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December 27, 2018 | Mesothelioma Even though it is a naturally occurring substance, asbestos can be quite dangerous and poses many health issues after being exposed. The most well-known illness associated with asbestos is known as mesothelioma. This disease attacks the lining of the organs in the body and predominantly attacks the stomach, heart, or lungs and causes pain, troubles with the damaged organs, and eventual death. Mesothelioma of the lungs is the most common…
October 17, 2018 | Personal Injury If the hearing loss you experience because of your work environment is caused by someone’s negligent or intentional behavior, there may be options available to you to seek compensation in a personal injury lawsuit. Hearing loss is more common on the worksite than many people realize and certain professions and industry workers are more at risk than others, but it can be hard to get a strong legal case…
October 16, 2018 | Personal Injury By Joseph P. Napoli Esq., Partner and Kristina Georgiou, Esq., Associate In his celebrated article, John W. Davis, the leading advocate of his time, observed that the supreme objective of a brief is to convince the judicial mind. Davis, The Argument of an Appeal, 26 A.B.A.J. 895 (1940). What is required is a technique of presentation that will persuade to the optimum. “His (Chief Justice  Hughes’) biographer, Mr. Merlo…
October 15, 2018 | Pharmaceutical Litigation The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning in late August 2018 about the link between diabetic medications and a rare, yet life-threatening disease called Fournier’s gangrene. The warning is specific to certain FDA-approved inhibitors (SGLT2), which are said to prevent the kidneys from reabsorbing sugar into the blood, therefore helping lower blood sugar, and the risk for heart attack and stroke in adults with type 2
October 15, 2018 | Personal Injury “In 2016/17, construction was found to be the main industry for fatal injuries to workers. Construction hazards are heavily dependent on the type of construction work that is being carried out. For example, working on scaffolding presents entirely different hazards to working with asbestos” (High Speed Training). The top ten risks and hazards from working on construction sites include: Working at height; Moving objects; Slips, trips, and falls; Noise;…
October 3, 2018 | Personal Injury f you are working on getting a personal injury case before a judge you have an uphill battle on your hands from the very start. Insurance companies and businesses and big corporations have the financial resources to hire the best lawyers who have years of experience defending against personal injury claims. You will need to have a lawyer on your side who can go toe to toe with their…