Potential Worker’s Comp Rate Cut in Tennessee

Tennessee is currently embroiled in worker's compensation negotiations. The state has higher costs for businesses to acquire worker's compensation coverage than many other nearby states, and the companies are suggesting a rate cut.   …

Suing For a Dental Surgery Error

Medical malpractice is a commonly known area of law, but many people don't realize that dentist's are also liable. Dental malpractice is in a separate category from other medical lawsuits, but behaves in a similar way.   Dental surgeries…

Understanding Whiplash Injury From A Car Accident

While not an actual medical term, "whiplash" has entered into our common vernacular to describe a certain kind of neck injury. We've all experienced whiplash at one time or another, and it's unmistakable when it happens. The shooting pain, the…

Americans Consume 80% of World’s Pain Killers

The growing U.S. dependency on pain medication is a well documented phenomenon. However, a new statistic puts it into sharp focus:   "Americans consume 80 percent of the world's supply of painkillers -- more than 110 tons of pure, addictive…

Iowa Receives $1.4 Million in Depakote Settlement

The fight to receive compensation for damages due to Depakote usage has been on for some time now. The major concern has been that while Depakote was approved for treatment of Bipolar disorder, it was also being marketed to treat ailments that…

Lower Back Pain at Work

Lower back injury is among the most common to occur in the workplace. The lower back contains a group of muscles that are activated in virtually every activity throughout your day. This article will analyze some of the most common causes of…

LATINOS Y LOS ACCIDENTES DE TRABAJO

¿CUÁLES SON LOS DATOS? A pesar de que los latinos son sólo el 16.3% de la población de los EE.UU., los latinos tienen más probabilidades de trabajar en las industrias que tienen condiciones de trabajo peligrosas. De hecho, los…