Earlier this month, the American rescue Plan was passed, and within the plan, there was a two-year extension of the Affordable Care Act. It intends to make health insurance more affordable for more Americans. It is referred to as the most significant expansion of health insurance since the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as…

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Commercial trucks come in all shapes and sizes. Different types are used to transport different types of products. The common denominators are that every truck driver is required to understand how to operate the type of truck or trailer they operate. This includes obtaining the proper training. A proper understanding also includes properly and regularly…

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Elmiron, an oral medication prescribed for the treatment of interstitial cystitis, has been linked to permanent retinal damage and vision loss. At least 63 lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures Elmiron. Those lawsuits have been consolidated and transferred to one federal district in New Jersey. More lawsuits are…

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In February 2021, actress Ashely Judd suffered a crushing injury that almost cost her leg and her life. Thankfully, there were people who heroically helped move her to a hospital where she was able to get the medical care she needed. Even after her surgery, she will still need extensive physical therapy. Ms. Judd is…

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Driver-assist technology offers the promise that computer software can respond quickly to emergencies to prevent accidents. The designers and makers of automation-equipped cars assert that computer software doesn’t drive while intoxicated. The software doesn’t drive while tired or while talking on a smartphone. Automated technology should supplement the car driver’s focus while driving. The technology…

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A recent insurance company study asked workers’ compensation professionals to identify the “disruptions” in their profession in 2020. Disruptions are factors that are changing the how workplace injuries happen, how they’re handled, and how the payments are affected. Healthesystems conducted a survey, during the past three years, of professionals at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability…

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It happens time and again on America’s highways: a semi-truck or 18-wheeler starts to slide or skid. When the truck stops, the trailer part of the truck wraps around the tractor/cab. The trailer ends up at a 90-degree angle from the tractor. The driver of the truck likely suffers serious injuries or dies. Any vehicles…

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