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The opioid epidemic in the United States continues to wreak havoc on unsuspecting victims. In 2019, 70,630 people died from drug overdoses, and there were 10.1 million misused prescription opioids in that past year.[1] People often turn to opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone (Oxycontin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), codeine, and morphine, to help them deal […]

In 2019, there were over 36,000 overdose deaths from drugs containing fentanyl.[1] Synthetic opioids, primarily fentanyl, were the main driver of deaths from 2012 to 2019, seeing a 14-fold increase.[2] Synthetic drugs are created using man-made chemicals and designed to resemble naturally occurring drugs, such as cocaine and morphine. They can be manufactured in someone’s […]

Bitcoin Mining Injury Lawyers

Bitcoin is a digital cryptocurrency that can be used to buy goods and services. It has come a long way since its inception in 2009. Hundreds of major retailers, establishments, and services, including airlines, use bitcoin as an accepted method of payment.[1] At its beginning, bitcoin could be mined using average computers. Now, the process […]

Protests happen by and large because dissatisfied people act upon the status quo. When they do occur, storeowners and their workers, along with first responders, are at risk, taking into consideration the possibility of looting, rioting, and arson. Below are recent examples of protests that have had considerable influence on the country’s social and political […]

Terrorism-Related Injury Lawyers

Remembering September 11, 2001 The September 11, 2001 attacks was one of the hardest days in U.S. history. The tragic loss of life our country experienced, in addition to the trauma, hit at the very soul of our nation. The North and South Towers of the World Trade Center were targeted in plane hijackings, in […]

Workers’ Comp for Storm Clean-Up

Natural disasters are some of the most devastating events that occur. They can be life-changing, requiring emergency services for many people. Lives and homes are upended, and people are left to start all over. Hurricanes and tropical cyclones top the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history, with Hurricane Katrina costing a whopping 172.5 billion […]

New Jersey Dog Bite Lawyer

Facts About Dogs If you have ever been near a dog and were afraid for your safety, you are not alone. There are an estimated 76.8 million dogs in the United States. With over 38% of U.S. households owning dogs, dog bites are very common, affecting 4.5 million people each year.[1][2] Many dog bites happen […]

You might not think workers’ comp covers workplace violence or a fight you were involved in at work, but this is to the contrary. You may be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits if you meet certain qualifications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2018, 20,790 workers in the private sector […]

It might seem creepy, but insurance companies will use any legal tactic at their disposal to ascertain whether you are really telling the truth about your claim, including spying on you. Do not expect insurance companies to provide money without employing a private investigator to survey your activities. Do not forget, insurance companies are also […]

Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly cancer that is most often caused by exposure to asbestos, but there may other reasons for a mesothelioma diagnosis. Did you know that mesothelioma can take up to 50 years to develop after initial asbestos exposure?[1] You may not know that you even have it until at an advanced […]

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