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CDC Reports an Increase in the Number of Vaping-Related Deaths and Illnesses

January 20, 2020 in Personal Injury,

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as of January 14, 2020, a total of 2,668 hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases or deaths have been reported to CDC from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories...

2019 Another Year of Continued Growth

January 17, 2020 in Personal Injury, Intellectual Property,

How do we know it was a good year? How do you measure the success of a law firm?  Is it the number of cases resolved?The amount of settlement dollars for our clients?The number of clients helped?The number of attorneys or size of the staff?For...

Key Facts About Vaping Products

January 14, 2020 in Personal Injury,

With more than 2,500 cases and 54 deaths as of December 2019, the vaping outbreak and the dangerous fallout for patients is tragically alive and well. And for families, that means more fighting against major medical problems—and more time waiting for answers as to how...

The Current State of the Vaping Outbreak

January 10, 2020 in Personal Injury,

Michigan’s flavored vape ban is stalled in court, but the battle continues over the health and wellbeing of those caught in the vaping outbreak—especially young people.  E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product for those under 18, leaping from 48% to 78% from 2017...

The CDC Releases New Laboratory Findings on Lung Injuries Associated with Vaping

December 30, 2019 in Personal Injury,

This fall, 805 patients in 46 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands were hospitalized with severe lung injuries associated with vaping.  Now, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new laboratory findings to better understand the outbreak. Here’s a quick review of the CDC’s...

What the CDC Recommends for Vaping Patients

December 27, 2019 in Personal Injury,

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released new information for vaping patients on potential compounds involved in the lung injury outbreak.  Three main compounds were identified in biologic samples: vitamin E acetate (100% of samples), THC (82% of samples), and nicotine (62% of samples)....

What You Need to Know About Vitamin E Acetate

December 23, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released new laboratory findings on potential culprits in the vaping lung injury outbreak. And while the investigation and testing remain ongoing, these new findings have suggested vitamin E acetate as a potential culprit.  What is vitamin E acetate?...

Driving in a Winter Wonderland: Winter Safety Tips When Driving Near Trucks

December 20, 2019 in Personal Injury,

You were thinking of all the fun waiting at that holiday party, or with this relative. Then, a truck came out of nowhere, and the crash happened.  Most people like to think this story couldn’t happen to them. Unfortunately, it’s a real possibility in Michigan,...

10 Worst Michigan Highways for Accidents

December 09, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Did you know that Michigan is the deadliest state in the whole country for winter weather accidents?  Michigan drivers know that traversing the state when the snow descends is not for the faint of heart. But when you’re trying to stay safe and get around...

4 Fast Facts on Winter Road Crashes

December 04, 2019 in Personal Injury,

We all know that Michigan winters are brutal. But according to one study, they’re more than just brutal. For drivers, the winter is actually deadly.  Michigan had the highest rate of weather-related driving deaths from 2013 to 2017, making it the deadliest state in the...