Asbestos in Homes
Asbestos in Homes is a huge health hazard if it is disturbed. You have a few options when it comes to taking action if you have asbestos in your house: you can leave it if it is in good shape, … Read More
Silica Exposure and Silicosis Lawsuits
Silica Exposure can cause silicosis (formerly called potter’s rot, grinder’s asthma, and miner’s phthisis), is a lung disease that occurs when a person inhales crystalline silica dust. It causes scarring and inflammation in the upper part of the lungs. This … Read More
Lead Poisoning Affects 1 in 38 Children
Now if that headline does not grab your attention, look again because lead poisoning harms the brain. Health officials reported last Thursday that in excess of one half million American children are believed to have some level of lead poisoning, … Read More
Alcohol Poisoning – Do We Have a Legal Claim?
In cases of alcohol poisoning, the bar, club or establishment that served the victim may be held liable for damages. Alcohol poisoning can occur when someone is served alcohol in excess causing sickness or even death. If a loved one … Read More
Landlord Liability for Criminal Activity
Landlord liability can get pretty complex, especially when criminal activity is involved. A landlord does have some degree of responsibility (referred to as “duty”) when it boils down to the protection of tenants. This might include ensuring that buildings exceed … Read More
FaceBook Posts Can Influence Child Custody
The impact of a Facebook post can have far reaching and extremely severe consequences. Case in point is a woman living in New York who lost custody of a child to her ex after she called her child an “asshole” … Read More
Smoker Health Care Penalty in Obamacare – Ouch!
The new Obamacare health care penalty for smokers is causing a lot of stir. Smokers make up an approximate twenty percent of the U.S. adult population and when Obamacare goes into full swing next year, smokers could see a drastic … Read More
Two New Marijuana Bills Introduced in Congress
This week, marijuana bills were introduced by two democrats in congress that would significantly reform federal government marijuana policies. Jared Polis of Colorado introduced the “Ending Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013”, which allows a state to make the choice of … Read More