Buffalo Bills Linebacker A.J. Tarpley recently announced his early retirement from the NFL after suffering his fourth concussion. While this announcement may shock some, it seems to be part of a bigger pattern of early player retirements, which may be stemming from fears of developing serious... Read Full Post
The mass torts filed against Bayer Healthcare for the alleged problems with the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) seem to have hit another roadblock. That’s because, recently, U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel of the Southern District of New York:
Barred four of the plaintiffs’ expert witnesses... Read Full Post
Broken bones, as well as head and back injuries, are among
some of the most common types of slip and fall injuries.
Continuing from Slip and Fall Accidents and Lawsuits (Part 1), here is some additional information regarding slip and fall accidents. While Part 1 of this blog focused on some of the... Read Full Post
Nursing home abuse can come in various forms – ranging from physical assaults and violence to sexual abuse, emotional abuse and even financial abuse. Tragically, nursing home abuse can be as rampant as it is devastating, as federal data indicates that at least 1 in every 10 nursing home residents... Read Full Post
The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) is allegedly pressuring contract agent players to reject the terms of new contracts being offered to them to play in California as “inappropriate.” This is because the Association appears to want to keep workers’ compensation claims in the state of Missouri... Read Full Post
Prescription drugs can be incredibly helpful when it comes to treating serious health conditions and ailments. Just because a drug is available via prescription, however, does not necessarily mean that it is safe. And, perhaps, one of the most glaring examples of this comes in the form of addictive... Read Full Post
An off-duty St Louis police officer was recently placed under arrest after reportedly crashing into a city-owned, Fire department SUV that had been parked outside of a fire department chief’s house. The officer, 37, was reportedly not injured in the auto wreck, and he is currently being... Read Full Post
What could have turned out to be a particularly devastating and tragic truck accident ended up being a nonfatal crash recently after a truck overturned and was left dangling over the edge of the Discovery Bridge in St. Charles.
According to police reports, law enforcement had to close a section of... Read Full Post
Four Children and two adults were taken to a local hospital after a two vehicles recently collided at the intersection of Minerva and Belt Avenues in North St. Louis. The car crash reportedly occurred when a motorist, who had been pulled over for a traffic stop, tried to speed away from the traffic... Read Full Post
Every year in the U.S., at least 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, and more than 900,000 of them need emergency medical care.
To try to prevent dog attacks and keep people safe, advocates across the nation have dedicated the third week of May to commemorate National Dog Bite Prevention Week.... Read Full Post
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