August 4th Marks the U.S. Coast Guard’s 231st Birthday! | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Each year on August 4, the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its birthday. This year marks 231 years since the Coast Guard was established by Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton in 1790. Now dubbed the “father of the Coast Guard,” Alexander Hamilton was asked by Congress to construct 10 vessels that would enforce U.S. tariff laws […]

Nivea Details Abuse, Addiction and Overcoming Depression In Explosive Interview

Veteran R&B singer Nivea had short-lived success in the music biz during the early 2000s but sadly took a turn in her career that saw the “Danger” vocalist virtually vanish from the game halfway before the decade’s end. In recent years Nivea has opened up about some of the struggles that led to her downfall, […]

Rapid-American Liquidates Assets, Establishes New Asbestos Trust Fund for Victims of Asbestos-Related Disease | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Rapid-American, a retail and consumer holding company once known for its McCrory Stores and cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden (now owned by Revlon, Inc.), recently filed a Chapter 11 liquidation plan with a New York bankruptcy court, according to a report by Law360. The liquidation plan would create an asbestos trust fund worth an estimated $12.3 […]

Connecticut Becomes Second State to Ban PFAS-Containing Firefighting Foam | Mesothelioma Law Firm

This July, Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut took a major step in combating the threat of harmful chemicals called PFAS by signing into Connecticut state law a bill that will ban the use of PFAS-containingand food packaging by the year 2023. PFAS — short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are a category of man-made […]

Charles Bukowski Explains How to Beat Depression: Spend 3-4 Days in Bed and You’ll Get the Juices Flowing Again (NSFW) | Open Culture

I felt like sleeping for five years but they wouldn’t let me —Charles Bukowski, Ham on Rye I don’t know about you, but the grind gets me down. Day in, day out, the same routine, never a break but the odd vacation. And you know what they say about vacations; when you get back, you […]

How to Advocate for a Nursing Home Resident | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Moving a loved one into a nursing home can be a stressful experience to say the least. It’s not unusual for family members to be worried about the quality of care their loved ones receive. In fact, such worries may continue for years into a stay. It may feel strange to entrust strangers with the […]

The Big Problem with Baby Sleep Aids | Mesothelioma Law Firm

Baby sleep aids — products such as the infamous inclined sleeper — have recently come under fire after investigations revealed such devices are responsible for a sizable portion of the 3,500 infant deaths during sleep we see annually in the United States.  Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play inclined sleeper, for example, was recalled due to safety […]

Overcoming Fear | Stephanie Washburn | Episode 748

Stephanie Washburn | Episode 748 Celestial Surf Studio is an extension of Stephanie Washburn as an individual. All of the inspiration and musings Stephanie gathers from the natural world around her are transformed to function. The mystique and charm of Stephanie’s local landscape, allure of crystal formations, and astronomic cycles all influence the pieces Stephanie […]

Recent HHS Data Show a 32% Increase in Deaths Among Nursing Home Residents | Mesothelioma Law Firm

For many, it’s no surprise to learn that nursing home residents have suffered disproportionately compared to the general population during the COVID-19 pandemic. But just how deadly did circumstances get in our nation’s nursing homes? A new report released by the Office of the Inspector General, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

Former Scout leader Graham William Morine gets another 18 months’ jail, as survivor speaks of overcoming fear and distrust – NZ Herald

A serial child abuser’s victim says after years of fear and distrust, he found closure thanks to his wife’s support, and thanks to seeing Graham William Morine jailed. Former Scouts leader Morine abused boys in Tauranga, Rotorua and Auckland. At Auckland District Court this week, Morine was sentenced for six indecency charges and had another […]