Studies dating back to the 1990s revealed an association between the use of talcum powder on the genital region and an increased risk for ovarian cancer. Fast forward to 2013, when a study published by Cancer Prevention Research harmonized data from several talcum powder and ovarian cancer association studies. The analysis highlighted an increased risk in ovarian… Continue reading Genital Talcum Powder Usage Associated With Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer
According to the Social Security Administration, the ultimate goal is to make sure that any application for Social Security disability income is correct. Unfortunately, application errors result in a large number of denials of requests for SSD. In fact, of all initial applications petitioned, roughly 65% are denied their first time. Even during reconsideration, it… Continue reading Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim
When someone is at risk of stroke due to blood clots and is not a candidate for blood-thinning medication, a doctor may opt to implant an IVC filter into the patient’s inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body. The filter is intended to act as a net, catching blood clots so they do… Continue reading IVC Filter Migration
Commercial truck drivers are held to the same standards as those who drive regular passenger vehicles, but they are also expected to abide by regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Like the everyday driver, it is illegal for truck drivers to use various substances while operating their vehicles. Despite the… Continue reading How Big a Problem Is Substance Abuse in the Trucking Industry?
Despite numerous warnings, new laws and regulations, and various other factors to fight against the issue, texting and driving are still far too common. Not only is this a distraction to drivers, but it is something that can — and has already — lead to serious crashes, leaving victims injured in the wake. Before you… Continue reading The Facts About Texting While Driving
When we require a medical device to help with our health, it’s not often that you think the device will fail. After all, before these medical devices can be offered to patients, they must be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The medical devices must go through extensive review by the… Continue reading How Are Medical Devices Approved?
As consumers, we expect the products we purchase to work as intended and to be safe. At no point do we believe that something can go wrong and the product will cause an injury. Unfortunately, this is a real concern as manufacturers have released defective products into the market, leaving consumers susceptible to various dangers.… Continue reading Three Ways a Product Can Be Defective
Have you filed a claim for Social Security Disability benefits? Are you still awaiting an answer? Many people who file Social Security Disability claims are often unsure of how to check the status of a pending case. If you need help, our Kansas City Social Security Disability lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C.™ can help you… Continue reading Checking the Status of a Pending Social Security Disability Claim
As our loved ones get older, it may be more difficult to provide the care they need. Oftentimes, this is when people opt for a nursing home. While it’s reasonable for you to expect the nursing home to provide proper care to your loved one, this is sadly not always the case. At Peterson &… Continue reading Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
You can look on the news any given day and see some sort of report discussing an auto accident. Collisions happen frequently all over the United States and the results can be disastrous depending on how severe the accident is. Accidents are caused by a number of factors, including but not limited to: Drunk driving Reckless… Continue reading What To Do After an Auto Accident
While it may be the last thing on your mind after sustaining an injury due to someone else’s negligence, filing a personal injury claim can be very beneficial. If you’ve been harmed, you need to understand what the personal injury claims-filing process is like and how to navigate it. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson… Continue reading The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Claim
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Yaz®, and Yasmin®, have been linked to serious side effects including: Blood Clots, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Stroke, Heart Attack, Liver Tumors, Breast Cancer or Death If you have suffered any of these or other injuries as a result of Yaz® or Yasmin® birth control, you are eligible to seek compensation. The national law… Continue reading Yaz® & Yasmin® Serious Side Effects
Antidepressants & Anti-Seizure medications such as Topamax, Depakote, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro, and others, have been associated with a higher risk of Birth Defects if taken during pregnancy. These drugs have been linked to birth defects such as cardiac defects, persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN) neural tube defects, craniosynostosis, anal atresia, cleft lip, cleft… Continue reading Prescription Drugs & Birth Defects