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The Real Story Behind Invokana

February 28th, 2018

Invokana Have you ever taken a medication and noticed a black box on the bottle with writing inside? If you do, you should pay close attention. The black box is how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers that there is a serious or life-threatening risk in taking the drug. Invokana (canagliflozin) is one of those drugs.

The decision to include a black box warning on Invokana was made in 2017 after a 2016 safety alert in which rates of Read more

Posted In: Personal Injury

The Difference Between Compensatory and Punitive Damage

January 18th, 2017

empty courtroom When you hire an attorney and file a personal injury lawsuit, your ultimate goal is to prove that someone has been negligent. Once this has been proven, your attorney will work to prove that the negligent party’s actions caused your injuries. When both of these elements are proven, a judge will award damages in the case.

Damages are a monetary award that compensate a victim for any injury or property damage that has occurred due to another person’s negligent actions. … Read more

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Backyard Football Doesn’t Have to End in Injury

November 23rd, 2016

shutterstock_149842034 Plans have been set for this year’s Thanksgiving Bowl. Teams are being chosen for the Christmas Crunch. No matter when you will be tossing the pigskin in the backyard, no one wants to end the game early due to an injury. Playing touch football has become as much of a tradition as family meals themselves. While many of these makeshift games end with a proper celebration for one team, some are called early when an uncle throws his back out … Read more

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Avoid These Winter Injuries

November 14th, 2016

shutterstock_243809152 Come on. A blog about winter injuries? Have you forgotten that we live in one of the most beautiful states in the nation where winter is something that happens to other people? Before you dismiss this article as nonsense or unnecessary, consider that the weather is changing.

It is more common to hear of unusually high temperatures during the summer, and freezingly cold temperatures in the winter. States that aren’t used to hot and humid days experience deaths. Where winter … Read more

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Concussion Dangers on the Playground

November 11th, 2016

set-of-red-chain-swings-on-modern-kids-playground Most parents know that there are dangers associated with contact sports like football and hockey. Safety gear is available for these sports, helping to ensure that children are kept as free from injury as possible. What many parents don’t consider to be hazardous is a good romp on a playground. Whether at school or in the public park, playgrounds pose a danger to little ones, especially a danger of concussion.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read more

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Can I Sue if I Get Injured at a Haunted House?

October 3rd, 2016

Is the haunted house liable for your injuriesYou turn the corner and run face-first into the undead. You walk down a hallway and get poked by a boney finger. One more turn and you see nothing but blackness stretching before you. You knew haunted houses were supposed to make your blood pulse and your heart race, but this is too much. You turn to leave and try to go out the way you came in. Unfortunately, a masked chainsaw-wielding monster jumps in front of you and fall, … Read more

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Types of Witnesses in a Personal Injury Case

July 4th, 2016

Seeking compensation in court for a personal injuryIf you have never found yourself in court seeking compensation for a personal injury, chances are likely that you are not aware of all of the aspects that go into the case. One of the most important aspects to prove is that an injury actually took place and it was caused by the person being sued. This is where witness testimony is helpful, if not essential.

There are two types of witnesses in a personal injury case: individual and experts.… Read more

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Supervision is Essential Near the Pool

July 1st, 2016

Inflatable armbands for children safetySummer is here and the weather is, at times, unbearable. Families are flocking to pools in an effort to cool off. Public pools and backyard pools are provide relief from the summer heat, but they also provide a risk, especially for children under four. Across the nation, drowning is the leading cause of death for these little ones.

Many people hold misconceptions about drowning. People think that drowning is noisy and full of splashing. The truth is, drowning is … Read more

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Dealing with Theme Park Accidents

June 22nd, 2016

When you decide to spend the day at an amusement park, it is undoubtedly because you and your family want to have an exciting day. Amusement parks market themselves as places where people can enjoy the thrills of adrenaline-producing rides and the thrill of live shows. What people rarely expect is to be hurt at an amusement park. Unfortunately, it does happen.

Types of Amusement Park Injuries

According to statistics, the most dangerous rides are those found at traveling … Read more

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How to Stay Safe at a Night Club

June 13th, 2016

Girls dancing in night clubWith the recent news coming out of Orlando, going to a night club can seem scary. However, for the most part, clubs have excellent security, and violence is almost never a concern. If you are heading out to a club, you are doing so with the intention of having fun. Sadly, the night may not turn out how you planned if you don’t keep your wits about you. With easy accessibility to alcohol and drugs, people do not always behave … Read more

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