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Earthships: Sustainable Alternatives to Traditional Housing

Sun Jan 16, 2022 by on Real Estate

Earthships: Sustainable Alternatives to Traditional Housing

With the onset of the pandemic, supply chain issues, climate change, and grocery shortages, Earthships have emerged as an option to “traditional” residential housing. Devised by builder Mike Reynolds, these “vessels” are off-grid, self- reliant homes build from tires, dirt and garbage. An entire community of Earthships, found in New Mexico, sits on 630 acres, where its residents treat their […]

CPAP Lawsuit – A Legal Nightmare

Mon Dec 27, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

CPAP Lawsuit – A Legal Nightmare

Philips, a Dutch multinational conglomerate, has been in the electronics industry since the end of the 19th century. In 2013, Philips Electronics dropped “Electronics” from its name to  focus on health electronics. One such product, the Philips Respironics’ CPAP which aids people who have sleep issues, has been the subject of a massive voluntary recall. In fact, for the greater […]

Nursing Home Lawsuits

Tue Dec 14, 2021 by on Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Lawsuits

Almost 6.5% of all Americans live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Unfortunately, some of these facilities are  prime spaces for harm to occur due to potential neglect and prolonged isolation of the residents. When nursing home residents fall victim to such harm, they are at higher risk of pressure ulcers, falls and fractures, and sometimes death in extreme […]

Metaverse Real Estate: Here and Now

Thu Dec 2, 2021 by on Real Estate

Metaverse Real Estate: Here and Now

Looking to buy land? Want to invest in perhaps the most in demand real estate market? While one would traditionally scour specific areas to live, considering schools, zoning, work-life balance, cost of living, and other factors, the metaverse has attracted a frenzy of digital real property sales, setting records during the past few weeks. Welcome To The Metaverse Picture courtesy […]

Bair Hugger Lawsuit – 3M Finds Itself in the Heat of Battle, Again

Mon Nov 29, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The 3M logo is seen at its global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

American conglomerate 3M, who has recently been sued for manufacturing and distributing faulty earplugs to the U.S. Army, is also being sued over their Bair Hugger Warming System meant to help patients undergo and recover from surgery without going into hypothermia. Plaintiffs allege that the Bair Hugger Warming System caused them to develop infections by transferring bacteria to open surgical […]

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

Mon Nov 22, 2021 by on Holiday Wishes

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

For nearly the past three decades, we traditionally write a Thanksgiving message to all of you as Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays because we, as a nation and family, come together. To begin with,  we are always thankful for each other, our good health, and for having the freedoms we uphold by living in our great country. However, […]

Lifting of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and the South Florida Housing Market

Mon Nov 15, 2021 by on Real Estate

Lifting of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and the South Florida Housing Market

The recent lifting of pandemic related international travel to the United States has created huge anticipation of an influx of foreign investment within South Florida. Although foreign buyers in Florida make up approximately 5% of the dollar value of sales,  analysts predict that, with the easing of travel restrictions, international buyers will flood the South Florida housing market, making the […]

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Thu Nov 11, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Cook Medical and C.R. Bard, both American manufacturers of medical devices, develop inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. IVC filters, used by patients who are unable to take blood thinners, are meant to prevent blood clots from travelling to the lungs and heart through the bloodstream, otherwise known as a pulmonary embolism. These small, cage-like devices are implanted in the main […]