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Lexington County Personal Injury Lawyers discuss Chemotherapy and Permanent Baldness: Why Lawsuits are Emerging


Chemotherapy and Permanent Baldness: Why Lawsuits are Emerging Alopecia—hair loss—is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Permanent alopecia is not. Typically, a chemotherapy patient’s hair will fully regrow within 6 months of the end of treatment. In very rare circumstances (less than 1%), however, the intense drug regimen can permanently damage hair follicles, resulting in » Read More

Richland County Personal Injury Lawyers discuss IVC Filters: Case Screening


Blood clots are a common—and potentially fatal—condition associated with significant trauma and a variety of surgeries and medical treatments. Typically forming in the legs, clots have the ability to travel to your lungs, plugging vital vessels in those organs and resulting in a pulmonary embolism. One-third of people with untreated pulmonary embolisms do not survive. » Read More

The Big Lie: Johnson & Johnson, Talc, and Ovarian Cancer


The Big Lie: Johnson & Johnson, Talc, and Ovarian Cancer In the aftermath of verdicts of $72 million and $55 million on behalf of ovarian cancer victims, Johnson & Johnson is fighting back by releasing a public statement which misleads women about the connection between perineal use of talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Here, we » Read More

Columbia Personal Injury Lawyers discuss10 Essential Firework Safety Tips for a Safe & Fun July 4th Celebration


10 Essential Firework Safety Tips for a Safe & Fun July 4th Celebration Fireworks are often a highlight of July 4th celebrations, adding a fun, dynamic element to many festivities. As captivating as fireworks can be, however, they can also come with some risks. In fact, at least 11 people were killed in fireworks accidents » Read More

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer: 7 Things You Need to Know


The $72 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson on behalf of the family of an ovarian cancer victim has raised numerous questions pertaining to the connection of the disease and exposure to talcum powder. Here are the answers to the seven most common questions we are receiving from clients. “How long has talcum powder been » Read More

Jury Links Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder to Ovarian Cancer


A St. Louis, Missouri jury’s award of $72 million to the family of an ovarian cancer victim has brought new attention to safety concerns pertaining to the use of talcum powder. The lawsuit, brought by the family of Jackie Fox, alleged that extended use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Power and Shower-to-Shower led to her » Read More

Check Your Vehicle VIN Twice a Year for Recalls, NHTSA Urges Vehicle Owners in New Safety Campaign


Check Your Vehicle VIN Twice a Year for Recalls, NHTSA Urges Vehicle Owners in New Safety Campaign Check Your Vehicle VIN Twice a Year for Recalls, NHTSA Urges Vehicle Owners Safe Cars Save Lives, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are reminding vehicle owners as part of a new national public awareness » Read More

71,000 Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled due to Fall Hazards, NHTSA & CPSC Announce


71,000 Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled due to Fall Hazards, NHTSA & CPSC Announce Thousands of infant car seats made by Britax have recently been recalled by federal regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The problem with these recalled car seats, according to the recent » Read More

Investigation Underway into the Potential Risks & Dangers associated with Hoverboards, CPSC Announces


Investigation Underway into the Potential Risks & Dangers associated with Hoverboards, CPSC Announces CPSC Investigates Possible Dangers of Hoverboards Hoverboard fever seems to have swept the nation, as these boards have provided a new, futuristic way for people to have fun and get around. While the hoverboard craze seems to be in full swing, however, » Read More

Top 7 Most Dangerous Toys for Children


Top 7 Most Dangerous Toys for Children A Ranking of the Most Dangerous Toys for Children Toy-related injuries sent about 251,800 American children to emergency rooms last year.1 While about 42 percent of these injuries involved cuts and/or bruising, about 44 percent impacted children’s heads, increasing the risk of longer-term complications, like traumatic brain injuries. » Read More

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