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Catastrophic Injuries – Causes, Claims, and Lawsuits

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Catastrophic injuries are extremely severe accidents which result in long-lasting and/or irreversible impairments. These severe injuries are usually major health problems that could lead to permanent disability, decrease life expectancy and cause agonizing suffering. Different from other types of injuries, the catastrophic injuries can affect everyone in your family in addition to the victim. The injured people of devastating accidents often need significant amounts of clinical treatment, rehabilitative treatment, medical equipment, personal care or assistance. Click to view the infographic in full size. CAUSES OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES Catastrophic injuries impact a minimum of a single system of the human body, like the urinary system,...

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Cambodian Community Dream Organization: Refurbished Well

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20th March, 2018 Frank Azar & Associates Aurora, CO, USA Dear Frank Azar and Associates, Thank you for your generous donation in support of the Cambodian Community Dream Organization for a refurbished well. Your gift helps us achieve our mission of providing opportunities for children living in poverty in Cambodia to grow up healthy and educated by building clean-water wells and providing food, clothing, school supplies and support for teachers. Truly, with this gift, you are helping families in the poorest communities, saving lives and giving hundreds of children a chance to be happy, to be engaged in the world around them through...

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The Epitome of Automobiles. NASCAR and how it all started.

NASCAR has become a staple of American culture and is generally revered as one of the nation’s biggest sports. Though on the surface NASCAR may seem like it’s just about car racing, the history of the sport is far more complex. Today NASCAR vehicles can travel at up to 200 MPH, speed through stadiums that hold 170,000 spectators, and cost millions of dollars to create. But that wasn’t always the case; in fact the first cars that made up NASCAR were regular cars that anyone could drive and have their history intertwined with American law. Since the creation of the United...

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Pharmaceutical price gouging: What happened to Mylan and the EpiPen scandal?

You may remember back in the fall when pharmaceutical giant Mylan came under fire for raising the price of a lifesaving product, the EpiPen. But where does US law stand on price gouging? And what ever happened to the scandal? To start off let’s recall what exactly happened with Mylan, a company that raked in $11 billion in 2016. The EpiPen is an auto-injector that contains a drug called epinephrine. Epinephrine is synthetic form of adrenalin in the human body and is used to counteract the effects of an allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. For 3.6 million users in the United States...

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Federal Arbitration Act holds strong under Supreme Court: What it means for you

On Monday May 15th the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Kindred Healthcare, a nursing home system, was allowed to enforce a binding arbitration contract signed by the families of two patients who died in the facilities. This decision is just one in a string of similar decisions upholding the legality of a controversial practice known as arbitration. So, what is Arbitration? Who uses it? And what does it mean for you? What is Arbitration? In the most basic sense, arbitration in the process of settling a legal dispute through arbitration services rather than the court systems. Two parties can...

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Motorcycle Safety, Underage Drinking & Driving, and Holiday Weekends

We cannot control the choices other people make before getting behind the wheel, but we can educate them The past weekend in Colorado was a happy time. A time to join together with family and eat, play, and reminisce. Of course, this is not how the weekend played out for all families. One family in particular lost one of their own in a terrible accident involving a motorcycle and a car load of underage teens. The teens are alleged to have been drinking, and the driver of the car was not even legally supposed to be behind the wheel. Names of all...

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How is new technology in cars contributing to Distracted Driver Accidents

Within the last 20 years the roads have become a lot more dangerous. Not because of less money spent on road repairs, nor is it due to more drivers present on the road at any given time. The reality of the dangers we face today have to do with technology. You’ve likely heard the coverage over the years regarding texting and driving, but research shows that texting is not the sole distraction that drivers face in this day and age. In fact, texting wasn’t even the first. Now we use a term that encompasses any type of activity that might take...

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10 Common Misconceptions of a Personal Injury Claim

What You Need To Know If You Find Yourself In The Midst Of A Personal Injury Claim Personal injuries after a major car accident can easily leave injured parties with accumulating medical expenses at a time when they might also be dealing with a decrease in earnings as a result of their injuries. Yet sadly, many individuals are dissuaded from getting legal representation and pursuing an injury lawsuit because of common misconceptions concerning the personal injury claims procedure. This article is intended to set the record straight regarding such misconceptions and motivate anyone to talk about your claim with us...

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Metal on Metal Hip Implant Recall Settlement Announced – $4 Billion

If you’ve had your implant replaced, or don’t know what type of hip implant you have, please read on Johnson & Johnson, or J&J (NYSE: JNJ), recently agreed to compensate $4 billion for the settlement deal regarding countless claims submitted against the brand over a faulty metal hip implant, leading to the biggest payout in liability cases over a medical item in the United State Of America, news agencies stated. Types of Hips Affected DePuy ASR DePuy Pinnacle Wright Conserve Wright ProFemur Stryker Rejuvenate Stryker ABG II Biomet M2A Magnum Complications Caused by Defective Hips Failure of the device (breaking, needing early replacement) Dislocation of the hip Leaking toxic substances into the bloodstream Loss...

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