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Posted on January 23, 2020 |

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities for the elderly are supposed to be safe havens for our loved ones. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse affects as many as 5,000,000 elders across the country on an annual basis. Many cases go unnoticed or are under-reported. When a nursing home fails to provide proper care for its...
Posted on January 14, 2020 |

Common Causes of Commercial Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents have become incredibly prevalent in the last few years. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Texas tops the list of states with the most fatal trucking accidents, with 1,386 occurring between 2015 and 2017. These accidents can be incredibly devastating for those involved. Understanding why commercial trucking accidents occur can...
Posted on November 18, 2019 |

Veterans and Active Duty Military May Have a Claim Against 3M for Hearing Loss

Recently, 3M agreed to settle a claim and pay the federal government $9.1 million for the damages caused by its defective Dual-Ended Combat Earplugs.  The settlement was the result of a False Claims Act or “Whistleblower” claim where someone came forward and “blew the whistle” on what 3M has allegedly known for years –...
Posted on November 13, 2019 |

Passenger Safety is Not a Key Difference Between Uber, Lyft and Taxis

When asked which ridesharing service provides the safest form of transportation, most people don’t know the answer — and beyond tapping the app to find a ride home, never give it a second thought.  Recent studies and reports on this topic, however, have concluded there is no evidence to support a key difference in...
Posted on November 6, 2019 |

Is Your Wireless Heart Device Vulnerable to Hacking or Cyber Attacks?

Recently, Jeff Rossen of NBC News aired a story of a vehicle’s computer system being hacked where the hacker was able to actually stop and steer the vehicle without regard to the driver’s steering and braking inputs. Now, aside from vehicles, we have concerns about hacking in other products – heart devices. Heart devices...
Posted on October 23, 2019 |

Monsanto Influences Review of Roundup’s Health Effects

Monsanto Co., creators of the genetically-modified “Roundup Ready” seeds, found a solution for crops to withstand the adverse effects of Roundup. Consumers supposedly now have the capability to kill weeds without harming essential crops due to Roundup’s active ingredient chemical glyphosate, one of the world’s most widely-used crop chemicals. However, consistent use of the...