Article: How E-Cigarette Products Affect You Mentally and Physically New stories flood the news every day about people being injured by a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, but few understand the toll e-cigarette use takes on the human body. The CDC reports that nearly 1,500 individuals have been hospitalized with injuries associated with the […]
WHAT IS CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE? Some use the terms “child abuse” and “child sexual abuse” interchangeably. However, child sexual abuse is actually one of four categories of child abuse: sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. Some states also include abandonment, substance abuse by parents, and human trafficking as categories of […]
California Governor Law That Opens Three-Year “Lookback Window” For Sexual Abuse Survivors California sexual abuse survivors get a second chance to pursue justice against their abusers. In a landmark press conference, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 218 into law on October 13. This new law gives victims of childhood sexual abuse the […]
4,000 Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Pend in Multidistrict Litigation More than 4,000 hernia mesh lawsuits against Bard currently pend in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), and more are expected to be filed in upcoming months. Growing numbers of individuals continue to file lawsuits against hernia mesh manufacturers as patients discover their painful injuries and complications […]
Valsartan Plaintiffs Must Submit Plaintiff Fact Sheet The judge presiding over all federal valsartan lawsuits now orders each individual valsartan claim to submit a Plaintiff Fact Sheet (PFS) in the valsartan multidistrict litigation (MDL). The Plaintiff Fact Sheet allows valsartan plaintiffs to provide case-specific information about their valsartan cancer diagnoses and exposure. Currently over 130 […]
What Attorneys Consider When Deciding Where to File a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit After deciding to sue their abuser(s), many sexual abuse survivors have questions about where their lawsuit can be filed. What if my abuse happened out of my home state? What if abuse happened in several places? What if the organization that silenced my […]
Massachusetts’ governor announced an immediate four-month ban on all vaping product sales following recent outbreaks of vaping-related illnesses. Governor Charlie Baker (R) announced the statewide ban on Tuesday, responding to fears of the unknown health risks of e-cigarette products. Across the nation, hundreds of e-cigarette users have been hospitalized due to severe lung injuries linked […]
Civil vs Criminal Lawsuit Differences Once you have decided to pursue your abuser(s) for sexual abuse, you may wonder what type of lawsuit would be best for you to file: criminal or civil? Understanding which option is best for you to choose comes down to the specific details of your case. To help you make […]
Sexual Abuse Lawsuits: Who Can I Sue? After enduring sexual abuse, it can be hard and overwhelming to face the pain of the past, let alone decide to pursue legal action against your abuser. The last thing you want to do is feel confused figuring out how to approach filing a lawsuit. So, consulting with […]
A new study may confirm the risk of developing Fournier’s gangrene after taking diabetes drugs like Invokana. Fournier’s gangrene, a potentially life-threatening, flesh-eating genital infection, has allegedly caused the suffering of Invokana users according to lawsuits across the country. JAMA Internal Medicine, a medical journal, recently published a research letter earlier this month that found […]
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