Monthly Archives: April 2016

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against CVS Over Dietary Supplement’s Memory Claims

Natural Products Insider reports in its “Insider Law” blog that CVS Pharmacy has been named in a lawsuit “that contends the retailer has engaged in unfair and deceptive practices through the marketing and sale of a dietary supplement known as Algal-900 … Continue reading

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Olympus Settles Hospital Bribery Allegations For $623 Million

Reuters reports the Justice Department said Tuesday the Japanese company Olympus Corp’s US Olympus Corp of the Americas and Olympus Latin America Inc units agreed to pay $312.4 million in criminal penalties and an additional $310.8 million for civil claims to … Continue reading

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5 Things You Need To Know About Social Security Disability

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program is a federally funded program that helps people who have become disabled and cannot work. Understanding the basis of the program and how it works can help you determine if you may qualify … Continue reading

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The Senior Citizens League Warns – Medicare Often Takes One-Third To One – Half Of Your Social Security

When planning retirement expenses, make sure to budget enough for the growth in healthcare costs over time, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL).  “That can be hard to figure, but rapidly rising healthcare costs, declining health, and the need for increased medical … Continue reading

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Four Changes You May Need To Make During Retirement

The retirement years often present a mixed bag of emotions. On one side of the coin is the joy of finally shaking off the nine to five schedule. The other side presents feelings of loss and loneliness. An important aspect … Continue reading

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Featured Link — DrugWatch

DrugWatch.com is an excellent site for checking recalls and warnings regarding medications and medical devices. Here is their mission statement: What We Do Drugwatch.com advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and … Continue reading

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CDC Says Cancer Risk From Lumber Liquidators Flooring Higher Than First Thought

NBC Nightly News reported that the Centers for Disease Control warned on Monday “that people who have certain types of flooring in their homes from Lumber Liquidators are potentially at a greater risk of cancer than previous thought.” The CDC “says … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Legal Strategy When Facing Serious Criminal Charges

Most people only experience the criminal justice system by vicariously participating in police procedural television shows and courtroom dramas. Often, the encounters between suspects and law enforcement in those shows is dramatized for entertainment and diverges considerably from realistic or … Continue reading

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How to Take Care of Personal Legal Situations in a Professional Manner

Contrary to popular belief, most legal matters are not attended by attorneys or courts. In fact, the overwhelming majority of legal activity takes place far from a courtroom. If you are facing what could become a legal problem or you … Continue reading

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4 Signs Your Senior Was a Victim of Wrongful Death

Many elderly people spend their final years in hospitals or nursing homes. In some cases when a senior dies, there may be a reason to suspect wrongful death. This is a situation in which the people or institution caring for … Continue reading

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