Benicar Manufacturer Proposes $300M Settlement of 2,300 Lawsuits Over Drug Side Effects

Drug maker Daiichi Sankyo has agreed to pay as much as $300 million to settle a class action lawsuit about the blood pressure medication Benicar and the company’s failure to warn of the gastrointestinal illnesses the drug may cause. The class action includes approximately 2,300 claims. If you are part of this class action, the... Read More

Eligibility for Disability Benefits for Children who have Cerebral Palsy

Since there is no cure for cerebral palsy (CP), parents of children with this disability try to provide them with the treatment they need to achieve a high quality of life. Unfortunately, many parents have trouble paying for treatments that would benefit their child. Fortunately, if your child’s CP causes certain symptoms, he or she may qualify... Read More

5 Steps in a Whiplash Injury Claim

Whiplash is common after car accidents, particularly rear-end crashes. It occurs when the head jolts forward because of a sudden impact. The neck muscles and ligaments stretch to their breaking point and then contract quickly when the head is thrown back. Whiplash can cause strains, tears, and other very serious injuries to the neck and... Read More

Steps in Filing a Personal Injury Case

When one person’s negligence causes injury to another, the victim may be able to pursue compensation for the injuries that he or she has suffered. This is often done through the filing of a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party. Below, our attorneys explain the steps involved in filing a personal injury case. The Boston... Read More

How to Apply for Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts

Workers’ compensation is available for Massachusetts workers who develop a work-related illness or injury. Workers’ compensation provides compensation for lost wages, medical treatment, permanent loss of bodily function and vocational rehabilitation training. Below, our attorneys explain the procedures that must be followed to apply for workers’ compensation, including the forms that need to be filed.... Read More

Guide to Car Accident Head Injury Legal Claims

Head injuries are some of the most serious injuries caused by car accidents. These include things like cuts and bruises and life-threatening health issues such as brain injuries. These injuries can occur in a wide variety of automobile crashes. Your head can be damaged no matter the speed of the collision or whether the head... Read More

Types of Cerebral Palsy Diagnoses and Their Effects

There are many ways to classify your child’s cerebral palsy (CP) diagnosis. One of the most common is by the way this condition affects your son or daughter’s motor functions. Below, the trusted cerebral palsy attorneys at Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC review the different types of motor function classifications of CP along with common symptoms. If... Read More

8 Road Safety Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer

There are more drivers on the road in the summer as families take vacations and young drivers are out of school. With more drivers on the road, the potential for traffic accidents that can result in serious injury or death also increases. That is why Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC’s trusted Boston car accident lawyers have provided... Read More

PPIs Linked to Increased Death

A new study reveals that some heartburn drugs can increase a user’s risk of death by 25 percent, putting the lives of millions of Americans at risk. The drugs, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), suppress excess acid in the stomach to prevent or treat heartburn and stomach ulcers. Some popular PPI medications include Prilosec, Nexium... Read More

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Massachusetts

Have you recently been injured on the job? If so you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits from your employer or its insurance company. One of the most frequently asked questions about workers’ compensation in Massachusetts is what types of benefits are available. Below, our experienced Boston workers’ compensation attorneys review the different types of benefits, explaining who... Read More

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