Pete Strom | Attorney at Strom law Firm, L.L.C.

Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr., the managing partner at Strom Law Firm, LLC, has been fighting for justice since 1984.

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...]

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...]

Lady Gaga’s Album Deal Overwhelms Amazon Server

Online Retailer Amazon offered Lady Gaga’s new album 'Born This Way' at an incredible deal almost giving it away. The album was listed at $.99, but because it was in such high demand, many fans were unable to download the album. By early afternoon, the company’s servers stalled, and many fans were unable to listen or download the album. Amazon … [Read more...]

LaFamilia Drug Cartel Arrests Extend to South Carolina

According to the State Newspaper, Federal Authorities are reporting that 14 people have been arrested in South Carolina as part of the largest single strike at Mexican drug operations in the United States. Over the past 44 months, Project Coronado has targeted La Familia, a drug-trafficking cartel based in the state of Michoacan in southwestern … [Read more...]

Harvest Hope Mission A Success

Strom Law Firm Donates 221 Pounds to Harvest Hope! The Strom Law Firm, LLC wants to thank everyone who participated in our canned food drive for harvest hope. Today we dropped off all our food to theColumbiadistribution center and it weighed in at 221 pounds! The best part about Harvest Hope is $.98 out of every dollar goes directly to families … [Read more...]

Why Flying Is Safer Than Being Admitted to the Hospital

As reported by Reuters, millions of people die each year from medical errors and infections linked to health care. In fact, admission to the  hospital is far riskier than flying. Liam Donaldson, the World Health Organization's ("WHO"), newly appointed advocate for patient safety was quoted in a news briefing stating,  "[i]f you were admitted to … [Read more...]

Despite What You Think, Your Child’s Car Seat May Not Be Safe

Protecting the Safety of South Carolina Children When you are expecting a child, purchasing a child safety seat is one of the most important decisions to consider.  There are a variety of options to choose from, and although protecting your child is foremost in your mind, he or she may not be as safe in the back seat of your vehicle as you … [Read more...]

Couple Tried to Sell Baby at Walmart, Charged with Child Endangerment

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys A woman, charged with child endangerment and convicted of trying to sell her baby in a Walmart parking lot, has requested to be jailed instead of serve out the rest of her probation. Samanthba Tomansini appeared in front of a judge and requested to be locked up in fear that she would probably violate her … [Read more...]

Experts Say Patient Harm Not Tracked Well Enough

Healthcare Professionals Call for Better Tracking of Patient Harm On Thursday, medical experts testified before Congress that the healthcare community was not doing enough to accurately track patient harm, which is the third leading cause of death in the US. "Our collective action in patient safety pales in comparison to the magnitude of the … [Read more...]

Trick Or Treat! Halloween Safety Tips

On a night filled with ghosts, goblins and spooky stories, Halloween is undoubtedly one of the most spine-chilling nights of the year, especially for parents. Filled with nostalgic memories of their own trick-or-treating adventures, parents look forward to creating new memories with their children on Halloween night. But the Halloween hysteria of … [Read more...]

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