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COVID-19, Nursing Homes, and Long-term Care: A perfect storm

It is no secret that nursing homes are hot spots for infectious diseases. A recent New York Times article found over 135,000 residents and staff members of nursing homes and long term care facilities tested positive for COVID-19. To date 1/3…
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Does COVID-19 Qualify as Workers’ Compensation?

In nearly every news article or social media post, COVID-19 is the topic. Americans are rushing to the unemployment offices with claims surpassing the 1982 record. What if you are not laid off, but instead, are sickened with coronavirus on the…
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Zantac and ranitidine – how we got here and what you need to know

Zantac is the latest drug outed by Valisure. This online pharmaceutical company analyzes each batch of medications. Distinguishing them from other pharmacies, Valisure's testing procedures ensure their customers receive drugs free from any known…
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The Plight of Truck Drivers and Drowsy Driving

With the increase in online shopping and consumerism, the truck driving industry has grown in step. Over the last decade, the industry increased 5% and anticipates the trend to continue during this current decade to meet the demand. Companies…
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Workers’ Comp 101

Talk to any Human Resources personnel, and the first thing they will tell you is if you become injured at work, report it immediately. Although a few specific situations will not be covered, most generally, you are. This is regardless if the…
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Johnson and Johnson’s case of asbestos exposure

Johnson & Johnson is in the spotlight for its talc powder and a potential link to an increased risk of cancer. According to an NPR article, the company claims its products have always been asbestos-free and safe for use. Around 14,000 cases…
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Juul, vaping, and injury. What you need to know.

Nearly every American knows what a juul is and how discreet it can be. Juul, a spin-off from the vaporizer maker Pax Labs, is partly owned by Altria, a tobacco company with at 35% share of Juul Labs. While there are other types of e-cigarettes,…
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Dog Bites – what you need to know

Adopting a dog is a natural part of the American lifestyle. Unfortunately, pets also bring accidents. Ordinarily, people don’t buy a dog and presume it will bite another person. When it does, you need to know your next steps. Dog bite statistics Before…
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Abuse of Women in Prison

The following “prison story” is based on numerous female inmates who bravely told their accounts of the abuse they faced at the hands of prison staff. The details of our story are balanced against staggering statistics haunting the unfortunate…
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Filing a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

It's a scary thing to think that your loved one has been physically, emotionally, or financially abused in a nursing home. But, nursing home abuse is not always the result of physical, emotional, or financial abuse or any intentional wrongdoing. Nursing…