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What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury can include injuries that are devastating in scope while being permanent in nature. These types of injuries can occur in a number of ways and take a tremendous toll on the injured person but also on their […]

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Sleight of the Century?

A lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on May 6, 2015, on behalf of Pay-Per-View (PPV) viewers of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” that happened on May 2nd in Las Vegas. The fight should […]

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Am I an Employee or an Independent Contractor?

Employees are increasingly being misclassified as independent contractors by employers. The result is several hard working men and women are being denied the protection of workplace laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), The Family Medical Leave Act […]

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Legal Ramifications of Amtrak Crash in Philadelphia

The Legal Intelligence has reported In the wake of the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that reportedly killed at least seven and injured in excess of 100 people, lawsuits are certain to be filed. However, attorneys have said until federal […]

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Data Breach Victim? Here’s What to Do

Data breaches are becoming more commonplace as big name companies become the target. It is important for you to know what actions you will need to take if your data is compromised. First and foremost, if your account has been […]

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FDA Flags Geodon and Similar Drugs for Potentially Fatal Skin Reactions

A rare, but potentially fatal serious skin reaction, has been linked to the antipsychotic drug Geodon, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a safety warning. The serious side effect has the potential to affect more than […]

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How Do I Know if I Have a Defective Recalled Hip Implant?

There have been hundreds of thousands of hip implant devices recalled over the last several years or more due to numerous problems with the device that have led to many patients undergoing revision surgery due to failure rates. As cases […]

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Private info from Payday loan applications used for Fraud

The FTC’s has filed a complaint that accuses Sitesearch Corp., doing business as LeapLab, its founder, and affiliated companies of buying hundreds of thousands of payday loan applications that contained consumers’ account numbers, Social Security numbers, and other private information, […]

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MTD exploding Tire Injury

As the temperatures start to drop, engaging in routine maintenance of snow blower tires could be like playing with a live grenade in your garage. In 2006, MTD Products, Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 snow blowers with wheel rims […]

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Black Box Warning for Laparoscopic Power Morcellators

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a black box warning against using laparoscopic power morcellators in the removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) or fibroids (myomectomy) in the vast majority of women. In their statement, the agency explains that […]