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Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Motor Vehicle Accident

A motor vehicle collision can be difficult for all parties involved. Although it may seem intimidating, it is important to reach out to your insurance company quickly following a vehicle accident. Filing an insurance claim is the first step toward financial recovery. What You Need to File a Claim Before filing a claim, you must […]

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The Risks of E-Cigarettes

The Risks of E-Cigarettes

Since their introduction into the American tobacco industry, cigarettes have created a substantial public health crisis. Despite efforts to help people quit smoking, tobacco is responsible for 480,000 deaths per year associated with cancers, emphysema, heart disease, and stroke. Therefore, any product that could limit the consumption of cigarettes could be considered of immense value. […]

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Civil Jury Hands Down $8 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Risperdal Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson

Civil Jury Hands Down $8 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Risperdal Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson

Medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing company Johnson & Johnson has made its way into the legal spotlight once again, but this time not for the defects associated with its baby powder. Earlier this week, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $8 billion in punitive damages at the conclusion of an important case surrounding the drug […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Juul

Class Action Lawsuit Against Juul

Juul Labs Inc., a popular e-cigarette company that launched in 2015, is now valued at $38 billion after becoming increasingly popular in 2018 and 2019, mainly profiting off sales to young adults. E-cigarettes are not a new concept, but Juul has recently been making headlines in a less than positive context. Many teens and parents […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Lowe’s Over Roundup Weedkiller

Class Action Lawsuit Against Lowe’s Over Roundup Weedkiller

Lowe’s Home Centers is facing a lawsuit alleging inadequate warning labels on the weed killer product, Roundup. Plaintiff James Weeks claims that Roundup has serious health risks linked to the active ingredient glyphosate, and Lowe’s stores sell the product without warning customers. Background of the Lowe’s Class-Action Suit James Weeks argues that Lowe’s Home Centers […]

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Does the Jones Act Apply to Injuries that Happen on Land?

Does the Jones Act Apply to Injuries that Happen on Land?

Injuries are a common occurrence in the maritime industries, and any given day of work comes with risks. The duties of many workers take them back and forth between a vessel and land, and injuries can occur anywhere. Unfortunately, pursuing fair payment after an accident can be a difficult task without access to traditional workers’ […]

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