Important Steps to Follow After an Auto Accident

It’s no secret that smartphones can have a plethora of negative effects on your health and safety, especially while on the road. Distracted driving claims about 8 lives per day in the US, on average. However, there are some definite advantages to having your phone handy in case you’re in an accident.  Smartphones and their … Read more

Dram Shop Laws in Washington Personal Injury Cases

The laws surrounding most issues in the U.S. vary greatly from state to state. Firearms in California are treated differently than marijuana in Texas, and vice versa.  Alcohol legislation is no different– dram shop laws are unique to the state one is indulging in, and sometimes that can be confusing when an accident occurs (especially … Read more

What is Zantac?

Zantac and other ranitidine-based products belong to a class of drugs colloquially referred to as H2 (histamine-2) blockers. H2 blockers inhibit the cells in one’s stomach from being stimulated, thereby decreasing the amount of stomach acid produced. Because of this ability, Zantac is commonly used to treat the following conditions and symptoms: Heartburn Acid Reflux … Read more

A Guide to Truvada and Its Effects on Kidney and Bone Function

It’s no secret that HIV is one of the scariest and most serious ailments that one can be diagnosed with. In recent decades, however, the treatment and prevention options for HIV have improved exponentially. Many patients can see a vast increase in quality of life or avoid contracting the virus altogether by adhering to prescribed … Read more

Implantable Defibrillators and the Dangers of Premature Battery Depletion

Defibrillators are probably the most well-known life-saving device. Most of us have seen scenes from popular movies or TV shows in which EMTs or other medical professionals rub the paddles together and yell “CLEAR!” before attempting to revive the ailing patient.  Over the years, the defibrillator’s technology has been improved and compacted to such a … Read more

Zantac/Ranitidine and the Dangers of NDMA Exposure

  For most of us, it’s become common to watch advertisements for various medications and chuckle to ourselves as the spokesperson speeds through the possible side effects like an auctioneer who’s late for a date. The print is too small to be legible, and we often grimace as we imagine the seemingly harmless medication causing … Read more

The Legal Guide to Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure

  There are few feelings in life that are scarier or more stressful than shortness of breath and sharp pain in one’s chest and abdomen. With the advent of COVID-19, millions of Americans have unfortunately experienced this pain over the past year.  However, these symptoms could also be the result of a different condition with … Read more

What are the Dangers of Hernia Mesh Surgery ?

As it turns out, there’s a reason why the wiser people in our lives told us to avoid straining or exerting ourselves very often. We often heard those sentiments– “Don’t blow a gasket!”– when lifting heavy weights, coughing repeatedly, or attempting to use the restroom. The reason why it’s not healthy is because it increases … Read more

Why are Mass Tort Cases Like Zantac Timely to Resolve?

On April 1st, 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled all Zantac and ranitidine products from the market due to substantial evidence linking the drug to hazardous levels of the carcinogenic chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA. As a result, tens of thousands of former Zantac users have come forward to proceed with legal action … Read more