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May 2017 Archives

Recalled inhalers may deliver insufficient doses

Louisiana residents and others who suffer from asthma and rely on inhalers should check the model they are using to see whether it is part of a large-scale, nationwide recall. Per NOLA.com, the recall involves three batches of Ventolin asthma inhalers, and it came about after the manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, received numerous complaints about the medicine inside the devices leaking out.

Medical misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose

When patients go into the emergency room or outpatient clinic, they are often stressed, in pain and/or suffering from an unknown condition. People go in searching for medical assistance from trusted health care professionals and may not receive the proper diagnosis as to what is wrong. In some cases, people may not receive a diagnosis at all, even though they have a critical condition that could affect their wellbeing.

Know the differences between the Jones Act and the LHWCA

If you work on or near a ship and got injured, you might be wondering what you should do. Instead of traditional workers' compensation, you have two options for filing a claim: under the Jones Act or under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

An explanation of confusing criminal defense terms

If you are facing criminal charges in Louisiana, you may find some of the terminology confusing. Legal and political terms may not be as clear as you would like and can lead to misunderstandings. We at Jacqueline A. Scott and Associates are here not only to fight for your rights, but also to make sure you understand the charges that are being made.

The most dangerous children’s toys of 2016

As a parent in Louisiana, you likely try to do everything possible to protect your child, but sometimes you may unknowingly bring dangers into your own home. We at Jacqueline A. Scott and Associates work to keep your family safe, which is why we have compiled a list of some of the most dangerous toys that were released in 2016.

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