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Of all branches of the United States military, being a Navy veteran carries the highest risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses. If you are a veteran with a diagnosed illness related to asbestos exposure during your service, you can get treatment and benefits through…

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Johnson & Johnson got its start selling surgical dressings in 1886, but it was the company’s expansion to baby care products in 1894 that made Johnson & Johnson a household name. The company’s baby powder, made from crushed talc, has been a nursery staple ever since. Today, Johnson…

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Hernia mesh, also known as surgical mesh, is a medical device that is often used in hernia repair. It’s implanted into a patient’s abdomen, groin, or upper stomach and is used to close openings in damaged muscle or support weakened tissue.

Studies have shown that surgical mesh can reduce…

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What is Paraquat?

Paraquat dichloride, or simply, Paraquat, is a highly toxic herbicide or weed killer. It's on top of the list of the most commonly used farming herbicides in the US. Paraquat can cause sudden and serious symptoms, or even fatal poisoning when ingested or inhaled. As…

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Paraquat, a highly toxic herbicide, has recently made headlines due to its potential connection with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Due to safety concerns, many individuals have found…

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When you purchase baby formula for your infant, you expect it to be safe. However, numerous lawsuits have recently been filed after baby formula brands Similac and Enfamil were linked with higher rates of a serious gastrointestinal infection called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). While these…

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If you were exposed to Paraquat and then developed Parkinson’s disease (PD), you might have grounds for a lawsuit.  

There are currently more than 600 lawsuits that are part of a class action, along with an estimated 75…

Long nozzle spraying Paraquat on weeds

You might have heard in the media that Paraquat and Parkinson’s disease (PD) may be linked. But what exactly is Paraquat, and is there a definitive link? If you’ve been exposed to Paraquat and then developed Parkinson’s, what should…

A man hurt on the job and is on the ground

Being injured at work is never fun. Not only are you coping with pain and managing doctor visits, but you may be worried about who’s going to pay the bills. Fortunately, workplace injuries are typically covered by workers' comp. Still, it can be a tough process to actually receive proper…

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Bad weather, black ice, heavy snowfall, and slippery roads can make it more difficult for even the most experienced drivers to control their vehicles. The US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration estimates …