Valsartan Medication Recall by FDA Expanded to Include 15 drugs

Valsartan Recall Expanded to Include Additional Drugs

Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), recent heart attacks and heart failure.  However, in July of 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of some drugs which contain Valsartan after learning that some batches of Valsartan were contaminated with a known carcinogen linked to increase cancer risk called N-nitrosodimethylamine…

3M dual-ended Combat Arms defective earplugs

Defective Earplugs Sold to US Military Results in 3M Lawsuit

In July 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that 3M Company had agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle a whistleblower False Claims Act that accused 3M of knowingly selling defective earplugs to the military, specifically, 3M’s dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs. The whistleblower claim alleged that 3M, through its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, knew that…

A pregnant women reading a book in her college library

Pregnant While a Student – Know Your Rights Under Title IX

Becoming pregnant while a student  can have significant effects on your ability to complete your education.  Whether the mother is suffering from traditional “morning sickness” or having significant pregnancy complications, the effects of being pregnant make it difficult to attend classes, complete assignments and complete the course requirements.  However, Title IX of the Education Amendments…

Pensacola Chiropractic diagnosis after a car wreck injury

How Chiropractic and Personal injury Fit Together

A lot of our work as personal injury lawyers is helping those who have been involved in an accident recover their lives. What we want is to help them receive the necessary treatment that will get them moving and functioning once more. Pensacola chiropractic centers are extremely helpful with correction of back and neck injuries,…

Receipts collected for travel expense reports

Getting Paid for Long Distance Travel

With the recent landmark case in California regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it applies to training and more in the pipeline regarding what non-exempt employees are being required to pay for or attend, it is important for employers to recheck what they think they know about compensation. The costs for not knowing…

How Does Workers Comp Work in Alabama?

There are specific processes when it comes to filing an Alabama workers’ compensation claim. If your claim is for Florida, see this article instead: How Does Workers Comp Work in Florida? First, it is critical that you file an injury notice immediately. Failing to do so can put the future of your claim at risk…

How Does Workers’ Comp Work in Florida?

We regularly handle workers’ compensation claims and it’s important to know that every state has different laws in place for how to handle and process these injury claims. In Florida, you have specific duties as an injured employee and as an employer.  If you have a claim in Alabama, we can help you but that…

What Do My Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits Pay For?

If you have been in a car accident in Florida, your PIP insurance or personal injury protection will kick in to compensate you for medical bills, damage to your vehicle and potentially your lost wages. This insurance has been put in place to ensure that any driver in Florida will have the ability to receive medical…

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