Veterans’ unemployment rate falls

November 21st, 2012 | Personal injury

November 21, 2012 The unemployment rate for military veterans is decreasing, according to Vantage Point. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for all veterans in October is 6.3 percent–below the national average of 7.9 percent. For post-9/11 veterans, the rate is about 10 percent. There has been a moderate—but definitive—decline in the… Read More

Ohio doctor inserted unnecessary heart stents in patients

November 14th, 2012 | Medical malpractice

November 14, 2012 More than 23 patients have had unnecessary stents inserted into arteries in their hearts at St. John Medical Center, reports The Plain Dealer. The doctor who placed those stents no longer works at the hospital, but still works at Southwest General Hospital. The vice president of medical affairs at Southwest said, “Safety is… Read More

Protecting young Ohio athletes from brain injuries

November 12th, 2012 | Personal injury

November 12, 2012 Designed to educate youth sports coaches and protect young Ohio athletes from brain injuries, Bill 143 passed in the Ohio House this summer, according to the Columbia Dispatch. After a change in the bill to allow other medical professionals to be involved, the Senate is expected to pass the bill in November. The… Read More

Congress now involved in fungal meningitis outbreak

November 7th, 2012 | Drug injury

November 7, 2012 So far, 419 cases of fungal meningitis have been reported in 19 states, including 16 in Ohio, and 30 people have died, according to The Columbia Dispatch. The Massachusetts pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak has been defending itself against a mounting number of lawsuits. Before the pharmacy surrendered its license, the… Read More

Causes of birth injuries can be determined

November 5th, 2012 | Medical malpractice

November 6, 2012 When a baby is born with a birth injury, the most common question is “What happened?” Many times this question can’t be answered. According to, the main reason you may never learn what caused the brain damage is that no one wants to spend the time, energy, or resources to find… Read More