Alopecia—hair loss—is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Permanent alopecia is not. Typically, a chemotherapy patient’s hair will fully regrow within 6 months of the end of treatment. In very rare circumstances (less than 1%), however, the intense drug regimen can permanently damage hair follicles, resulting in permanent baldness. But a new wave of lawsuits […]
A message from Mark Chappell
As “Trial Lawyers“, we take great pride in the work we do and the results we have achieved. Every attorney, paralegal, legal assistant, law clerk and runner feels the same way about what we do and who we represent. The folks […]
Blood clots are a common—and potentially fatal—condition associated with significant trauma and a variety of surgeries and medical treatments. Typically forming in the legs, clots have the ability to travel to your lungs, plugging vital vessels in those organs and resulting in a pulmonary embolism. One-third of people with untreated pulmonary embolisms do not survive.
A judicial panel has consolidated all federal talcum powder/ovarian cancer litigation in the District of New Jersey, joining sixty-six cases and what promises to be hundreds (if not thousands) more. The order creates what is known as an “MDL” (multidistrict litigation) court in which single federal judge will coordinate the pretrial procedures of all talcum […]
Hardworking individuals are injured every day. These men and women work diligently for their employers only to have insurance companies and employers often refuse to compensate them for their injuries. Denials of workers’ compensation claims can occur for a variety of reasons, but below are several common reasons why employers and insurance companies deny […]
Higher Speed Limits Have Killed at Least 33,000 People in the U.S. over the Last 20 Years, IIHS Reports
Speed limits across the nation have been on the rise over the past two decades since Congress repealed the National Maximum Speed Limit (NMSL) law in 1995. Some have argued that these speed limit increases are simply aligning the law with reality, given that many motorists are regularly driving at speeds that exceed 55 miles […]
Chappell, Smith & Arden is hosting a 5k run/walk for Ovarian Cancer Awareness on October 1, 2016 in Columbia South Carolina. The event will begin at 7:30 am, with race day registration at 7:00 am. All proceeds will benefit the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition!
To register before race day, please click here!
Not all motorists on the road are as safe, sober, careful and attentive as we would like to believe. In fact, most people with even just a little bit of experience driving have likely come across at least one driver who’s been distracted, drunk, overly aggressive or just flat-out careless on the road.
Shedding more light […]