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Chronic Pain Treatment and Relief Slideshow

Do you hurt most of the time? You’re not alone. WebMD’s slideshow can help you understand what’s causing your chronic pain, and what you can do about it.
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Chase employees admit to $4.8 million tax fraud

Three former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees will soon pay the price for trying to get away with identity theft.
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E-discovery: Companies must understand the international problem

By now most U.S.-based companies are becoming more comfortable with the e-discovery drill. That is, until they face the international problem.
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Long-term methadone treatment can affect nerve cells in brain

Long-term methadone treatment can cause changes in the brain, according to recent studies. The results show that treatment may affect the nerve cells in the brain.
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FDA: Codeine May Be Risky for Kids After Surgery

FDA: Codeine May Be Risky for Kids After Surgery | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
The FDA today issued a warning about the risks of prescription pain relievers with codeine in children.
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Anti-Estrogen Combo Better for Late Breast Cancer

Anti-Estrogen Combo Better for Late Breast Cancer | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Older women with the most common type of metastatic breast cancer may soon have a new treatment option that may improve their survival.
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Litigation: Claiming disability benefits based on cognitive impairment? Show me your brain.

Two relatively recent federal cases should put benefits attorneys on notice that courts may require plaintiffs who claim disability benefits based on cognitive impairment to present objective evidence of brain function using neuroimaging technology.
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Fragile X and Down syndromes share signalling pathway for intellectual disability

Fragile X and Down syndromes share signalling pathway for intellectual disability | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Intellectual disability due to Fragile X and Down syndromes involves similar molecular pathways, researchers report.
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How to calculate damages from lost personal income

How to calculate damages from lost personal income | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Recent Supreme Court decisions have made it more difficult for plaintiffs to pursue class certification in employment cases. As a result, there is a new focus on estimating damages for individual claims.
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D.C. Jury Awards $5M for Failure to Screen for Cancer - The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

Updated at 6:12 p.m. A District of Columbia Superior Court jury recently awarded more than $5 million to the family of a man who died of colon cancer last year, finding that his doctor was liable for failing to properly...
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Jury awards Paulding County family $5 million in wrongful death suit

Jury awards Paulding County family $5 million in wrongful death suit | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Mark and Rene Williamson lost the love of their lives nearly two years ago.
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Man sues Valencia care facility in death of 89-year-old mother

Man sues Valencia care facility in death of 89-year-old mother | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Man says he found his mother outside in temperatures above 100 degrees and is accusing Sunrise at Sterling Canyon assisted living of elder abuse and neglect.
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Weather Triggers Migraine Headaches

Weather Triggers Migraine Headaches | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Weather triggers migraine headaches, especially mild ones, a new study shows.
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Fake Medicine Can Have Real Side Effects

By Mark Favaloro, Medical Malpractice Attorney
Our firm published an article in the Legal Examiner discussing the serious health risks associated with ordering medications through certain web sites.
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“Black Swan” intern suit may get bigger

“Black Swan” intern suit may get bigger | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Unpaid interns are angry … that’s nothing new. But if a recent filing is any indication of their most recent state of mind, it’s this: They’re getting even angrier.
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$24.2 Million Awarded in Medical Malpractice Suit

A Jefferson Parish, La., jury has awarded $24.2 million to a local woman whose child suffered “irreversible brain damage” during a surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in 2005.
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School Liability Waivers: What a Parent Signs Away

School liability waivers are so common that most parents sign them without thinking twice. They come up during sports, field trips, and other extracurricular activities where school officials are in charge.
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Childbirth Options: What's Best?

Childbirth Options: What's Best? | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
While a traditional hospital birth is still popular, more women are exploring new and different childbirth options.
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Is it Time for Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws?

Motorcycle helmet laws exist in most states but not all of them make wearing a helmet a universal requirement for motorcyclists.
States with those laws also see increased helmet use and that keeps riders safe, according to a new study by the CDC.
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Spray-on Skin May Promote Wound Healing

Spray-on Skin May Promote Wound Healing | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
An experimental spray-on skin product may help people with chronic leg wounds heal faster and more effectively than available treatments, a new study suggests.
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Boy Scout files reveal repeat child abuse by sexual predators

Boy Scout files reveal repeat child abuse by sexual predators | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Times review of Boy Scout documents shows that a blacklist meant to protect boys from sexual predators too often failed in its mission.For nearly a century, the Boy Scouts of America has relied on a confidential blacklist known as the...
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Labor: NLRB finds standard at-will employment provisions unlawful

For decades, both unionized and non-unionized employers have routinely included at-will employment provisions in their employee handbooks and other employment documents, ensuring that workers knew that their employment relationship was terminable...
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Scientists identify protein required to regrow injured nerves in limbs

Scientists identify protein required to regrow injured nerves in limbs | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified. The finding, in mice, has implications for improving recovery after nerve injury in the extremities.
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When Your Pain Medication Isn't Working

When Your Pain Medication Isn't Working | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
WebMD reports on what else you and your doctor might consider if your pain medication isn't working.
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8th Grader Blinded, Plans $16M Bullying Suit

8th Grader Blinded, Plans $16M Bullying Suit | Personal Injuries | Scoop.it
The parents of a Brooklyn eighth grader left blind in one eye after a beating by bullies are pursuing a $16 million school bullying lawsuit, the New York Daily News reports.
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