Last week I wrote about some of the side effects that consumers face when using unregulated dietary and herbal supplements, side effects which can tragically lead to loss of life. Three weeks after Schneiderman’s commissioned DNA testing of six major herbal supplements, he sent out letters to Nature’s Way Products Inc. (Nature’s Way), Nutraceutical Corp.

Personal injury takes many forms, and could be physical (e.g. from a fall, an accident, etc.), or psychological (for example, if your mental well-being suffers as a result of someone else’s negligence). Most of us take reasonable measures to stay safe, and to stay fit and well, but what happens when the thing you believe

You may remember that back in January, I wrote a couple of posts about tort reform (if you missed them, you can find them here & here); to briefly recap, tort reformists claim that by capping compensation payouts, insurance premiums and medical costs are lower for consumers. On the face of it, this seems perfectly

Last week we spoke about the most basic things you should be aware of when seeking a personal injury lawyer, so this week, we’re going to delve a little deeper to help you find the right personal injury lawyer for your needs. Be prepared Before meeting with a personal injury lawyer, you should always ensure

Following an injury, particularly one which has been caused by the negligence of others, you’ll no doubt be wondering if there’s anything you can do in order to seek justice, and possibly compensation. You can bet your life that the insurance companies will have the resources to be able to hire skilled lawyers on behalf

Personal injuries can – and do – happen anywhere; they can happen at work, at home, in your car, while out shopping, at the hospital… Essentially, life is full of possibilities for personal injury, and thankfully, in most cases, the misfortune is not due to the negligence of others. When it is however, you need

In places of employment, by law, there has to be visible signage, informing employees of their rights, should they be injured while at work, and where they can get help. Very often, these signs are in more than one language – usually in Spanish as well as English. It’s only proper that this information is

Last week I wrote about how tort reform is preventing victims receiving justice and fair compensation, and also how companies, such as GM, are getting away with shirking their responsibilities toward consumers. This week, I’d like to continue by looking at both sides of the tort reform argument. What is Tort Reform? Tort reform has

In 2006, 18-year-old Wisconsin Natasha Weigel and her friend, Amy Rademaker, were killed when Weigel’s car swerved off the road, and crashed into some trees. However, a fault with the ignition meant it had momentarily switched off, thus leaving the vehicle with no power for the deployment of airbags which could have saved the lives

Last week I wrote about what medical malpractice is, and how you could determine whether it’s worth seeking the advice of a medical malpractice lawyer or not. This week, I’d like to share with you why may not have a claim, or why it may not be financially viable to sue for medical malpractice. In

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