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Low-T Therapy Increases Risk of Heart Attack

August 19, 2014

Low testosterone therapy, more commonly referred to as “Low-T” therapy, has been making headlines recently as doctors and pharmaceutical companies have championed the products as a miracle cure for fatigue, weakness, depression, erectile dysfunction, and loss of sex drive. These symptoms are the result of a natural and gradual decrease in testosterone levels in the […]

49,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Filed

August 4, 2014

Surgical mesh implants were designed in the 1950s to repair abdominal hernias. These implants were originally inserted through the abdomen to patch the abdominal hole and to prevent intestines and surrounding tissues from extending through the wall of the abdomen. Doctors later began using the mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which […]

History of Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lawsuits

July 18, 2014

Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer found in the membrane lining of the lungs, abdomen, and heart cavities, with more than 2,000 new cases diagnosed in the U.S. each year. The primary cause of this cancer is repeated exposure to asbestos, naturally occurring minerals found in many commercial and industrial materials. Items such as […]

Bill Haslam Signs New Workers’ Comp Law

May 30, 2013

Governor Bill Haslam signed a new law earlier this month, changing the Workers’ Compensation system in Tennessee. A majority of the new law won’t take effect until July 2014, however, some terms will take effect immediately. This new system places workers’ compensation cases under a state agency supervised by an administrator of Governor Haslam’s choice, […]

New Conditions Included in Fast Track Disability Process

March 21, 2013

A news release from the Social Security Administration may bring relief to those who are suffering and need disability benefits. Commissioner of Social Security, Michael J. Astrue, announced that 35 Compassionate Allowances conditions have been added to the fast track disability process. This brings the current number of Compassionate Allowances conditions to 200. The fast […]