Personal Injury

Illegal Marketing Strategies Used to Promote Risperdal and the Severe Adverse Effects that the Drug Has Caused

The oral drug Risperdal, the generic name of which is Risperidone, was introduced by Janssen-Cilag, a part of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals. It was developed to treat patients suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Though it is undeniable that Risperdal provided some benefits in treating the illnesses it was developed for, it also cannot be denied that the drug...

Injuries in Explosion Accidents

There are workplaces that are inherently dangerous. These include construction sites, where injuries are primarily caused by falling from high places or from equipment failure. People who work on pipelines, in coal mines, on oil rigs and refineries, and industries that deal with fossil fuels are also at risk, but mostly from explosion accidents. Explosions are primarily the ultra-rapid...

Reporting Abuse and Wrongful Termination

There is a term in employment law which refers to unlawful pressure exerted by employers to punish employees that reported any wrongdoing that has occurred within a company. This is called retaliation. It is illegal for employers to retaliate against employees that are instrumental in bringing the attention of the concerned authorities to illegal or abusive practices that prevail...

Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Employees in the U.S. generally believe that they have coverage if and when they get injured at the workplace, or if they have an accident while doing their work even outside the office. According to the Spiros Law, P.C. website, one in 5 American workers will be injured on the job every year.  Unfortunately, making a workers’ compensation claim...