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Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

| Personal Injury
Charges as high as $55,000 for a one-hour ride are not uncommon, according to many accident victims. That was the amount ValleyMed charged Sonna Anderson after she fell off her horse in Montana. Even though a ground ambulance was already on scene and time was seemingly not a factor, emergency responders insisted on the airlift.…Read the article
What Is Taxotere Used For?

What Is Taxotere Used For?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
If you caught our last article, What You Need to Know About Taxotere, the experienced pharmaceutical litigation team at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC explored what Taxotere is and why it is a dangerous pharmaceutical linked to permanent hair loss in breast cancer survivors treated with this drug. In short, Taxotere is an FDA-approved chemotherapy drug that…Read the article
The Types Of Breast Cancer

The Types Of Breast Cancer

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
More than 265,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed. Despite sharing one name, there are several different types of breast cancers that develop in different parts of the breast and affect specific cells. Despite the numbers of new diagnoses and the myriad of different types, new treatments are becoming ever more effective, resulting in…Read the article
The Side Effects Of Chemotherapy For Breast Cancer

The Side Effects Of Chemotherapy For Breast Cancer

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Chemotherapy has proven to be an effective way to combat the signs, symptoms, and effects of a wide variety of cancers, including breast cancer. When used, chemotherapy can increase the chance of a cure, reduce the likelihood that cancer will return, and can help breast cancer patients live a longer life. However, this treatment is…Read the article
Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

Has Asbestos Been Banned? Part 2

| Mesothelioma
This article is a continuation of Has Asbestos Been Banned? Asbestos has played some kind of role in the lives of Americans for decades, shaping our health, and the political landscape. As mesothelioma attorneys, the legal firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has familiarized themselves with the extensive history of this harmful substance in order to offer…Read the article
Has Asbestos Been Banned?

Has Asbestos Been Banned?

| Mesothelioma
Many people don’t often think about asbestos, or the effects it has on our quality of life. That’s because many assume that such a harmful substance was banned from use or distribution in the United States sometime in the 1970s or 1980s. Unfortunately, believing that we no longer need to worry about this harmful substance…Read the article
How to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit

How to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit

| Personal Injury
The holidays are officially upon us, which means many of you will be traveling long and short distances to be with friends and loved ones this Thanksgiving. As we mentioned in our recent blog, Tips for Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday for travel. While traveling by air…Read the article
What Is The Difference Between Asbestosis And Mesothelioma

What Is The Difference Between Asbestosis And Mesothelioma

| Mesothelioma
While today we understand that asbestos can have a dramatic impact on our quality of life and health, for many decades it was considered a “wonder” material and was used extensively in dozens of products and materials. The result is that we can be exposed to this harmful substance in a myriad of locations and…Read the article
NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
Assuming a Minnesota federal judge approves the deal, roughly three hundred former players will each receive a share of about $19 million. These benefits break down to roughly $22,000 per player in cash compensation and about $75,000 per player in medical benefits. “The cash amount of $22,000, that’s small,” remarked former Detroit Red Wings defenseman…Read the article
The Connection Between the WTC Attacks and a GERD Diagnosis

The Connection Between the WTC Attacks and a GERD Diagnosis

| World Trade Center
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a long-term condition where acid from the stomach comes up into the esophagus. Many people occasionally experience gastroesophageal reflux (GER). In most cases, the normal heart burn and indigestion people feel is short lived and flares up only in certain stressful situations or after eating certain trigger foods. However, if…Read the article