February, 2019

DUI Checkpoint

Will Utah’s Strict DUI Laws Soon Set a New Standard?

With new laws now in effect, Utah now has the strictest laws against Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the entire nation. An article on the new standards is found here.  The New Law The state of Utah now has the toughest DUI law in the United States. The new law went into effect on […]

February 25th, 2019 Read More
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Massage Envy Chain Named to “Dirty Dozen” Amid Growing Sexual Misconduct Allegations

National massage franchise Massage Envy has recently been named one of the “Dirty Dozen” by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE). The list exposes those companies that are liable for, or have in some way contributed to, sexual exploitation. Established in 1962, NCOSE is a non-profit organization that seeks to expose links between all […]

February 22nd, 2019 Read More
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Valsartan Medications Recalled

Several medications containing the active ingredient Valsartan have been recalled by the United States Food and Drug Administration over contamination issues. The impurity, known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), is classified as a probable human carcinogen. The Recalls The initial round of recalls addressed Valsartan produced by Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceuticals. It also extended […]

February 20th, 2019 Read More
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Chad McLain of Graves McLain Discusses Sharing the Road with Large Trucks on Good Day Tulsa

On February 14th, attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared on Good Day Tulsa to discuss how motorists can safely share the roads with large commercial vehicles. Good Day Tulsa airs locally on KTUL ABC 8. Watch the segment:     In 2016, there were approximately 475,000 tractor trailer crashes in the United States—with 3,864 […]

February 18th, 2019 Read More
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The Rundown on Roundup [infographic]

Roundup’s active ingredient, Glyphosate, has been associated with various cancers and other health concerns, and can affect the human body in negative ways. It has been associated with several types of cancers, (blood, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, child brain cancer) reproductive issues, and many other health concerns that consumers may not be aware of. We have created an […]

February 13th, 2019 Read More
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Potential Hepatitis, HIV Exposure for Thousands of NJ Surgical Patients

According to a recent report, “lapses in infection control in sterilization” may have exposed more than 3,000 patients treated at a New Jersey surgery center to HIV, hepatitis, or other infectious diseases. An article detailing the hospital error is available here. An Investigation into the Facility More than 3,700 patients who underwent procedures at the […]

February 11th, 2019 Read More
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Faulty Medical Devices Part II: Reforms on the Horizon

In our previous blog, we examined a report from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which indicates faulty medical devices have played a role in 83,000 deaths and 1.7 million injuries worldwide in the last 10 years. In that piece, we also looked at promises from the FDA to revise and improve the […]

February 4th, 2019 Read More