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How to Safely Heat Your Home in the Winter

A malfunctioning space heater caused a five-alarm apartment fire that killed 17 people and injured dozens in a New York City neighborhood earlier this month. In the wake of the tragedy, officials warn about the dangers of relying on a space heater to keep a…

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Supreme Court Rules On Vaccine Mandates

On January 13, the Supreme Court issued its decisions on two controversial COVID vaccine mandates. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandate would require employers with 100 or more workers to be vaccinated against COVID or face weekly COVID tests and mask wearing in…

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Supreme Court Hearing Arguments About Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

During the first week of January, the Supreme Court began hearing expedited arguments in cases related to President Biden’s mandates regarding COVID-19 vaccinations.

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How an Attorney Can Help After Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Diagnosis

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a rare but serious disorder of the mucous membranes and skin. If untreated or improperly treated, it can become life-threatening and life-altering. Once more than 30% of the skin is affected, it is a far more severe condition known as toxic…

What Is the Average Settlement for Paraquat Lawsuits?

Since 2017, paraquat lawsuits have proceeded through state and federal courts. The claimants in these actions allege that the manufacturers of paraquat did not warn of the risk of Parkinson’s disease from exposure to the herbicide. In the summer of 2021, plaintiffs in California state…

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Are There Side Effects to Premature Baby Formulas?

Having a baby should be one of the happiest days of your life. Unfortunately, about 10 percent of newborns come much too soon before a full-term pregnancy. Premature babies, or “preemies,” may need to stay for weeks or months in the neonatal intensive care unit…

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When Will Paraquat Lawsuit Be Settled?

Since 2017, plaintiffs have filed lawsuits alleging that Chevron and Syngenta failed to disclose that the herbicide paraquat increased the risk of Parkinson’s disease. With studies linking paraquat to the disease, the lawsuits have numbered into several hundred. In June 2021, plaintiffs in 16 California…

Sex Abuse Survivors and USA Gymnastics Agree on Settlement

The stunning legal case of a trusted USA Gymnastics doctor who sexually abused over 300 young female athletes has come to an end after a final settlement was reached last month between survivors and USA Gymnastics.  Larry Nasser worked as a physician at Michigan State…

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