Posts by Kenneth

In Case of Food Poisoning

You go out for dinner at a new restaurant and the food seems great, but a few hours later your stomach aches and you cannot seem to keep anything down. You may have fallen victim to food poisoning, or food borne illness, an illness caused by eating contaminated food. According to Mayo Clinic, most cases of food poisoning are...

Difference Between Theft And Robbery

While theft and robbery are used interchangeably, there are various differences between the two terms. They are similar because theft and robbery both involves the taking of someone’s personal property. The two acts can harm your reputation and may impact your personal as well as professional life. Let us now discuss the difference between theft and robbery. Theft is...

Protecting Yourself from Insurance Bad Faith

Life is unpredictable. Sometimes, the surprises it offers can be advantageous. Other times, these surprises can be bad news. There’s no way to predict if you’re going to be in a car accident, fall ill, or if you’re going to find your home engulfed by fire. The only way to protect yourself from these accidents is to ensure that...

“Alopecia Universalis” or Total Hair Loss on Scalp and Body, the Most Frequent Hair Loss Condition Reported with Taxotere Use

There may be nothing more wonderful than surviving a cancer diagnosis; however, permanently losing your hair due to a drug that you had been treated with could be heartbreaking as this can cause you to lose your self-confidence as well as enjoyment of life. Alopecia, or permanent hair loss, is the basis of many current lawsuits filed against Sanofi-Aventis,...

Nursing Homes Are Required to Report Injuries, but Do They?

At Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Learning Center in Westborough, Massachusetts, 89-year-old Westminster resident Betty Ford Crane fell from her personal recliner on July 29, 2015, sustaining a head injury; she was then characterized by a nurse the day after the fall to be “lethargic, very unresponsive, and had great difficulty keeping foods, liquids, and medication in her mouth”. However,...