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Blog2021-07-21T13:05:43-06:00
  • Whenever a major pharmaceutical drug is recalled, it can trigger a long list of questions with consumers. Why was this particular drug recalled? What were the repercussions? How many people were affected? Recalls on popular drugs can include everything from pain relievers to antihistamines, and have the potential to affect millions of people worldwide.  When the wildly popular weight-loss drug Fen-Pen was recalled in 1997 (after being on the market for 24 years), 50,000 people
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    Auto recalls can be a scary reality for drivers. While some recalls are minor and rarely cause injury-related problems, there have been several fatal recalls in history. From the recent Takata airbag recall in 2015 to the General Motors Ignition Switch problems in 2014 and Toyota petal entrapment, auto recalls can have very real consequences. These consequences can include millions of dollars in damage as well as hundred of deaths and serious injuries. If you
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    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) is getting ready to announce new auto safety standards for U.S. car manufacturers, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly on the subject. The new guidelines are rumored to tackle common auto safety features designed to reduce auto accident rates, such as brake assist and forward collision warning systems. While many car owners in Farmington, Utah and around the country already benefit from such systems, these kinds
  • Slip and Fall
    Slip and fall accidents are more common than you might think, being responsible for 15 percent of accidental deaths in the United States. Slip and fall accidents cause a myriad of serious injuries, including bone fractures, breaks and dislocations. While many think only the elderly succumb to falls, winter weather in Salt Lake City and elsewhere can present hazardous and quite slippery conditions for all ages. During this season, it’s incredibly important for business owners
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    When you get into a car accident, the last thing you want to think about is the potential for an auto accident scam. Auto insurance scams are more common than you’d think—Edmunds estimates 10 percent of auto damage claims and more than 20 percent of bodily injury claims in the United States are fraudulent. If you suspect you are a victim of any of the following car accident scams, contact your local lawyer as soon
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    A Chinese herb product distributor by the name of Master Herbs, Inc. is issuing a voluntary nationwide recall after its herbal over-the-counter “Licorice Coughing Liquid” was found to contain morphine. The product, used to treat symptoms of cold such as coughing and other throat and bronchial irritations, did not previously indicate that it contained morphine. Morphine is an opioid painkiller similar in function to heroin. Like other opioid painkillers, morphine is addictive and can be
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    The consequences of serious head injuries and concussions have long been a source of conversation in Salt Lake City and across the nation. After the recent discovery of a degenerative brain disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CRE), which is caused by repetitive head trauma, it is clear that concussions can have long-term effects. Indeed, concussions can be a very serious injury that should be immediately be addressed by a medical professional. If left untreated,
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    DUI checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints, are legal in the state of Utah. That means drivers from Provo to Farmington could potentially be stopped and assessed for signs of drug or alcohol impairment. While DUI checkpoints can be a minor inconvenience for drivers, they have been shown to reduce alcohol-related auto accident injuries and fatalities by up to 20 percent. By taking intoxicated drivers off the road, the toll of hospital bills and lawyer
  • In snowy, mountainous areas such as Provo, Utah, getting around in the wintertime can be a challenge. Winter storm accumulation and lake effect snow can pile up, obstructing roadways and adding up to an hour to your morning commute. The real culprit of winter driving, however, is icy road conditions. Icy roads are responsible for 13 percent of weather-related crashes, contributing to higher auto accident rates in Provo and throughout the greater Midwest. In order
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    EOS lip balm is facing a class-action lawsuit after one of its products allegedly caused painful blisters, bleeding and rashes after application. The egg-shaped lip balm, popular in cosmetic stores and drugstores from the East Coast to St. George Utah, stands accused of injuring consumers and failing to warn them of potential adverse reactions—conditions frequently cited in drug injury and similar lawsuits. The suit, filed in California, is brought by one Rachel Cronin and her
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    Driverless cars, the pinnacle of automotive innovation and the potential future of safe driving, have recently proven to be anything but: according to a study from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute in Ann Arbor, auto accident rates are twice as high for driverless cars as they are for your average error-prone human driver. With rates like that, any self-driving car owner can expect to pay a number of visits to her lawyer, if
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    In the event of an injury at the workplace, individuals are able to receive workers’ compensation—a form of insurance. While different locations (Salt Lake City included) have their own laws and programs for workers’ compensation, this form of wage replacement and healthcare benefits protects both the employee and employer when injury occurs. Want to learn more about what workers’ compensation is, how to report a workplace injury,  what benefits you deserve and when to call