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Archives for August 2011

Second DUI: What do I do?

Penalties for Second DUI Offense: Strom Law Firm offers you one free initial consultation with one of our criminal defense lawyers to discuss: your DUI arrest, whether to plead guilty or not guilty to driving under the influence, as well as possible ways to have your drunk driving charge reduced.  Contact us today for your free consultation.  We … [Read more...]

Paris Hilton’s Brother Ordered to Pay $4.9M for DUI Crash

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys A judge ordered Barron Hilton, the brother of reality star Paris Hilton, to pay $4.9 million to a worker at a gas station, after hitting him with his Mercedes-Benz while driving drunk. The lawsuit came from a 2008 accident where witnesses claimed Barron Hilton drove the wrong way for miles on the Pacific … [Read more...]

Pinnacle Hip Recall Lawsuit

Pinnacle Hip Recall Lawyers The DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant, not unlike its DePuy ASR XL Hip Replacement counterpart, bears a metal on metal design. The main difference between the two devices is that the DePuy Pinnacle Implant has not been recalled.  However, that does not mean there are not any problems associated with the replacement … [Read more...]

Verizon settles Discrimination Suit for $20 Million

The Baltimore Sun reported that Verizon Wireless Communications has agreed to pay $20 Million to settle a discrimination lawsuit that claimed the company did not accommodate hundreds of workers whose absences were caused by their disabilities. The claim was filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and settled last month in a … [Read more...]

Secret Service Agent arrested for Driving Impaired

(Decorah, Iowa) - Local authorities say they arrested a Secret Service agent on assignment in Iowa to help with presidential security for driving under the influence. City Police Chief Bill Nixon says the driver was was off duty when he was arrested Saturday.   President Barack Obama visited the northeast Iowa city a few days later as a part of … [Read more...]

Actos Bladder Cancer Concerns

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Actos is a recent drug in the thiazolidinedione class, which is used by itself or in combination with other drugs (including insulin) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The medicine lowers blood glucose levels and increases the body’s sensitivity to insulin.  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Actos … [Read more...]

Can I get a DUI on my boat?

Boating Under the Influence Boaters out drinking and driving or sailing on Lake Murray or Lake Wateree can be arrested for BUI, or boating under the influence. Boaters and sailors are subject to the same implied consent, as if they were drinking and driving on the road. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources does not list the boating … [Read more...]

Fosamax linked to Bone Fractures

Fosamax Attorneys If you or someone you love is the victim of a femur fracture after taking Fosamax, you deserve compensation for your injuries. You will need to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the drug. Call the Strom Law Firm right now to start your claim for free. 803.252.4800 Click here for more information Fosamax Lawsuit  Strom … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Q&A

DePuy Hip Replacement Recall Questions and Answers How dangerous are the defective hips? Johnson & Johnson/DePuy Orthopaedics’ ASR Hip Resurfacing System and ASR XL Acetabular System were recalled by the manufacturers on August 8, 2010, because of increasing evidence that the devices have higher-than-expected early failure rates. The … [Read more...]

SC Man Charged With 6 DUIs In a Year

A Greenville County man was allowed to remain out on bond, after being charged with driving under the influence six times in the Upstate. Prosecutors said all of the charges against Warren Brooks are considered "first-offense" because none of them have been resolved in court yet and, therefore, there are no DUI convictions. Brooks received his … [Read more...]

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