Your Guide to Las Vegas Aerial Lift Accidents

Cranes and aerial lifts are an essential part of our national construction industry. When used correctly, they are great for hard-to-reach work and other precarious jobs up to about 45 feet in the air. However, when they are used incorrectly or when the workers operating the lift are not properly trained, it opens the door … Read more

I took Zantac, am I at Risk of Cancer?

In recent years, medical researchers have compiled substantial evidence linking Zantac and other ranitidine medications to unsafe levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, which is a known carcinogen.  NDMA exposure has been linked to several cancers all throughout the body, including liver, tongue, esophagus, lung, pancreas, kidney, and bladder cancers. Any immediate concerns about cancer from … Read more

What to Expect In a Legionnaires’ Disease Case

Water is incredibly responsive– when it is managed properly, it can keep us hydrated, clean, cool, and more. However, when it is not properly maintained, it can become toxic, and fatal to those who ingest it. That is why all property and business owners should make sure to always stay on top of their water … Read more

Seat Back Malfunctions in Rear-End Auto Accidents

As a personal injury firm, we deal with motor vehicle accident cases on a daily basis. The vast majority of incidents involve a conflict between two drivers or some kind of insurance discrepancy. However, some cases are unique in that they center around a defect with the plaintiff’s car– seat back failures are a common … Read more

Driver Impairment in Trucking Accidents: A Dangerous Combination

Unfortunately, the abuse of alcohol and hard drugs has been a prevalent issue in the trucking industry for many years. The long, solitary hours and the pressure to log as many miles as possible leads many drivers to abuse amphetamines, opioids, and other substances in order to stay awake and pass the time. Most trucking … Read more

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