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When the prescription drug Vioxx hit the market in May of 1999, it was touted as a new type of NSAID painkiller intended to help with osteoarthritis pain, as well as other types of chronic and acute pain. Vioxx was supposed to be different from other types of painkillers because it wouldn’t cause the types

Aging isn’t easy. Between the natural aging process and the health problems that very commonly happen over time, many people need extra help taking care of themselves and living their day-to-day lives. For a large segment of the population, that means having to enter an assisted living facility or a nursing home, even if it’s

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season. But while we all look forward to spending Thanksgiving doing things like eating lots of turkey, watching football, and spending time with our families, we often forget that Thanksgiving can actually be a rather dangerous holiday. Between travelling and all the cooking going on, there are

For millions of people across the country, running and jogging is their favorite way to stay fit. If you’re a fan of running, you know exactly how great it feels to come home from a long day at work, lace up your running shoes, and go for a run to burn off some stress. Unfortunately,

Amtrak has recently agreed to pay $265 million to settle claims related to a 2015 train derailment that killed 8 people and injured 200 others. The settlement is one of the largest railway accident settlements in history. It is just $30 million below the cap of $295 million for such accidents. This settlement is noteworthy

When we talk about injuries in the workplace, people often think of accidents that happen in places like construction sites, oil rigs, and factories, but accidents can happen in any imaginable type of working environment if employers aren’t careful. This is also true for people who work in less conventional environments, such as on film

It’s no secret that alcohol impairs judgement and slows your reflexes. This is exactly why there are such strict laws against drinking and operating any type of vehicle, whether it’s a car, a motorcycle, or a boat. Despite all the efforts that have been made to cut down on drunk driving over the past few

Nobody ever forgets their first job. Regardless if you were a cashier at a grocery store, running a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant, or folding clothes at a department store, you’ll always remember the excitement that came with getting that first paycheck and officially becoming part of the workforce. But one thing most

Companies that manufacture products have a responsibility to make sure their products don’t pose a safety hazard to the general public. This is true no matter what type of product a company makes. Ideally, unsafe and defective products would never become available to the general public. But the reality is that dangerous products do get

Accidents like slip and falls, dog bites, and car accidents can easily happen to anyone. Being injured in an accident is a very scary and overwhelming experience, especially when you have the added frustration of feeling like your accident could have been prevented. Although there are many situations in life we plan ahead for, most

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