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Damages are available to protect victims of personal injuries

A personal injury claim for damages is an important tool for victims of car accidents and other traumatic accidents to recover compensation for the harm they have suffered from the party at fault for the accident. A variety of important personal injury damages may be available based on the situation and circumstances and the harm suffered by the victim and their family.

Legal protections for victims of nursing home abuse

Nursing home abuse can be a nightmare for family members who have entrusted the care of their loved one to a nursing home. When a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, it is important for family members to be familiar with the legal protections available to help them and their loved ones.

Help for victims of dangerous or defective drugs

When people are harmed by a dangerous or defective drug, they may wonder where they can turn for help. One answer is that products liability law provides important protections for victims of a dangerous or defective drug. Victims of dangerous or defective drugs may be able to receive compensation for the harm they have suffered.

FDA finds second cancer causing ingredient in Valsartan

In our prior post in August 2018, we told you about a recall by the US Food and Drug Administration on the prescription blood pressure medicine, Valsartan. The drug has been under a voluntary recall since July 2018. It is manufactured by many different companies, and thus far has been determined to be safely consumed from others. However, the FDA has now released information claiming to have found a second known cancer causing ingredient in three lots manufactured by Torrent Pharmaceuticals.

It's almost flu season in Alabama again

Flu vaccines have been a great source of controversy across the nation for many years. For many, they present the classic "Catch-22." In other words, if you get one, you run the risk of adverse reactions. If you opt out of getting one, you will likely become infected with the flu virus.

Tips for identifying nursing home neglect

Nursing home abuse happens across Alabama, with neglect being one of the most common forms. But, it is also one of the most unrecognized. There is a wide variety of information that can be found online detailing ways to identify these crimes. Many state and non-profit organizations offer resources to better educate the public on how to identify and report nursing home issues.

Valsartan recall growing and spurring additional investigations

A well-known drug used to treat hypertension and heart failure has recently been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration citing the discovery of a cancer-causing ingredient. Valsartan, which is the generic name for Diovan, has been prescribed around the world, with the most recent recall affecting 20 European nations, as well as the U.S. and Canada.

Marengo County DHR to educate public on elder abuse

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Marengo County DHR held an Elder Abuse and Awareness Health Fair at Linden Baptist Church in an attempt to educate the public on how to identify and prevent elder abuse. According to an article published June 20, 2018 in The Demopolis Times, elder abuse cases are frequently reported to Marengo County DHR. These can contain allegations of sexual misconduct, emotional or psychological abuse, financial exploitation, medical neglect, and housing negligence.

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