Personal Injury

Nursing Home Abuse More Common Than You Think

by Staff | December 9th, 2015

When our elders are no longer able to care for themselves, we’re often faced with the difficult decision of moving them to a long-term care facility. We do this expecting them to receive quality treatment. However, nursing home abuse statistics show this may not be the case more often than you think. A new study indicates…

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Tips To Avoid Accidents While Trick-or-Treating This Halloween

by Staff | October 30th, 2015

Halloween is tomorrow night, and that means children dressed as ghouls, ghosts, and other creatures of the night will be walking along the streets and roads of our neighborhoods in search of candy. That’s why our Indiana car accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would like to remind citizens to be extra vigilant…

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Investigation Shows Company Knew of IVC Filter Injury Risk and Took No Corrective Action

by Staff | October 1st, 2015

An investigation has determined the brand of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters made by medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, Inc. could pose a serious health risk to patients. Furthermore, documents show the company may have taken no corrective action despite being aware of the risks of patients suffering an IVC filter injury. Data from the…

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Congress Calls for Further Investigation Into Morcellator Cancer

by Staff | September 1st, 2015

The laparoscopic power morcellator is a medical device that is used to grind tissues so they can easily be removed from the body. The device was lauded as revolutionary when it was first released due to its ability to allow once complicated surgeries to be done faster and less invasively than traditional methods of performing…

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Increase in Trauma Treatment Centers May be Partly Responsible for Decrease in Fatality Rates

by Staff | July 17th, 2015

The sheer nature of accidents dictates that when they occur, it’s almost inevitable that injuries will be involved. In fact, injury is the leading cause of death among people under age 45—a demographic especially prone to accidents. Our Indiana personal injury lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain that some experts say the best way…

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Veterans Disability Benefits Could Increase if New Legislation Is Passed

by Staff | June 12th, 2015

There are millions of former members of the American armed forces who are no longer able to work due to injuries or illnesses sustained in the line of duty. A majority of these individuals qualify for veterans disability benefits, but many still struggle to make ends meet on the meager compensation these benefits offer. Our…

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Terre Haute Dog Bite Lawyers Talk Safety As Part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week

by Staff | May 22nd, 2015

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) says that each year in the United States, dogs bite an estimated 4.5 million people. Our Terre Haute dog bite lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain that, of those dog bite victims, a large portion are children. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say…

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Mesothelioma Lawyers Explain It Can Take Years to Develop the Disease After Exposure

by Staff | May 20th, 2015

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 3,000 United States citizens are diagnosed each year with the deadly form of cancer known as Mesothelioma. Our mesothelioma lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain the disease is most often caused by exposure to Asbestos, but one new study shows patients may not develop the…

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Could Indiana and Illinois GMO Corn Lawsuits Be Heard In Federal Court?

by Staff | May 1st, 2015

Corn is a lynchpin in the economy and agriculture of Indiana and Illinois. So when China rejected tons of the corn grown in these states because it was contaminated with genetically modified (GMO) seeds, many landowners, farmers, distributors, and exporters experienced significant losses. Syngenta Agrisure Viptera® MR162 Corn—a GMO seed–was marketed to corn growers as being resistant…

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Researchers Discuss Developments in Mesothelioma Treatments

by Staff | April 22nd, 2015

There’s a deadly form of cancer that is diagnosed in roughly 3,000 Americans each year and it’s called mesothelioma. Development of the disease is typically the result of exposure to asbestos. Despite there being no known cure for the disease just yet, many experts believe that could soon change. Several new treatments are being developed…

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