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Scalding burns and children: What you need to know               

  • September 28, 2023
  • Blog
  • Bridget N. Long

Young children grow very quickly. It happens while we sleep, and a growth spurt can see a child sprout up to half of a centimeter in a single night. Changes...

The curious case of wrongful death

  • September 26, 2023
  • Blog
  • Chantal N. Corrigan

As a former criminal prosecutor who has entered the civil world to represent plaintiffs in personal injury cases, I find the crossover between civil and criminal cases fascinating. For example,...

Teen death sparks recall and alarm regarding TikTok challenges

  • September 21, 2023
  • Blog
  • Leslee M. Soudrette

The rapid rise of TikTok has brought about a new era of entertainment and social interaction, especially among children and teenagers. The numbers skyrocketed during the pandemic, when many young...

Fraud charges highlight the need to vet nursing homes

  • September 14, 2023
  • Blog
  • Irvine L. Reaves

Family caretakers often assume the responsibility of caring for aging parents and grandparents until the burden becomes too great, sometimes out of fear that leaving elder family members in an...

The drunk driver and the civil personal injury case

  • September 12, 2023
  • Blog
  • Courtney L. Winston

We all know that drinking and driving is a bad decision, yet it is a problem that confronts us year after year. Drinking and driving causes crashes that are numerous,...

Popular weight loss drug leads to stomach paralysis

  • August 29, 2023
  • Blog
  • Jason W. Konvicka

What started out as a drug for diabetics has snowballed into a weight loss phenomenon, endorsed (and even denied) by Hollywood celebrities. But behind the striking before-and-after photos is a...

Vision Zero and the Safe Streets & Roads for All program

  • August 24, 2023
  • Blog
  • David M. Williams, Jr.

Roadway safety is a major issue in the United States. Each year, over 40,000 people are killed in car accidents. To combat this problem, the current administration has approved the...

Electric vehicles are becoming supersized – at the risk of safety

  • August 15, 2023
  • Blog
  • Robert C. T. Reed

Earlier this year, General Motors (GM) reported that it would halt the production of its most popular electric vehicle, the Chevy Bolt. They will focus instead on larger electric vehicles...