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  1. Israel bans Juul e-cigarettes citing ‘grave’ public health risk

    "JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Tuesday outlawed the import and sale of e-cigarettes made by Silicon Valley startup Juul Labs, citing public health concerns given their nicotine content. A statement by Israel’s Health Ministry said the Juul device was banned because it contains nicotine at a concentration higher than 20 milligrams per millilitre and poses “a grave risk to public health.” Si…Read More

  2. F.D.A. cracks down on Juul and e-cigarette retailers

    "Warning that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached 'an epidemic proportion,' the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Juul Labs and four other makers of popular vaping devices 60 days to prove they can keep them away from minors. If they fail, the agency said, it may take the flavored products off the market."…Read More

  3. Getting Compensated for PTSD After a Car Crash

    A car crash is an upsetting incident at the very least. The vehicle suffers damage, the drivers and passengers may suffer injuries. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the less acknowledged but very common fallouts of motor vehicle accidents. While most people do not suffer from any lingering psychological effects of being involved in a car accident, nine out of 100 such individuals do…Read More

  4. Common Neck and Back Injuries from Car Accidents

    Neck and back injuries are amongst the most common injury types that result from a car accident. A neck injury or a back injury can become a persistent and constant pain that severely restricts your movements and interferes with daily activities. Sometimes, multiple surgeries are required to resolve the injuries and bring relief from pain The neck consists of seven vertebrae, each being cushioned …Read More

  5. How do Insurance Adjusters Handle Insurance Claims?

    If you ever get involved in a personal injury claim, you will have to interact with an insurance adjuster. Insurance adjusters, also known as claims representatives, works for insurance companies and negotiates insurance claims on their behalf. If an insurance company has a branch office in an area, it may hand over the claim handling to an independent insurance adjuster. Independent insurance adj…Read More

  6. No Car Insurance and Sued for an Accident – What do I Do?

    If you don’t have car insurance and are involved in a car accident where you may be at fault, then there’s every chance that you will have to pay from your own pocket. The amount you pay will depend to a great deal on how convincingly you’re able to present your case. In order to do this, you must consider the services of an attorney firm that has handled such cases. If the other driver does…Read More

  7. Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Statistics for 2016

    When it comes to accidents on the road, there is only so much that you can do. A lot depends on others on the road. While it is always a good idea to ensure safety when driving on the roads, an accident may happen for no fault of yours. That is when you need an experienced attorney to represent your case so that you are not held liable for something that you did not do. You may also be deserving o…Read More

  8. Dancer Tierney Darden Wins $148 Million in Lawsuit Against city of Chicago

    In the largest personal injury award in the history of Cook County, a jury awarded $148 million to Tierney Darden, a dancer who was left paralyzed waist down when a bus shelter collapsed and trapped her during a storm in 2015. Tierney, who was studying at Truman College then, filed a case against the city of Chicago holding it responsible for the accident that happened at the O’Hare Internationa…Read More

  9. Dallas Police Suspends P320 Use, Sig Sauer Offers Upgrades, faces $7M Lawsuit in Connecticut

    Things are moving fast and in the wrong direction for New Hampshire-based gun manufacturer Sig Sauer. The Dallas Police Department suspended the use of the P320 handgun citing drop safety issues. Initially, Sig tried to brush aside the concerns stating “zero reported drop-related P320 incidents in the U.S. commercial market.” A gun blogger published test results that pretty much corroborated t…Read More