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Causes of Railway Accidents

Causes of Railway Accidents

| Personal Injury
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2014 there were 11,896 train accidents at railroad crossings, resulting in 804 fatalities and thousands of injuries over the course of that year. There are a variety of reasons why these accidents occur. In the United States alone, we have over 600 separate and identified railroad lines, hundreds of…Read the article
Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

| Medical Malpractice
Hundreds of thousands of people go to surgical centers instead of hospitals for routine procedures, complex surgeries, and everything in between. These places are very convenient, but are they safe? Not according to a recent survey. Since 2013, over 250 people have died following operations at one of the nation’s 5,000-plus surgical centers. Some of…Read the article
Medical Marijuana Legislation

Medical Marijuana Legislation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Over the past decade, the number of states that have passed legislation related to medical marijuana and its use has increased dramatically. Indeed, while there are still many states that forbid the possession of marijuana regardless of its use, other states–from California to Florida–have given the OK to the drug (and some states have even…Read the article
Understanding Mesothelioma

Understanding Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
Patients who are presenting troublesome symptoms such as unrelenting coughing, severe shortness of breath, or chest pains need to be seen by their doctor as soon as possible. While these are symptoms commonly shared with many other issues they are also the primary symptoms of mesothelioma. After they see their physician and alert them to their…Read the article
Modern Car Safety Features You Should Check For

Modern Car Safety Features You Should Check For

| Personal Injury
We all want a safe and reliable car that gets us where we need to go and that keeps us and our loved ones safe. We have come a long way since the early cars that has no seat belts or windshields and there are many amazing safety features that modern vehicles have. Here are…Read the article
Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

Oscoda Township Town Hall Meeting

| Environmental Litigation
PFAS From Wurtsmith AFB Is Leaking Into Drinking Water Recent tests on parts of Michigan’s water supply confirmed the worst fears of many, and although Lake Huron’s Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate levels are low right now, they could climb much higher very quickly. More than 260,000 people in a seven-county area draw all or most of their…Read the article
Forms of Distracted Driving

Forms of Distracted Driving

| Personal Injury
There is an old Country song that says “I’m in a hurry to get things done… I’m in a hurry and I don’t know why.” Today multitasking seems to be as much a part of life as the internet and cell phones are. We are always trying to get more done and do more things…Read the article
New Year’s Resolutions: Making Them Last and Staying Safe

New Year’s Resolutions: Making Them Last and Staying Safe

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
With two months of the new year nearly complete, now’s the perfect time to reflect on your New Year’s resolutions and your progress, and perhaps reassess your goals and your strategy for accomplishing them. If you’re like many people, chances are one of your major goals this year was to improve your health or/and lose…Read the article
Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

Michigan Shoemaker in PFOA Water Contamination Disaster

| Environmental Litigation
Did Wolverine World Wide turn a blind eye to an old toxic dump site that has subsequently poisoned the local water supply for generations hence? Through their reckless and negligent actions, people in the community became very sick and property values plummeted. For roughly a hundred years, Wolverine World Wide, the parent company of Hush Puppies…Read the article
Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

| Personal Injury
The internet has brought us many great things that have advanced us as a society, but it has also enabled the extreme stupidity in much of our society. This is evident when looking back over the stupid and dangerous, and often potentially deadly challenges that have spread like wildfire online through social media outlets like…Read the article
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