Swimming Accidents: What Should You Do?

Swimming Accidents: What Should You Do?

Swimming is a popular activity for all ages, indoors in the cooler months and outdoors in the warmer months. It is a great way to cool off, relax and have some fun. Unfortunately, accidents happen not just in the pool, but also around it and in all types of water-related venues. Be aware of the risks and know what to do after an accident occurs.

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Kansas Supreme Court Rejects Damages Caps

Kansas Supreme Court Rejects Damages Caps

June 14, 2019. The Kansas Supreme Court ruled 4-2 that capping jury awards for non-economic damages an injured person is able to recover in a lawsuit violates the right to trial by jury as set out in the Kansas Constitution’s Bill of Rights.

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After a Slip and Fall Accident

After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip, trip and fall accidents can happen anywhere – at a retail store or office building, in a parking lot, at a neighbor’s home or anywhere in between. In fact, according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits. Specifically, slips and falls account for over 1 million visits, or 12%, of total falls.

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Slip and Trip Accidents: Dangers of Stairs

Slip and Trip Accidents: Dangers of Stairs

Slip, trip and fall accidents can result from hazards such as:

  • Slippery surfaces
  • Wet or icy stairs
  • Uneven stair height or depth
  • Lack of handrails

Whether you are on a commercial property or residential, stairs can present dangers to both able-bodied and disabled persons, young and old alike.

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Medical Device Recall FAQs

Medical Device Recall FAQs

A medical device recall is when the manufacturer either removes a device or takes corrective action to address a problem with a device that is in violation of the FDA laws, such as when the device is defective and/or a risk to health.

These are some basic FAQs and resources to help you understand medical device recalls.

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Hip Replacement Basics

Hip Replacement Basics

When you are suffering from chronic hip pain, one of the potential solutions you may consider is a hip replacement. As with any surgery, the best advice is to ask lots of questions so that you know as much as possible.

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Another Metal Poisoning Lawsuit Filed Against Zimmer Biomet

Another Metal Poisoning Lawsuit Filed Against Zimmer Biomet

On April 17, 2019, another lawsuit against Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. was filed in the Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles. The lawsuit, Langford v. Biomet Inc., is one of many lawsuits in both state and federal courts the company is facing regarding heavy metal poisoning from its metal-on-metal hip replacements.

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Motorcycle Helmet Safety

Motorcycle Helmet Safety

Ready to hit the Kansas City roads on two wheels? Whether you are a new rider, a seasoned one or a “re-entry” rider, we want to help you enjoy time on your motorcycle.

One of the best pieces of advice we can give you is to always wear your helmet (you and your passenger) as you hit the roadways. Why? A helmet is the best protection for your head should an accident occur.

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Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expanded

Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expanded

Torrent Pharmaceuticals is recalling an additional 36 lots of Losartan potassium tablets and 68 lots Losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This is the fourth expansion of the original recall posted in December 2018 of blood pressure medications manufactured by the company.

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FDA Orders Two to Stop Selling Pelvic Mesh, Citing Safety Concerns

FDA Orders Two to Stop Selling Pelvic Mesh, Citing Safety Concerns

Surgical mesh has been used to treat hernias since the 1950s. In the 1970s, gynecologists began using it for abdominal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and in the 1990s for the transvaginal repair of POP.

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