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Do Pro Athletes Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:17pm Written by:

With the Olympics just finishing up and the Browns season beginning, sports seem to be on many peoples’ minds and coincidentally, an Ex-NFL punter, Tom Tupa of the Washington Redskins is making news for his workers compensation claim against said team for an injury that took place back during the team’s 2005 pre-season. According to […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits for Personal Injury

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:11pm Written by:

Medical malpractice lawsuits take personal injury to another level. A victim of a malpractice lawsuit must endure numerous doctor visits, more pain, and more time away from work. Malpractice can prolong your healing and add time to your recovery. There is a recent case study in Ohio in which a woman has been dealing with […]

“Dark Knight” Copycat Crime at Crocker Park Movie Theater in Cleveland

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 6:54pm Written by:

Not even two weeks after the devastating movie theater shooting in Colorado, Cleveland has an attempted copy cat.  A 37-year-old man from North Ridgeville, near Cleveland, Ohio, has been arrested in Westlake’s Crocker Park.  The man, Scott Smith, entered the Regal Cinema movie theater after purchasing a ticket to the 10 o’clock showing of ‘The […]

Dimora Sentenced to Serve 28 Years In Federal Prison

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 8:38pm Written by:

Former Cuyahoga County politician Jimmy Dimora was sentenced Tuesday July 31, 2012 to 28 years in prison for his conviction in a wide-ranging federal corruption case. Dimora, a former county commissioner, denied any illegal behavior in a statement before he was sentenced. And while attorneys for Dimora asked for leniency because of his poor health […]

The Odds are against Casino Cheaters in Downtown Cleveland

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 8:30am Written by:

Cleveland’s newest hotspot is undoubtedly the Horseshoe Casino.  Only two months old and already taking the city by storm, the casino has its first cheating scandals.  Seven people from the north eastern Ohioarea have been convicted of cheating on casino table games. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, whose office is handling Ohio’s first casino cheating […]

Life Behind Bars? Juvenile Justice Believes Young Offenders Need a Chance for Parole.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6:02pm Written by:

In 2005 the Supreme Court banned the death penalty for anyone under the age of 18.  But what about those tried as adults before 2005?  Should they be grandfathered into the old law since the American Revolution or should there be some type of revision to the justice system? About 2,500 prisoners are serving life […]

One Man Dead and 4 Hurt After Drunk Driving Accident in Lakewood

Monday, July 30, 2012 at 7:25pm Written by:

A Thirty-five-year-old drunk driver was arrested when he plowed through a barricade on Clifton Boulevard yesterday afternoon.  The AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland was celebrating its annual Dancin’ in the Streets festival at the corner of Cliftonand West 117th when the incident occurred. Timothy Spock, driver of a silver Scion, drove through the gate, injuring […]

Under the Influence: DUI, DWI, and OVI are all the same

Monday, July 23, 2012 at 3:50pm Written by:

DUI OVI DWI Cleveland

There is a lot of misconception about DWI, DUI, and OVIs.  What is the difference between these acronyms? Here is a look into what each one stands for: DUI – Driving Under the Influence DWI – Driving While Intoxicated OVI – Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated Each name may appear different, but in the end […]

Is the FDA Slow in Communicating Dangerous Drug Info?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 8:25am Written by:

A new study finds that Drug Recall information is not being communicated to consumers – FDA blames manufacturers: In a new study, published on June 4, 2012,  in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers found that the there may be some serious issues with the ways the FDA communicates prescription drug recall information.    According […]

Recall of Introvale®, an Oral Contraceptive

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6:45pm Written by:

Sandoz US announced a precautionary recall of Introvale®, an oral contraceptive, because of a packaging flaw. The recall is voluntary due to the low probability of the packaging flaw causing serious adverse health consequences. The Food and Drug Administration is aware of the recall. The lot numbers, distributed between January 2011 and May 2012, involved […]

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