Dangerous Products Sell Online as Magical Cures for Diseases

Amazon and other online retailers have been known to hawk untested and unproven products marketed with medical claims, which some are saying is the last marketplace for unregulated products with cures for everything from autism to cancer. Plain and simple – buyer beware: These could be the new snake oil store fronts. “Amazon should immediately [...]

Why Buying Fake Products Can Be Dangerous

By the time you’re in your teens or early 20s, pretty much everyone has figured out the power of ‘brand name’ products. Take for instance these names: iPhone, Levis, and Cadillac. For years, and in some cases for decades, these products because of their brand name have stood atop the field of the marketplace as [...]

Pool Accidents, Injuries & Deaths [Infographic]

Every year in the U.S., at least 300 children are killed as a result of pool accidents.1 What may be just as upsetting as this is the fact that, in many cases, these deaths could have been prevented if someone else had been more attentive, careful and diligent about pool safety. Diving into some of [...]

5 Most Hazardous Items for the Elderly

The products and items we have at home are generally intended to keep us comfortable and safe and/or facilitate the activities of our daily lives. Some of these products, however, may present some risks, especially for the elderly who can be living with vision, balancing and/or mobility limitations. Most Hazardous Items for the Elderly [...]

4 Mistakes that Can Hurt a Personal Injury Case

A personal injury lawsuit can be the means by which the victims of negligence are able to financially recover and get some justice after an accident or injury. As people get ready to file these cases – and as a case proceeds, however, certain things can end up weakening it, possibly even affecting plaintiff’s claims [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 3)

Wrapping up our series 6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month, here, we’ll conclude this discussion by reveal two more important things to know about traumatic brain injuries – and people’s rights after they’ve sustained them. More Essential TBI Facts Fact 5 – TBIs cost the U.S. economy more than $76 [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 2)

Resuming 6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 1), here, we will continue to highlight some important things to know about brain injuries in the U.S. TBI Facts: Here’s What Else You Should Know Fact 3 – Falls and traffic accidents cause more than half of all reported TBIs that [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 1)

This month, a number of organizations throughout the U.S. are supporting Brain Injury Awareness Month, hosting various campaigns, fundraisers and events to bring awareness to brain injury issues (and, in some cases, raise money for research and treatment funds). In support of Brain Injury Awareness Month, in this blog series, we’ll reveal some important TBIs [...]