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  • 7 Places That Might Have Lead

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 28-Feb-2017

    Lead has been used by the human race for centuries. The earliest recorded use of lead was in ancient Turkey, around 6,500 BCE. It can cause nervous system and kidney damage, stunted growth, reproductive issues, and delayed development. People discovered its toxic effects as early as 2,000 BCE but continued to work with it despite this knowledge. Lead has been added to paint, because it increases ...
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  • Car Accident Lawsuit Deadlines

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 24-Feb-2017

    Most people will experience a car accident during their lifetime, whether as a witness or as a victim. In 2015, more than 4 million people were injured in car accidents, costing more than $65 billion worldwide. Almost 300,000 of those were in the United States, totaling nearly $30 billion. Depending on the severity of your accident, the last thing on your mind might be suing your insurance ...
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  • Bank Overdraft Charges Cost Customers $11.6 Billion Annually

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 21-Feb-2017

    It seems once again consumers are getting fleeced as big banks put more money into their own coffers. In 2015, banks across the U.S. with assets exceeding $1 billion, reported collecting $11.6 billion in NSF and overdraft fees. Taking into account all banks, regardless of size, consumers spend about $32 billion annually on NSF and overdraft fees. These staggering amounts are routinely being ...
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  • 7 Recalled Products That May Surprise You

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 20-Feb-2017

    Fewer things are more irritating than receiving a damaged or defective product. While one of a manufacturer’s primary goals is providing functional items, occasionally a factory or design error will prompt a product recall. While some of these recalls are preemptive, others are the result of horrifying accidents caused by unanticipated or overlooked defects. Here’s a list of ten ...
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  • How Common Is Medical Malpractice?

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 13-Feb-2017

    Although occasionally you may hear about a medical malpractice case in the news, you may not think your average medical care personnel is capable of negligence severe enough to merit a lawsuit. However, while some claims may appear frivolous, health care is not one of the fields in which lack of attention can be easily looked over. Physicians train for years to be the best in their fields, and ...
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  • Worst Defective Products of 2016

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 7-Feb-2017

    For many of us, 2016 was a year we are more than happy to put behind us. An unprecedented number of artists and public figures were lost, mass shootings were rampant, government failed consumers time after time in instances like the Flint water crisis, and we have faced a seemingly never-ending stream of product recalls. While vehicle air bags took the biggest hit of the year, other companies had ...
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  • Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits and Verdicts Multiply

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 7-Feb-2017

    For many of us, 2016 was a year we are more than happy to put behind us. An unprecedented number of artists and public figures were lost, mass shootings were rampant, government failed consumers time after time in instances like the Flint water crisis, and we have faced a seemingly never-ending stream of product recalls. While vehicle air bags took the biggest hit of the year, other companies had ...
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