Monthly Archives: May 2014

Are We Dealing With DUI Criminal Cases The Right Way?

There has been a great deal of discussion of late about the way in which the court system deals with DUIs. In a recent Washington case, a man named Joseph Shaun Goodman was caught running through red lights in his … Continue reading

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How to Hire The Right Attorney: Five Tips for Those New to the Law

Image courtesy of imagery majestic. If you’re looking for legal representation for your case, the key to obtaining justice is choosing the right attorney. There are a lot of factors that go into combing through all of the options and finding … Continue reading

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Five Examples When Hiring a Lawyer is The Right Thing to Do

Jokes about lawyers are abundant, but when you’re facing a high-stakes legal situation, getting help from qualified counsel is no laughing matter. Attorneys spend years of their lives studying the details of the law in their respective cities, counties and … Continue reading

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Deregulation of Supplements Proves Unhealthy

Writing for the “Economy Hub” blog of the Los Angeles Times, Michael Hiltzik says that despite the CDC linking 47 hospitalizations to use of a now-recalled dietary supplement called OxyElite Pro, Congress has yet to review the decision to deregulate dietary … Continue reading

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Three Healthy Habits to Extend Your Life

Just because you are a senior citizen, there is no reason you can’t feel healthy, vibrant and active. Growing older might involve some normal physical changes, but many older adults actually feel better than ever—in part because they are paying … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Hire an Accident Lawyer

You are sitting at a red light. The driver behind you rear ends you hard. You’re stunned. Then you realize you’re hurt and need to get to a hospital. The fact that you’re transported to the hospital is the clearest … Continue reading

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Jury Orders Takeda, U.S. Partner to Pay $9 Million in Diabetes Drug Case

The New York Times reports that in “one of the biggest damages verdicts ever imposed,” a Louisiana jury “has ordered a Japanese drug maker and its American partner to pay a combined $9 billion in punitive damages over a diabetes drug that … Continue reading

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Three Lots of Antidepressant Recalled

The Wall Street Journal reported that Pfizer Inc. recalled three lots of Effexor (venlafaxine HCl), an antidepressant, after a report a pharmacist found one capsule of another medicine in a bottle of Effexor. The company is recalling the three lots as a … Continue reading

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A Thought for Memorial Day

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Legal Ways to Deal With an Injury Due to Someone’s Negligence

Indignant anger and extreme rage are perfectly normal reactions to damages caused by someone else’s negligent conduct. Nevertheless, times of adversity are also when it is most important to put emotions aside and deal with the business at hand of … Continue reading

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