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Rob Quattrocci

Avandia – will FDA pull the drug

The federal government this week is considering pulling the drug Avandia due to the heart risks associated with the medicine.Information from dozens of studies of the GlaxoSmithKline PLC drug points to an increased risk of heart attack, Food and Drug Administration reviewers said. The regulatory agency is seeking advice from a joint panel of outside experts on whether the drug should be pulled…

Rob Quattrocci

Medical Malpractice – Syracuse – New York

Recently, with the debates and the upcoming presidential election we have heard the cry for tort reform – particularly in medical malpractice cases. However, recent studies show the the claim of runaway juries and ridiculous verdicts is simply propodanda. In fact, only approximately 27% of malpractice plaintiffs prevail at trial and that number is far less in states such as New York.Reviewing…

Jenny Albano

Report Says, 9/11 Workers Not Getting Enough Healthcare

According to a federal report written by the Government Accountability Office, the federal government does not have enough health programs for 9/11 workers. The report states that thousands of responders don’t have access to suitable health programs.According to the report, the health care estimates from last year are very questionable. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health…

Joe Stanley

alcohol and car crashes

the overnight crashhttp://www.9wsyr.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=ea74b345-a493-4a83-8281-fda8cb552a0d represents another alcohol related accident. Remember if drink dont drive any motorized vehicle. Be safe.

Joe Stanley

Construction Season in Full Force

As anyone who drives or travels around construction of all kind is taking place. Driver must pay close attention to avoid crashes with construction or other vehicles. Construction worker who have a very hazardous job need to take extra care. If you or anyone you know is hurt in a construction accident or fall document the injuries get witnesses names pictures if possible. If it is anything more…

Joe Stanley

Holiday Weekend Focus on Safety

It is a holiday weekend. Accidents and injuries skyrocket at this time. Car accidents and crashes increase. In 2005, highway crashes killed 33,329 motor vehicle occupants, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Over 55 percent of those victims were not wearing their safety restraints, which is why state trooper patrols will be nestled in areas around the state to catch…

Joe Stanley

Abuse of lawsuits? Does anyone care when big business brings questionable lawsuits

Another example of the big business insurance company hypocrisy. The continuing pursuit of college students and others for music downloading. Check out this article does anyone care?http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070513/ap_en_ot/music_piratesBut The same groups complain about lawsuits for car accident motorcycles , slip and fall and construction accidents. The system is fair and should be…