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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
Tips For Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday

Tips For Safer and Less Stressful Flights This Holiday

| Personal Injury
Of all the travel times of the year, the busiest by far is the Thanksgiving holiday followed by the Christmas and New Years holiday breaks. Countless people fly to and from their holiday destinations during these peak times and that means airports, planes, and roads are packed and there is a lot that can happen…Read the article
Attune Knee Implants & Complications

Attune Knee Implants & Complications

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
An estimated 4.4 million Americans currently rely on artificial knee implants. These implants can be used to improve mobility and joint function, especially in the elderly.  Knee replacement is one of the most common medical procedures in the U.S., and the DePuy knee replacement system has been one of the more popular options. However, after…Read the article
Update on Columbia Gas Company Explosions in Massachusetts

Update on Columbia Gas Company Explosions in Massachusetts

| Personal Injury
One September 13, 2018 there was a disaster involving gas lines exploding that killed one person, injured some 25 others and damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and businesses. The incident occurred in Massachusetts and affected three small towns in a localized Merrimack Valley area. The tragedy occurred without any warning and the effects are…Read the article