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    Pokemon Go Game Promoting Dangerous Distracted Driving

    Rick Plezia July 26, 2016 Motor Vehicle Accidents

    A new game, called Pokemon Go, is tempting players to do something incredibly dangerous – drive while distracted. The game has already been downloaded more than 30 million times in only three weeks. In their excitement to play the game, many players are throwing safety to the wind.

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    $70 Million Risperdal Verdict

    Rick Plezia July 12, 2016 Dangerous Drugs

    The fifth Risperdal lawsuit to go to trial in Pennsylvania resulted in a $70 million verdict for a Tennessee man and his family. The Tennessee man took Risperdal as a child for the treatment of a severe psychiatric problem, but just a year after he began taking the drug, he started to develop male breasts, a condition called gynecomastia. Risperdal is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson (J&J).

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  • Workers' Compensation Nonsubscriber in Texas

    Top Workers’ Compensation Nonsubscribers in Texas

    Rick Plezia July 5, 2016 Work Accidents

    Texas is one of only two states not requiring companies to subscribe to state-regulated workers’ compensation insurance. This means employers may not have to pay for medical bills, disability income benefits, burial expenses, or death benefits for injuries when an employee is hurt on the job. According to the Texas Department of Insurance, nearly 44% of Texas employers do not subscribe to workers’ compensation. While all industries have nonsubscribers, the largest percentage of employees working for a nonsubscriber is in the wholesale and retail industry.

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  • What Is Inferior Vena Cava Filter Thrombosis

    What Is Inferior Vena Cava Filter Thrombosis?

    Rick Plezia June 27, 2016 Defective Medical Devices

    IVC filters have come under scrutiny for causing a host of complications in patients, but inferior vena cava filter thrombosis is one of the most deadly IVC filter complications.

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