Archives for January 2012

Avoiding Crimes Due to Craigslist

Craigslist has become a popular spot for buying, selling, and trading goods or services. Whether you are looking for furniture, car, or even a job, Craigslist is the website that many frequent on a regular basis. With the rising popularity in Craigslist, comes a rising rate in crime occurring related to a Craigslist purchase. One of the most … [Read more...]

Homicides No Longer in the Top 15 Causes of Death

Homicide is no longer one of the top 15 causes of death, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC"). Homicide fell off the list for the first time since 1965. The number of deaths resulting from pneumonitis, an illness seen primarily in the elderly, have surpassed the number of deaths resulting from homicide. Pneumonitis … [Read more...]

Bath Salts to Blame after Woman Loses Arm, Shoulder, and Breast

The Dangers of Bath Salts Authorities now believe the injection of bath salts caused a flesh-eating infection in woman causing her to lose her arm, shoulder, and breast. The woman says she injected the bath salts into her arm at a party. She then developed a life-threatening condition called necrotizing fasciitis after injecting the bath salts. … [Read more...]

Propecia and Proscar Linked to Sexual Disfunction

South Carolina Proscar and Propecia Lawsuit Two popular drugs, proscar and propecia, which contain the hair growth drug finasteride, have recently come under fire for causing complications which include sexual disfunction, male breast cancer, and prostate cancer. Somewhat shocking considering Merck's own advertisements paint the picture of how … [Read more...]

Man Wearing Only Underwear Charged with DUI after Crash Involving Police Vehicle

In a strange chain of events, a man is left under arrest charged with DUI after crashing into a police officer wearing nothing but his underwear. It happened this past weekend in Chicago. Police were alerted to a man possibly driving drunk in an alley in the city’s Northwest Side, according Chicago Tribune on Sunday. Police believe the man thought … [Read more...]

Syringes Found in Clothing at Wal-Mart

Many of you probably went shopping at Wal-Mart over the holidays for clothing. Imagine stumbling upon a syringe in a pair of pants while shopping. Sounds crazy, right? Recently one Wal-Mart store in Cartersville, Georgia had just that happen, not once, but fifteen times. The story was first reported by a woman on Friday December, 30 after finding … [Read more...]

Woman Sues Bar After Underage DUI Crash Left Her Paralyzed

South Carolina DUI Lawyers A 20-year-old woman , who chose to drink and drive is suing Jock's Sport Grill, located in Blufton, SC, for not checking her ID. According to reports, the woman, who was twenty and therefore underage at the time, spent several hours at the bar drinking with friends and playing pool.  Instead of calling a cab, the woman … [Read more...]

Pepsi Says Man Who Found a Mouse In Mountain Dew Can Must Be Mistaken

It is a terrible thought.  When it happened the victim said he poured the fizzy drink into a styrofoam cup and to his shock out came a tiny mouse.  Could you drink a mouse without even knowing it? Pepsi told Ronald Ball, from Illinois, he would never have known the mouse had been in his can of soda - because it would have dissolved into … [Read more...]

GranuFlo Defective Drug Lawsuits May Be Federally Consolidated

Federal Lawsuits Filed Against GranuFlo Manufacturer Could Be Consolidated into One MDL Plaintiffs with defective drug lawsuits against Granuflo may be able to consolidate their cases into one multidistrict litigation (MDL) soon. They filed a motion with the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate all federally-filed … [Read more...]

High School Student Arrested for Criminal Offense After Weapons Found in Vehicle

In Aftermath of Sandy Hook Shooting, Student Arrested for Criminal Offense of Gun Possession A 17-year-old South Carolina high school student was arrested on Monday, December 17th, after a tip from a fellow student led authorities to search the 17-year-old’s car. Inside, they found a large stash of weapons. The student, Hunter Ray Green, … [Read more...]

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