How Safe is Your Salad? – Botulism, Salmonella, and Other Food Borne Illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million people get sick from foodborne illnesses every year. That’s 1 for every 6 people in the United States. Another 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die annually from foodborne illnesses. However, of the 48 million people who get sick, the CDC says the cause of the majority […]

13 Questions to Ask When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

According to the American Bar Association, there are nearly 1.3 million attorneys in the United States. Of that number, a vast majority of them are personal injury lawyers. Hundreds of thousands of personal injury lawsuits and claims are filed every year. But with such a large pool of available attorneys, it can be difficult to choose the best attorney […]

Menengitis Outbreak Trial – Hard to Prove Murder Without Motive

When bringing a case to trial, an attorney’s main responsibility is to present all the facts and to have them substantiated. If something cannot be proven without a doubt, even if the public consensus is that the other person was guilty, the attorney will lose. Case in point is the recent high-profile case that was […]

Post Holiday Detox

Holiday season is always a whirlwind. From gift shopping to holiday parties, across the world people have been celebrating the end-of-year holidays. After all of the excitement and high-energy from the holidays, we’re sure you’re in need of a holiday detox. Food, alcohol, local and distance travel, and lack of sleep have likely taken a […]

Massachusetts Deemed “Healthiest State in the Nation” Despite 69% Increase in Drug Related Deaths

For the first time in five years, Hawaii was not ranked the “#1 Healthiest State in America”. Instead, that honor went to Massachusetts. The Bay State beat out other U.S. states based on its low percentage of uninsured residents, low prevalence of obesity, a decrease of children living in poverty and for having the highest […]

“Bomb Cyclone” Blasts New England – Vigilance is Vital to Avoid Liability

Storms the likes of the recent “bomb cyclone” are not news to true New Englanders, who have dealt with these sorts of storms as a way of life. However, that’s not to understate the dangers involved – especially as the storm left millions without power from Virginia up to Maine, submerged cars in winter tidal waves, toppled […]

New Years Resolutions For an Injury Free Year

Every year, millions of Americans set New Year’s resolutions to have a healthier, safer, more fulfilling year. And every year, most of them don’t last more than a few weeks. But, if you’re going to keep any New Year’s resolutions, be sure to keep these four in 2018. Don’t Allow Distractions When Driving “Distracted driving […]

OSHA Cites Construction Company for Repeatedly Failing to Protect Employees

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited and fined the construction company behind a workplace fatality in the summer of 2017. Six months prior, on July 11, 2017, OSHA opened an inspection into the Schnabel Foundation Company after a 2,600-pound rock crushed a worker to death. […]

Sentencing Over Contaminated Drug Case Possibly Not the End

Glenn Chin, of the Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center, was sentenced to eight years in prison for his connection to contaminated drugs that killed 76 people and sickened more than 800. Federal prosecutors had attempted to see Chin convicted of the second-degree murder of 25 people who received tainted steroid shots from his facility. They […]