When Is the Right Time to Get Medical Treatment?
Should I Wait to Get Medical Treatment After My Accident? Absolutely not! You should seek immediate treatment and follow your doctor’s instructions. Your health and proper treatment are the most important things for you to focus on after an injury. Along with that, providing us with copies of your medical bills will typically increase what… read more
Signs Your Child May be a Victim of Sexual Abuse
According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), about 57,000 children were victims of sexual abuse in 2016 alone. That works out to 1 in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 being abused. Child advocacy group Darkness to Light states that child sexual abuse is “far more… read more
The Dangers of Dry Drowning and What to Do About It
Summer is finally upon us and that means a lot of time spent outdoors. Whether you are hanging out by the pool, taking the kids to the lake, or taking a family trip to the beach, odds are you will be cooling off in the water this summer. When around water, drowning is always a… read more
Top 5 Causes of Trucking Accidents
Experiencing a truck accident can be exceptionally scary. Semi-trucks have the potential to cause life-changing and debilitating injuries, as well as damages that far exceed those from minor fender benders. Truck accidents typically cause more severe injuries and damages due to the sheer size and heavyweight of semi-trucks. Our attorneys have seen first-hand the destruction… read more
Pressure Cooker Explosions Blamed for Horrific Burns
Imagine being permanently disfigured by a common kitchen appliance as you try to make dinner. According to the Consumer Product and Safety Commission, there have been dozens of complaints about exploding pressure cookers that left victims with scar-producing second and third-degree burns. Beth Morales, a Miami resident, told CBS News about her horrific experience with… read more
Toxic Mold: What Are Your Legal Options?
Toxic mold can cause a number of symptoms, including coughing, wheezing, and infections of the respiratory tract. In individuals with asthma, it can cause episodes of asthma and associated difficulty breathing. In people with immune-compromised systems, such as those undergoing chemotherapy, it can cause hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Evidence shows that toxic mold can cause fever, shortness… read more
Where to Turn If You’ve Been Injured by a Tristar Pressure Cooker
Throughout the country, many people have been injured by exploding pressure cookers. For example, a two-year-old girl in Florida had to undergo a leg amputation as a result of severe burns caused by an exploding pressure cooker. A two-year-old boy in Texas received second-degree burns over 14% of his body. Adults have also been severely… read more
What are the Symptoms of Toxic Black Mold Exposure?
Mold spores are virtually everywhere and they often go unnoticed. But in the case of “black mold” there can be health effects ranging from mildly irritating to severely disrupting – especially for infants, the elderly, and the roughly one quarter of the population that has a genetic predisposition to mold-related illness. What is toxic mold?… read more
Food Warehouse in Pittsburgh Cited by FDA over “Significant Violations”
The NYWP Enterprise LLC food warehouse along Island Avenue in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania is facing “serious health code violations” according to an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. A warning letter from the FDA was sent to NYWP Enterprise’s co-owner on December 9, 2014. The letter detailed several violations by date including: October 15, 2014-inside… read more