Month: December 2012

With the high rate of motorcycle accidents across the country, more people find the need for a motorcycle lawyer today than ever before. Most of these accidents involve a vehicle other than the bike, and often the driver of that vehicle fails to even see the motorcycle before tragedy strikes. While things happen fast after […]

There is a misnomer regarding the type of cases that are handled by a maritime injury attorney. While commercial fisherman may use their services, you might be surprised to find out what other types of legal cases may be pursued under the umbrella of maritime law. While it is true that boat hands, commercial fisherman […]

If someone is has a debilitating illness or has been injured and can no longer work, assistance from a Social Security disability lawyer may be a viable option. Applying for benefits can be a difficult and time consuming process, but for those who qualify, it may be the only income they’ll receive to survive on. […]

When a difficult, painful and life changing spinal cord injury happens, the aftermath can devastate a family, but hiring a spine injury lawyer can offer some help. Getting the right care is expensive, no matter what caused the bodily harm, and hiring a knowledgeable attorney is the first step in getting some financial relief from […]

Pradaxa is a blood thinner that is used to lower the risk of stroke for people dealing with from non-valvular atrial fibrillation, or AFib. This disorder is an arrhythmia of the heart, and can cause palpitations, fainting and heart failure, so medications used to counteract its fatal complications are popular and used by many. However, […]

If you have been injured in an accident, it’s a good idea to find a personal injury attorney, especially if you have suffered those wounds through no fault of your own. While insurance companies might help, chances are they will not give you a fair settlement if you do not have a legal representative on […]

Mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer is a very serious illness that is known to occur in those that have worked in many different fields without proper protection. Both the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society state that multiple studies have shown a direct link between asbestos and mesothelioma, and the victims and their […]

Pelvic joint replacement is nothing new, but the procedure still causes post operation complications for many, and the Depuy and Stryker hip replacement devices are now being recalled for their higher rates of failure. Musculoskeletal disorders are very common in the elderly and those who have suffered injuries in the past, and they are the […]

Fresenius Medical Care manufactures Granuflo, which is a drug that helps regulate acidity levels in the body during dialysis treatments. It is an extremely popular medication, and at one time, Fresenius was administering it to more than 100,000 dialysis patients in America. While the reduction of acids in the blood is crucial for survival, this […]

An SSRI, otherwise known as a selective serotonin re uptake inhibitor, is used to treat a myriad of mental issues, including anxiety, depression and some personality disorders. These drugs are not without risk, however, and a recent study brought to light by the Food and Drug Administration shows that these medications may be responsible for […]