Monthly Archives: July 2016

Most Brain Injuries Are Caused By Something That Will Surprise You

In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at traumatic brain injury causes.

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Florida Jury Awards $42 Million to Quadriplegic Man in DUI Case

A jury in Hernando County awarded some $42 million to a man who is now quadriplegic and sued restaurant chain Applebee’s for liabilty. According to the Tampa Bay Times, plaintiff alleged the restaurant chain served alcohol to him and his friends,

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Texas oil networking company files lawsuit for tortious interference, unfair competition

A lawsuit has been filed by a networking website for oil workers, claiming that a Texas man who founded the company stole data to launch a competing business. Rigzone.com claims to host the resumes of over 2 million workers in

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NYPD clerk accused of embezzlement from homeowners association

According to authorities, an employee of the property clerk division of the New York Police Department is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his homeowners association. Danny Juliano, 50, still had check-signing authority for the Woodbrooke Estates

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Pharmacy error causes woman to become comatose and suffer memory loss

A woman from Cook County, Chicago, filed a lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging that a pharmacist gave his recommendation that she take two incompatible drugs, which caused her to lapse into a coma, and experience memory loss. According to the Cook

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What is the Medicare donut hole?

The Medicare donut hole is the coverage gap that is within the majority of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. There is a short-lived restriction on what drugs most plans will cover. The coverage gap does not apply to everyone. It starts

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Tampa area pill mill doctor sentenced to prison

On May 23, a federal judge sentenced Edward Feldman, age 76, to 25 years in federal prison. As a doctor, he improperly prescribed pain medications to addicts in his Tampa area clinic, leading to three patient deaths, a jury found.

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Controversial domestic violence registry bill passes New York Senate

For the sixth year in a row, the New York State Senate has passed a controversial bill that would create a public registry of people convicted of domestic violence-related felonies. In past years, the legislation has stalled in the state

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Seventeen Injured In Maryland Bus Crash

Police believe a Toyota Corolla cut off a Regional Transit Authority bus causing the bus to leave the road and crash through a guardrail before coming to rest in a wooded area. Twenty-six passengers were aboard the bus at the

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The biggest battle an insurance agents face is against themselves

The toughest battle insurance agents face is fighting with themselves. Seem odd? It’s not really. The hardest things any insurance agent faces, whether new to the business or an old hand at selling insurance, is maintaining the right mindset, having

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