Xarelto Litigation: The Full Story

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Xarelto Litigation: The Full Story Xarelto is the trade name of rivaroxaban, a relatively new drug used to prevent cardiovascular events and treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Rivaroxaban first received a United States patent in 2007, and passed clinical trials for medical utilization in 2011. Bayer and Johnson & Johnson currently manufacture and distribute Xarelto. The drug is marketed in the United States by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Most American citizens have seen commercials starring golf legend Arnold Palmer, golfer Phil Mickelson, ex-basketball star Chris Bosh, among others. Similarly, many United States citizens have seen law firms’ advertisements…

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Memphis local Dominique Hall chosen as recipient of The Montesi Scholarship

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Dominique Hall, Memphis local, has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Montesi Scholarship, valued at $2,500, for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Hall, a Germantown High School graduate, will attend The University of Alabama at Birmingham this fall. A varsity volleyball player, National Honor Society member, and Honors Diploma candidate, Hall was involved in yearbook, NAACP, SGA, KC4K, FCA, JCL and volunteered extensively in her community throughout high school. “I was humbled and excited to learn that I was chosen to receive the Montesi Scholarship, “ Hall said. “It will certainly help offset some of the tuition and other…

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What It’s Like to Go to Your First Consultation

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What It’s Like to Go to Your First Consultation If you’ve been injured when involved in any type of accident, it’s important that you setup an initial consultation with a personal injury attorney. Doing so will allow you to get a better grasp of how to proceed with your case and the legal options open to you. If you’ve never before requested the services of an attorney, having a meeting with one can seem like a daunting prospect. To be as prepared as possible for the meeting ahead, here is what it’s like to go to your first consultation. Meeting…

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4 Key Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

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4 Key Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Hiring an injury attorney is becoming more and more popular every year. Believe it or not, personal injuries are less about scratches and bruises these days, and are more about serious or life threatening conditions. To help avoid you paying for your own injury when it wasn’t your own fault, to begin with, here are the four main reasons you should hire a personal injury attorney for your case: 1. An Attorney Knows What They’re Doing A Google search can only get you so far. Even if you think you know…

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3 Personal Injury Success Stories to Inspire You

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3 Personal Injury Success Stories to Inspire You Attorneys are often made the brunt of sarcastic jokes taking aim at what many consider our overly litigious justice system. What you don’t hear are the stories from the countless numbers of people who are injured by the faults of other individuals or companies who are able to successfully secure some sort of monetary relief through the efforts of determined person injury firms like Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC. Here are three personal injury success stories that should inspire you to have faith in our system of justice: McDonald’s Hot Coffee…

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The Go-Getter’s Guide to Dealing with Insurance Companies

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The Go-Getter’s Guide to Dealing with Insurance Companies Insurance companies pride themselves on their unique and imaginative advertising. They present themselves as your neighbor, your friend, someone willing to lend a helping hand, or the folksy neighbor lady who’s looking out for your best interest. The number one thing to remember is that regardless of how insurance companies market themselves, their best interests and your best interests never align. They make more money by giving you less money. Mistakes are made by forgetting this dynamic. When dealing with an insurance company, your goal is to increase the likelihood that you…

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The Only Safe Driving Tip You Should Read Today

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The Only Safe Driving Tip You Should Read Today What safe driving tip would you give to a fellow driver? You may obey all the laws and drive like a perfectionist. However, having an accident while driving is a real danger. Surprisingly, there are more than 1.3 million people that perish in automobile accidents each year, which equals 3,287 deaths every day around the world. Over 90 percent of those accidents occur because one or both parties was speeding. Ask any personal injury attorney, and they will tell you one safe driving tip: Never speed while driving! The Department of…

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5-Point Checklist: What to Do After a Semi Truck Accident

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 5-Point Checklist: What to Do After a Semi Truck Accident Accidents that involve semi-trucks usually result in fatalities and some of the most serious injuries. According to statistics, over 100,000 Americans suffer injuries in accidents involving semi-trucks. These serious injuries are caused by the sheer size and weight of semi-trucks. Here is a comprehensive semi accident checklist you need to take care of if you are injured. Seek Medical Attention The first thing that should appear in a semi accident checklist is medical intervention. Check to see if you and other people involved in the accident are injured. Call the…

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How to Master Defensive Driving

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How to Master Defensive Driving A driver is only as good as their record. With over 3,000 road deaths per day, it’s evident that careless and distracted driving is a problem that must be addressed. However, you still might be at risk even if you don’t practice unsafe driving habits, such as texting or driving while intoxicated. Being safe on the road means being fully trained in defensive driving practices. Here are some tools for mastering defensive driving. 1. Pay attention To master defensive driving, you must have full awareness of your surroundings. This means you need to be cognizant…

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3 Personal Injury Mistakes that Rookies Make, and How to Avoid Them

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3 Personal Injury Mistakes that Rookies Make, and How to Avoid Them When you suffer from a personal injury, your life changes in a second. Whether you’ve suffered from a fall, in a car crash or from a falling object, a sudden injury can cause uncertainty and panic, in addition to your physical injuries. When you a personal injury happens to you or to a loved one, you want to make sure that you avoid rookie personal injury mistakes. Nobody makes rookie personal injury mistakes on purpose, but it’s still important to avoid them. If you stay away from these errors,…

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Getting Smart with Auto Insurance Claims

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Getting Smart with Auto Insurance Claims Filing auto insurance claims is not a trivial process. After months or years of paying premiums, a claim is the moment when you get the benefit of maintaining coverage, so it is important you perform the correct steps in the correct order so you can preserve the coverage you have worked so hard to earn. You need to have your paperwork, pictures, facts and auto insurance information together before you even think about calling your insurance company. Having everything you need will dramatically reduce the possibility of a mistake and will very likely improve…

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4 unbelievable stories of personal injury attorney success

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4 Unbelievable Stories of Personal Injury Attorney Success Throughout history, there have been unbelievable personal injury stories. The victims in these cases were awarded large settlement amounts. In this post, you will learn about four specific cases that are landmark personal injury trials. 1. Family Awarded $150 Billion An eight-year-old boy, Robbie Middleton, was tragically attacked in June of 1998. Robbie was walking home when he was attacked, doused with gasoline, and set on fire. This boy stated that an older man, Don Collins, was the person who attacked him. In an article on NBC News, it was reported that…

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Driving Under the Influence

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Driving Under the Influence America as a nation has spent billions of dollars on national campaigns to discourage people from drinking and driving. The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) came up with their slogan of “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” back in 2006. There have been dramatic television ads sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation saying that “Friends don’t let friends drive drunk”, in an effort to promote how others can take responsibility. While some of these campaigns have been successful, driving under the influence (DUI) still remains a problem throughout the nation. When someone has been charged with…

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