforce a more thorough assessment of harmful chemicals by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under the new chemical […]

Growing Number of Talcum Powder Users File Lawsuits

Growing Number of Talcum Powder Users File Lawsuits A recent settlement between Colgate-Palmolive Co., and a plaintiff from Pennsylvania who developed mesothelioma after using their talcum-powder based products, is part of a growing number of lawsuits against health giants such as Colgate-Palmolive Co., and Johnson & Johnson for their failure to warn consumers that their […]

A Misdiagnosis Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Suit

A Misdiagnosis Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Suit When placing your health, well- being, and perhaps your life in the hands of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals, you trust that you will receive the highest level of care.  Unfortunately, sometimes medical professionals fail to uphold and provide that standard of care, which can lead […]

Medical Malpractice Accounts for Over 250,000 Deaths Annually

Medical Malpractice Accounts for Over 250,000 Deaths Annually A study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has found that medical malpractice or error accounts for approximately 250,000 deaths annually in the United States – ranking as the third leading cause of death, right behind cancer and heart disease. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School […]

Asbestos in Factories – The Armley Asbestos Disaster

Asbestos in Factories – The Armley Asbestos Disaster The job of a factory worker encompasses many responsibilities – from machine operation to line production, workers take raw materials to create new products. Asbestos containing products manufactured in factories were also frequently used in: pipe covering for steam lines and hot water lines, block insulation, cement, […]

Legislative Changes Affect Claims, Arbitration for Victims of Elder Abuse

Legislative Changes Affect Claims, Arbitration for Victims of Elder Abuse As the elderly population continues to rise in the United States, the need for home care positions and facilities continues to be in high demand. Unfortunately, the staff to patient ratio is on the decline, resulting in a lack of care and neglect in some […]

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