Diseases

Asbestos Exposure Associated with Lung Cancers and Asbestosis Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was frequently used as a building material until the 1960s, when researchers began to study the link between the inhalation of asbestos fibers and serious illnesses. Since then, asbestos have been classified as a known … Continue reading

Personal Injury

Personal Injury Law Holds Careless Parties Responsible for Their Actions When a person is injured due to the negligent, careless, or intentional actions of another, the injured party may have rights to seek financial compensation from the responsible party. In personal injury law, injured parties can recover the costs of … Continue reading

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: A Leading Cause of Death in the United States Medical malpractice, which can include surgical errors, unnecessary medical procedures, a physician’s failure to properly diagnose or treat a disease or conditions, and pharmacy dispensing errors, is a leading cause of death in the United States. An estimated 225,000 … Continue reading

Financial Fraud

Stock Broker Fraud, Deceptive Investing Tactics Among Types of Corporate Fraud As the financial crisis has crippled the United States economy, many desperate investors have fallen prey to unscrupulous investment brokers, dishonest corporations, and other shady financial industry professionals. The sale of unsuitable investments, the failure to disclose the risks … Continue reading

Toxic Exposure

Exposure to Asbestos, Benzene, Other Toxins Causes Injuries and Death Workers in the manufacturing, automotive, and industrial careers may be exposed to toxic chemicals such as asbestos and benzene, which have been linked to devastating and deadly diseases. Prolonged exposure to asbestos is a known leading cause of the cancer … Continue reading

Defective Drugs

Dangerous Drugs Can Prolong Illness and Worsen Conditions Millions of Americans are injured or killed every year by dangerous prescription drugs that cause unexpected side effects and complications. Pharmaceuticals are widely used to treat a wide range of diseases and conditions, from high-blood pressure and diabetes to pain management and … Continue reading