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  • Repo Car Notices

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 21-Sep-2018

    While most states do not require that notice be given to a person prior to a repossession, consumers actually do have some protections in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. If a repossession is not handled according to the laws of these states, the consumer could potentially be entitled to compensation for the mishandling. In these two states (New Jersey and Pennsylvania) UCC Article 9 provides that ...
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  • What to Do if a Doctor's Prescription Leads to Overdose

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 17-Sep-2018

    Consequences of Overprescribing Medications Anyone who has tuned in to the conversation surrounding the opioid epidemic has heard pundits, politicians, and left-behind loved ones blame doctors for facilitating opioid prescription addictions that overwhelmingly lead to overdose and tragic loss of life. In addition to prescribing too much of a dangerous or highly addictive medication, doctors can ...
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  • 3 Common Misdiagnoses

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 17-Sep-2018

    Failure to diagnose leads to an estimated 250,000 deaths in the United States every year. Many of these involve failure to properly diagnose serious conditions stemming from cancer to mental health problems. Some of the most common conditions that are misidentified as other, less serious medical problems include: Cancer: Because cancer can affect virtually any organ or system within the body, its ...
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  • FDA Recalls Drug Valsartan due to Cancer-Causing Ingredient

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 31-Jul-2018

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently forced a recall of several blood pressure and heart medications containing Valsartan after N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in the drugs. NDMA is a chemical which has been tied to cancer in lab studies with rats. Valsartan was first developed to treat heart failure and high blood pressure, then went off patent and started being used in many ...
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  • Signs You May Have a Surgical Object Left in Your Body

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 18-Jul-2018

    Unintended retention of foreign objects (URFO) is far too common in the United States. Every year, thousands of people go in for an operation, only to later discover that their physician left a sponge, metal tool, or other surgical object inside their body. Post-surgical object retention can lead to a number of painful physical symptoms. You may be experiencing the effects of an URFO if any of the ...
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