Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

Being injured or disabled can feel very lonely, so we have compiled this collection of headlines so you can read about people just like you and their potential legal battles.

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Is the FDA to blame for drug shortages?

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — Renee Mosier was one of an estimated half-million patients in the United States who were unable to get the drugs they needed because of shortages. Read More About Is the FDA to blame for drug shortages?… back to top

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Suffering from depression? TMS may help

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – If you suffer from depression that won’t go away, even with medication and psychotherapy, there is a new way to treat the problem. It’s called Trans-Cranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS. Read More About Suffering from depression? TMS may help… back to top

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1 in 20 cases of melanoma linked to tanning beds

Posted on May 05, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Those who bronze themselves in tanning beds face a 20 percent increased risk of skin cancer, and that raised risk reaches 87 percent if they start before they are 35 years old, new research indicates. Read More About 1 in 20 cases of melanoma linked to tanning

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T-SPLOST vote only 1 day away

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Voters in Georgia will decide on the controversial Transportation Sales Tax Referendum on Tuesday. For months, supporters and opponents have spent a lot of time and money trying to sway voters. Read More About T-SPLOST vote only 1 day away… back to top

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Who’s paying your doctor?

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – If you’re seeing a specialist, Dr. Oz says it’s safe to assume your doctor receives drug company money. It’s become common practice in medicine these days. But could that money influence which pill your doctor prescribes for you?  Read More About Who’s paying your doctor?… back to top

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Man helps cancer patients by providing lawn care

Posted on May 05, 2013 When you are in the middle of a cancer battle it can be hard to get things done around the house. Robert Page of Griffin is shouldering the burdens of his neighbors one lawn at a time. Read More About Man helps cancer patients by providing lawn care… back to

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Deaf drummer makes Arkansas marching band

Posted on May 05, 2013 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mitchell Moore had always dreamed of one day marching with the University of Arkansas band. The challenge is that he is deaf. Read More About Deaf drummer makes Arkansas marching band… back to top

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Finding summer jobs for teens getting harder

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – According to the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, American teenagers are landing summer jobs at their highest rate since 2006. Their report says among 16 to 19 year olds, 157,000 them found employment in the month of May. That’s more than double the number of jobs taken

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Father gets bond in crash that killed 15-year-old daughter

Posted on May 05, 2013 DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A judge granted bond to a father facing DUI and vehicular homicide charges after a crash killed one of his children. Read More About Father gets bond in crash that killed 15-year-old daughter… back to top

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Toddlers can learn to survive in water

Posted on May 05, 2013 ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A new CDC report shows that more young children between the ages of 1 and 4 die from drowning than any other cause except birth defects. Read More About Toddlers can learn to survive in water… back to top

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