Category Archives: Personal Injury

Gulf Oil Spill – What Are Your Rights?

By | May 5, 2011

We all know that the oil spill that took place in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 was a devastating ecological event on par with some of the more notable pollution disasters of our time. The news fed us images of oil-slicked birds and dead fish washing up on shore and we immediately knew there must have been… Read More »

How Do I Know If I’ve Been Exposed to Asbestos?

By | May 4, 2011

Simply hearing the word “asbestos” can bring about a number of different reactions in people. Some believe that asbestos isn’t a threat where they live or work, so they don’t worry about it. Some people worry about asbestos because they should – even if they’re not at risk. Some people might have the risks of asbestos exposure and… Read More »

How to Settle Your Personal Injury Case

By | January 21, 2011

Having a personal injury case in the first place can feel like a big burden. Once you’ve been victimized in some way, you have to find a lawyer, you have to deal with that lawyer, and you have to worry about many aspects of your life you weren’t worrying about before: issues like making income, handling medical expenses,… Read More »

Winning Your Personal Injury Case – Strategies for Success

By | January 21, 2011

Let’s face it: there are a lot of misconceptions about the law these days. Between TV courtroom dramas and true-to-life news stories reflecting only the most unique and special cases, there’s a lot out there that can make you think your personal injury case is something it isn’t. In all honesty, many people simply don’t understand the finer… Read More »

Compensation for Vehicle Accident Victims in Cyprus

By | December 14, 2010

One of the major challenges following a road accident is recovering damages for sustained injuries. Any user of the road, being a driver, passenger, cyclist or pedestrian, is entitled to compensation for sustained injuries, provided that the accident was the fault of someone else. A victim or the victim’s family may be entitled to damages of several types,… Read More »

Top 10 Ways To Torpedo Your Texas Personal Injury Case

By | September 21, 2010

Failing to notify the police after the accident & and giving a statement before speaking to a personal injury lawyer Failing to timely obtain medical treatment and hiding all injuries from your doctor and failing to cooperate with your doctor Signing insurance company documents before calling a lawyer or attorney and allowing the insurance company to get your… Read More »

California Dog Bite Law

By | September 21, 2010

A dog bite can be a traumatic event resulting in serious injury. Multiple deaths are reported each year as a result of the most vicious attacks.  Often a bite will result in permanent scarring, nerve damage and a significant risk of infection. Many times there is psychological harm that lasts well beyond the physical injury.

Lead: The Equal Opportunity Toxin

By | May 29, 2007

What is Lead Poisoning?Lead poisoning, also known as saturnism, plumbism or painter’s colic, is caused by increased blood lead levels as a result of exposure to lead in the environment. Lead is a neurotoxic metallic element that can be absorbed by the body, usually through the lungs and stomach. When too much lead accumulates in the body, lead… Read More »

Ephedra: Chinese Medicine or International Killer?

By | May 29, 2007

What is Ephedra Ephedra (Chinese: ma huang) is an alkaloid chemical compound traditionally obtained from the plant Ephedra sinica, an Asian evergreen shrub. Its principal derivative, ephedrine, has many of the characteristics of an amphetamine and has been used as a decongestant and for temporary relief of shortness of breath caused by asthma, nasal decongestant, and minor eye… Read More »

Paxil: The Depressing Antidepressant?

By | May 29, 2007

What is Paxil?Paxil, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, is one of several selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on the market. Paxil is prescribed for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, and social anxiety disorder. The idea behind Paxil is that it increases levels of serotonin in the spaces between brain cells thereby allowing… Read More »