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  • Why a Concussion Should be Taken Seriously

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head that causes the brain to bounce or twist within the skill. In turn, producing chemical changes in the brain that may stretch and damage its cells. While concussions are not typically life-threatening, it does not mean they do not warrant attention. ...
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  • How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

    Personal injury cases are not one-size-fits-all and will vary in length of time depending the circumstances and facts of the case. If you want it to resolve quickly, you will likely end up getting very little financial compensation in your settlement. To avoid this, be prepared for your case to take more time. Insurance companies prefer quick settlements, so a speedy outcome serves their interests ...
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  • The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Selected for 2016 Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award

    The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is proud to announce that our firm has been selected for the 2016 Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award in the General Litigation classification by the Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award Program. Selections are made based on quality and a variety of gathered information, including data provided by third parties, which is analyzed by the Saint Louis Small ...
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  • Should Lawmakers Ban "Distracted Walking?"

    Distracted walking is said to be on the rise, especially among the young. A survey done by Safe Kids Worldwide indicated that about 80 percent of teens cross the street in an unsafe way, using their cell phones or wearing headphones. In conjunction with this is the increased pedestrian death rate among teens between the ages 12-19 since 2013. So, should distracted walking be banned? A poll in ...
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  • What Everyone Should Know About the FDA's Medical Device Standards

    Innovations in technology have contributed greatly to the development of life-saving medical devices. Not all of these devices are worthy of such praise, however, and it is important for consumers to understand how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates medical devices. We often hear of lawsuits against the corporations that bring such devices into the market, horror stories of birth ...
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  • Five Dangerous Toys That Should Stay Off Your Christmas List This Year

    Christmas is almost here. If you have children in your life, you probably experience some joy in making this time of year a memorable one for them. You want to give a gift that makes them smile. What you do not want to do is give them a gift that may potentially harm them. To help make the holidays a little safer, we’ve put together a list of some of the most dangerous toys available this year ...
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  • Product Liability 101: Who is Legally Liable?

    Product liability typically refers to a defective or dangerous product that is responsible for causing harm to a consumer or is unreasonably dangerous even when put to its anticipated use. This type of case involves what is known as the chain of distribution, starting from the product’s manufacturer to the retailer that puts it on their shelves for customers to purchase. As such, one or even all ...
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  • What is a Design Defect?

    In product liability cases, there are three types of claims one can make, including the issue of design defects. Unlike manufacturing defects, which are mistakes made in the process of producing a product, a design defect is a flaw in the design that makes the product dangerous even when used as intended. That means, even if the product is consistently made using the best materials, its flaw ...
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  • The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Named in 2017 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News

    The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is proud to announce that our firm has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers © “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 8 practice areas. This is the firm’s 7 th consecutive year on this prestigious list. Law firms that receive this distinction hold high ratings from both clients and peers and are known for quality legal expertise and excellence. Additionally, ...
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  • Elements of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Medical malpractice is harm caused to a patient as a result of negligence – whether it is a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or any other healthcare professional whose actions have directly impacted an individual’s health. When it comes to filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, one must go beyond this simple definition and prove four essential elements to win their case. The first element is often the ...
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  • Opioid Epidemic Fueled by a Campaign of Misinformation

    Opioids & Heroin: Mixing Semantics Opium is a bitter, brown, granular powder derived from the seedpod of the poppy. People have used opium for the relief of pain for thousands of years. [1] But a quick word on terminology: Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy. On the other hand, Opioids are synthetic, or partly-synthetic drugs that are manufactured to work in a similar way to opiates. ...
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  • How to Know If Your Child's Car Seat Is Defective

    For any parent, the safety of their children is of the utmost importance. This is why it is crucial to make sure that any items bought for the child are not defective and are safe for the child to use. One of the biggest issues parents deal with is defective car seats. This equipment is meant to keep children safely seated in the vehicle and prevent injury in the event of a collision. ...
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  • Anoxic and Hypoxic Brain Injuries

    In order to function correctly, the human brain requires a constant oxygen flow. Without oxygen, there is a potential for serious and long-term brain injury. There are two types of brain injuries that involve the loss of oxygen to the brain: anoxic and hypoxic. Both of these types of brain injuries vary in severity based on how long the brain goes without oxygen. Both types of injuries can arise ...
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  • How Does the FDA Regulate Prescription Drugs?

    Before a drug can be released on the market, it must go through a strict approval process with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA regulates the various steps that prescription drugs and other items must go through before they can be marketed to the consumer. Not many people are aware of the approval process or the way in which the FDA regulates prescription drugs. Here’s ...
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  • Four Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Any type of negligence-related accident resulting in injury can be a huge disruption to a person’s life. The victim has to go through the steps of speaking with the proper authorities, exchanging information with the negligent party, contacting insurance companies, and seeking medical treatment. Medical attention can be expensive, causing bills to add up. This financial stress may cause the victim ...
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