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May 2012 In the News

May 2012 In the News

On May 16, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a Workers’ Compensation Association meeting on the business practice of loaning and borrowing […]

FDA Limits Acetaminophen in Vicodin and Percocet

FDA Limits Acetaminophen in Vicodin and Percocet

Vicodin and Percocet – two popular painkillers – could soon be a thing of the past.  Last year, the U.S. […]

Personal Injury Lawsuits Could be in Jeopardy as a result of Maclaren USA’s Bankruptcy

Personal Injury Lawsuits Could be in Jeopardy as a result of Maclaren USA’s Bankruptcy

Nearly two years after Maclaren USA recalled its defective stroller due to finger amputations, the company is now failing to […]

Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents

Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents

The unofficial start of summer is just around the corner with Memorial Day a mere two weeks.  Summer in the […]

Illnesses Total 16 in Diamond Pet Food Recall

Illnesses Total 16 in Diamond Pet Food Recall

News reports indicate the two more people were recently reported to have become sick after being exposed to dry dog […]

How Can Education Impact My SSDI or SSI claim?

How Can Education Impact My SSDI or SSI claim?

Social Security Disability benefits are available to those persons who are unable to engage in work due to a medical […]

SSA Adds 52 Medical Conditions to “Compassionate Allowances” Program

SSA Adds 52 Medical Conditions to “Compassionate Allowances” Program

The Social Security Administration (SSA) had just added another 52 medical conditions to its Compassionate Allowances program.  The SSA announced […]

How Facebook Can Hurt your SSDI Claim

How Facebook Can Hurt your SSDI Claim

Social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, have become mainstays of today’s social culture, and through these websites more and […]

Study: Not using turn signals causes most accidents

Study: Not using turn signals causes most accidents

Distracted driving is often named as a leading cause to auto accidents.  But a new study shows that the real […]

Target Recalls 264,000 Bunny Sippy Cups

Target Recalls 264,000 Bunny Sippy Cups

Target Corp. recalled about 264,000 of its Home Bunny Sippy Cups on April 26, 2012, according to the Consumer Product […]

Update on NFL Concussions Lawsuit in light of the Suicide of Ray Easterling

Update on NFL Concussions Lawsuit in light of the Suicide of Ray Easterling

An ongoing legal battle has been brewing between the NFL and former football players for the past several months.  Further […]