Why is it important to vote? Because it is an opportunity to change the future of the country. Voting is a privilege and a right, but, more aptly, it should be considered a duty — a responsibility every American should take seriously. Although it has been very different at during […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) crept cautiously closer to curbing the opioid crisis by approving sweeping changes as to how the prescription drugs are labeled. Going forward, such medications must have a boxed warning that includes the Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS), an initiative aimed […]
In this Issue: 16 SDSBS lawyers named 2016 “Best Lawyers” $6.2 million award for horrific injuries caused by motorcycle crash Surgeon’s use of improper heart valve during surgery results in death 26-year-old college student permanently paralyzed in truck accident Doctors performed cardioversion procedure without blood thinners Violent car crash leaves […]
In this Issue: Event management’s failure to comply with safety procedures results in death of power boat racer (page 1) Truck tire explodes causing fatal multiple-vehicle crash on I-95 (page 7) Insurance company insolvency leaves garbage company uninsured in truck-bicyclist fatal accident (page 9) Substandard car repair results in brake […]
Last week, Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane was the third strongest to strike the United States and the largest to ever make landfall on the Florida Panhandle.
In this Issue: $8.5 million awarded for medical service’s negligence, fraud, and false advertising Confidential settlements on SDSBS mass tort actions involving defective drugs and medical devices Uninsured motorist coverage provided protection for accident victim Young girl seriously injured in fall from horse with violent history Hospital misdiagnosed woman’s life-threatening […]