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Anti-aging treatments are often too good to be true. This seems to be the case with many low testosterone treatments for men.

In recent years, the safety of so-called low-T treatments, including Androgel, has been called into question, and many, many men have filed testosterone therapy lawsuits. So where do these lawsuits stand today, and what do you need to know?

Just about every criminal and civil case has a time limit — a statute of limitations that creates a deadline for filing a case. But there’s no statute of limitations for murder cases, so would the same be true for wrongful death claims?

While wrongful death claims are still subject to statutes of limitation, it turns out there are some unique considerations when it comes to applying time limits to wrongful death lawsuits.

Many types of employment involve close interactions with customers. People with a cold, the flu, or something worse may wander into our offices or businesses, putting healthy employees at risk.

So if you catch an illness from a customer, is your boss liable?

Many children who have a limited attention span have been diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD), and if their disorder includes impulsiveness or hyperactivity, they may be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Both ADD and ADHD can have severe impacts on a child’s ability to learn, as well as an adult’s ability to work.

Disability insurance is designed to compensate someone if they are disabled and unable to work. But does ADD or ADHD qualify as a disability?

Playground Injuries: Can I Sue?

As every parent knows, kids are accident prone. Each time your child leaves a playground without a broken bone or a scraped knee, you can count it as a victory. But sometimes accidents are bound to happen.

Playgrounds might seem like innocent symbols of childhood, but the potential for injuries are great. From minor scrapes and bruises to painful cuts and bone breaks, more than 200,000 children are treated for playground-related injuries each year.

If your child is injured on the playground, can you sue?

The last thing you want to malfunction is your gun.

Imagine that hunk of metal exploding in your hands at about eye level, blasting shrapnel and bullets near your hands, arms, and face. Guns can malfunction in many ways. Often, the malfunction is a simple misfire. The trigger is pulled and nothing happens. Other times, the malfunction could be catastrophic.

Here are three common dangerous gun malfunctions to watch out for:

An instructor and an 11-year-old boy were killed in a hang gliding crash near Jean, Nevada last March. A subsequent investigation revealed that the instructor did not have the proper permits to be flying in that location, and his business wasn’t licensed in the counties in which it was operating.

So who regulates hang gliding companies, and who is liable in a hang glider accident?

Sometimes, getting compensation for your injuries can be as easy as writing a strong and convincing demand letter.

Here are some tips to help you write a powerful personal injury demand letter:

If you’re at fault in a car accident, you’re liable for your damages. Simple.

This straightforward issue of liability can become complicated if, at the time of the accident, you were on the clock working, or you were driving the company car.

Is your employer ever liable for your car accidents?

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