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Pharmaceutical Mistakes: Common and Deadly

Our firm has successfully handled many large cases involving pharmaceutical errors. These cases typically involve patients who are prescribed the wrong medications by their physicians or who receive the wrong medication or the wrong dosage of medication from their pharmacy. These patients often suffer serious health consequences or even death because of mistakes and oversights made by physicians, pharmacists, or other health care professionals. Pharmaceutical errors occur with alarming frequency. It is estimated that in 2011 alone, 1.5 million people were harmed by medication errors...

Texting and Driving: A Tragedy Waiting to Happen

Sobering Statistics
There’s a reason that there is an ongoing nationwide campaign to warn of the dangers of distracted driving: people are dying. According to the National Safety Council, 23 percent of car crashes are caused by so-called distracted drivers, and according to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 people were killed and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. Teenagers, parents, seniors, children; the thousands of lives destroyed every year by distracted driving make this a...