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$21M Awarded to Family of Smoker

August 16, 2019

Wednesday, a Massachusetts jury awarded the family of a long-time smoker $21 million. According to the suit, Frederick Laramie was a long time Marlboro smoker who died of lung cancer. The plaintiffs alleged that Malboro’s parent company, Phillip Morris, handed out free cigarettes to children…

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Capital One

Capital One Hacker May Have Hacked Other Entities

August 16, 2019

Paige Thompson, the women charged with stealing millions of clients’ information from Capital One, may have hacked other companies as well. During the prosecutors filing in federal court Wednesday, the government claims that Mrs. Thompson targeted 30 other companies and entities. Apparently, the stolen data…

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pain and suffering

What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness?

August 14, 2019

Getting hurt in a personal injury accident due to another person’s actions can turn your life upside down. You or a family member may be hurt, unable to work, and facing extra expenses through no fault of your own. You likely need to consider consulting…

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vaping

Teens Hospitalized For Lung Damage

August 14, 2019

Almost a dozen people have been taken to the hospital and treated for severe lung damage. The patients are fairly young, ranging from their teens to ’30s. The common denominator is that they all seem to be harmed by vaping. Dr. Diana Zukerman, the president…

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consoltation

$6 Million Awarded in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

August 13, 2019

Last week, almost 4 years after a Wichita woman died, a jury reached a $6 million verdict. The medical malpractice case was caused when Lindsey Perez died after giving birth at Wesley Hospital. Mrs. Perez was taken to the emergency room by her husband where…

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consoltation

Women Awarded $56 Million in Malpractice Case

August 13, 2019

Earlier this month, a New York jury awarded a woman almost $56 million for her medical malpractice case. The woman, Patricia Jones, and her husband claim that after a botched spinal surgery, she was left, a quadriplegic. After suffering from odd tingling and pain in…

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FDA

FDA Requires Breast Implant Recall

August 12, 2019

Recently, it has been discovered that some models of textured breast implants may be causing large cell lymphoma in women who have received the implants. The manufacturer, Allergen has issued a recall in U.S markets because of the cancer risk and moving forward with a…

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GNC

GNC Comes To $6 Million Settlement

August 9, 2019

GNC, the nutrition and supplement supplier found itself in hot water this year. The company was accused of having “phantom markdowns” in order to boot sales. What is a phantom markdown? It is when a company claims an item has a hyper exaggerated regular price,…

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American Airlines

American Airlines Asks Judge to Throw Out Case

August 8, 2019

The Texas-based airline, American Airlines, is being sued by a Pennsylvanian couple. According to Faina Pesenson, the plaintiff, an American Airlines employee tripped and fell on her. The suit explains that the employee Asia Campbell, walked the jet bridge in such a manner so as…

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Child climbing on unanchored furniture

Dangers of Unanchored Furniture

August 7, 2019

Every day, unanchored furniture injures people throughout the country. In fact, Consumer Reports discovered that unanchored furniture causes an injury every 17 minutes. While furniture that is not secured to the wall can be hazardous to just about anyone, it is particularly dangerous for children…

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