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When a Traumatic Amputation Causes Severe Complications

Limb loss and amputation injuries are among the most catastrophic a person can experience. They are permanent and life-altering, and affect a person in nearly every way. One reason these injuries are considered so severe is because of the risk of ongoing complications and side effects. An amputation injury can affect all parts of the…

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The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Injuries

Young children are often prone to accidents, for a variety of reasons. They might be a little clumsy as a result of their quickly-growing bodies, they might be daredevils, or they may simply not understand the risk of danger as well as adults. Children can also experience injuries in car accidents or due to another’s…

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When a Car Accident Causes a Pulmonary Embolism

We typically think of blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) as medical issues caused by being immobile for long periods, like after a long plane ride or post-surgery. Did you know, though, you can also develop dangerous blood clots after a car accident? These internal injuries can go unnoticed and travel up to the…

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The Camp Lejeune Justice Act Has Passed: What Comes Next?

On August 10, 2022, President Biden signed the Honoring our Pact Act into law.  This act contains the Camp Lejeune Justice Act which helps ensure many veterans, their families and persons working at the  base have a remedy at law for their exposure to toxic water at Camp Lejeune. Once the President signed this bill…

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Medical Errors Lead to Cancer Misdiagnosis

Cancer: it is a word no one wants to hear. If a cancer diagnosis is to be made, however, it is best to receive the news as soon as possible. Any delay in diagnosis can significantly alter the patient’s prognosis. These delays do happen, at times because a physician fails to appreciate the significance of…

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Playground Injuries Are Not Child’s Play

Children are resilient – at least, that is what the experts say. And it seems to be true more often than not. It is not uncommon for a child to fall down and then pop back up almost immediately, without suffering any serious injuries. At other times, they may require a quick once-over from a…

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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and the Link to Camp Lejeune

The PACT Act, legislation providing disability benefits to millions of veterans and their families, was signed into law by President Biden on August 10, 2022. The new law covers and expands healthcare benefits and resources available to military personnel affected by burn pits and other toxic exposures. Per the Military Times: Veterans from older generations…

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Am I Eligible for Camp Lejeune Compensation as a Civilian?

Over about three decades, the United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, based in North Carolina, exposed hundreds of thousands of military members and their families to contaminated water. The recent passage of the PACT Act provides these veterans a legal avenue to recover compensation for the harm and injuries they sustained as a result. However,…

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Rockstar Cheer in Greenville Was Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct

Rockstar Cheer is a nationally franchised gym, offering classes in dance, tumbling, and other fundamentals of cheerleading. It was founded by Greenville resident Scott Foster. Foster died on Monday, and there is currently an investigation into his death. However, FITS News reports that the investigation onto Foster’s death isn’t the only investigation ongoing concerning the…

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