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Top Causes of Bike Accidents

Top Reasons Pennsylvania Bicycle Accidents Occur: As gas expenses rise, so is the usage of bicycles as a kind of transportation. Bicycling is incredible work out, it’s remarkable for nature, and there are no deferrals made by significant action. Of...

/ September 30, 2015

Electrical Burns: Causes and Treatment

Electrical burns might not be visible on the surface but they can cause critical internal injuries. When the body comes into contact with an electrical current, the current passes through the body and can create burns on the internal tissues...

/ August 20, 2015

How to keep a business through divorce

Aside from the emotional complications in divorce, financial complexities can and often do arise. Many couples involved in a marital split have to take into consideration the many financial responsibilities they will soon assume. In the case of owning a...

/ August 15, 2015

Did I Really Need a Testosterone Supplement?

If you watch TV, you’ve probably seen an advertisement for AndroGel, Axiron or another testosterone product. The commercials feature men who are feeling fatigued, have gained weight, or lost their sex drive. They attribute these symptoms to a condition called...

/ July 17, 2014

Philadelphia Law Firm Investigates Claims That Abilify Causes Compulsive Gambling

Abilify or Aripiprazole was developed by Japan’s Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2002 for the treatment of depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and irritability associated with autism.  In the U.S., the drug is...

/ May 27, 2014

AndroGel: What You Need to Know About the History of Testosterone Therapy

Our Drug Safety Legal Team believes that patient undergoing low-t therapy have a right to know all the risks associated with testosterone treatment. Testosterone is responsible for male sexual drive and masculine characteristics like facial hair, large muscles, and low...

/ March 11, 2014

Can Fracking Revive Pennsylvania’s Industrial Base?

Hydraulic fracturing—“fracking,” as it’s commonly called—isn’t a new technology, but the technique is still a newcomer to Pennsylvania. Using high-pressure fluid to break through layers of brittle shale rock underground releases pockets of natural gas. Although the extensive Marcellus Shale...

/ January 20, 2014

Is Fracking Still “Safe Enough”?
New Report Links Radioactivity.

The big news last month is that radioactive contamination in a Pennsylvania creek is almost certainly due to an out-of-control fracking industry. Here’s the essential background you need to know A team of researchers led by a Duke University professor...

/ November 20, 2013

The Dangers of Insider Trading and What You Can Do About It

Insider trading is against the law. When an insider, who has information about a company or particular investment, makes a securities trade based on privileged information it undermines the faith people have in the market and it potentially harms investors...

/ October 20, 2013

3 Things You May Not Know About the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Four years ago this month, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act became law in the United States.  The law was an important expansion of the 1969 federal hate crime law and one that is important...

/ October 11, 2013