A Modern Day Epidemic: Prescription Opioid AbuseNov 8th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
A Modern Day Epidemic: Prescription Opioid Abuse A crisis of opioid drug abuse is sweeping the country and a potential culprit is now being identified. A recent study conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and the Associated Press has determined that the opposition of large pharmaceutical corporations to regulation on prescriptions may be a… Read the full article »Read More
CMS Rules Against Forced ArbitrationNov 3rd 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
CMS Rules Against Forced Arbitration In a crucial new decision made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), it has been ruled that skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities participating in Medicare or Medicaid programs can no longer require residents to waive their rights to bring legal action against such facilities in a… Read the full article »Read More
Defending Against AsbestosOct 4th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Defending Against Asbestos For many years, a dangerous carcinogen called asbestos was used in the construction of homes, schools, and other buildings. Linked to mesothelioma and lung cancer, asbestos has long been disavowed from the building industry. However, its negative effects remain with us to this day; because asbestos still lingers in older buildings—including older… Read the full article »Read More
E-Cigs: Popular But DangerousSep 27th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
E-Cigs: Popular But Dangerous As the electronic cigarette (e-cig) trend sweeps across the nation, scientists and public officials are sounding the alarm about potential negative health effects. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently expressed concern that the public may be misinformed as to how similar the health effects of e-cigs to regular cigarettes…. Read the full article »Read More
Injuries at SchoolSep 14th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Injuries at School Parents of school-aged children spend a lot of time thinking about safety. When parents send their kids to school, though, they must put all their trust in the school to keep their child safe. While we know that children’s curiosity and playfulness often trump an awareness for safety, it is the responsibility… Read the full article »Read More
Pedestrian Safety in WisconsinSep 6th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Pedestrian Safety in Wisconsin A pleasant stroll down the road can quickly turn to disaster in Wisconsin. Our state has a real problem: the number of car-caused pedestrian deaths has steadily increased over the last two years and shows no sign of abating. Distracted (or intoxicated) driving and a blatant lack of adherence to cross-walk… Read the full article »Read More