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Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran

Zofran is a brand name prescription drug that, through a tablet or injection, alleviates nausea and vomiting. It is known generically as ondansetron and works by blocking the chemicals produced in the body that cause those symptoms. It was branded by the British pharmaceutical GlaxoSmithKline as Zofran in 1991, and thus approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in cancer patients dealing with the effects of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.

Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job

Trenching: Summary

Trenching is one of the most dangerous aspects of construction work. It is used to excavate ground for electrical wiring, plumbing and for other reasons results in construction site accidents that claim on average two lives a month. Without the proper planning, safeguards and inspection, these trenches can easily collapse and kill or maim workers. Job site injury claims for wrongful death in trenching accidents can amount to millions of dollars in compensatory and sometimes even punitive damages.

Construction Accidents: Causes and Culpability

On site Fatalities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction site accidents accounted for 19.3% of all fatalities among U.S workers in 2012. Of these, statistics show that the leading causes of death on construction sites were attributed to falls, followed by “struck by” an object, electrocution and “caught-in between”. OSHA terms these as the, “Fatal Four”, responsible for 54.2% of the construction fatalities that year.

 

DTI or Diffuse Tensor Imaging To Diagnose & Prove Traumatic Brain Injury

DTI or Diffuse Tensor Imaging To Diagnose & Prove Traumatic Brain Injury

TBI, or traumatic brain injury, affects thousands of individuals. Those who received a head injury due to an automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, or construction accident, a fall, sporting accident, or even injured soldiers returning home from active duty overseas, may be suffering from this type of injury. Most brain injuries are considered mild and can be difficult to diagnose.

Charnas Law Firm wins motion in Bicyclist accident case in Federal Court

FEDERAL COURT HOLDS MAY BE DUTY TO WARN BICYCLISTS EVEN WHERE OBSTRUCTIONS ARE “VISIBLE”

A federal judge in New York has held that there may be a duty to warn about obstructions on a bicycle path, even if those obstructions are clearly visible. The bicycle accident lawyer; handling the case is Scott Charnas of Charnas Law Firm, P.C.

Charnas Law Firm wins motion in Bicyclist accident case in Federal Court

FEDERAL COURT HOLDS MAY BE DUTY TO WARN BICYCLISTS EVEN WHERE OBSTRUCTIONS ARE “VISIBLE”

A federal judge in New York has held that there may be a duty to warn about obstructions on a bicycle path, even if those obstructions are clearly visible. The bicycle accident lawyer handling the case is Scott Charnas of Charnas Law Firm, P.C.

The fact that the dangerous condition - in this case several interlocked cable protectors – could be seen, doesn’t mean the company that put it there had no duty to warn bicyclists of the danger.

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