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Who Remains Silent about Alleged Sexual Abuse as a Boy Scout?

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 a man in his fifties filed a very serious lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America.  Unfortunately, the basis of this suit is founded upon alleged scout leader sexual misconduct.  The suit also identifies this scout leader as having been previously banned for providing alcohol to underage individuals.  The suit

NEJM Releases Study of Risks Associated With Taking Niacin For Cholesterol

The New England Journal of Medicine has reported details from studies revealing almost confirmed side effect risks associated with taking Niacin in association with Statins.  Niacin has been prescribed to hundreds of thousands of patients as a means of controlling their cholesterol levels and for heart care. Apparently, these studies are revealing that it may

ARE LIMITS ON DAMAGES IN MALPRACTICE (OR ANY INJURY LAWSUIT) JUST?

The Florida Supreme Court is about to hear argument on a case concerning the limitation on damages for pain and suffering.  In this particular case a jury awarded the amount of one million five hundred thousand ($1,500,000.00) dollars, but the Court reduced the award to five hundred thousand ($500,000.00) dollars, pursuant to a Florida Statute,

COUPLE AWARDED $5 MILLION DOLLARS IN MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT

A note-worthy ruling was recently made regarding a couple’s malpractice lawsuit for the loss of a son following a breeched delivery by a mid-wife.  The child survived 13 days in the neonatal intensive care unit before passing away from severe brain damage and organ failure following a loss of oxygen from being delivered breeched.  It

What do Chevrolet, Toyota and Mirena Lawsuits Have In Common?

Recently the press has been full of reports of how major manufacturers have been either issuing recalls for millions of automobiles manufactured over the last decade, or news that their vehicles, or birth control devices are causing bodily injuries. USA Today reports that Toyota is still feeling the impact of one of the most significant