• Wells Fargo Loses Arbitration Bids in Overdraft MDL Suits

      On Monday, a Florida federal judge held that Wells Fargo cannot force unnamed class members into arbitration in five MDLs in which the institution has been accused of charging overdraft fees in a ...

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    • Sunoco Rewards Card Class Action Approved

      U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond. Of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, has denied Sunoco’s request to compel arbitration in a proposed class action lawsuit alleging false advertising of the ...

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    • Proposed Rule Would Allow Consumers to Sue Banks

      For years now, consumers who use practically any type of financial product, including credit cards, have been unable to file a class action lawsuit against those financial institutions. Instead, ...

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    • Car Insurance Government Exclusions

      Are you a government employee who got into a car accident while on the job and was denied coverage for your personal uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) policy provisions based on an exclusion ...

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    • Automobile Insurers Fail to Pay All Damages Suffered When the Vehicle Covered Is a "Total Loss"

      For people who pay for “collision” and “comprehensive” insurance coverage on their vehicles, they can expect to receive complete property damage coverage on their vehicle when there is “Total Loss” ...

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    • The Cost of Insurance

      RELIASTAR LIFE INSURANCE, BANNER LIFE, AND WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE LAWSUITS Over the past three years, a number of insurance carriers have raised the cost of insurance rates on universal ...

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    • Defective Bicycle Lawsuits: Who Can You Sue?

      Bicyclists need to be aware of their surroundings at all time to stay out of danger and reduce the chances of getting into a serious accident. When near streets, they have to watch for distracted ...

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    • Common Signs of Birth Injuries New Parents Should Look For

      When an infant suffers an injury or disability before, during, or shortly after being born, it is called a birth injury . Obviously, newborns cannot tell others if they are experiencing any sort of ...

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    • Economic & Noneconomic Damages in Birth Injury Claims

      Learning that your child has been born with a birth injury due to a doctor’s mistake seems truly unthinkable, yet it happens to tens of thousands of parents in America each year. Oftentimes, the shock ...

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    • Suing for Shoulder Dystocia & Related Injuries

      What Is Shoulder Dystocia? Shoulder dystocia happens when a baby is being born and the head has surfaced but the shoulder is blocked by the mother’s pelvic bone, preventing complete delivery without ...

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    • New Study Suggests Brain Injuries Increase Lifetime Risk of Stroke

      Researchers from the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Applied Research have found further evidence that traumatic brain injury (TBI) can increase the victim’s risk of a stroke, possibly for the ...

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    • How Traumatic Brain Injuries are Diagnosed

      It can be a great challenge to successfully diagnose a traumatic brain injury ( TBI ). In many cases, a brain injury might only manifest symptoms that mimic a germ-borne illness, like nausea or ...

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    • Birth Injuries Often Lead to Devastating Brain Injuries

      There is nothing quite as natural as giving birth. Yet even though more than 4 million babies are born each year in the United States, the process of giving birth can be extremely dangerous for both ...

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    • University of Pennsylvania Develops COVID Business Interruption Claim Tracker

      The coronavirus pandemic that continues to surge across America has devastating businesses big and small. As companies have been ordered to close to the public or greatly limit the services that they ...

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    • COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims Gain Widespread Approval in Europe

      In recent weeks, small businesses across Europe have seen an uptick in approved business interruption claims filed due to COVID-19 shutdowns. With people being forced to stay in their own homes to ...

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    • Grocers are Price Gouging Amid the Pandemic, Consumer Lawsuits Allege

      With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic putting the economy into shock, consumers are beginning to cry foul about grocers who have allegedly price gouged to take advantage of their desperation. Numerous ...

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    • Cancer or Something Else? How Early Symptoms Can Be Misdiagnosed

      The sooner a patient’s cancer is detected, the better their chances of fighting it before it causes widespread harm. Unfortunately, detecting cancer early can be difficult due to early symptoms often ...

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    • Tell Your Doctor About These Signs of Prostate Cancer

      Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among new male diagnoses and causes the second-highest number of male cancer-related fatalities, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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    • Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Cancer

      What Is Metastatic Cancer? The deadliness of cancer lies in its ability to spread throughout the body and invade multiple tissues. Metastatic cancer (also known as “stage four” cancer) is a cancer ...

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    • FDA Examined Asbestos in Talc During Public Meeting

      The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public hearing to address the revelations about the safety of talc-based products and claims of asbestos in baby powders and cosmetics. The ...

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    • What to Do if You've Been Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

      Why You Should Take Legal Action When Exposed to Harmful Substances At best, exposure to a toxic substance can create temporary illness and physical discomfort. At worst, it can cost you your life. ...

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    • How Much Will My Settlement Be Worth for My Mesothelioma Case?

      Successful case results for asbestos and mesothelioma claims have historically been quite significant for plaintiffs. However, past cases are standalone and guarantee nothing for future complaints. ...

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    • TikTok Settles Privacy Breach Class Action for $92M

      In what some have seen as an unexpected conclusion, the popular social media app TikTok has agreed to pay a $92 million settlement amount to end a privacy class action lawsuit filed against it. The ...

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    • Walmart Sued for Allegedly Filling Invalid Opioid Prescriptions

      Walmart must decide how it will handle a class action filed against it late last month (January 2021) that alleges it knowingly filled countless invalid opioid prescriptions. The plaintiff class in ...

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    • Class Action Over Heavy Metals Found in Baby Foods

      Several baby food brands are in legal hot water and facing forming consumer class actions after heavy metals have been detected in their baby food products. News of the potentially dangerous baby food ...

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    • Cottonelle Recalls Flushable Wipes Due to Possible Bacterial Contamination

      People who bought toiletries in mass quantities at the start of the pandemic might be in for some distressing news now that Kimberly-Clark has announced a large-scale recall of its popular Cottonelle® ...

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    • Johnson & Johnson Lose Another Talc Powder Case, Ordered to Pay $9M

      Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has lost another talc powder lawsuit after a Florida jury ordered the corporate giant to pay $9 million to an elderly plaintiff. Like many of the other talc powder cases, the ...

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    • What You Should Know About Filing a Class Action Lawsuit

      After dozens, hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people are all harmed by the negligent or fraudulent actions of a defendant or defendants, they will all want to file an individual claim to seek ...

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    • University of Pennsylvania Develops COVID Business Interruption Claim Tracker

      The coronavirus pandemic that continues to surge across America has devastating businesses big and small. As companies have been ordered to close to the public or greatly limit the services that they ...

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    • COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims Gain Widespread Approval in Europe

      In recent weeks, small businesses across Europe have seen an uptick in approved business interruption claims filed due to COVID-19 shutdowns. With people being forced to stay in their own homes to ...

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    • Business Interruption Insurance Claims During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      The spread of COVID-19 (or “coronavirus”) globally has resulted in consequences beyond the health-related implications of managing a pandemic. Due to mandatory business closures and “stay at home” ...

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    • Walmart Sued for Allegedly Filling Invalid Opioid Prescriptions

      Walmart must decide how it will handle a class action filed against it late last month (January 2021) that alleges it knowingly filled countless invalid opioid prescriptions. The plaintiff class in ...

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    • Elmiron Linked to Vision Loss, Lawsuits Forming

      Elmiron – the recognizable brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) – is the leading pharmaceutical choice to treat painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis. It is also suspected to ...

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    • 2,000+ Plaintiffs Have Brought Opioid Lawsuits Against Big Pharma

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates around 50,000 Americans die each year due to an opioid overdose. The ongoing crisis has been called an epidemic by the federal government ...

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    • Bill to Require Doctors to Report Medical Hazards

      A new bill which would require doctors to report any potentially serious problem with medical devices to the FDA is expected to be introduced before Congress. The Medical Device Guardian’s Act is ...

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    • Drugmakers Back Philadelphia Testosterone Case Consolidation

      A group of drug manufacturers including Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and AbbVie Inc. are supporting a bid to create a new mass tort program in Pennsylvania state court to consolidate a number of cases ...

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    • Woman's Family Recovers $72 Million in Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

      According to an article published by Bloomberg Business , Johnson & Johnson is being held responsible to pay $72 million to family members of a woman who experienced fatal injuries after using the ...

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    • Facebook Data Leak Could Affect More Than Half-a-Billion Users

      In the summer of 2019, news broke that Facebook might have leaked user data through an unexpected glitch with its systems. Reportedly, a system functionality allowed crafty users to put a phone number ...

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    • Facebook Accused of Massive Privacy Violation, Settles Case for $550M

      Did Facebook violate the privacy rights of millions of its users in Illinois through its facial tagging system? No jury or court decision was reached to conclusively say if they did or not, but the ...

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    • Massive Cybersecurity Breach Compromises Data of Wawa Customers

      Wawa is a popular convenience store chain on the East Coast. In fact, its $10 billion revenue in 2018 puts it in the top 10 convenience store chains in the U.S. Unfortunately, this popularity means ...

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    • Wells Fargo to Remediate Customers for Collateral Protection Insurance Policies

      Banking giant, Wells Fargo, recently announced they would remedy auto loans made to customers who were financially harmed as a result of Collateral Protection Insurance policies. Collateral Protection ...

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    • Wells Fargo Still Fighting the Overdraft Case - Don't They Have Enough Problems!

      Americans spend more money in bank overdraft fees than they do on clothes, eggs, books, newspapers and magazines combined! Banks make more than $14 billion – yes $14 billion – annually on overdraft ...

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    • PNC Among Banks Changing Policies Following Lawsuits Over Overdraft Charges

      Beginning December 1, PNC Bank will cease the reordering of debit card transactions and checks in order of highest amount to lowest, a practice consumer groups have long decried as a deceptive way to ...

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    • U.S. Supreme Court Denies J&J Appeal of $2B Award in Talc Powder Lawsuit

      The United States Supreme Court recently rejected an appeal filed by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to dismiss a historic $2.1 billion award the company was ordered to pay to a set of plaintiffs that alleged ...

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    • Elmiron Linked to Vision Loss, Lawsuits Forming

      Elmiron – the recognizable brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) – is the leading pharmaceutical choice to treat painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis. It is also suspected to ...

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    • Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Talc Powder Products in U.S.

      Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has recently announced it will stop selling its talc-based baby powder products in the United States and Canada. The products have been sold by the company for decades, but, in ...

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  • FAQ
    • What is a Toxic Tort?

      While most personal injury claims are generally concerned with singular accidents that cause people to suffer serious injuries, toxic torts are often the opposite. A toxic tort is a lawsuit that ...

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    • Can You Sue a Hospital for Emergency Room Mistakes?

      In the average emergency room and at any given hour, the scene is hectic. Patients are rolled in sometimes without any notice to the practicing doctors, nurses, and surgeons, and often in harrowing ...

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    • Why is Medical Malpractice Legally Difficult to Prove?

      Medical malpractice is often broadly defined as harm caused by a doctor’s mistake. However, this definition is simplified too much to be useful in legal contexts and courtrooms. The truth is medical ...

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    • Thanksgiving & Black Friday Safety Tips from the CDC

      The coronavirus pandemic is not only continuing but it is also worsening in many parts of America as winter draws nearer. Thanksgiving and a shopper’s favorite holiday – Black Friday – are going to ...

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    • Halloween Safety Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

      Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America. Everyone loves dressing up, eating candy, and enjoying the fun of a good scary movie. Yet the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made everything ...

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    • Grocers are Price Gouging Amid the Pandemic, Consumer Lawsuits Allege

      With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic putting the economy into shock, consumers are beginning to cry foul about grocers who have allegedly price gouged to take advantage of their desperation. Numerous ...

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    • J&J Voluntarily Recalls Sunscreen Products Due to Possible Carcinogen

      Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been in news headlines in recent years due to various product recalls and consumer class action lawsuits , such as those related to its baby powder products potentially ...

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    • Split Rock/Bel Air Timeshare Lawsuits for Inappropriate Real Estate Taxes

      Did you purchase a timeshare membership interest from Split Rock, Bell Air Collection Resorts & Spas, and ThyCollection, including the Willowbrook at Lake Harmony resort? Were you charged a 2% ...

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    • U.S. Supreme Court Denies J&J Appeal of $2B Award in Talc Powder Lawsuit

      The United States Supreme Court recently rejected an appeal filed by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to dismiss a historic $2.1 billion award the company was ordered to pay to a set of plaintiffs that alleged ...

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    • University of Pennsylvania Develops COVID Business Interruption Claim Tracker

      The coronavirus pandemic that continues to surge across America has devastating businesses big and small. As companies have been ordered to close to the public or greatly limit the services that they ...

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    • Business Interruption Insurance Claims During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      The spread of COVID-19 (or “coronavirus”) globally has resulted in consequences beyond the health-related implications of managing a pandemic. Due to mandatory business closures and “stay at home” ...

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    • Millions of Title Insurance Records Leaked by First American Financial Corporation

      According to the security news and investigation group KrebsOnSecurity , nearly 900 million title insurance records held by First American Financial Corp. have likely been leaked. First American is ...

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    • Kubota Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Defective Vehicles

      Environmentally friendly vehicle wiring with a soy- and/or bio-based coating may be too tempting for rodents to resist. A new class-action lawsuit demands that the Kubota Tractor Corporation pick up ...

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    • Military Vets to Get New Legal Guidance for Medical Malpractice Claims

      A newly signed law that just passed the first week of 2021 will make it easier for United States Armed Forces veterans to file certain medical malpractice claims . The Brian Tally VA Employment ...

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    • Did Your Doctor Forget to Order These Common Diagnostic Tests?

      Diagnostic tests are important tools that a medical doctor can order or use to get more information about a patient’s symptoms. When used correctly, they can be the difference between a patient ...

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    • Study Finds Correlation Between Medical Malpractice & Imaging Tests

      Doctors will not always be 100% accurate when reaching a diagnosis, but they are expected to always use all available tools within reason to come to a conclusion. For example, medical imaging tests ...

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    • Did Your Doctor Forget to Order These Common Diagnostic Tests?

      Diagnostic tests are important tools that a medical doctor can order or use to get more information about a patient’s symptoms. When used correctly, they can be the difference between a patient ...

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    • Study Finds Correlation Between Medical Malpractice & Imaging Tests

      Doctors will not always be 100% accurate when reaching a diagnosis, but they are expected to always use all available tools within reason to come to a conclusion. For example, medical imaging tests ...

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    • Cancer or Something Else? How Early Symptoms Can Be Misdiagnosed

      The sooner a patient’s cancer is detected, the better their chances of fighting it before it causes widespread harm. Unfortunately, detecting cancer early can be difficult due to early symptoms often ...

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    • Caring for Your Loved One after a Motorcycle Accident Injury

      Due to the lack of protection provided by motorcycles, it’s common to suffer catastrophic, life-altering injuries in a motorcycle accident . Often, it’s not just the accident victim who suffers in the ...

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    • 5 Common Nursing Home Illnesses Caused by Negligence

      There are many reasons why infections are very common in nursing homes and are a major cause of disease and fatalities among those who reside in these types of assisted living facilities. In many ...

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    • Are Bed Sores a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse?

      The elderly who are living under the care of a nursing home or other assisted care living facility are the most susceptible to developing bed sores. This is due to a number of reasons, as the elderly ...

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    • J&J Voluntarily Recalls Sunscreen Products Due to Possible Carcinogen

      Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been in news headlines in recent years due to various product recalls and consumer class action lawsuits , such as those related to its baby powder products potentially ...

      Read More
    • Class Action Over Heavy Metals Found in Baby Foods

      Several baby food brands are in legal hot water and facing forming consumer class actions after heavy metals have been detected in their baby food products. News of the potentially dangerous baby food ...

      Read More
    • Elmiron Linked to Vision Loss, Lawsuits Forming

      Elmiron – the recognizable brand name for pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) – is the leading pharmaceutical choice to treat painful bladder syndrome or interstitial cystitis. It is also suspected to ...

      Read More
    • Did Your Spine Surgery Go as Well as the Doctor Claimed?

      When spine surgery goes correctly, it can help restore a patient’s mobility and ease chronic pain. When it goes incorrectly, the patient can experience new or worsened pain and debilitation. However, ...

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    • What Does a Mild or Moderate Stroke Look Like in Men?

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data estimates that about 140,000 Americans will die due to stroke complications each year. To put that into other terms, about 5% of all deaths in the ...

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    • Stroke Symptoms Unique to Women

      According to the National Stroke Association , approximately 55,000 more women than men suffer from a stroke every year. This makes it especially critical for women over age 55 (as well as those of ...

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    • Could My Doctor Have Foreseen My Stroke?

      Correct Procedures for Diagnosing Stroke Your doctor is trained to spot the signs of stroke from the very beginning. Much of their medical training prepares them to spot the early symptoms, which ...

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    • Did Your Spine Surgery Go as Well as the Doctor Claimed?

      When spine surgery goes correctly, it can help restore a patient’s mobility and ease chronic pain. When it goes incorrectly, the patient can experience new or worsened pain and debilitation. However, ...

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    • What is a Toxic Tort?

      While most personal injury claims are generally concerned with singular accidents that cause people to suffer serious injuries, toxic torts are often the opposite. A toxic tort is a lawsuit that ...

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    • What to Do if You've Been Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

      Why You Should Take Legal Action When Exposed to Harmful Substances At best, exposure to a toxic substance can create temporary illness and physical discomfort. At worst, it can cost you your life. ...

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    • Farmworkers Want Chlorpyrifos Pesticide Banned After EPA Refuses

      Environmentalists and farmworkers in California are pushing for the ban of a commonly used conventional insecticide. Back in 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Obama, ...

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