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Three Injured, Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

Three Injured When Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

3 people, injured on Wednesday at 1:20 p.m. when a LIRR train hit a livery cab on the tracks west of Wyandanch station. The train engineer, who suffered a shoulder injury.

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Post -Tonsillectomy Morphine Life-Threatening in Children

Post -Tonsillectomy Morphine can be Life-Threatening in Children, Study Finds

A new study published in Pediatrics suggests that morphine can result in life-threatening respiratory problems when given to children after a tonsillectomy.

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Cancer Groups Call for E-cigarettes Regulation/Research

Two Leading Cancer Groups Issue Call for Regulation of E-cigarettes and Research on Health Risks

In a joint statement, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research have called on the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and increase research on their health effects. These leading research and treatment organizations asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make ...

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Canadian Study Finds Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk by 22 Percent

Yet another study is confirming the association between the diabetes drug, Actos, and bladder cancer. This latest research, published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that taking Actos raised the risk of bladder cancer among diabetics by about one-fifth.

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Whistleblower Wins Retaliation - Canaveral National Seashore

Whistleblower Wins Retaliation Lawsuit

A whistleblower who reported misconduct at Canaveral National Seashore has won a retaliation ruling against the U.S. Department of Interior, Florida Today reports.

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Fracking Releasing Hazardous Chemicals into Local Waterways

Fracking Releasing Hazardous Chemicals into Local Waterways

Study shows two hazardous chemicals—ammonium & iodide—are being released & spilled into Pennsylvania and W.Virginia waterways from fracking operations in Marcellus shale.

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New York Man Claims Biomet Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Caused Pain, Disability

A New York man claims his metal-on-metal hip implant was defective and required replacement within a year of receiving it. This has left him facing a lifetime of pain, disability, and rising medical costs.

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Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

A car accident on LI left one person dead & two more critically injured. The crash occurred Monday in Deer Park on Straight Path, south of Sagamore Lane.

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Pennsylvania Health System Proposes Comprehensive Fracking Study

A proposed study would examine the health effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling on the people living closest to active natural gas wells.

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North Carolina man claims bladder cancer the result of taking diabetes drug Actos

A North Carolina man is the latest to claim that taking the popular type 2 diabetes drug Actos led to his bladder cancer diagnosis. The man has taken the same route as a growing number of other Americans and filed … Continue reading

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Injuries, replacement surgery prompt lawsuit against defective Zimmer NexGen® LPS-Flex knee implant

An Ohio man claims his Zimmer NexGen® LPS-Flex knee implant is defective and is joining others across by filing a lawsuit against the medical device company that manufactures it. In this latest lawsuit to claim the implant was defective, the … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman attorney appointed to Biomet M2a Magnum™ hip implant MDL Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP is again being asked to take a leading role in protecting the rights of those injured by defective medical devices, this time those harmed by the Biomet M2a Magnum™ hip implant. In a … Continue reading

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North Carolina man claims taking Actos led to bladder cancer diagnosis

A North Carolina man is among the latest to claim that taking the popular type 2 diabetes drug Actos has caused him to be stricken with or put at risk of being diagnosed with bladder cancer. In the last year, … Continue reading

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Board Members Have Political Ties, No Utility Experience

Many have criticized the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for not moving swiftly to return power to the hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders crippled by Superstorm Sandy last month. Still, many remain without power weeks after the storm left … Continue reading

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High-powered attorneys file Notice of Claim against Long Island Power Authority in Sandy’s wake

Three New York area law firms have combined forces in serving notice to Long Island Power Authority that they intend to fully litigate claims that the power company was negligent in its preparations and reaction to Superstorm Sandy in the … Continue reading

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LIPA faces negligence claims responding to Superstorm Sandy; Business losses multiplying

The devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy will likely be felt for years or longer for many people in the storm’s path. For people and businesses on Long Island, N.Y., and the surrounding area, much of that post-storm trauma likely could … Continue reading

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Legal help still available for victims of defective Fresenius Medical Care’s dialysis products

It has been several months since a Food and Drug Administration recall was ordered on Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo® or NaturaLyte® dialysis products but some victims of the failed treatments are still seeking justice. The FDA ordered a Class I recall, … Continue reading

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Salmonella Found in Peanut Butter Linked to Nationwide Outbreak

Peanut butter has been found to be tainted with the same strain of < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/salmonella">salmonella bacteria that is behind a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened over 400 people in 43 states.  The bacteria was found in an opened 5-pound … Continue reading

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Recalled Toys Often Make A Comeback

Last year saw a spate of toy recalls—more than 20 million—over a wide variety of issues, including toxic lead paint and magnets, that proved deadly when swallowed.  One of the most deadly recalls involved the Auqa Dots toy, which were … Continue reading

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