Monthly Archives: September 2015

Report: Senior VA Executives Abused Positions for Financial Gain

If a recent story at Stripes.com is true, it’s a shocking indictment of the way the Department of Veterans Affairs is being run. Our veterans have to put up with enough trouble from the VA already, and they certainly don’t need … Continue reading

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The 8 Strangest State Laws That Leave You Wondering… Why?

Did you know that lawyers in Kansas can’t have duels? Here are just eight laws from around the country that you’ll have to see to believe. California: You can’t eat a frog that dies during a frog-jumping contest. File it … Continue reading

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Car Accidents: Understanding What Happens If You Leave the Scene

Unfortunately, vehicle accidents occur on a daily basis. As a human being, it is natural to instinctively flee whenever you are in a chaotic and/or daunting situation. However, following that instinct after a car crash may lead to some dire … Continue reading

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FDA Acknowledges Medical Ads May Have Too Many Warnings

The Food and Drug Administration “is studying whether those warnings, in broadcast and print ads, overwhelm and confuse consumers” the Chicago Tribune reports, adding “The agency says no one reads more than half of the fine print in drug ads, and of … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Injuries: Your Legal Rights and What to Do Next

Catastrophic injuries are serious impairments that result in life-altering conditions such as total blindness, severe mental and behavioral disorders, and paralysis. Anyone with catastrophic injuries requires constant medical attention, rehabilitation and attendant care. However, many people suffer from the hardships … Continue reading

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Pull Over! What to Do When You’re Suspected of Drunk Driving

We all enjoy going out for drinks with friends every once in a while. When you do, be sure you understand what to do if you get pulled over for a suspected DUI. While it’s never safe or a good … Continue reading

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Six Car Accident Injuries That Can Cause Long-term Damage

Although it’s never a good thing to receive an injury sustained by automobile accident, some injuries are definitely worse than others. Certain injuries are short lived and heal within a matter of weeks or months. However, many auto accident injuries … Continue reading

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Worried about Your Senior? 5 Warning Signs of Improper Care

Esther Sampson was visiting her elderly mother in her nursing home room when it happened. Esther’s mother struggled to raise herself from a chair, and as she did, her shirt slipped off her shoulder, revealing a dark purple bruise. “Mom!” … Continue reading

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FDA Requires Testosterone Supplement Makers to Conduct Clinical Trials

HealthDay reports that there continues to be “no proof” that testosterone supplements “are safe or effective, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.” Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, FDA officials “said that only controlled clinical trials can … Continue reading

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Car Thieves Break Into Vehicles Using Mystery Device

WPLG-TV Miami reports a mystery device is “being used to break into vehicles by defeating the electronic locking system of later-model cars.” NICB investigator James “Herb” Price said, “Right now, what has happened is the digital key fob has become a … Continue reading

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