Camp Lejeune, situated in Jacksonville, NC, was established in 1942 as a Marine Corps Base training facility. Now, Camp Lejeune is listed on the Superfund program’s National Priority List. The United States Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) declared that exposure to the drinking water at Camp Lejeune […]
Category: Environmental Disasters
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.
Hurricane Irma made a mess of Florida as it slammed into the Keys and pushed its way up the west coast, uprooting trees, destroying neighborhoods and costing lives. We all must now go forward and rebuild what is left. Homeowners are fortunate in that their roofs, walls and floors can […]
The death toll mounted again in the Broward County nursing-home disaster following Hurricane Irma. A ninth patient expired after being evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in the midst of a power outage that turned the facility into a sweltering sarcophagus of sorts. It was reported that some […]
We are all tired of hearing about Hurricane Irma, but I am afraid we have only just begun. I worked for the insurance industry, adjusting a variety of claims, for over 16 years and handled thousands of property damage claims. And, then I left the insurance industry because I could […]
As adult-children, sisters, brothers, and friends, chances are you may be asked to be surrogate for a loved one at some point in your life. If not, someone probably will ask you to weigh in on what to do when medicine can neither comfort nor cure. What if the patient […]