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Were Grand Canyon Visitors Exposed to Radiation?

"If you were in the Museum Collections Building (bldg 2C) between the year 2000 and June 18, 2018, you were 'exposed' to uranium by OSHA's definition." Not exactly something you want to hear after your vacation to the Grand Canyon, but that's what the park's health...

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When to Sue for a Chemical Burn

Dozens of workers every year suffer chemical burns on the job. And the products we use and businesses we frequent often contain or use dangerous chemicals. So, if you're one of the people who suffers a chemical burn, when (and who) can you sue? That will largely...

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Exploding E-Cigarette Litigation: A Roundup

E-cigarettes and other vape devices were billed as being more healthy than regular tobacco cigarettes. And while the jury is still out as far as well-functioning devices are concerned, e-cigs have been exploding in our faces pretty much since their inception. In one...

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First David’s Law Lawsuit Filed Against School Cyberbullies

For parents and school kids, the thought of being cyberbullied can be frightening, and knowing what to do when it happens can be confusing and difficult. One Texas parent, after his son was subjected to cruel cyberbullying that turned into a big problem at school, has...

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How NOT to Sue for a Slip and Fall Injury

Slip and fall accidents do occur, and the injuries sustained during and after a legitimate fall can be serious. But not all slip and fall claims are legit. And one example from New Jersey showed just how illegitimate some slip and fall lawsuits are, and absolutely...

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ITS ABOUT TIME

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has now announced free online access to medical evidence-based treatment guidelines for medical providers (see link to the press release below). It’s about time. Over a decade ago, California began adopting medical...

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Rand Paul Awarded $580K for Injuries After Neighbor’s Attack

Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor has been ordered to pay $580,000 in damages and medical expenses after losing the lawsuit Paul brought against him for injuries sustained when he tackled Paul over lawn maintenance issues at their shared property line. This award was on top...

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