Daily Archives: March 6, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Ada Kulesza  
Pain Patches Draw Thin Line Between Therapy and Death

Chronic pain – with the agony some people feel, a prescription for a patch that slowly seeps an opioid through the skin makes the doctor seem like an angel. But it some cases, he could be an angel of death. Fentanyl pain patches have been recalled a number of times The side effects include respiratory failure and death Two companies make the patch, which may have a faulty design On May 4, 2010, Janine Ward, 55, from Hyde Park, Utah, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Staff Editor   
Top EEOC Complaint is Retaliation by The Boss

This is a guest blog entry by David L. Woodard and Danielle M. Barbour, lawyers with Poyner Spruill in Raleigh, NC. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received a record number of charges of employment discrimination in fiscal year 2011. This marks the second year in a row that charges of discrimination filed with the EEOC hit an all-time high. The EEOC received a total of 99,947 charges of discrimination in fiscal year 2011, a slight increase from the year before. Like …

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Posted 5 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Keith Ecker  
Damning Texts Shed Light on Rutgers Student’s Motives

More damning testimony came to light yesterday in the Rutgers University cyberbullying trial. Michelle Huang, a high school friend of defendant Dharun Ravi, testified that Ravi urged her to watch a live feed of Ravi’s roommate, Tyler Clementi, engaged in intimate contact with another man. Ravi stands trial on 15 criminal charges for secretly spying on his roommate via Webcam. Clementi committed suicide just a day after the second spying attempt occurred. The two friends exchanged a number of texts …

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