Teen Diagnosed With Rare ‘Suicide Disease’ Following Minor Ankle Injury

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The family of a Greek teenager is desperately seeking treatment options and the money to pay for them after their daughter has been diagnosed with a devastating disease after a seemingly minor injury. Also known as “the suicide disease” because of the immense pain that it causes, chronic regional pain syndrome (CPRS) ruins the lives of people who are diagnosed …

Toyota recalls 3.4 million vehicles worldwide, says air bags may not deploy

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The automakers have recently been plagued with a rash of issues relating to the vehicle’s airbags. First, airbags made by Takata forced a large-scale recall as they exploded when deployed, causing injuries and deaths. Although Takata has been forced out of business due to their legal liability, the problems with their airbags still remain. In addition, automakers have been experiencing …

CDC Officially Blames Vitamin E Acetate for Vaping Injuries

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A recent outbreak of critical lung illness associated with vaping left over 2,500 people injured and took 60 lives. For months, this illness, which is known as EVALI, was described as a mystery illness and led the government to the brink of taking steps to restrict vaping. Although the government has backed down from restricting e-cigarettes, the Centers for Disease …

After String of Rare Cancer Cases, Pennsylvania Investigates Potential Link to Fracking

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The impact of the controversial practice known as fracking on the health of those in the surrounding area has yet to be fully established. Intuitively, using pressurized liquid to blast through rock to drill oil and gas wells seems like it would have to have some long-term effects.  However, the practice is new and any health threats have yet to …

Inclined Sleepers For Babies Pose Great Danger

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Earlier this year, Fisher Price’s inclined sleeper was recalled from the market in the wake of reports of numerous deaths resulting from the use of the defective product. The Rock n Play was recalled in June. At the time of its recall, it was blamed for over 30 deaths. Subsequently, several other brands were recalled as well. Now, the Consumer …

Vaping Companies Brace for Wave of Lawsuits Over Lung Illness

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The outbreak of vaping related illness has reached the entire country with cases reported in all states. Over 1,600 people have suffered lung injuries from this illness. There have been 34 fatalities reported from this mystery illness. The CDC is beginning to make progress in figuring out the cause of this severe lung ailment. In the meantime, the manufacturers of …

Dozens of Young People Sick After Vaping

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Recently, the tide has begun to turn against e-cigarettes. Not only have users suffered severe injuries from the vape pens exploding, but now there are reports of severe illness and even deaths that have possibly resulted from vaping. By mid-August, the CDC had nearly 100 reports of severe lung illnesses that have been alleged to have resulted from e-cigarettes. This …

17-Year-Old Boy’s Lungs Completely Blocked from Vaping, Doctors Say

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Stories have begun to emerge about mystery lung illnesses that have affected teenage vapers. There have now been a series of deaths reported as well as hundreds of illnesses. Some of the individual stories have begun to make their way into the media as more attention has been focused on the issue of vaping. The public is now beginning to …

Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

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If you have suffered a physical injury or illness because of some other party’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. While this money may help you pay bills, cover medical expenses and otherwise make ends meet financially, your settlement could be subject to income taxes. Let’s look at what the law has to say about how personal injury settlements …