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Delayed Injuries after a Car Crash

February 29th, 2020

When a person is involved in a car accident, their focus is usually in recovering from injuries. Serious injuries, though, don’t always appear immediately after a car accident. Some injuries may take days, months, and even years before appearing. A car accident can be a stressful event and in stressful situations, the body produces adrenaline and endorphins. These chemical reactions can mask the immediate pain and delay recognizing the extent of serious injuries The body’s natural healing mechanism also adds time to discovering injuries. For example, when the body tries to heal itself, it rebuilds tissue and attacks infections. This natural reaction can cause swelling and inflammation. The swelling or inflammation, however, doesn’t begin until much later. Also, the traumatic......

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How Chaos at Chain Pharmacies Is Putting Patients at Risk

February 28th, 2020

The pharmacy industry is increasingly under pressure to cut costs. As the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) industry tries to commoditize drug products and decrease what pharmacists are paid, the real victims are the consumers who rely on the day-to-day expertise of those pharmacists. Pharmacists not only fill prescriptions, but they offer a wealth of information and advice about medication side effects, disease prevention, nutrition, diabetes management and much more. Pharmacists have specialized training and must attend pharmacy school before passing both national and state licensing exams. However, the current economic model disregards those specialties and only pays pharmacies the cost of the drug product plus a dispensing fee of $0-to-$1. Many pharmacists at companies like CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens......

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How to Obtain a Police Report After a Car Accident

February 25th, 2020

One of the most important pieces of evidence to provide your insurance company or to build a strong personal injury case after a car accident, is the police report. The police should be contacted after any car accident so that they can offer help, direct traffic if vehicles cannot be immediately moved, and obtain statements from the drivers, passengers, or any other witnesses. The police report is a critical piece of documentation for any insurance investigation or lawsuit. Obtaining a Police Report The police officer who arrives at the scene of the accident will take down all the information and interview all appropriate parties. In some cases, depending on the nature of the car accident, the police report may be......

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